Everything You Need to Know About Hiking the Skyline Trail in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Hiking the Skyline Trail at Mt. Rainier National Park It’s going to be one hill of a day The Skyline Trail at Mount Rainier is unreal. The day begins earlier than I would have liked. My alarm goes off at 4:30. The strong urge to snooze is sedated by my realization that I get toContinue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Hiking the Skyline Trail in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington”

Two Day 30 Mile Backpacking Trip on the Appalachian Trail

I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but when it comes to backpacking l I am all in. The sky is still dark when we left for the mountains of Hot Springs, North Carolina. I took a nap while my friend is behind the wheel and the three-hour drive flew by. WeContinue reading “Two Day 30 Mile Backpacking Trip on the Appalachian Trail”

Spring Hiking with Wild Ponies in Grayson Highlands, VA

The warm pink of the sunset over the mountains reminds me of lemonade and wild memories of summertime.

10 Things to Bring For an Overnight Backpacking Trip on the Appalachian Trail

I went on my first overnight backpacking trip about a month ago. There were things that I would never have thought to bring that were essential to the trip. Here is are some must-haves that is will make any backpacking trip a success. 1.) Hiking Shoes I made the mistake of wearing tennis shoes. WhichContinue reading “10 Things to Bring For an Overnight Backpacking Trip on the Appalachian Trail”

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