Spooky

Howdy fellow trekkers! My name is Anna (trail name Spooky) and my favorite activity is sleeping. I hiked the first 1,200 miles of the PCT in the summer of 2018 and will be finishing the trail summer 2019.

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Finding Purpose in the Sierra Nevada

Finding Purpose in the Sierra Nevada

Miles walked: 1,153, but I’m not currently on trail. Read on to find out why. I guess this is a more personal post about my Sierra experience than

Aug 22, 2018 : Spooky
Discouragement, Sweeping Landscapes, and the Sierra

Discouragement, Sweeping Landscapes, and the Sierra

Miles walked: 1,060 Audio: The sweet sounds of the Sierra, since both my portable chargers died and I needed my phone for the GPS. Whoops! Hearing

Jul 26, 2018 : Spooky
Out of the Frying Pan, Into the… Freezer?

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the… Freezer?

Miles walked: 700 Audio: see below I’m way sorry that I’ve been MIA for so long. I had reliable internet in Tehachapi (mile 566), but had no

Jul 12, 2018 : Spooky
The Power of Harry Potter, Naps and Nutella

The Power of Harry Potter, Naps and Nutella

Miles walked: 454 Audio: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,

Jun 1, 2018 : Spooky
Altitude Sickness, Australian Rap, and Trail Families

Altitude Sickness, Australian Rap, and Trail Families

Miles walked: 265 Audio: The rest of "Blood Red Road" by Moira Young, "Alexander Hamilton" biography by Henry Jones Ford, various music (see links

May 29, 2018 : Spooky
In Which I Focus on the Little Things (plus some big cows)

In Which I Focus on the Little Things (plus some big cows)

Miles walked: 150 Audio: The rest of Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson, the beginning of Blood Red Road by Moira Young, SYML, Rooney, Sleeping at

May 19, 2018 : Spooky
It Begins…

It Begins…

Miles walked: 42 Audio: the first half of the novel Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson Wow. I can’t believe that I’m actually here, on the Pacific

May 9, 2018 : Spooky
T-73 Days: How I’m Mentally Prepping

T-73 Days: How I’m Mentally Prepping

T-73 days. Physical prep is basically nonexistent, but mental preparation is coming great. Junk food is just so much more delicious and easy than

Feb 13, 2018 : Spooky
T-100 Days: Physical Preparation For The PCT

T-100 Days: Physical Preparation For The PCT

In exactly 100 days I begin my adventure. I’m aware that there is nothing I can do to truly prepare my body or mind for the intense and rigorous

Jan 17, 2018 : Spooky
Why I’m Hiking

Why I’m Hiking

I’m a college freshman. I have a full-color map of the Pacific Crest Trail right next to my dorm room door, which I tap on the way out to classes

Dec 21, 2017 : Spooky