I'm Anne--aka Scrappy. Gear geek and long distance trek enthusiast, currently section hiking the PCT; occasional climber and paddler, aspiring mountaineer, avid runner and yogi. When I'm not adventuring, I'm a scientist and a therapist based in Salt Lake City, UT (the ultimate outdoor playground!), where I'm working on my PhD at the University of Utah.
Spending time in nature is one of the best antidotes to Western society's fast-paced, consumer-driven world. Whether you're looking to spend a couple
You'll be hard pressed to trek too far on the Appalachian Trail or Pacific Crest Trail without running into someone using a Hyperlite Mountain Gear
I've been section hiking the PCT for the past three years. Kennedy Meadows to Sierra City (~500 miles) in 2016, Sierra City to Elk Lake in 2017 (~750