Backpacking

When I have been explaining to others about me hiking the PCT, another big question that is asked other than the big “why” is “is someone going with you?” I tell them I am going solo. In response, they are concerned about my safety, since I am a small young woman. They see a tiny,
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Two of the most asked questions I get from people when I tell them about my Appalachian Trail thru-hike plans are: “Will you be going alone?” and “Are you going to bring a gun?”. There are some dangers, but a day on the Appalachian Trail is less dangerous than you might think. There are wild
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Here is my first attempt to talk about every hikers favourite topic: hiking gear!A lot of my gear hasn’t been properly road tested yet so for now I wanted to explain a bit about what I’ve got and why I’ve got it. In the beginning For a year and a half my thru-hiking plans existed
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Hitting a long-distance hiking trail this season? Never backpacked a day in your life? Sounds a lot like me. When I hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2016, the longest hike I’d ever done was a whopping six miles. I’d never camped in the backcountry. I’d never used my camp stove. I’d definitely never pooped in
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Heya, I’m Ashley! Exactly 18 days ago I made a spur of the moment decision to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. Oh yeah, and I start next month! Follow me along my journey that I was totally unprepared for! My hesitant start at a gear list looked like this: And by February 5th, my gear list
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Heya, I’m Ashley! Exactly 18 days ago I made a spur of the moment decision to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail. Oh yeah, and I start next month! Follow me along my journey that I was totally unprepared for! A little introduction is in order. As you may know, my name’s Ashley! I’m 27 years old,
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