Elena Alves

Hi friends! My Name is Elena and I am attempting a NOBO thru hike of the Appalachian Trail come April 2019. While I have only spent a whopping total of 2 nights out in the woods before, I look forward to taking every step between Georgia and Maine. I hope you will come along for the ride!

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Be Grateful for Every Step: A Promise to Myself

Be Grateful for Every Step: A Promise to Myself

It can be hard to admit how much you doubt yourself on the precipice of such a big undertaking; three days out from my thru-hike attempt along the

Mar 22, 2019 : Elena Alves
To All Those Who Have Doubted Before

To All Those Who Have Doubted Before

As my start date to hike the Appalachian Trail quickly approaches, my head is swarming with worry, fear, and anxiety of the unknown and what is to

Jan 12, 2019 : Elena Alves
You Can Walk Anywhere as Long as You’ve Got the Time

You Can Walk Anywhere as Long as You’ve Got the Time

Well, here goes nothing, huh? In about four months time I am attempting a northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Sometimes it feels

Nov 20, 2018 : Elena Alves