Yesterday, March 24th, marked the four year anniversary of beginning my Appalachian Trail thru hike. 14 states, 2200 miles, 5.5 months. I still think about it most hours of most days.Read More Happy Appalachian Trailversary
Discovering a sense of home while hiking through the Great Smoky Mountains. Have you ever felt at home somewhere you’ve only been once?Read More Smoky Mountain Homecoming
My book about thru hiking the Appalachain Trail after my big gay divorce is well underway!Read More Book Update!
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
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!