Sharon

On a hiatus from medical school, Sharon is thru-hiking the AT with her boyfriend Nate. Having conquered thirteen of the forty-six high peaks of the Adirondacks, a 115-mile week-long on the North Country Trail and a month of hauling their packs around their tiny hometown, they think they’re ready to make it To Katahdin.

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Our Mail Drops for our 2015 AT Thru Hike

Our Mail Drops for our 2015 AT Thru Hike

Due to the demand of future thru hikers asking exactly where my husband and I sent our mail drops, I've compiled an annotated list of the Heavenly

Jan 23, 2016 : Sharon
Heat, Humidity and Thunderstorms

Heat, Humidity and Thunderstorms

Day 104 Our ninth zero day was much needed. For weeks we had been dragging. We weren’t hiking as far as we’d wanted to each day and we were zapped

Jan 11, 2016 : Sharon
New York: the State No One Ever Warns You About

New York: the State No One Ever Warns You About

Day 98 We reached New York State today, and were greeted with the hospitality one would expect from a herd of angry coyotes. None. Whether due to

Nov 15, 2015 : Sharon
New Jersey: Black water, but Beautiful Sights

New Jersey: Black water, but Beautiful Sights

Day 94 The town of Delaware Water Gap is not a good place to plan a resupply. It's possible, but painful. After eating a lovely, filling and

Oct 29, 2015 : Sharon
Pennsylvania Rocks

Pennsylvania Rocks

Day 88 Rocks schmocks. We trotted twenty-five miles over what we were told was the beginning of the Pennsylvania rocks and our feet were not more

Sep 21, 2015 : Sharon
Pennsylvania Cruise

Pennsylvania Cruise

Day 82 We took our eighth zero day today so that I could find a wedding dress. And I did! My mother and sister whisked me away to a David’s Bridal

Aug 23, 2015 : Sharon
The Stress for the Dress

The Stress for the Dress

Day 76 Lucky had walked 31 miles the previous day to catch up to us. He is a well-oiled machine. As soon as he reached the shelter, he peeled off

Aug 6, 2015 : Sharon
The Shenandoahs

The Shenandoahs

Day 70 We woke up at 5 A.M., groggy but excited. The Shenandoahs are said to be the place where thru-hikers can stretch out their legs and really

Jul 17, 2015 : Sharon
We Did It!!!!

We Did It!!!!

  After 153 days of grueling, fulfilling, unbelievable work, we have summited Katahdin! My blog is only 83 days behind-- I promise to

Jul 12, 2015 : Sharon
Meanwhile, in Virginia

Meanwhile, in Virginia

Day 66 We had been waiting our entire hike for this day. It finally happened. We met Mother Nature and Between! A mother and son duo from Germany,

Jun 16, 2015 : Sharon