Hi! Hey! My name is Stephanie, and I'm gearing up (pun very much in-tent-ed... I mean, intended... MUCH eye-roll) for my solo NOBO thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2017. I'm from beautiful San Francisco and am a cliche san franciscan with a love of yoga, rock climbing, waiting in long lines for brunch (our favorite hobby), complaining about rent increases, and "literally freezing" in 50 degree weather. I grew up backpacking and hiking in the Sierras and am eager to get my feet on the ground over in the Appalachian Mountains. You can follow me along on Instagram (@stephbrummett), twitter (@sabrummett), and here!
I'm a day from crossing the Pennsylvania and New Jersey border and will then cross the 1,300-mile marker. It is now a countdown to when I finally
I'm officially more than halfway done with the trail. more than 50% complete. Whoah. My Dad wrote me a letter for my birthday a week ago and
I'm nearly halfway. For the last month, I've been racking my brain for how to explain my experience out here. It has been beautiful,
Mile 342, and what a whirlwind it has been. The last few weeks have been up and down, both literally and figuratively. The Smokies The Great
I'm going to shift a bit from my usual format (day-by-day recounts) to reflect. To date, I have hiked 165.6 miles of the Appalachian Trail in just
It has been five days since I left Hiawassee, Georgia, and I have since crossed two big milestones. Day 8 10.4 miles Back on the trail after my
Day 1: I launched my Appalachian Trail thruhike on March 15th, at Amicolola Falls State Park. The weather was below freezing, but I was filled with
Like nearly everyone here, I've evolved into a bit of a gear nerd. I’ve carefully curated my gear list over the past 10 months, reading every
5 things I'm going to miss that aren't people.
Questions everyone asks me when they find out I'm going to thru-hike the AT. SPOILER ALERT: they never ask "why."