Hi everyone, Cassie here! I'm a 21 year old girl from central PA who was born to travel. Every place I've been to is stuck in my heart forever- from the giant Redwoods of California to the mountains of the Adirondacks and the rocks of Utah. I'll be skipping out on my graduation for my BSN and setting out on my thru hike of the Appalachian Trail March of 2018. Follow my journey!
It's been almost exactly four months since I stood on top of that Katahdin sign on a crisp, sunny, Maine morning. It's taken me that long to process
There's no doubt that thru-hiking is hard. But here I am, with less than 500 miles to go, and the thought of quitting hasn't crossed my mind once.
Initially being diagnosed with a mental disorder is intimidating in the first place, let alone being diagnosed a few months before embarking on a
In my first weeks of the AT I’ve experienced just about every kind of weather possible. Fog so thick you can’t see the blazes, soaking rain, freezing
Well folks, the gear list is now public! After many, many months of buying, returning, and researching, I have finally decided and bought my final
Women and young girls are underestimated. This is something I wrote on the back of a calculus packet in 12th grade. Chase your dreams girl... and
Gear Addiction There’s a certain thrill in planning this whole adventure. The best part of my day is the time I set aside in the evenings to pull
You’ve done it! After a few weeks of mulling it over and reading some books, it’s decided. You’re going to hike the Appalachian Trail. Approximately