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Thru-Hikers: Are We Selfish?

Wool Underwear. Check. Hiking Poles. Check. Ultralight Tent. Check. PCTA Permit Approval. Check. Approval of all friends and family…unchecked?  A Thru-Hiker Journey.

I’ve written blogs about my plus-size body, my seriously novice backpacking abilities, and my mental health journey. Writing about how these aspects of my life have each brought ...