Anette LOrsa

Hi there all you wonderful people! I am Happycamel, in heart and soul passionate hiker, adventurer and restless nomad. In my daily life yoga instructor, birth Doula, mom of three and Permaculture farmer living on a farm on a small island called Tjome in Norway. I will travel across the ocean and hike the Pacific Crest Trail through Oregon and Washington; from Ashland to Stehekin, solo this summer, starting July 1st. Looking forward to hit the trail, meet all of you badass hikers and share all of it with you excellent readers here on The Trek and on www.happycamel.no

Posts

Post-Hike Depression: The Struggle is Real..

Post-Hike Depression: The Struggle is Real..

  Realizing.. Today it is 16 days since my very last day on the trail. It feels surreal that it is actually not that long since I pushed all those

Sep 6, 2017 : Anette LOrsa
The Trail is in Me Now – Thoughts From a Thru-Hiker

The Trail is in Me Now – Thoughts From a Thru-Hiker

I am home. The hike is over. Readjusting is hard. I am like an empty shell. I am not here. My mind is still out there. Out there on the trail. The

Aug 26, 2017 : Anette LOrsa
The Trail’s Got Me Now!

The Trail’s Got Me Now!

Ashland to Crater Lake - 177 km in 5,5 days Wow! I am in it! The trail got me now! Done with my first section; Ashland to Crater Lake. This last

Jul 10, 2017 : Anette LOrsa
Finally! Tomorrow and butterflies

Finally! Tomorrow and butterflies

Yikes! The moment has come were I can actually say tomorrow. It is a kind of magical and surreal feeling. I am super ready. My whole body is restless

Jun 29, 2017 : Anette LOrsa
Preparations, mindfullness and 15 days to start

Preparations, mindfullness and 15 days to start

With my start date getting closer, I wanted to write a post about my preparations for my hike on the PCT. I also wanted to write about gear. But

Jun 13, 2017 : Anette LOrsa
So long Norway; the mountains are calling and I must go!

So long Norway; the mountains are calling and I must go!

Finally! The countdown has started. I will in less than three weeks travel from Norway across the ocean and embark on my journey on the Pacific

Jun 7, 2017 : Anette LOrsa