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I thru-hiked the Long Trail northbound in 2016, and caught a really debilitating bug for long distance hiking. I completed the AT in 2017 and a PCT LASH in 2019. While I am pursuing my PhD in Biomedical Sciences for the foreseeable future and having to postpone my Triple Crown plans, I do plan on tackling some of the shorter long trails across the U.S.