Emilee Schmitz

AKA - "Coins"

Biography

Age: 36
Previous Thru-hikes: PCT ’18.

What are some of your hobbies?
Cooking, cross stitching, reading, petting cats.

So why are you doing the Great Western Loop?
It’s an incredible adventure.

What do you think will get you to the end?
. . . walking?

What do you want to be remembered for?
My wit and charm.

How would your parents describe you?
That I always keep them guessing.

What’s your luxury item?
Chapstick.

Who is the person you look up to the most and why?
My grandmother because she’s amazing.

Three words to describe yourself?
Caring, persistent, and happy.

Describe your perfect day on trail?
Cool temps, slight incline, and PIZZA trail magic.

What would be the reason for you NOT to finish?
Injury.