Phoebe Anderson

Hey y'all, I'm Pheebs. I'm a Tennessee gal who loves cold beer, plant memes, and long walks in the woods. This year my boyfriend Isaac and I are doing a flip flop thru hike of the Appalachian Trail, so stay tuned for our adventures!

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Flip-Flopping and the Great Bear Bag Debate

Flip-Flopping and the Great Bear Bag Debate

Y'all, I leave for Springer Mountain in less than two months. I can hardly wrap my head around it. But I'll pretend I'm prepared and address a few of

Jan 30, 2019 : Phoebe Anderson
Shakedown Hike in Savage Gulf, Tennessee

Shakedown Hike in Savage Gulf, Tennessee

This month I've finally had time to get out and go on some "shakedown" hikes. I'd just call them backpacking trips, but evidently since I'm

Dec 31, 2018 : Phoebe Anderson
Goldilocks and the Six Sleeping Pads

Goldilocks and the Six Sleeping Pads

It's November and fall has finally arrived in East Tennessee. That means I have been itching to get outside, and try to sneak hikes or even overnight

Nov 7, 2018 : Phoebe Anderson
Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Last weekend Isaac and I went on a quick overnight backcountry trip at Abrams Creek, which is located in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Abrams

Oct 22, 2018 : Phoebe Anderson
Privilege and Thru-Hiking: Food for Thought

Privilege and Thru-Hiking: Food for Thought

I've done a mountain of research in the past few months preparing for my March thru-hike start date. This research has allowed me to observe some

Oct 10, 2018 : Phoebe Anderson
Keepin’ It Light… or Ultralight?

Keepin’ It Light… or Ultralight?

Backpacking gear is one of those things that can take me into the depths of the internet, and I'll admit that lately I have become a little obsessed.

Sep 24, 2018 : Phoebe Anderson
Just a Squirrel with a Goal to Thru-Hike

Just a Squirrel with a Goal to Thru-Hike

"Yes, hiking 2,190 miles sounds like fun to me." I grew up in middle Tennessee in a "blended family" that includes myself, my parents, and my

Sep 18, 2018 : Phoebe Anderson