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Althea Collier hiked the 2,200-mile-long Appalachian Trail in 2022, starting when she was 17 and finishing when she was 18. In this interview she talks about how she decided to do it; expectation versus reality on the trail; meeting trail angels and other hikers; and her advice for others who might be thinking about a similar journey. You can read Althea’s trail blog at thetrek.co and follow her on Instagram at @altsoco.
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