I'm Thirteen! My hobbies include walking immeasurably long distances, binge watching classic horror films, and avoiding most human contact. I hiked SOBO in 2019 on the Appalachian Trail and became addicted to the free-flowing lifestyle. "Normal" life and "post- trail readjustment" didn't work out so well for me the first time around so this year I'll be blogging from the Benton MacKaye Trail!
I remembered a fact I had heard long ago- most people die of hypothermia in 40 degree weather. They get wet and can't warm up and drift away, maybe they don't even realize that they're dying. I thought about my sleeping bag, wasn't it packed with my wet belongings? Would I survive the night?
June 15th, 2019. I stood atop Mount Katahdin staring down a trail that winds through one of the oldest mountain chains in the world at 1.2 byo. I
Next camping trip I vowed that I would enjoy my meal sans stove. All the better for sleeping bag snacking...
It's Dreaming Season I have long since left the mindset of a normal human being and now only think of things in terms of weight, necessity, and
"Does your husband know you're out here?"... When I close my eyes, I can still feel the blood rush to my cheeks and the stutter on my lips as I struggled to find an answer. The truth was that no more than 3 days into my Southbound thru hike of the AT I was struggling with the massive undertaking that is walking all the way from Maine to Georgia.