Flip-flop

If I Could Do it Over, The Last Half, and Aftermath

If I Could Do it Over, The Last Half, and Aftermath

If I Could Do It Over Logistics I had an amazing journey and I am incredibly privileged to have had the opportunity to hike the AT. However, there are some...

Nov 13, 2022 : Mountain Goat
Oregon by Starlight

Oregon by Starlight

Traversing Oregon has been a slow unfolding of starts and stops. After taking time off to heal a badly sprained ankle, I was ecstatic to walk across the Bridge of...

Oct 19, 2022 : Rain
Clouds of smoke and rain

Clouds of smoke and rain

I board a bus at 2am in the middle of the night in Seattle. There were many people with backpacks at the greyhound station, but none of them are hikers....

Sep 27, 2022 : Juliette
Traipsing Through Oregon

Traipsing Through Oregon

Portland is for Healing and Donuts After my bad ankle sprain in Goat Rocks, I leukotaped my ankle and spent three days limping out to the road. I hitched into...

Sep 15, 2022 : Rain
The Final Gear List (Sprite)

The Final Gear List (Sprite)

Alright, if you have been following us, You'll know that we made A LOT of gear switches. So, here it is, what we finished with, and what made it the...

Sep 8, 2022 : Mountain Goat
The Final Gear List

The Final Gear List

Alright, if you have been following my posts, at all, you'll know that we have made a lot of gear switches, but this is the system that we finished with...

Sep 8, 2022 : Mountain Goat
Virginia Vibes

Virginia Vibes

The Flop When Smugness and I started the flop out of Harpers Ferry, our energy was renewed, and are spirits were ready to absorb the south half, as if it...

Sep 4, 2022 : Mountain Goat
Almost Quitting on a Rough Day in Eastern Washington

Almost Quitting on a Rough Day in Eastern Washington

I left White Pass and headed into Goat Rocks wilderness with clear, cool weather. Within a few hours, things started to get more ominous: a bank of dark clouds moved...

Aug 31, 2022 : Rain
Washington is Beautiful but Really Dang Hard

Washington is Beautiful but Really Dang Hard

Stehekin to Stevens Pass/Skykomish (SoBo) After flipping north and touching the Canadian border, I was feeling very energized and proud of myself. Washington was cool, refreshing, and

Aug 15, 2022 : Rain
The Decision to Flip North

The Decision to Flip North

My last two days in Northern California, thunderstorms lashed through hot, dry terrain. I felt grateful for the clouds rolling in to break up the heat, and for the sudden...

Aug 8, 2022 : Rain