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Hikerchick located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. I've completed the NH48, NE67, and am working on round 2 of the NH48.

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Being a Woman and Hiking Alone

Being a Woman and Hiking Alone

Today is International Women's Day and it seems fitting that I write about something that has been on my mind for some time now: what it feels like

Mar 8, 2018 : Socked In
Finishing the 48 4000-Footers of New Hampshire

Finishing the 48 4000-Footers of New Hampshire

Facing my fears Let me begin by saying I hate wind. I don't like hiking in it, I don't feel comfortable setting out on open trails in it, and even

Mar 2, 2018 : Socked In
2017, A Year of Breaking Trails

2017, A Year of Breaking Trails

In The Beginning... I'm a planner; a list-making, ultra-organized, calendar-keeping, goal-setter.  Planning for something is all part of the fun for

Dec 31, 2017 : Socked In
Being a Hiker with Chronic Injuries

Being a Hiker with Chronic Injuries

Living with Pain and Not Giving Up We put our faith in our doctor's ability to fix us when we are hurt, but what happens when they can't fix you?

Nov 10, 2017 : Socked In
My Summer not Thru Hiking the Long Trail

My Summer not Thru Hiking the Long Trail

  Reflections...   “This strangely still pause between summer and autumn, greenery and gold, and the heat and rising wind that is

Aug 18, 2017 : Socked In
Social Media & Learning to Hike Your Own Hike

Social Media & Learning to Hike Your Own Hike

We've all read the words thousands of times while perusing the various blogs put out by fellow hikers. They ring in my ears when I'm being passed by

Jul 8, 2017 : Socked In
Why I Love Hiking Culture

Why I Love Hiking Culture

Hikers are a unique breed.   They come in many forms and from many different backgrounds.  There are day hikers, and overnight backpackers, thru

Jun 4, 2017 : Socked In
Baby Steps: Thru-Hiking Isn’t for Everyone

Baby Steps: Thru-Hiking Isn’t for Everyone

So, What's Next? You have to learn to crawl before you can learn to walk, and you have to learn to walk before you can run.  There's an order to

May 9, 2017 : Socked In