I'm Emily, a Hampshire Girl hiking from Mexico to Canada for charity

I'll be hiking 2,663 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail, otherwise known as the PCT, for five months with everything I need to survive carried on my back!

I'm fundraising

Hiking for a cause I believe in

KOTO is a not-for-profit social enterprise that empowers at-risk and disadvantaged youth in Vietnam through its holistic hospitality training programme.

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Diary of a hiker in training

I've got so much to learn; what am I going to eat? Is my tent waterproof? How do I plan my route? Where do I camp?

I will try and share through my blog as much of the journey as I can!

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Quarterly Fundraising Report

Since the last report in May, Emily has been able to enjoy planning and completing training trips in the UK as coronavirus related restrictions ease. It is these journeys that help her practice and help her decide on camping and hiking equipment while spending multiple days in challenging terrains away from civilization.

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How to donate

So you'd like to donate to KOTO to show your support for my Thru-hike?

Well you've come to the right place! If you'd like to help me reach my £5,000 goal then click the link below to Global Giving.

£1,629 raised of £5,000 goal

I have questions!

Can't see the forest for the trees?

My plans can be hard to digest! If you're finding yourself with unanswered questions, check out our FAQ's page.