#smokymountains

North Carolina: A Not-So-Warm Welcome

North Carolina: A Not-So-Warm Welcome

I walked around the curving bend that snuck over the side of a mountain to see my AT partner, Lindsey (trail name: Dorothy), waiting for me at the North Carolina...

Apr 2, 2018 : Ashley Manning
Facing the Fear

Facing the Fear

Wants turn to fears My first solo backpacking trip is almost here, and the excitement has turned into fear. Things that I knew were possibilities have turned into probabilities, and...

Mar 29, 2018 : Matt