Lyla Harrod

I'm a 33 year old sober, queer and transgender woman (she/her) who will be thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail NOBO starting in late March/early April 2021. I'm a fiery Aries who runs on sour candy and caffeine. Follow my Trek!

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7 Ways to Be “Trans Competent” on Trail

7 Ways to Be “Trans Competent” on Trail

In the hiking community, we need to be proactive in making hiking and backpacking accessible and inclusive to all people. One way YOU can make a

Feb 3, 2021 : Lyla Harrod
2021 NOBO AT Thru-Hiker’s Gear List

2021 NOBO AT Thru-Hiker’s Gear List

Look at this stuff, isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete? I've got gadgets and gizmos a-plentyI've got whozits and whatzits

Jan 19, 2021 : Lyla Harrod
Find the Cost of Freedom: Deciding to Thru-Hike the AT

Find the Cost of Freedom: Deciding to Thru-Hike the AT

The risks of disassembling one’s life to attempt a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail go far beyond gear, logistics, and on-trail concerns. Here’s

Dec 21, 2020 : Lyla Harrod
Trans Continental: A Sober LGBTQ Thru-Hiker’s Introduction

Trans Continental: A Sober LGBTQ Thru-Hiker’s Introduction

Who Am I? Name: Lyla Harrod (she/her) Trail Name: Don’t have one yet! Age: 33 Thru-Hike Direction: NOBO Start Date: Late March/Early

Nov 24, 2020 : Lyla Harrod