Lowell woman walks the Appalachian Trail
By Emma Palova
Lowell, MI- No, it wasn’t on her bucket list. Ivy Haskins is too young to have one. She simply wanted to get away from everyday life between the pub and her house painting ventures.
“Ever since I was a kid I heard of the Appalachian Trail,” she said.
For years, Haskins, much like many others, dreamt about the 2,181 miles long trail with the highest elevation at 6, 625 feet.
The trail runs from Georgia to Maine from easy strolls to challenging mountain climbs.
“I had all my bills paid off and 15 years of working two jobs at once and not enjoying life,” Haskins said. “You get caught in a cycle. I wanted a change.”
Haskins saved up extra money for the adventure of a lifetime.
“I’ve never done anything like…
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