Annemarie Athey

Hiya Hikers! I recently sold almost all of my possessions, including my condo and wheels. I resigned from my career in bank management and I’m currently thru-hiking the AT-NOBO(turned FlipFlop)’21. Thanks for reading!

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One of My Favorite Days on Trail…

One of My Favorite Days on Trail…

My mom recently commented on one of my photos on social media, “I hope you never get numb to the views or the beauty.” The comment made me smile and

Oct 21, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Southern Maine & The White Mountains of New Hampshire

Southern Maine & The White Mountains of New Hampshire

  As we hiked through Maine, so many of the NoBo’s we passed warned us about southern Maine. The phrase, ‘everyone talks about how hard the

Oct 6, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Trail Ramblings…from New Hampshire!

Trail Ramblings…from New Hampshire!

Random Trail Thoughts Heads up-these are ramblings. Might even sound like whining, but it’s not. Just thoughts. Thoughts about how different

Sep 14, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
East Carry Pond & 1000 Miles Hiked

East Carry Pond & 1000 Miles Hiked

We hit 1000 miles!!! I don’t think I can quite wrap my head around the fact that I’ve hiked 1000 miles. I am proud of those miles and also aware

Aug 30, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Flip-Flop: Katahdin & The 100 Mile Wilderness

Flip-Flop: Katahdin & The 100 Mile Wilderness

Maine After a busy visit home, a day of sightseeing in DC and another day of trains and buses up the East Coast, we were wiped. We spent two

Aug 19, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
NoBo’s turned SoBo’s…we flipped!

NoBo’s turned SoBo’s…we flipped!

Flip-Floppin! After leaving Blacksburg, Snacks and I made the call just South of Waynesboro, VA to flip up to Maine. I left flip-flopping open as an

Aug 10, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Home Sweet Home Virginia!

Home Sweet Home Virginia!

Virginia…Blues… It’s well known on trail that the Virginia Blues are a thing for AT thru-hikers. The AT in Virginia covers over 550 miles, that’s

Aug 9, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Damascus Marathon

Damascus Marathon

Roan High Knob 100 miles north of Hot Springs on trail is the Roan High Knob Shelter at 6186 feet. This is highest shelter on the AT and I really

Jul 21, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Nero in Hot Springs, North Carolina

Nero in Hot Springs, North Carolina

The AT goes straight through the cute little town of Hot Springs, NC. Seeing these sweet little American towns is one of the many great things about

Jul 7, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Fontana Dam & The Smokies

Fontana Dam & The Smokies

          FONTANA DAM After I got back on trail from my quick detour to Trail Days, I hiked into Fontana Dam. This was such a fun

Jun 15, 2021 : Annemarie Athey