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