Anna Kulinski

Dirtbag mountain girl from Maine headed to Georgia in March to walk home. I'm a recent college grad and outdoor instructor obsessed with rock climbing, alpine skiing, and of course, backpacking! There's a good chance I'll shower more on the trail than I do in real life.

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How my AT NOGO Hike Made Me Into a Runner

How my AT NOGO Hike Made Me Into a Runner

March 11, the day sports were suspended in 2020, was the day I flew out to hike the Appalachian Trail. By March 20 I was on my way home to Maine,

Oct 15, 2020 : Anna Kulinski
The Trail Is Gone and So Am I

The Trail Is Gone and So Am I

March 28 - Some Updates I wrote most of the post below in Hiawassee during and after my decision to postpone my thru-hike. I have edited and

Mar 30, 2020 : Anna Kulinski
What Is This Feeling? Nerves Before Hitting the Trail

What Is This Feeling? Nerves Before Hitting the Trail

It’s 15 days until I get on a plane to Atlanta to start my NOBO AT thru-hike. When I sift through Lighterpack and gear lists, when I read The Trek,

Feb 25, 2020 : Anna Kulinski
10 Things I Learned From a Failed Thru-Hike

10 Things I Learned From a Failed Thru-Hike

In May 2019, my coworker and I set out to hike all 271 miles of the Long Trail. It's an oversimplification to call the adventure a failed thru-hike,

Jan 13, 2020 : Anna Kulinski