Danielle

Moonshine here! 2016 AT Thru-hiker and twenty-something taking on adventures after life on the trail. See where my hiking and fundraising efforts for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention take me! Aspiring dehydrating food connoisseur.

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Gear Review: Salomon X Ultra Mid II GTX Women’s Hiking Boots

Gear Review: Salomon X Ultra Mid II GTX Women’s Hiking Boots

Salomon X Ultra Mid II GTX Women's Hiking Boots. These boots feature a Gore-Tex upper, breathable mesh panels and polyester lining to keep feet dry,

Aug 7, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Massdrop x Fizan Compact Trekking Poles

Gear Review: Massdrop x Fizan Compact Trekking Poles

The following is a sponsored post brought to you by Massdrop, a creator of high-quality custom gear, apparel, and products inspired and designed by

Jun 5, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Salomon Speedcross 4 Trail-Running Shoes

Gear Review: Salomon Speedcross 4 Trail-Running Shoes

Salomon Speedcross 4 Trail-Running Shoe is for rugged terrain with Contragrip WT (wet traction) for muddy, slushy or snowy terrain. Also, the water

Jun 4, 2017 : Danielle
3 Reasons To Take Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

3 Reasons To Take Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

 Before thru-hiking, I worked as a trip leader for my 1.Learn Basic First Aid Skills I took Wilderness First Aid through Hannah 2.Preparedness I

May 30, 2017 : Danielle
4 Things Female Thru-Hikers Need to Hear

4 Things Female Thru-Hikers Need to Hear

Dear Female Thru-Hikers, In 2016, I hiked the Appalachian Trail and became apparent of how my gender played a role in how my abilities

May 27, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail-Running Shoe

Gear Review: Salomon X-Mission 3 Trail-Running Shoe

Salomon X-Ultra Mid II GTX Hiking Boot and the Gore-Tex fabric made me feet sweat, aka blisters. The breathability made the shoe feel like a sneaker

May 25, 2017 : Danielle
5 Tips and Tricks for Hiking with your Partner in Crime

5 Tips and Tricks for Hiking with your Partner in Crime

Hiking with your PIC Photo Credit Hannah   In 2015, I caught the thru-hike bug. After graduating from college, my boyfriend Dave and I

May 23, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Smartwool Merino 150 Women’s Base Layer Tee

Gear Review: Smartwool Merino 150 Women’s Base Layer Tee

Smartwool Merino 150 Base Layer Short Sleeve Tee wicks away moisture, keeping you cool and dry. The Merino 150 is the Smartwool's lightest base layer

May 20, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Leki Corklite Trekking Poles

Gear Review: Leki Corklite Trekking Poles

Leki Corklite Trekking Poles are a staple on any hike I take, whether it be long distance backpacking or a quick day hike. Plus, Leki Corklite

May 20, 2017 : Danielle
Gear Review: Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Sleeping Mat

Gear Review: Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Sleeping Mat

Sea to Summit UltraLight Insulated Mat Description: The  Therm-a-Rest ProLite Sleeping Mattress (size large) and it served its purpose. But, it

May 20, 2017 : Danielle