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Hey, I'm Shady Grove. I'm a jack of some trades and a master of none, but my specialty is organic agriculture. When I'm not weeding or shoveling manure, I like to feed into my adventure problem. I flip-flopped the PCT in 2019, set out to fail but surprised myself and everyone else and somehow set an FKT on the Superior Hiking Trail in 2020, and thru-hiked NOBO on the AT in 2021. Now, I'm about to be triple crowning on the CDT in 2022. I was voted most stubborn and smelliest (even though I wasn't the one who didn't carry toilet paper) by my AT tramily, who also claimed that if I was an animal I'd either be a red panda, a raven, or a "non-aggressive wolf silently padding through snow". If you have ghost, cryptid, or alien stories from hikes you've done PM me on Instagram @shadydoesstuff.
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