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17-year-old Maddie Roark spent her childhood learning how to camp, shoot and hunt on a remote homestead in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
With college on the horizon, she’s returning to the wilderness to reset; as she prepares for a 6-month solo hike on the Appalachian Trail. VICE met up with Maddie to learn more about what it’s like to go through high school and here’s what went down.
Check out the video below courtesy of VICE: