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Day 3 〣 Art Loeb Trail

Day 3 〣 Art Loeb Trail

8.4 miles today 30.1 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ We camped on top of the mountain, which is great for views but oh so windy at night 🌬️ It also rained for an hour right before we had to...

Day 2 〣 Art Loeb Trail

Day 2 〣 Art Loeb Trail

11.2 miles today 20.7 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ We woke-up early to get on trail before sunrise, but have very relaxed expectations for the day. Maybe we stop after 3 miles, maybe we...

Day 1 〣 Art Loeb Trail

Day 1 〣 Art Loeb Trail

10.5 miles today ∘∘∘∘∘ We started the day right before first light. I'm so grateful to be back on trail and excited to show Grant my hiking world ♥️ Everything is so green right...

Day 5 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

Day 5 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

17 miles today 83 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ The last few miles are always the hardest, but these women showed incredible strength and made it to the end! 83 miles in 5 days...no big deal...

Day 4 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

Day 4 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

16.4 miles today 66 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ Conquered mountains today! I woke up at 3am and quickly realized everyone had a rough, cold night sleep. But that cold made it our quickest...

Day 3 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

Day 3 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

16.1 miles today 49.6 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ HUMP DAY! Smack dab in the middle of our trip. Today we passed our halfway point AND this is officially the longest hike we've been on...

Day 2 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

Day 2 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

17.2 miles today 33.5 miles total ∘∘∘∘∘ After our intense introduction to the Arizona heat yesterday, we decided to adjust our schedule to start really early and take a long...

Day 1 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

Day 1 〣 Arizona Trail Section Hike

16.3 miles ∘∘∘∘∘ Ooof. Arizona is hot. You could get feel the jitters in the car ride to the trailhead, but spirits were up. We started at 6am with cool breezes and shade from...

The Florida Trail 〣 Ocala National Forest

The Florida Trail 〣 Ocala National Forest

Proud is an understatement. I had the privilege of leading four amazing women into the wilderness for a weekend of nature and pushing ourselves past our comfort zones. Later this...

Discover the Real Florida at Hillsborough River State Park

Discover the Real Florida at Hillsborough River State Park

If you’re looking for a hike in “the real Florida,” look no further than Hillsborough River State Park. The hiking trails skirt the edge of the Hillsborough River, a waterway born from the fresh water springs of Crystal River and the boggy marshlands of the Green Swamp.