Remember the Quirins? The couple setting out on a six-month adventure, hiking the Appalachian Trail with their one-year-old daughter, Ellie? Well, today is the day Bekah, Derrick and Ellie embark on the journey of a lifetime and take their first steps on a 2,185-mile trek through the Appalachians. We caught up the family — who has since been interviewed by Outside Magazine, Mother Nature Network and several other media outlets — just days before taking off for their big adventure. Were they excited? Nervous? Anxious? Continue reading to find out!