Socked!

Trek writer and social media manager located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Socked! has completed the NH48, NE67, and spends the majority of her free time hiking. She is hitting the Long Trail in Vermont for her first thru-hike this summer.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking Gear

A Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking Gear

Regardless of whether you're a day hiker or a thru-hiker, finding the right gear is imperative to a successful, and fun hike. Over the past three

Jan 3, 2019 : Socked!
How to Get Started Hiking New Hampshire’s 48 4,000-Footers

How to Get Started Hiking New Hampshire’s 48 4,000-Footers

A new year means new challenges, both physical and mental. As a New Hampshire resident and self-proclaimed hike-a-holic, there is nothing more

Dec 30, 2018 : Socked!
What Solo Hiking Is Really Like

What Solo Hiking Is Really Like

The Morning Routine of a Solo Hiker It’s 5 a.m. on a Saturday morning when my alarm starts going off. I inhale deeply, turn off the incessant

Dec 30, 2018 : Socked!
A Day Hiker Turned Thru-Hiker

A Day Hiker Turned Thru-Hiker

It has been almost two years since I decided to plan a thru-hike of the Long Trail. In April 2017, I submitted my application to blog for The Trek in

Dec 16, 2018 : Socked!
Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking: Winter Hiking Clothing

Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking: Winter Hiking Clothing

It’s beginning to look a lot like.... winter. With the vast majority of the trails surrounding me (OK, all the trails) coated in snow, I figured this

Dec 6, 2018 : Socked!
The 12-Peak Belknaps: A Perfect Intro to Completing a Hiking List

The 12-Peak Belknaps: A Perfect Intro to Completing a Hiking List

The Belknaps consist of 12 official mountains and several locally named "humps," which make 19. By hiking the 12 specific mountains in the range you

Nov 23, 2018 : Socked!
Hiking New Hampshire’s “52 With A View” List

Hiking New Hampshire’s “52 With A View” List

The 52 With A View list of mountains, also known as the “Over The Hill Hikers,” comprises 52 mountains in New Hampshire that have an elevation of

Nov 1, 2018 : Socked!
New Hampshire’s 48 4,000-Footers, Ranked

New Hampshire’s 48 4,000-Footers, Ranked

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me which of New Hampshire's 48 4,000 footers was my favorite I'd have a couple hundred dollars. Which

Oct 16, 2018 : Socked!
The Trail Changes You. It’s Supposed To

The Trail Changes You. It’s Supposed To

That's why we go out there, you know. That's why we seek out the solitude of the wilderness over and over again. Because it changes us; we need it

Oct 13, 2018 : Socked!
Top Five New Hampshire Hikes That Aren’t on the Appalachian Trail

Top Five New Hampshire Hikes That Aren’t on the Appalachian Trail

As the leaves begin to turn in northern New Hampshire and leaf-peeping season gets into full swing, trying to find solitude in the NH wilderness

Oct 2, 2018 : Socked!