Krista Hughes ’05

Krista Hughes ’05 completed a 1,160 mile hike around the shoreline/perimeter of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula on Oct. 23, 2021. Beginning in the summer of 2015, Krista hiked 100-200 miles per year over seven summers. Along her route, she hiked the sandy/rocky beaches of three Great Lakes, hiked through and camped in many state parks, visited three National Park Service units, picked up dozens of Petoskey stones and actively explored her beautiful state from a new perspective. To learn more about her journey, visit her blog at

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