A sober explorer and hiker from Chicago. I completed a Flip-Flop of the AT in 2019. I love to be outside and had an amazing adventure out on the East Coast. Who knows what's next?
1. Hiking the trail is much more than a physical challenge, but will really test your body. 2. Realizing how quickly the miles add up is very
In her first two weeks on trail, Susan has already found inspiration and community in the female contingent of thru-hikers.
Last week, I posted all about my gear and the things I need to be comfortable and survive. Today, I think it's time to share some of reasons I have
The ‘final’ gear list and details before Susan heads out to trail next week.
Deciding to thru-hike can be really scary. Susan talks about her worries, anxieties, and fears in this post.
What I learned on a quick backpacking trip on Hoosier National Forest
How can you support the thru-hiker in your life before and during their hike?
An overview of Susan’s supplemental nutrition plan on trail.
My first experience with my lack of mental toughness, well before I get on trail.
You're invited! All you need to know about the who, where, what, and why of my upcoming thru-hike.