Category: Hiking

Heading Back to the Trail After a Week Hiatus and Relationship Lessons Learned From That

A summary of some things I feel like I learned about relationships two weeks into my 2021 LASH.

How I Went From Hiking Out of Town in the Morning to Sitting on a Plane Home That Same Night, Plus Other On-Trail Stories From Weeks 1 and 2

Getting off trail, a gear failure, finding cool spots, and other stories from my first two weeks of this Appalachian Trail section in Pennsylvania.

First 2021 Update: Inside My Mind After Two Weeks On Trail

What’s gone on in my head so far during the first two weeks of hiking the AT in 2021 in Pennsylvania.

Things to Ponder as I Attempt a 1,000 Mile Hike Next Week

Thoughts as I set out to attempt a hike of just over 1,000 miles from Boiling Springs, PA to Mt. Katahdin in Maine.

Things I Actually ADDED to my Pack Once I Started LASHing the AT

The focus in hiking is always on bringing less, but I give the spotlight to some things I’ve actually added to my pack.

My Shortest Solo AT Section Yet was also my Toughest: 55 Miles of Northern Virginia in November

My recount of a particular day of hiking on the Appalachian Trail during a one week section hike in November.

Walls of Jericho: Night Hiking the Alabama Trail in October

My boyfriend and I did a Sunday evening hike to the Walls of Jericho in October. I’d say it’s a hidden gem of Alabama.

Reflections on an Appalachian Trail Weekend Hike – Part 2

33 Miles from Standing Bear in TN to Hot Springs, NC. Solitude, crowds, knee pain and a rattlesnake encounter.

Hiking Within the Guidelines: Reflections on an Appalachian Trail Weekend Hike

33 Miles from Standing Bear in TN to Hot Springs, NC. This post focuses on this hike in relation to covid guidelines.

To Hike or Not to Hike in an Uncertain Time

This article originally appeared on The Trek on March 17, 2020. Read it here.  I’m not on the trail yet. I originally thought I would be out there at least a week ago, if not sooner. While I still plan to be out there… Continue Reading “To Hike or Not to Hike in an Uncertain Time”