Hi there! I'm Sarahmarie, and I'm an English teacher, a writer, a crocheter, a traveler, an AT thru-hiker in 2019, and a person who is very bad at concise intros. I'm a Kentucky native but I've also lived in Atlanta, Georgia and Flagstaff, Arizona, with copious time spent traipsing abroad. I've hiked the Camino Francés, Camino del Norte, and Camino Primitivo in Spain, as well as the John Muir Trail. I've been working towards a thru-hike of the AT for many years, and I cannot wait to make the dream a reality this year. I'm obsessed with languages and I love bagels and cream cheese to an unreasonable extent.
Over the last few months, I’ve told a lot of people that I’m thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail. I haven’t kept a tally of their reactions. But if I
A few nights ago I awoke at 2 a.m. in a panic. Thoughts started racing through my head. Mice in shelters. Bears. Oh god, I haven’t practiced hanging
I don’t know why every book, post, or website about hiking any long trail always starts with the the question, “Why?” Perhaps it’s natural to attempt