Carly Moree

Left-handed. I grew out my sassy bangs, but I'm still sassy. I spent my senior year of high school in India. I lived in Chicago and worked in finance for a few years, before deciding to quit my job and hike the AT from April to September 2013. After having hiked the PCT in 2015, I'm back home in Asheville, N.C., planning a winter cycling trip.

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Gear Review: ZPacks 10F Sleeping Bag

Gear Review: ZPacks 10F Sleeping Bag

Shoes, pack and a shelter – These used to be the most important pieces of gear to me.  Until I used a ZPacks sleeping bag.  Now my sleep system

Nov 6, 2015 : Carly Moree
Unknown Parts: Examining Gender and the Fear of Solitude

Unknown Parts: Examining Gender and the Fear of Solitude

It was happening again. I spent 45 minutes driving to a popular trailhead in Western North Carolina, counted three cars in the parking lot and drove

Aug 11, 2014 : Carly Moree
Gear Review: Klymit Inertia O Zone

Gear Review: Klymit Inertia O Zone

Disclaimer: The following product was donated by Klymit for review purposes.  All reviews on AppalachianTrials.com, however, reflect the absolute

Jul 21, 2014 : Carly Moree
Loved Ones of Thru Hikers: 5 Things To Know

Loved Ones of Thru Hikers: 5 Things To Know

For all those who have a loved one planning to walk for a long time on the Appalachian Trail, the below is based on my own experience and will

May 5, 2014 : Carly Moree
5 Reasons Why Life After a Thru Hike Might Be More Difficult than the Hike Itself (And Why It’s Still Worth the Trek)

5 Reasons Why Life After a Thru Hike Might Be More Difficult than the Hike Itself (And Why It’s Still Worth the Trek)

I knew a long-distance hike would be extremely challenging.  I knew hiking the Appalachian Trail would throw all kinds of uncomfortable situations my

Apr 6, 2014 : Carly Moree
Velvet Handcuffs

Velvet Handcuffs

Into the woods. Into the wild. Into the infinite abyss. Into danger. Into our doubts. Into our fears. Into ourselves. Throwing

Mar 5, 2014 : Carly Moree
I’m Looking for a Dime

I’m Looking for a Dime

My decision to hike the A.T. last April had many uncertainties for me. The most miles I'd ever walked deliberately and consecutively, that I was

Feb 27, 2014 : Carly Moree
The Simplicity of Happiness

The Simplicity of Happiness

I started my Appalachian Trail hike in April 2013. Before then, I had been living in Chicago for about three years.  I'd moved there after my

Feb 17, 2014 : Carly Moree