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Lets move on, shall we. My name is Mike Joyce. Over the last 2 years I took on obesity and turned from couch potato to trail runner. By following a ketogenic diet, I've lost enough weight that a fully loaded pack feels surprisingly light. As a bonus, this diet has helped with managing Insulin Dependent Type 1 Diabetes.
I intend to maintain the diet during my thru-hike. Join me on my adventure where I hope to share my experience building my meal plan, resupplying medication and food predominately by mail drops, and shining a light on the SOBO AT experience. If all goes well, and to plan Ha Ha Ha! I grew up in Kentucky and left shortly after High school for the Army. This will be my first thru-hike attempt, but I've been doing short sections of the trail in Oregon with my mom for a couple of years.
I've been in the solar industry since I graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering, so I figured it's time to soak up a little sun myself in the great outdoors. Hey guys! I grew up in Colorado and did my 4 years away at college before getting back to CO as quickly as possible. I grew up doing your average family outdoor activities camping, hiking, etc and slowly got more into mountaineering towards the end of high school.
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My freshman year at Williams College I went on a 4 night backpacking trip for the first time as part of freshman orientation I never would have guessed during that trip that backpacking would become my life for the next months! I've been working as an accountant for the past 4 years and this past September I finally decided to take a leap of faith to quit my job and go for the first-ever Continuous Triple Crown!
I can't wait to get this hike started and hopefully sharing as much as possible with all of you guys!
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Hi, y'all! My name is Melanie but on trail I go by Peanut. Elephants are my favorite. Coffee is both a necessity and a passion. I like concerts, craft beer, and hockey. Franklin, TN. Boo Radley is my cattle dog-beagle-hyena mix, who joined me for half of my AT thru hike. In , I thru hiked the Appalachian Trail solo. I thru hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in with my significant other. When I'm not playing outside in Nashville and surrounding areas, I work at Cumberland Transit, middle Tennessee's oldest outfitter.
I'm excited to be at the Trek sharing my journey with ya'll! Hey y'all, I'm Pheebs. I'm a Tennessee gal who loves cold beer, plant memes, unicorns, and long walks in the woods.
This year my boyfriend Isaac and I are doing a flip flop thru hike of the Appalachian Trail, so stay tuned for our adventures! I caught the backpacking bug four years ago, and soon enough the occasional week or weekend exploring California's wilderness and open space left me wanting more. I hiked the PCT in Hi, I'm Poppy! I was born and raised in California, near Yosemite, and this is my first time stepping foot on the PCT!
Hiking is my favorite! I'm in my mid-thirties, coming off of 15 years as a professional do-gooder with various non-profit organizations.
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I just landed back in the US from Kenya a month before my thru-hike, and I'm really looking forward to acquainting myself with the states by foot. Here goes! My name is Sam, but on trail, they call me Prom King. I hiked miles of the PCT in before getting injured and coming off trail. After healing, I went and thru-hiked the Colorado Trail later that summer.
I love the outdoors, feel indifferent about walking, and hate the rain when on trail. That being said, I'll probably get talked into hiking the AT My dog Ace hiked a few hundred miles with me in and he is excited to join me for even more miles this summer. In my spare time I enjoy knitting hats for me and my friends.
I generally view life with a good sense of humor, and I take not-taking-life-too-seriously pretty seriously. I enjoy sharing my life with people in the hopes that it brings a little more honesty, light, and good humor into the world. Just a Boston girl with a love for the mountains. I've been working in childcare since I was 17 and I feel the need for a career change. Since The Appalachian Trail has been on my 'bucket list' for years, I knew I needed to take advantage of this transition time in my life and hike, or it just wouldn't happen.
I'm looking forward to seeing the mountains in the south-east as my only backpacking experience lies in the White Mountains of NH. I know this will be hard, but I'm so ready for the challenge.
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I'm Sarahmarie "Passport" , and I'm an English teacher, a writer, a crocheter, a traveler, an AT thru-hiker in , and a person who is very bad at concise intros. I grew up in Kentucky but I've also lived in Atlanta, Georgia and Flagstaff, Arizona, with assorted adventures traipsing abroad. I've been working towards a thru-hike of the AT for many years, and I am so excited to be out here this year.
I love a lot of things, including, but not limited to: languages, bagels and cream cheese, books, bookstores, stickers, dogs, and obsessively watching my favorite shows over and over. I am loving life out here on this glorious, sweaty trail and I look forward to learning more from my fellow hikers as I move north! Savannah here! I am 17 years old and pretty psyched about spending the summer and first semester after graduation hiking solo from Maine to Georgia.
Lots of people are nervous about my hiking solo because I am so young This includes many years in Alaska, exploring, hiking, mountaineering, skiing and boarding, and ice climbing, two years in Greenland, several years living and sailing solo on a wooden sailboat in the PNW, motorcycling around the country and Europe, most recently a month riding down Baja, and now thru-hiking. Ohhh what a trip! My name is Scott. Hiking, rock climbing, and trail running have taken over my life in the best way over the last few years. I recently graduated and have been dreaming of the AT for a few years.
I don't know where my degree will take me, but what I do know is that I am flying to Georgia in March to start walking! I've been known to spin a yarn or two, so follow me as I adjust to life on the trail and readjust to life in the USA! My parents began taking me out on trails as soon as I could walk, but I really discovered a passion for hiking while studying Biology and Environmental Resource Science at university in southern Ontario, Canada. I met Sean while at school, and ever since we have been hiking, kayaking, travelling, and camping together.
Hello friends! My name is Steph D and I'm an avid hiker from the flat prairie lands of central Illinois. No longer content to live vicariously through the trail blogs of other hikers, I'm hitting the trail solo in April at Springer Mountain, Georgia and heading north towards Katahdin, Maine.
I'm somewhat overpacked, a bit under-practiced, and more than a little afraid of being attacked by shelter mice. Exciting times lay ahead and I'll be keeping it real - so follow along on my AT journey!