janel healy

Hiking for a Cause: PCT 2018 to Empower Girls in Nature

Hiking for a Cause: PCT 2018 to Empower Girls in Nature

In 2016, I launched a soul-searching journey of a lifetime. Now, it's time to repay the universe for the abundance I experienced when I committed to hiking the AT. I'm thrilled to announce...

Jul 25, 2017 : Janel Healy
How Thru-Hiking Ruined My Life

How Thru-Hiking Ruined My Life

Earlier this month, after only four months of employment, I quit the first full-time job I've had since through-hiking the Appalachian Trail last year. I deliberately chose to derail my...

Jun 27, 2017 : Janel Healy
What It Feels Like to Finish a Thru-Hike

What It Feels Like to Finish a Thru-Hike

Two weeks before finishing my flip-flop through-hike of the Appalachian Trail, a day hiker I didn't know stopped me on the trail. "I know you! Ninja Hoops! I've been following your Instagram...

May 24, 2017 : Janel Healy
How to Crowdfund Your Hike

How to Crowdfund Your Hike

Inspire your community AND fund your dream. One year ago, I launched an my crowdfunding campaign page.    Back in February of 2016, I hired my brilliant videographer friend and

Mar 26, 2017 : Janel Healy
Finding My Purpose on the Appalachian Trail

Finding My Purpose on the Appalachian Trail

A little over a year ago, a dream that had been quietly percolating in the back of my heart for months finally revealed itself to me as the path forward. The...

Mar 5, 2017 : Janel Healy