I’m Ellie, I am 30 and from the great state of Vermont. I'm hiking the Pacific Crest Trail southbound during the 2021 summer/fall. I enjoy spicy food, the Constitution, and a good sunrise. My puppy Champ is the uncontested best boy in the world. Someday I want to be governor, but what I do between now and then is anybody’s guess. Past hikes include: Long Trail (2010), Appalachian Trail (2014), West Highland Way (2015), Te Araroa (2015-2016), Laugavegur (2017), Tahoe Rim Trail (2018).
Now, I knew that wildfires and learning how to avoid them would be a significant piece of coming out here, but I didn’t think it would be a major source of stress and concern before I even started.
TLDR; I’m hiking because I’m sad my mom died and a medium told me to go to the woods to find myself. Skeptical? Fair enough, I would be rolling my
And you thought the AT was only a meager 2189.2 miles? Well, yes and no. There are actually thousands more miles of the Appalachian-Caledonian
I made it! I’ve sat down to try to write this post half a dozen times now, and I don’t know what to say, I did it! It was awesome. I miss it
Hello! I'm currently at mile 1786.6 on the trail, I came off for the weekend to do a Dirty Girl Mud Run with all the ladies in my family. Team
There have been a lot of big milestones since I last posted; 1000 miles, new states, the psychological halfway point, and also the actual halfway
I'm currently in Front Royal, about 965 miles into the trip! Since I last posted, we've come almost 300 miles and have really ramped up the
We're 670 miles into the trail already! The 400, 500, and 600 marks flew by, I've made it to Newport, VA but am blogging from Trail Days, an AT
Hello! Things are still going well out here! I'm currently in Erwin TN, about 340 miles into the trail. Since I last posted I hiked through the
Time flies when you're on the trail! Well, sort of. More like time is seriously warped when you're on the trail. In some ways it feels like