Meet Rose! Rose is our first employee here that we have asked to join our team at River and Peak. As a previously two-employee company, you can understand how big of a milestone this is for us. You may count our pup Lotus as the third employee here, but she just works for pets and treats 🙂
Rose Turner is a Front Royal, Virginia native who is bubbly, bright, and kind. She is also an incredible artist! We first met her last year as we helped support her on her journey on the Appalachian Trail that started last summer. After taking a break, she is back out there and working hard to finish her goal of completing the whole 2,190.9 miles of the A.T. that spans from Georgia to Maine.
So, before she officially starts at our shop, she still has to complete the remaining few hundred miles to Springer Mountain in Georgia, which is the southern terminus of the AT. We had a great idea that she could write a blog post series about life on the Appalachian Trail, as many of our customers seem to be curious about this! In the coming weeks, she will cover a variety of topics, giving you valuable insight on what the life of a thru-hiker is like. So be on the lookout for that, and we hope you enjoy reading her informational posts! (Check out her first blog post “Hammocks vs Shelters”)