SOBO

Something is wrong…

Something is wrong…

When I got on at Fish Lake (in S. OR), I felt great! Heading SOBO, towards NorCal. Yes, it was a repeat of some miles from last year, but good....

Aug 9, 2022 : Janine
The journey to PCT SOBO completion…

The journey to PCT SOBO completion…

…and the journey wasn’t a straight line.  Allow me to share what the past 7 months have been like. In Dec of 2021, I “completed” the bulk of my PCT...

Aug 2, 2022 : Janine
Guess who’s back?

Guess who’s back?

It’s me, Janine; Sofa Queen, if you’ve met me on the trail.  I’m back! Apparently I couldn’t stay away.  Last year, I set out to complete a SOBO thru-hike of...

Jul 31, 2022 : Janine
Pox & Puss Episode #72 – Geraldine “Inchworm” Largay: with In The Pines Podcast

Pox & Puss Episode #72 – Geraldine “Inchworm” Largay: with In The Pines Podcast

Pox Holiday, Nikki, and Puss In Boots look into the mysterious 2013 disappearance of Appalachian Trail hiker, Geraldine "Inchworm" Largay. Inchworm was hiking solo through Maine, while her husband

Jul 8, 2022 : Pox & Puss Podcast
Welcome

Welcome

You're invited to read along as I walk along the Appalachian Trail. (First backpacking selfie, 2015) WHO:  Hi, my name is MG. I’m a first-generation Filipina-American woman and I’m privileged...

Jan 23, 2022 : MG Hibionada
Did I Really Do That?

Did I Really Do That?

It’s been a week since I ended my SOBO PCT thru-hike. I made it to Mexico! I touched the terminus. I walked from Canada! It’s surreal.  I remember my last...

Dec 18, 2021 : Janine
Winter in SoCal…

Winter in SoCal…

It’s here.  The very end of my southbound thru-hike, less than 30 miles to go. The end has not been without its intense difficulties.  I thought I had experienced all the...

Dec 10, 2021 : Janine
Idyllwild – A Love Story

Idyllwild – A Love Story

Under 200 miles to go on my SOBO thru-hike, and let me tell you, my body knows it. My sacrum “went out” and my low-back muscles started to seize and...

Dec 1, 2021 : Janine
The Fear is Real…

The Fear is Real…

I’m realizing I get scared easily on this thru-hike. Is it because I am alone? Is it because the trail is difficult? Is it the unknown that awaits me in...

Nov 23, 2021 : Janine
How To Support Your Thru-Hiking Friend

How To Support Your Thru-Hiking Friend

If you know someone thru-hiking, you probably know that it is a major undertaking, not just of time, but resources. Not just money. It’s planning, coordinating; it can be a...

Oct 27, 2021 : Janine