Hey, I'm Leah! I'm planning on a PCT '19 NOBO thru-hike, but in the meantime I'm enjoying nature's artistry offered by Southern Utah. I'll spend the next few months in the planning stages for my long walk, while exploring the Southwest and trying to create some light within myself. I'm lucky enough to be in the thick of the #savegrandstaircase movement, and I'd love for you to follow along. Dark chocolate is important to me, and if you are what you eat, I am a walking fruit basket.
Day 14: 14.6 Miles Today was my first day on the PCT. Yes, a technicality would suggest I started walking from Mexico to Canada two weeks ago. But
Day Eight: 21.5 At 5 a.m. my first alarm sounds and I snooze it, knowing I need to get up so I have enough time to tape my blisters and finish
Day Three: Seven Miles I wake to a pretty pink sunrise, ready to tackle the first seven miles of the day that will carry me into Mount Laguna. A few
Day Two, 16 Miles Last night at Lake Morena I slept a thousand years, cuddled in my blue cocoon, in my Copper Spur palace amongst the sea of Zpacks.
Day One, Yesterday, 20 Miles I woke at 4 this morning in my hotel bed, my first thoughts surreal. It's here. The time is finally here. I AM STARTING
After nearly 24 hours on Amtrak's Empire Builder, the scenery finally becomes marginally more dramatic when approaching Williston, ND. Just as brown
"I just ate cake for breakfast." This is the text message one of my best friends had to wake up to on her birthday, when she should have been
When I started traveling it was a quest for new experiences, and to see through fresh eyes. To honor freedom, aspiration, emotion, growth, and
Growing up, I don’t think my family went camping one single time. I was raised in a more typically Midwestern way, with occasional weekend trips