Socked In

Trek writer and social media intern 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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Hiking the New England 67 4,000-Footers

Hiking the New England 67 4,000-Footers

After completing the New Hampshire 48 4,000-footers, local hikers may find themselves wondering what to do next. Many continue on to pursue New

Jan 29, 2019 : Socked In
Variations of the New Hampshire 48 4,000-Footer List

Variations of the New Hampshire 48 4,000-Footer List

Reaching a goal is an amazing feeling. Whether it’s the completion of a thru-hike or graduating college, the accomplishment makes the toil and sweat

Jan 24, 2019 : Socked In
The Hardest Part of Going on a Thru-Hike

The Hardest Part of Going on a Thru-Hike

This isn't a bashing session, nor is it a plea for validation that what I'm doing is right. I have an amazing family and wonderful, supportive

Jan 21, 2019 : Socked In
A Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking Gear

A Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking Gear

Regardless of whether you're a day hiker or a thru-hiker, finding the right gear is imperative to a successful, and fun hike. Over the past three

Jan 3, 2019 : Socked In
How to Get Started Hiking New Hampshire’s 48 4,000-Footers

How to Get Started Hiking New Hampshire’s 48 4,000-Footers

A new year means new challenges, both physical and mental. As a New Hampshire resident and self-proclaimed hike-a-holic, there is nothing more

Dec 30, 2018 : Socked In
What Solo Hiking Is Really Like

What Solo Hiking Is Really Like

The Morning Routine of a Solo Hiker It’s 5 a.m. on a Saturday morning when my alarm starts going off. I inhale deeply, turn off the incessant

Dec 30, 2018 : Socked In
A Day Hiker Turned Thru-Hiker

A Day Hiker Turned Thru-Hiker

It has been almost two years since I decided to plan a thru-hike of the Long Trail. In April 2017, I submitted my application to blog for The Trek in

Dec 16, 2018 : Socked In
Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking: Winter Hiking Clothing

Beginner’s Guide to Day Hiking: Winter Hiking Clothing

It’s beginning to look a lot like.... winter. With the vast majority of the trails surrounding me (OK, all the trails) coated in snow, I figured this

Dec 6, 2018 : Socked In
The 12-Peak Belknaps: A Perfect Intro to Completing a Hiking List

The 12-Peak Belknaps: A Perfect Intro to Completing a Hiking List

The Belknaps consist of 12 official mountains and several locally named "humps," which make 19. By hiking the 12 specific mountains in the range you

Nov 23, 2018 : Socked In
Hiking New Hampshire’s “52 With A View” List

Hiking New Hampshire’s “52 With A View” List

The 52 With A View list of mountains, also known as the “Over The Hill Hikers,” comprises 52 mountains in New Hampshire that have an elevation of

Nov 1, 2018 : Socked In