Anna Zimmerman

My name is Anna. I am a 2017 Appalachian Trail and a 2019 Tahoe Rim Trail thru-hiker. I'm not a writer but am a photographer and I'm trying to live this one life to the fullest.

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How I Prepared for an Early-Season Tahoe Rim Trail Thru-Hike

How I Prepared for an Early-Season Tahoe Rim Trail Thru-Hike

On June 18, 2019, my sister and I arrived in Reno, NV, to thru-hike the Tahoe Rim Trail. I had heard about the record snowfall but honestly had no clue what to expect. I did a lot of research and tried my best to be prepared for our 170-mile clockwise trek around Lake Tahoe but still felt clueless in some aspects.

Jul 7, 2019 : Anna Zimmerman
How Running Has Helped Post Thru-Hike

How Running Has Helped Post Thru-Hike

It’s been a year to the day since I started walking north to Maine. A lot changed during those five-and-a-half months of hiking. I ate whatever and

Apr 9, 2018 : Anna Zimmerman
Moments from the Appalachian Trail

Moments from the Appalachian Trail

I put together a little video collage of some moments of my thru hike - start to

Oct 4, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 2075.4 – Mile 2189.8

Mile 2075.4 – Mile 2189.8

Mile 2091.1 This morning I entered the 100 wilderness. I can't believe I'm here. I mean, I can but this is the last week before Katahdin. I'll be

Sep 27, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 1891.8 – Mile 2075.3

Mile 1891.8 – Mile 2075.3

Mile 1905.8 Today was pretty rough. I left the hostel in the rain and the rain didn't stop all day. The boards that go over the bogs are

Sep 18, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 1747.8 – Mile 1891.7

Mile 1747.8 – Mile 1891.7

Mile 1763.7 After I left the pizza place in Hanover and I started walking up the mountain to tent at the shelter. As I was walking up I ran into a

Sep 5, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 1565.9 – Mile 1747.7

Mile 1565.9 – Mile 1747.7

Mile 1580.5 This morning I walked 2.5 to the town of Dalton, MA. I headed straight for the coffee shop for a breakfast sandwich, muffin, and a

Aug 25, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 1446.6 – Mile 1565.8

Mile 1446.6 – Mile 1565.8

Mile 1458.4 Kirsten and I started hiking around noon today. We had a few errands in the morning to take care of and it was nice to have a little

Aug 15, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 1293.7 – Mile 1446.4

Mile 1293.7 – Mile 1446.4

Mile 1305.8 I had to wait until about 1 o'clock today for my package to arrive before I could leave Delaware Water Gap. Once the package arrived,

Aug 6, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman
Mile 1129.4 – Mile 1293.6

Mile 1129.4 – Mile 1293.6

Mile 1138.1 I had a pretty awesome, short day. I got a late start today since I stayed at the hotel and then went to do laundry at the truck

Jul 26, 2017 : Anna Zimmerman