Hey everyone! My name is Shelby, and I'm from Newaygo, Michigan! I studied writing at Wheaton College ('14) in the suburbs of Chicago, and have been floating between the high peaks of Denali, Alaska and the warm beaches of St. John, US Virgin Islands since then. I love coffee, used book stores, front porch sittin’, drinking beer, traveling, playing outside, all things Alaska, Taco Bell, and you. :)
Here are some things I know to be true: Blogging on the trail is hard. The trail is hard. I don't write when things are hard. For those
Well, in the two and a half weeks since our thru hike adventure began, I've been acutely aware of the fact that I need to write a blog post. The
Shelving, Surgery, and Success: Why I’m thru-hiking, Why I need your help, and Why that’s actually okay.
In 41 days, I will begin my thru-hike attempt of the Appalachian Trail. And I’ve got to be honest with you, I’m shitting my pants a little. The
Earlier this week, for the first time since deciding I was going to attempt a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail 10 months ago, someone told me flat