Socked In

Trek writer and social media intern located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Socked In has completed the NH48, NE67, and spends the majority of her free time hiking.

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The Trail Provides Part 3 – Saddlebacks, Sunburns, and Heat Exhaustion

The Trail Provides Part 3 – Saddlebacks, Sunburns, and Heat Exhaustion

Day Two, Hike Two - The Saddlebacks Fresh out of the rain and in a rush to get to my next summit, I pulled into the parking lot of Saddleback Ski

Aug 2, 2018 : Socked In
The Trail Provides, Part Two – Hiking in a Thunderstorm

The Trail Provides, Part Two – Hiking in a Thunderstorm

Setting out for hikes wasn't always a pleasant experience for me.  When I first started hiking I would become anxious on the drive north, and as I

Jul 26, 2018 : Socked In
The Trail Provides: Sugarloaf and Spaulding

The Trail Provides: Sugarloaf and Spaulding

After completing dozens of hikes you begin to develop a routine.  You stop focusing on what this person said that annoyed you, or what the traffic

Jul 21, 2018 : Socked In
Gear Review: Sierra Designs Neah Bay Jacket & Elwah Pant

Gear Review: Sierra Designs Neah Bay Jacket & Elwah Pant

Sierra Designs Women’s Elwah Pant At-a-Glance MSRP: $79.00 Weight: 12.8 ounces Materials: Hurricane Extend 2L breathable; mechanical stretch

May 28, 2018 : Socked In
Failing to Finish Your Hike and Why It’s OK

Failing to Finish Your Hike and Why It’s OK

"The mountains will always be there." You hear this phrase tumble over the lips of fellow hikers when admitting defeat. And nobody likes to say it,

Apr 27, 2018 : Socked In
Examining the Impact of Overcrowding on Hiking Trails

Examining the Impact of Overcrowding on Hiking Trails

A wise man once said wilderness is a necessity. Go outside and breathe the pine-scented air, listen to a babbling brook, or feel leaves crunch under

Apr 6, 2018 : Socked In
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