Tasia (StinkyCheez)

I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail northbound in 2017, and caught a really debilitating bug for long distance hiking. Pacific Crest Trail attempt starts March, 2019.

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Here She Goes Again (aka, Sorry Feet)

Here She Goes Again (aka, Sorry Feet)

It feels like yesterday and like eons ago. I was bundled up in the back of our rental SUV with my parents, my grandparents, and a pack that already

Nov 6, 2018 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
Life After White Blazes: My Worst Breakup

Life After White Blazes: My Worst Breakup

I am not being hyperbolic in any way when I say that I thought post-trail depression was mostly hyperbole. I knew, in that logical way we all do,

Mar 5, 2018 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
AT 2017: The Gear That Actually Worked

AT 2017: The Gear That Actually Worked

Narrowing down your gear and trying to trim ounces from your pack can be one of the most daunting parts of preparing for a thru-hike. You tend to get

Jan 14, 2018 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
New Jersey to Maine: Holy S*** I’m Done

New Jersey to Maine: Holy S*** I’m Done

I know I should apologize again for being the worst blogger on this site. It felt like the last half of the trail blew by. When I did have good

Sep 25, 2017 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
Virginia To New Jersey: A Love Letter to Luekotape

Virginia To New Jersey: A Love Letter to Luekotape

It was just a coffee shop. I'd been in hundreds, if not thousands of them. New England is ripe with them -- this same cozy, hipster shop with local

Jul 14, 2017 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
22 Trail T(r)ips: Life Lessons Learned the Hard Way

22 Trail T(r)ips: Life Lessons Learned the Hard Way

I am just a couple miles from the quarter-way point on the trail. The imposter syndrome has worn off: I officially feel like a thru hiker. Maine is

May 11, 2017 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
One Whole Month of Laughing at Farts

One Whole Month of Laughing at Farts

In somewhere around 24 hours, I'll have been on the trail for a whole month. I wanted to apologize for not writing yet, though I certainly don't feel

Apr 16, 2017 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
The Final Countdown: Tying Up Loose Ends

The Final Countdown: Tying Up Loose Ends

Welp. The week has come. We'll load up in a few days, my parents, my grandmas, my grandma's adorable disabled corgi, and myself. We'll drive down to

Mar 12, 2017 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
Twenty-Somethings and Why The AT Tastes So Sweet

Twenty-Somethings and Why The AT Tastes So Sweet

I am in my twenties. I just graduated from college. I’ve got two failed relationships under my belt, a dozen failed friendships, a beautiful binder

Mar 5, 2017 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)
Your Average Jane’s Gear Log

Your Average Jane’s Gear Log

Warning: there is mild profanity in this article, including a middle finger. It also features potato quality cell phone pictures, which I'm kinda

Feb 11, 2017 : Tasia (StinkyCheez)