Jaime's Hiking Page
June 2011 - Well, i, AKA 'Owl' started my solo section hike and conquered it - from Pennsylvania to Virginia! 175 miles in 13 days and it was AWESOME! Challenging, exciting, wet, lonely, scary, spiritual and soo much more!! If you are interested in reading more, check it out: Journal
March 2011 -I am starting a hiking online journal of my hiking experiences and my training details while I prepare for this short, 2.5 week, 170 mile trek on the Appalachian Trail. If you are interested in reading more, check it out: Journal
March 2011 -I have had multiple inquiries about what type of gear i prefer when i head out for multiple day trips and so thought i would add my list here with comments on some pros and cons. If you have any input on gear, i would love to hear as gear is one thing that is ever changing as there is always new and improved items coming out each month! Gear List
August 2010 - Jaime is preparing for her big Appalachian Trail hike in May of 2011!! 3 weeks of hiking new terrain and new experiences! I am blessed with a wonderful husband that is willing to be super dad while i am gone! Thanks B! Love you!
Appalachian Trail Interactive Map
About the Appalachian Trail
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a marked hiking trail in the eastern United States, which extends from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine. More than two thousand miles long, it is one of the longest trails in the United States. This famous hiking trail is maintained by numerous organizations and clubs along the way. Much of the Appalachian Trail is wilderness although some parts of it do cross towns and roads. The trail passes through the states of Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.
I have linked some awesome hiking sites have information that can assist both the experienced and inexperienced hiker. Grab your favorite beverage and enjoy planning your next hike!
- Appalachian Trail.org - This is the great website of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. It is a must read for anyone interested in hiking the AT.
- White Blaze.net - This is a great site for advice, gear, tips, packing lists, maps, and more from people who have hiked the Appalachian trail all the way through.
- Hiking the Appalachian Trail FAQ - A website with some basic information about the AT.
- Hiking Checklists- Read this if you are ready to ensure that you have all that you need to prepare for your next hike.