Suzi

Hi! My name is Suzi, I'm 59 years old and fairly new to hiking but love it! I have a wonderful husband of 21 years who will NOT be hiking with me, but will support. I had a long and satisfying career working with computers and am now ready to take on some of the adventures that were tough to do while working. I am very much a newbie hiker and camper, AND a newbie blogger so this will be interesting!!

Posts

Glamper is off the trail….but happy!!

Glamper is off the trail….but happy!!

I have gotten off the trail.  I heard so many stories of why folks leave the trail before finishing the entire thing.  If I had to point to one thing

Mar 17, 2023 : Suzi
A week in….

A week in….

Our group of hikers at the hostel!It's been a wild week.  Here I am on Sunday and I have hiked for 6 days so far.It's a lot like I expected

Mar 12, 2023 : Suzi
Finally here!! – Day 0

Finally here!! – Day 0

Start Date is imminent! I'm days away from heading out on the trail.  It feels a bit surreal.  I'm excited but it's a low-key excitement which is

Mar 5, 2023 : Suzi
Winter Shakeout Hike – Neel Gap to Tesnatee Gap

Winter Shakeout Hike – Neel Gap to Tesnatee Gap

Hi all!! Start date is getting closer so after talking with a friend of my husband's (who plays pinball AND hikes), I decided to do a winter

Jan 16, 2023 : Suzi
Overnight trip….overly optimistic

Overnight trip….overly optimistic

First overnight! So after a couple of changes to my equipment, I felt ready to do an overnight trip and talked my son (Joe, 28) into going with

Jan 4, 2023 : Suzi
Hiking the AT in 2023 – Getting ready!

Hiking the AT in 2023 – Getting ready!

Here we go!! Hi all! This is my first blog EVER!  I am hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2023.  I say "I am" and not "I am hoping to" or any other

Nov 16, 2022 : Suzi