Sarah Karner

Novice backpacker turned AT thru-hiker, 2017. Registered Nurse, recreational writer, ultra-runner. Pushin' 30 and thinking about a PCT thru, like, errr day.

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Pacing Problems: Why I Split Up with My Original Hiking Partner

Pacing Problems: Why I Split Up with My Original Hiking Partner

I always tell people that thru-hiking with someone is bigger than living with someone. Even if you share a tiny studio apartment with an intimate

Jun 12, 2018 : Sarah Karner
The Ups and Downs of Winter Hiking… I’m Not Talking Elevation

The Ups and Downs of Winter Hiking… I’m Not Talking Elevation

Winter hiking is very beautiful. Winter camping is cold AF. When I started my SOBO AT thru-hike in June of 2017 I did not foresee a January 2018

Mar 26, 2018 : Sarah Karner
Slow Motion: Reflections on my Seven-Month AT Thru-Hike

Slow Motion: Reflections on my Seven-Month AT Thru-Hike

Whenever I tell anyone who knows how long it typically takes to hike the AT that it took me seven months to complete, they tend to ask what went

Mar 15, 2018 : Sarah Karner