Becoming Odyssa...: Recap of Unforgettable Finish

An amazing recap of Odyssa’s last day on the trail.  It’s so cool to have met her back in April and to have watched her journey unfold all summer.  She’s a true inspiration to me and after talking to her, I was inspired to take on my own AT journey.  She’s a really nice person and totally deserved this speed record. 


The Last Day- 36.2 miles
Start time: 2:45am
End time: 3:26pm

Jen, Carl, Maureen, and I woke up at 2:45 again. Jen was making some pretty terrible sounds as she got ready. Like, “I’ve been hiking 47 miles a day for 45 days straight and have gotten a total of 7.5 hours of sleep the last two…