women thru hike

Change of Plans?

Change of Plans?

Seesaws  I'm riding a proverbial seesaw and I don't like it. My plans to thru hike the Long Trail in Vermont this summer are currently up in the air (upgraded...

May 1, 2017 : New Leaf
How I became a Badass woman solo hiker when nothing about me was badass

How I became a Badass woman solo hiker when nothing about me was badass

I’m Zipper and I hiked whole the AT mostly alone.   But I was far from a badass when I started. I knew about camping - I’d done plenty of...

Nov 19, 2015 : Carla Robertson
It’s Almost Time To Leave-Let The Freak Out Emotions Begin!

It’s Almost Time To Leave-Let The Freak Out Emotions Begin!

"If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it is lethal." I find myself completely “checked out” lately. I can’t focus on anything, I’m bursting with excitement, and totally ready...

Feb 25, 2015 : Jessica Georgia
Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene?

Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene?

Ladies, How Can We Empower More Women To Join The Backpacking Scene? As Beyonce would say, “GIRLS, we run the world.” Unfortunately, we don’t run the Appalachian Trail. Backpacking is...

Feb 5, 2015 : Jessica Georgia