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I'm Jamie — trail name Ivy — and I'm stoked to join the long distance backpacking world after years of listening to podcasts, doing trail maintenance, lurking in backpacking forums, and planning epic trips in my head. I live in Manhattan, and when I'm not out on weekend hiking trips, I like to lift heavy sh*t with my gym buddies and following it up with bottomless brunch. Follow my end-to-end journey on Vermont's Long Trail over the last few weeks of September through early October, 2020!