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Being a Woman and Hiking Alone

Being a Woman and Hiking Alone

Today is International Women's Day and it seems fitting that I write about something that has been on my mind for some time now: what it feels like to be...

Mar 8, 2018 : Socked In
2017, A Year of Breaking Trails

2017, A Year of Breaking Trails

In The Beginning... I'm a planner; a list-making, ultra-organized, calendar-keeping, goal-setter.  Planning for something is all part of the fun for me and at the beginning of 2017, I made...

Dec 31, 2017 : Socked In
My Scariest Moment on the Appalachian Trail

My Scariest Moment on the Appalachian Trail

Always check the weather before you camp on an exposed summit at 5,000 feet... Everyone always asks me if I ever felt afraid as a solo female doing a flip-flop through-hike...

Apr 25, 2017 : Janel Healy
Breaking Through the Fear

Breaking Through the Fear

I felt empowered the moment I declared my time off from work. "I'm going to hike the Superior Hiking Trail by myself," I proudly proclaimed to all of my coworkers,...

Sep 5, 2016 : Kmeg