There's so much to say and so many experiences I've already had but I will try to narrow down the most important memories! July 6th The intention was to get up really early and go to st Mary's ranger station and get my permits..... that didn't happen. I woke up at 8 showered for one … Continue reading From Glacier to Eureka on the PNT!
If you know me at all you know I am not much of a cook and I don't need much variety in my meals on a day-to-day basis in general. So you would think packing food for 3 months wouldn't be so bad then?!?!?! No! It's so much harder! I have been playing around with … Continue reading Packing and more packing
So as much time as I've spent outside in my life I had not slept outside alone ever until the other night! I created the route on my computer and then put it on my gps plus I had paper maps and a compass for practice too! Here is a shot of my map reading … Continue reading First solo overnight and packing!
So it's been 3 full weeks since I stopped working and I've been go go go! I am coming to the realization that I am leaving in 27 days and still have so much to do! At this point the transition from not working to preparing seems natural. I am so glad I made the … Continue reading Counting down the countdown!
I have been discovering that I am incredible lucky to have the family support. It doesn't come from financial as much as it comes from emotional support but yes a little of both. As I get closer and closer to July and to quitting the life I've known for most of my adult life and … Continue reading Support makes all the difference! 🙌🏻❤️👏🏻
Your own history can be what makes you or defines you. Don't let it hold you back. There are a million reasons someone could say I'm doing this hike for my dad because he wasn't able to, and or because I know he would have jumped to do it with me even today but I … Continue reading It runs in the family!
Hike your own hike seems simple enough right? You should be out in nature exploring, healing, discovering and taking it all in. This weekend I tried something new. I tried a hiker meet up with my best hiking friend (besides my mom) and we will never be doing that again. I am naturally an introvert … Continue reading Hike your own hike 🌲
I got to hike another section of the PNT and participate in the "First Day Hike" for the new year! It was a short little section but so great to get out there and meet up with some of the PNT association members and leaders! There was a good group of us out to support … Continue reading First day hike! 🌲👣🌲
A very good place to start.....most people by now have been asking why I am doing this particular hike or why a long distance hike in general and the best answer I can say is "I just have to do it, it's in my DNA , I was born to do these things" I don't … Continue reading Let’s start from the very beginning