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I’m Rae (trail name Clash!) I’m sometimes a nurse, sometimes a feral thru-hiker. In summer 2022 I dived into the thru-hiking world and spent 5.5 blissful, tough, weird months on the PCT. I caught the trail bug and hiked New Zealand’s Te Araroa in the same season. I've since been living on a queer & vegan animal sanctuary in the mountains, working random seasonal jobs in New Zealand, and processing ALL OF THAT WALKING, whilst of course planning the next. In this sunny corner of the internet you can follow my musings, adventures, and general chaos as I share stories, advice, gossips, and all the tales from the thru-hiking world.