I am now the owner of two tents, all the easier to help people I love spend more time outdoors.Read More Sharing is Caring
My book about thru hiking the Appalachain Trail after my big gay divorce is well underway!Read More Book Update!
The Hiking Thru Podcast interviews long distance hikers about life on the trail. Check out Part 1 of my conversation with host Erin Egan here!Read More Hiking Thru Podcast Interview
If you’re in the mood to hike with headphones, go for it! There is no correct way to enjoy nature. Just make sure to remain aware of your surroundings.Read More Hiking with Headphones
Discussing the benefits of hiking with trekking poles, including how to hold them and when to best use poles.Read More Hiking with Trekking Poles
I started my Appalachian Trail thru hike two years ago on March 24, 2017. I heard about the AT six months prior when I was reeling from a blindside divorce, desperate for a huge change. It only took a few weeks of Googling to reconfigure everything in my life to make it happen. The 2200 […]Read More The Challenge of Following New Thru Hikers
A rundown of the 7 Leave No Trace Principles for enjoying nature responsibly.Read More Leave No Trace Principles
A thru hike is a gift and my dream is that every solo woman on the edge gets that little push. With each woman who takes to the trail, the world gains another Mountain Goddess Warrior.Read More All By Yourself?! Thru Hiking as a Solo Female
Jake Treks will soon feature new voices and perspectives on changing your life through outdoor adventure.Read More First Guest Post Inbound
Whether you’re a new hiker looking forward to some trails this spring, or you’re planning a long distance hike, I’d love to soften the learning curve by answering your questions.Read More Hiking Season Approaches, Ask Me Anything!