Erica Notini

AKA - "Spitfire"

  • From Hudson, NH
  • Job: Ski Patrol
  • Experience: AT '17, LT/CT '19

Biography

Age: 26
Previous Thru-hikes: AT ’17, LT/CT ’19.

What are some of your hobbies?
Getting stuck in traffic and singing Backstreet Boys to the people in the cars next to me.

So why are you doing the Great Western Loop?
As an excuse to avoid the real world.

What do you think will get you to the end?
My feet.

What do you want to be remembered for?
My tenacity.

How would your parents describe you?
Only a little bit masochistic, we swear.

What’s your luxury item?
A full-sized toothbrush.

Who is the person you look up to the most and why?
My aunt Jodi. She’s working on her seven summits (tallest peaks in each continent).

Three words to describe yourself?
Stubborn, motivated, crafty.

Describe your perfect day on trail?
Mid 60’s, partly cloudy, light breeze, lunch on a summit, hitchhike on the first try into town, to a bar.

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