Tag: Appalachian Trail

Tips for Flying With Your Backpack from A Flight Attendant

Stressing about traveling to your next backpacking trip? I hope that sharing some of my experiences can help!

54 Miles of Shenandoah National Park in July: Front Royal to Lewis Mountain Campground, Part 2

Part 2 of my post about a 54 mile section hike on the Appalachian Trail through the Northern half of Shenandoah National Park in July, 2022.

54 Miles of Shenandoah National Park in July: Front Royal to Lewis Mountain Campground, Part 1

Days 1-4 of a 54 mile section hike on the Appalachian Trail in Shenandoah National Park, July 2022.

54 Miles of Northern Virginia in April: Harpers Ferry to Front Royal, Part 2

Part 2 of a reflection on a 54 mile section hike from Harpers Ferry, WV to Front Royal, VA on the Appalachian Trail in April 2022.

54 Miles of Northern Virginia in April: Harpers Ferry to Front Royal, Part 1

Tales from a 54 mile southbound AT section hike in Northern Virginia in late April 2022, part 1.

Franconia Ridge, July 21, 2021: The First Time I Genuinely Felt Fear While Hiking on the Appalachian Trail

The memory of the day I went over Franconia Ridge in New Hampshire and had a humbling experience with some bad weather in July 2021.

I Never Thought This Would End So Close To The End

I never expected to go home from the trail so close to the end, but it happened. This is a brief telling of that experience, plus some of my favorite picture worthy moments from New Hampshire and Maine during a long section hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2021.

Moving Along From Massachusetts to New Hampshire

A brief summary of Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire as I work toward completing my biggest section hike of the Appalachian Trail yet from Pennsylvania to Katahdin in 2021.

Back on Trail for 2.5 Weeks: Delaware Water Gap, PA to Great Barrington, MA

A summary of the latest portion of my big section hike of the Appalachian Trail. Delaware Water Gap, PA to Great Barrington, MA in 2021.

Straight From My Journal: A Section Hiker’s Mind Reset After Going Home for Two Weeks

This is a journal entry I wrote for myself that I decided to share. It’s the compilation of being able to re-set my mind after deciding to get off trail for two weeks when I was two weeks into my most current long section hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2021.