Tried a NOBO hike in March 2014 and did 110 miles before deciding it wasn't for me. Learned a lot in the process, and excited to complete a section hike one day. When not hiking, I Iike writing fiction and am hoping to get a novel published in the fall. Daughter of HikerMom.
A year ago, I waved at my dad with my hiking pole in the pouring rain, setting off on the Appalachian Trail in Georgia. My 6-month adventure had
Badass. There is no other way to describe a 74 year-old who thru hikes the Appalachian Trail. "For me the fun is in the camping and the camaraderie
longest occupation in US history? After the prison closed, Native Americans proved an effective point by taking over and claiming it, since it was
This June, Drew Burnett will attempt to beat the current speed-record on the Appalachian Trail. With a slight catch: like the man upstairs, he shall
Well I suppose this is my last AT entry. I’ve decided to leave the Trail. It was hardly an easy decision, but it is made and I am happy with it.
And my first 100 miles. I did it! One state down. For the record, it downpoured when I started Georgia, and it downpoured when I left it. Go figure.
Last night in previous hostel: I am reading a lot of the beautiful well-wishes from lots of people - some I haven't heard from in years - and in
Hostels are truly magical places. I'd heard that before. But you really have to experience it to understand it. I still cried a lot - I'm
After a rocky start, I am on the Trail. Well, kind of. Right now, day 3, I'm at a hostel getting warm and dry. It has been unending rain here, and
The last week has been a whirlwind. I got a lot done, but was not very active - either way, 8-10 miles a day to start is gonna kick my butt. I was