Jenni Thompson

Girl 25, (Spirit) backpacker - 28 countries, usually broke, retired basketball player, pretty lost. SOBO attempt July 1st. Hiking the trail is probably easier than the decision to get a job. Be part of my Maine to Georgia struggles and triumphs!

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Central Virginia – Fun and Cold, Not Cold Fun

Central Virginia – Fun and Cold, Not Cold Fun

Central Virginia (Oct. 4 - Oct. 16) 249 miles, 13 days (Glasgow to Atkins) Southern Virginia started out promising but made me question my

Nov 5, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Intro to Virginia – People Are Awesome

Intro to Virginia – People Are Awesome

Northern Virginia (Sept. 21 - Oct. 3) 219 miles, 13 days (The Roller Coaster to Glasgow) Reminding you of my last post, which hosted eight

Oct 24, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
West Virginia and Other Things

West Virginia and Other Things

West Virginia (Sept. 13 - Sept. 21) Four miles, eight days I know what you may be thinking. It took you eight days to walk four miles, what are

Oct 17, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

The Maryland Challenge – It’s Type 2 Fun

Maryland (Sept. 12 - 13) 14 hours, 38 minutes The following will describe my experience as well as provide an additional five tips that may aid

Oct 12, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Highs and Lows of Pennsylvania

Highs and Lows of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Aug. 30 - Sept. 12) 229 miles, 13 days This was a hard state to compress into a length that would keep even my own attention span,

Sep 30, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
There’s More to New Jersey Than Jersey Shore

There’s More to New Jersey Than Jersey Shore

New Jersey (Aug. 27 - 30) 72 miles, four days Aside from a boat tour around the Statue of Liberty, never had I ever crossed into New Jersey. I'd

Sep 23, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
When a Thru-Hiker Meets a Hurricane

When a Thru-Hiker Meets a Hurricane

As I was on trail for a consecutive 74 days, it's been hard coming to terms with getting off trail. I was with Dreamer and Sun Chaser when we got

Sep 17, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
New York – A Walk in Central Park

New York – A Walk in Central Park

 New York (Aug. 22 - 27) 90 miles, six days Civilization everywhere! I felt like a tourist, not just walking from Maine to Georgia, but walking

Sep 16, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Connecticut: Short and Sweet

Connecticut: Short and Sweet

Connecticut (Aug. 20 - 22) Three days, 52 miles I had a bug stuck in my eyeball for half of Connecticut, so for that I am thankful it was not a

Sep 9, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Massachusetts – My State of Luxury

Massachusetts – My State of Luxury

Massachusetts (Aug. 13-20) Eight days, 90 miles After doing so many miles in Vermont, I really slacked off. The people there were wonderful

Sep 2, 2018 : Jenni Thompson