Amanda

I like to hike long trails but I am not very good at it. Hiking Florida Trail in 2018. Granite Gear Groundskeeper for the trail this year, as well... leave it better!!!

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The First 400 Miles of the Florida Trail in 400 Words

The First 400 Miles of the Florida Trail in 400 Words

Sunsets, springs, marshes, prairie, jungle, rivers, and roads.  The first 400 miles of the Florida Trail have been incredibly rewarding and

Apr 16, 2018 : Amanda
The Trail Community of a Path Less Traveled

The Trail Community of a Path Less Traveled

A less-hiked long trail during the off-season means miles and miles alone.  Add T-Mobile spotty service and I can spend days without ever seeing...

Apr 10, 2018 : Amanda
Gear List: Florida Trail

Gear List: Florida Trail

Short advice on Florida Trail Gear?  Take EVERYTHING.  This is a winter trail and while winter in Florida won’t leave you snow burned and post

Apr 9, 2018 : Amanda
Hiking is  a Low-Impact, But Not No-Impact Activity

Hiking is a Low-Impact, But Not No-Impact Activity

I am torn.  I don't really like invasive human impact in our scenic areas, but I am also in love with hiking.  While hiking is a low-impact activity,

Mar 5, 2018 : Amanda
Notes on Hikes Gone Bad: It Really Is About the Journey

Notes on Hikes Gone Bad: It Really Is About the Journey

I am Amanda (trail name: Coldilawks) and I am very bad at hiking, but I will be attempting the Florida Trail very very soon.  I started hiking in

Mar 2, 2018 : Amanda