Hello My name is Barbara. I live in the Midwest but, spend time in Southwest Florida because of the trails. I retired the end of 2016 and now plan to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. I taught school for a number of years and retired from the military after serving 23 years. I am a vegan and I'll make an effort to maintain a healthy lifestyle on the trail. My other passions include photography, gardening and herbalism.
The adventure started 24 March at 4:00 am. My two daughters and I arrived at Amilacola Falls 10 hours later. We were all pretty tired and decided
As I get closer to the start date, I receive so much advice about how to be safe, what to eat and reasons why I shouldn't be doing this in the first
Is music necessary while hiking the trail? It depends on your reason for hiking the Trail. People hike the trail for many reasons. Some hike to
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle on the trail is very important to me. I have been a vegan for most of my adult life. When I made the decision to hike
Hello, my name is Barbara R. (no trail name yet), The end of March I plan to hike the Appalachian Trail (AT) NOBO. I have never hiked anything