After nearly 27 months as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador, I figured I keep the bucket list ball rolling; I'll be hiking NOBO starting April 4th! I've been known to spin a yarn or two, so follow me as I adjust to life on the trail and readjust to life in the USA!
What is the “Trail Family Tree?” Back in part one, I talked about the cast of characters one meets on a thru-hike. In many ways, these people add
What’s New? After nearly two months on the trail, I’ve begun to settle into the daily routines of thru-hiking. With less time spent worrying about
So you’ve survived Georgia, powered through Fontana Dam, conquered the Smokies, and breezed into Hot Springs, NC, at mile 275… What Now? While
Twenty-One Days Today marks three weeks on the Appalachian Trail. Though I’d been told that time on trail differs greatly from time in the real
For aspiring and committed thru-hikers, the first day on trail always seems like the carrot-on-a-stick that remains just out of reach. Not a day goes
For many, the first step is acknowledging what you don’t know. Scrolling through countless thru-hiker communities and blogs, I quickly realized that
The more I think back, the harder it is to pinpoint exactly where this wild idea began. The Love It could've started with our move to Maine. With