Rachel Crafford

Howdyyyyy! I'm Rachel aka Sassafast and I'm a New England native who spends her time running, skiing, biking, kombucha brewing, and trying to tire out her dog. I walked from Washington to California on the Pacific Crest Trail before having to end my journey due to wildfire closures. Now, I’m headed northbound on the Colorado Trail 🤘🏼

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Seeing it thru

Seeing it thru

I’m writing right now as a means of processing and coping with the news of all California National Forest land closing due to wildfires, and as a

Sep 1, 2021 : Rachel Crafford
My walk through Washington

My walk through Washington

As a semi-recent college graduate with two degrees, one in the natural sciences and one in the humanities, I figured I would present my experience

Aug 4, 2021 : Rachel Crafford
“The worst day on trail is better than the best day in town.”

“The worst day on trail is better than the best day in town.”

Have you ever had a person, maybe a friend or a partner, that you just can’t seem to stay mad at? They frustrate you or annoy you but no matter

Jul 21, 2021 : Rachel Crafford
One Week til Go

One Week til Go

It's official. I have one week before standing at the trailhead at Hart's Pass. In a week I'll start walking 30 miles north to tag the Canadian

Jul 1, 2021 : Rachel Crafford