UPDATE to I’m overweight and want to do a 5k elevation 6 mile hike in a year: FIRST HIKE
Hey, all. Thanks for your kind words and encouragement. Yesterday I went on my first hike since moving here and on this journey. It was to an alpine lake at 4.2 miles and 600 feet elevation gain. I didn’t think it would be bad but y’all, going up my heart was racing and I was PANTING. Carrying all the weight up is not easy but I did it!
I definitely think I overshot a little bit and won’t scoff at 600 feet elevation gain again but I’m excited to do that hike again and again so it gets easier and easier. I’m so proud of myself!!