Jenn Wall

My name is Jenn. Or Zebra. I like to walk. And eat. Thus... thru-hiking. I hiked the PCT NOBO in 2017 and SOBO in 2018. In 2020 I hiked the Tahoe Rim Trail, the Colorado Trail, and the Arizona Trail, and in 2021 I hiked the AT SOBO.

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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Hiking the CDT

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Hiking the CDT

Having already hiked the Pacific Crest Trail twice, as well as the Arizona, Tahoe Rim, Colorado, and Appalachian trails, I finally set foot on the

Dec 5, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 108: Mexico or Bust

CDT Day 108: Mexico or Bust

The warmest morning I have had on trail in...months. Maybe the entire trail actually. Of course it would finally warm up at the very end. The

Oct 23, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 102-107: The Desert is Trying to Kill Me

CDT Day 102-107: The Desert is Trying to Kill Me

CDT Day 102The rain stopped overnight and I wake up to a dark haze. But I know the rain is coming again so I get up while it's dark to take

Oct 23, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 95-101: Rivers, Rain, and Roadwalks

CDT Day 95-101: Rivers, Rain, and Roadwalks

CDT Day 95It's a misty morning when I wake. I'm banked in fog. I eat my last poptart and wash it down with some black coffee and head off to part

Oct 17, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 89-94: Life in the Rainy Desert

CDT Day 89-94: Life in the Rainy Desert

CDT Day 89We sleep in until 7 am. Skybird and I are starving and we try to raid the kitchen when we wake up, but find it's locked until 8. And noone

Oct 9, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 83-88: Peace Out C-O, Hello New Mexico

CDT Day 83-88: Peace Out C-O, Hello New Mexico

CDT Day 83Brr, frozen tent. I talk to the motorcyclists before I take off in the morning and find out they rode here from Canada. It took them 10

Oct 5, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 75-82: The San Juans and Winter in September

CDT Day 75-82: The San Juans and Winter in September

CDT Day 75Coldest night yet. My tent is covered in frost in the morning. It's always fun trying to pack up without soaking yourself by rubbing

Sep 28, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 70-74: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

CDT Day 70-74: Baby, It’s Cold Outside

CDT Day 70Since I'm onnnnnnly camping around 9000 feet, I actually don't wake up freezing! But the clouds are threatening and I know thunderstorms

Sep 22, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 61-69: Flying High

CDT Day 61-69: Flying High

CDT Day 61Warm morning. Beautiful sunrise. It's cold walking in the shadows of the mountain. Until I start climbing. There's an

Sep 14, 2022 : Jenn Wall
CDT Day 57- 60: The Mountains are Calling

CDT Day 57- 60: The Mountains are Calling

CDT Day 57I wake up early to the sound of traffic on the highway. I toss and turn for a bit before finally giving up and getting up. I'm not in a

Sep 9, 2022 : Jenn Wall