Sarah

Hi there! Since my plans for a 2020 AT thru-hike have been thwarted, you're most likely to find me making the best of quarantine by running, trying new cooking recipes, and following (very) elementary yoga videos. Fingers crossed for a 2021 hike!

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How to Manage Hygiene on the Appalachian Trail

How to Manage Hygiene on the Appalachian Trail

So, you're off to hike the Appalachian Trail. You've bought your gear and prepped your pack with advice from gear experts and hiker pros. But how to

Nov 16, 2020 : Sarah
Gregory Packs Introduces New Plus-Sized Backpacking Lineup for Spring 2021

Gregory Packs Introduces New Plus-Sized Backpacking Lineup for Spring 2021

In exciting news for the outdoor community, Gregory Packs is releasing a plus-sized backpacking line for Spring 2021. This marks the first ever plus-sized backpacking line and a major step towards inclusivity in the outdoor community.

Aug 13, 2020 : Sarah
Andrew Skurka Sets New FKT on Pfiffner Traverse

Andrew Skurka Sets New FKT on Pfiffner Traverse

On August 5, Andrew Skurka set the new unsupported Fastest Known Time (FKT) for the Pfiffner Traverse. Running on just four hours of sleep, Skurka

Aug 5, 2020 : Sarah
How to Prepare for a Camping Trip During a Pandemic

How to Prepare for a Camping Trip During a Pandemic

Preparing for this camping trip was definitely a different experience than planning for previous ones. We had to anticipate and respond to new challenges posed by the pandemic and pack accordingly (mainly, bringing lots of masks).

Jul 27, 2020 : Sarah
Postponing My Hike

Postponing My Hike

Because as sad as it makes me, I’ve decided to postpone my AT thru hike. I’m not sure when I’ll be heading out, but I’m hoping I will be able to switch to a southbound hike and leave from Maine in June.

Mar 21, 2020 : Sarah
Buying Gear

Buying Gear

I’m sitting cross-legged on the floor, staring up at a wall of shoes. An employee in a green vest approaches and asks if I need help. Absolutely I

Feb 7, 2020 : Sarah