This book allows the reader to experience a foretaste of what life is like on the Appalachian Trail. The daily journal entries of all 162 days, along with photos of each of those days, shares the reality of what the AT can and will throw at you each and every day.The anticipation is that this book could be used as a guide for any individual who is thinking and/or planning a hike on the Appalachian Trail, whether it be a short weekend outing, a two to three week sectional hike, or even a full thru-hike from Georgia to Maine. The information shared throughout this five month and one-week adventure will permit the reader to better understand the many different sensations that come over you while maneuvering this 2.189.2-mile path on God’s green earth. You will read of the many instances of wonder, majesty, and grandeur, along with many photos of God’s creation.Along with the beauty that is found on the trail, the reality is that it will also include many dangers that you could and will be confronted with as well, which are shared throughout this writing. To peak your interest, here is a sample of the possible dangers that the author was faced with: rock climbing, a freak blizzard in Tennessee, a bear eating grass all around his tent while in it, getting lost in the woods, running out of water, falling backward off a couple of smaller cliffs due to the forty-pound backpack strapped to his back, wet, slippery rocks that caused a slide on all fours down the face of a mountain, literal mountain climbing, lost forty-five pounds, and many more harrowing experiences.No matter what adventure you find yourself participating in, be certain that you are prepared for anything and everything. It could save your life!
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