Arriving and Night One at Amicalola Falls State Park, GA

On March 9th my dad, sister and her friend Clay, picked Caroline and myself up from my apartment in Columbus to drive down to Georgia. It felt like such a long drive for me because I was so excited, but it was only 8-9 hours. I set up and tested the sattelitephone my parents gotContinue reading “Arriving and Night One at Amicalola Falls State Park, GA”

Backpacking in Shenandoah National Park

This past week I got the chance to go backpacking at Shenandoah National Park with a club from school called Women In The Outdoors. We left for Virginia on Thursday but first we spent a night base camping at Seneca Shadows campground in Seneca Rocks WV.  The night of base camping was nice to hangContinue reading “Backpacking in Shenandoah National Park”

What’s in My Pack? The essential gear I bring along every backpacking trip … so far

With my upcoming trip to Shenandoah National Park this week I was inspired to make a post about what I bring in my pack. I am still a beginner backpacker, but this is the gear I am brining on this trip! Pack: Osprey Aura AG  65 … 4lbs Tent: REI camp dome 2 ( giftedContinue reading “What’s in My Pack? The essential gear I bring along every backpacking trip … so far”

Ricketts Glen State Park (PA), Falls Trail 8/2/18

This state park was thirty minutes away from my friend Emily’s college house. I drove through it on the way there and wanted to go really bad. Emily, Michaela and I planned to hike the falls trail and we thought we would be going about seven miles. Instead we only ended up hiking three milesContinue reading “Ricketts Glen State Park (PA), Falls Trail 8/2/18”

Frances Slocum State Park (PA), Lake Shore Trail

Yesterday I drove to see my two childhood best friends Emily and Michaela at Emily’s college lake house on Harvey’s Lake. After checking out Misercordia University where Emily goes to school we decided to go on a small hike at a close by state park. We went to Frances Slocum State Park and decided toContinue reading “Frances Slocum State Park (PA), Lake Shore Trail”