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Hiker based out of New Hampshire working on a single-year redline of the White Mountains in 2020.

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Photographer’s Passion Turns into the PCT People Project

Photographer’s Passion Turns into the PCT People Project

The life of a thru-hiker is intriguing for those who haven't experienced it for themselves. To live out of a backpack for months in the woods is

Aug 12, 2019 : Socked In
Maps Versus Apps for Backcountry Navigation

Maps Versus Apps for Backcountry Navigation

There have been major changes in the the world of backcountry navigation over the past two decades—heck, in the world of navigation in general. Back

Jul 21, 2019 : Socked In
What the Long Trail Taught Me

What the Long Trail Taught Me

First and foremost it taught me that we all walk for different reasons and our paths are all different lengths. We may all walk the same trail but

Jun 25, 2019 : Socked In
I Quit Four Days into My Thru-Hike

I Quit Four Days into My Thru-Hike

I hate the word quit, because it didn't feel like I quit anything. It feels like I simply shifted course. That I got what I needed to get out of my

Jun 25, 2019 : Socked In
Gear List for the Long Trail

Gear List for the Long Trail

It has taken a lot of mileage and a lot of research to come up with what I consider to be exactly what I need for my upcoming thru-hike. I've tested

Jun 17, 2019 : Socked In
Reflecting on Backpacking the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway

Reflecting on Backpacking the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway

In late April I made the impromptu decision to set off on a two-night backpacking trip on my own. This decision was based on the fact that I’m

Jun 5, 2019 : Socked In
One Month Until My Thru-Hike

One Month Until My Thru-Hike

The days are counting down much faster than I imagined they would and here I sit with around 30 days until I hit the Long Trail. In the past few

May 19, 2019 : Socked In
Book Review: “Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home”

Book Review: “Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home”

Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home Author: Heather "Anish" Anderson MSRP: $17.95 (208 pages. Release date Jan. 14, 2019) Publisher: Mountaineers

May 6, 2019 : Socked In
What to Know About Redlining New Hampshire’s White Mountains

What to Know About Redlining New Hampshire’s White Mountains

You're looking for the ultimate lifelong hiking challenge in the White Mountains. A race to the finish isn't what you're about, and checking

May 6, 2019 : Socked In
My First Backpacking Trip: Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway

My First Backpacking Trip: Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway

In less than three months I'll be setting off on my first thru-hike. I'll say goodbye to my day job, strap on my trail runners, and hit the Long

Apr 27, 2019 : Socked In