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Matt Kirk

By Jennifer

After waiting 23 years, there is a new Self-Supported Record on the Appalachian Trail.

Matt Kirk finished his journey from Katahdin to Springer Mountain on August 7th, at 7:20 PM. He traveled 2,185.9 miles in 58 days, 9 hours and 38 minutes, an astounding average of 37.4 miles per …

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Outdoor Retailer

By Jennifer

Well, Charley survived her 19th state and 2nd Trade Show. Brew and I also tagged along to attend the summer 2013 Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City.

Outdoor Retailer is like any other trade show… BIG. It is also overwhelming and a bit hectic, but unlike other trade shows …

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Gerry

By Jennifer

Almost two years ago, Brew and I worked with a woman named Gerry and her husband. It had been Gerry’s lifelong dream to hike the Appalachian Trail and now in her mid-60’s she was ready to turn that dream into a reality. Her husband was planning to support his hike …

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The Past 12 Months

By Jennifer

Q: There hasn’t been a new blog post on this website for over 12 months. WHAT HAPPENED?

A: Introducing Charlotte Adelaide Davis, aka Charley. Born 11/13/12. This little rock star, has rocked my world! I don’t have near as much work time, trail time, or down time, as I used …

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Looking Ahead To Spain

By Jennifer

The time has come for another summer adventure – and Brew and I are so excited! I thought I would share a list of what I am looking forward to as we return to the trail.

First, however, I will include a short list of what I will miss …

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It’s going to be a “GR-eat” summer!!!

By Jennifer

Marriage is all about compromise, right? So after getting to do exactly what I wanted to do last summer and putting Brew through a 46-day gauntlet of thankless, arduous, tasks, I magnanimously let him choose our 2012 summer adventure – as long as it included at least 500 miles of …

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Nat Geo Adventurer Results

By Jennifer

Well, the Nat Geo People’s Choice Adventurer of the year votes are all in. It turns out that the two men from Nepal who paraglided off Mt. Everest and paddled to the ocean are the winners. I think we can all agree they deserve it. I doubt that I could …

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National Geographic Adventurers of the Year 2012

By Jennifer

Adventurers of the Year 2012

Ahhh! This is so cool. I am honored to be with this group of explorers. You can vote for your fav, from now everyday until Jan 18th. I would LOVE your support.

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Overmountain Men

By Jennifer

Between September 22nd – Oct 7th, I had the privilege of assisting with the Overmountain Victory March that starts in Abingdon, VA and ends at Kings Mountain National Battlefield in SC. The March commemorates the 330 mile route that the Scotch-Irish mountaineers took to engage the loyalist army led …

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Self-Diagnosis

By Jennifer

While I was crawling through Mahousic Notch this summer on two shin splints that felt like broken legs, I met a wonderful thru-hiker. This young man was friendly, out-going, and I’ll be honest I was thrilled to see any sign of life in this portion of trail that …

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