Tess Mullaney

Also known as Lotus. In 2017 I thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail. I'm currently hiking around the Arizona desert, trying to figure out my next adventure. PCT 2019?

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Gear Review: Sierra Designs Sweet Suite 2

Gear Review: Sierra Designs Sweet Suite 2

Sierra Designs' new Sweet Suite 2 is a tent with an exceptional balance of durability, price, and livable space. Unique features such as the

May 17, 2018 : Tess Mullaney
Book Review: “North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail”

Book Review: “North: Finding My Way While Running the Appalachian Trail”

"North" is written from the perspectives of Scott and Jenny. This back and forth gives the book an emotional depth that wouldn't be as readily

May 14, 2018 : Tess Mullaney
An Introvert’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail

An Introvert’s Guide to the Appalachian Trail

I have always loved hiking. It gives me time alone in nature to replenish my energy, enjoy the pure exertion of exercise, and appreciate the beauty

Mar 29, 2018 : Tess Mullaney
How the Trail Helped with My Anxiety

How the Trail Helped with My Anxiety

One in four people worldwide will be affected by a mental health issue at some point in their lives². I have been struggling with anxiety for many

Feb 27, 2018 : Tess Mullaney
6 Tips for Healthy Eating After the Trail

6 Tips for Healthy Eating After the Trail

Thru-hiking is the ultimate paradox. Walking is good for your body and our bodies are in the best shape they’ve ever been in… But typically we’re

Jan 5, 2018 : Tess Mullaney