Hi everyone, I'm Sassafras. I grew up in the rural Midwest, spent some time in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and have hopped around the Mid-Atlantic and New England the last few years before settling in Maine. I'm a hiker, writer, and triathlete in my mid-thirties, and I do a lot of whooping at races and on the trail. I'll be taking a break from software product management to hike the AT NOBO starting in March 2018 and doing my best to make #hikerswithsass a compliment.
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I’m sure you’ve heard it before, and for any aspiring thru-hiker, it’s fantastic advice: don’t just order gear that seems like a good idea. Get out
Hi everyone. Soon enough I’ll be babbling on semi-incoherently about gear, and likely a year from now you’ll all be sick to death of reading my