Hey! My name is Eiryn (pronounced Erin- translated 'Ireland'...strange, I know) and I am thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2018. I grew up in the mountains of North Carolina and in December, will graduate college with a degree in Photojournalism. Other than hiking, I'm a huge fan of photography, traveling abroad, running, and coffee. I'm stoked about this trip and hope you all enjoy following along!
I'm going to be a thru-hiker: no ifs, ands, or buts. As my start date is getting closer, it hit me that I didn't heed Zach Davis' wise words of
Y'all...life is hitting me Usually my posts are tips and tricks that I've been attempting to live by but can I just be honest with you guys?
Wait, I'm Paying How Much to Hike? According to the member. You know how I was saying find sales and used gear? REI provides special member sales
Blisters Suck, Blisters Suck, Blisters Suck If you didn't catch my hatred for these terrible, hell sent annoyances then I'm going to throw it out
Wait, you're going to spend 6 months backpacking with your boyfriend? I've gotten this question so many times...usually followed by a look of shock,
The Basics So, I guess you all should know who I am considering you’ll be reading all about my life on the trail. My name is Eiryn Reynolds