Socked In

Trek writer and social media manager located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Socked In has completed the NH48, NE67, and spends the majority of her free time hiking.

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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: Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home, hit the shelves in January 2019, and is already making itself known in the

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 Monadnock State Park with a 20-pound pack and a goal of hiking the 48-mileMount Monadnock and the

Apr 27, 2019 : Socked In
Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking: Shoulder Season and Summer Clothing

Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking: Shoulder Season and Summer Clothing

In the last Baleaf Women's 8" Shorts  Lucy Dream On Muscle Tank (no longer available) Prana Capri Leggings  EMS Techwick T-Shirt Injinji

Mar 28, 2019 : Socked In
Long Trail Thru-Hike Announcement: 100 Days Out

Long Trail Thru-Hike Announcement: 100 Days Out

Three years ago I sat down with my husband and said, "I want to thru-hike the Long Trail this summer." Well, that never ended up happening. Not

Mar 14, 2019 : Socked In