Raven

Hey all, my name's Cori, but you can just call me Raven, and I'm a 2014 AT thru-hiker and 2015 Long Trail end-to-ender. I just moved from Connecticut to Oregon via an awesome cross country road trip. I'm on a current hiatus from full-time work, enjoying what adventures life has to offer.

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Making it a Family Thing

Making it a Family Thing

If you look back to my (terrible) introductory post you may be able to decipher that as well as me earning my thru-hiker stripes in 2014, my parents

Mar 29, 2016 : Raven
Gear Review: Icebreaker Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood

Gear Review: Icebreaker Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood

Disclosure: The following product was donated for the purpose of review.I'm sure for many of you, Icebreaker has long been on your radar, if not

Oct 26, 2015 : Raven
Body Confidence: Lose the Razor

Body Confidence: Lose the Razor

"I think most people still hold onto this idea that women have smooth - hairless - skin and it is odd that I/we/you don't" - Legs (AT'14)Body

Sep 15, 2015 : Raven
A Year in Review: AT+1

A Year in Review: AT+1

August 11th marked 1 year since I finished the AT. Even though the last year has gone by in the blink of an eye, I feel like I've still been able to

Aug 17, 2015 : Raven
Summitting for Someone

Summitting for Someone

I'm sure many of you have heard of or run across people hiking for charities. Some times it seems like everyone I run into is hiking for this or that

Aug 3, 2015 : Raven
Gear Review: Sawyer’s Fast Fill Hydration Pack Adapter

Gear Review: Sawyer’s Fast Fill Hydration Pack Adapter

Before I left for the Long Trail in May, I made an order with Sawyer for a Sawyer Squeeze water filter, but they accidentally sent me a Mini filter.

Jul 29, 2015 : Raven
How You Should Really Handle Injuries and Illness on Trail

How You Should Really Handle Injuries and Illness on Trail

Today I want to take some time to run through some scenarios, and discuss what hikers really should do when dealing with injuries or illness while

Jul 6, 2015 : Raven
A Guide to Thru-Hiking the Long Trail

A Guide to Thru-Hiking the Long Trail

You’ve been thinking about hiking Vermont’s Long Trail? Maybe you’ve completed the AT and figure “well I already started the Long Trail, so it

Jun 22, 2015 : Raven
A View of Trail Days From a Virgin, And Some Trail Update

A View of Trail Days From a Virgin, And Some Trail Update

Trail Days. It's a must do for hikers....at least once. Though you may get hooked. A weekend spent in Damascus, VA with Tramily, and like minded

May 24, 2015 : Raven
Hiker Trash Fashion: The Benefits of Hiking Dresses and Skirts

Hiker Trash Fashion: The Benefits of Hiking Dresses and Skirts

You'll come across all different fashions along the AT. You'll run into hikers that will wear zip-off pants (but never zip them off), guys wearing

May 14, 2015 : Raven