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Nature-lover, spreadsheet warrior, amateur yogi and thru-hiker also known as Snapchat. I like books, giggle fits, and fried potatoes in any form. AT '17. PCT '23. CDT TBD.

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PCT Update #4

PCT Update #4

Days: 39-68 Trail Miles: 566.5-746.5; then flipped to 1,332.4-1,719.8 Hiked Miles: 566.5-1,010.8 Current Location: Ashland, ORHi all,

Jul 13, 2023 : snapchat
PCT Update #3

PCT Update #3

Days: 21-37 Miles: 266.1-566.5 Current Location: Tehachapi, CA Hi all! For this post, I’m really not feeling doing a blow-by-blow of the days

Jun 10, 2023 : snapchat
PCT Update #2

PCT Update #2

Days: 15-19 Miles: 179.4-266.1 Current location: Big Bear Lake, CA This stretch is a doozy and has it all: all the ways the trail is hard. Hot?

May 23, 2023 : snapchat
PCT Update #1

PCT Update #1

Days: 1-13 Miles: 0-179.4 Currently in: Idyllwild, CA Hi everyone! My first PCT trail update is kind of an ode to my AT BFF, Slim Shady,

May 17, 2023 : snapchat
AT vs. PCT Gear

AT vs. PCT Gear

Hello there! It's been six years since my last thru-hike and foray into blogging so I needed an easy way to get back into the game and figured gear

Apr 6, 2023 : snapchat
What to Think About When Thinking About Thru-Hiking

What to Think About When Thinking About Thru-Hiking

I think about thru-hiking a lot when I'm on the metro. It probably has to do with feeling claustrophobic and carsick while riding but still having to

Sep 24, 2019 : snapchat
Hiking the AT? These Hostels are Not to be Missed.

Hiking the AT? These Hostels are Not to be Missed.

Hostels on the Appalachian Trail come in all shapes and sizes, and range the full spectrum from side-business run out of someone's garage to

Nov 27, 2017 : snapchat
Post-Trail Gear Rundown

Post-Trail Gear Rundown

Greetings everyone!Well, it's been just over 2 months since I summited Katahdin and a bit longer since I sat my butt down to write a real blog

Nov 3, 2017 : snapchat
Trail Update #14: New Hampshire and Maine are beautiful and kinda crazy

Trail Update #14: New Hampshire and Maine are beautiful and kinda crazy

Hi peeps!I started this post over a month ago, and never finished it for reasons that Slim Shady's explained here much better than I ever could.

Sep 13, 2017 : snapchat
Trail Update #13: the countdown begins

Trail Update #13: the countdown begins

Hi everyone!May I present:500 miles to Katahdin, and to be honest I'm not sure what to think. I wasn't expecting to feel as conflicted

Jul 26, 2017 : snapchat