Erin

Hi there! My name is Erin, and if all goes as planned I will be turning 25 on the Appalachian Trail in 2018! I am from Maryland, I am body positive, and I believe in ghosts. I can't wait to be outside every day and to meet all the people hiking this year.

Posts

I Kept Going on All the Bad Days… and Stopped on a Good One

I Kept Going on All the Bad Days… and Stopped on a Good One

I didn't quit on a particularly bad day. After perhaps my best week on trail, I realized I couldn't keep being OK with having so few good days. I

Aug 3, 2018 : Erin
Halfway Points and the Journey Ahead

Halfway Points and the Journey Ahead

First, I must apologize for neglecting to blog for the last 800 miles or so. Computer access is a rarity on trail, and I have been unable to find a

Jul 8, 2018 : Erin
The Trail Itch: Town Is Nice, but I Want to Make Miles

The Trail Itch: Town Is Nice, but I Want to Make Miles

It has been difficult to blog while on the trail, but I finally have access to a computer. Georgia is far behind me now and my mileage is in the

Apr 6, 2018 : Erin
The Beginning – Starting With My Home State (Maryland)

The Beginning – Starting With My Home State (Maryland)

I decided to complete the Maryland section before embarking on my northbound thru-hike. I felt like it would be good training and a good gear

Mar 1, 2018 : Erin
Ghost Stories on the Appalachian Trail

Ghost Stories on the Appalachian Trail

Anyone else afraid of ghosts? Superstitious? Blair Witch country, in Burkittsville, Md., is likely the closest place to my actual home that I can

Jan 27, 2018 : Erin
Fear Is A Mirror – Behold Your Reflection Your Way

Fear Is A Mirror – Behold Your Reflection Your Way

Have you ever had someone or something really shake the ground you were standing on? Did you get back up? Earlier this year, I went on a day hike

Jan 18, 2018 : Erin