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Monday
16
APR

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

18:30
21:00
Mount Airy Branch Library
Event organized by Mount Airy Branch Library

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Join us for an evening with Jennifer Pharr Davis, hiker, author, speaker, and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year who has covered over 14,000 miles of long distance trails on six different continents. Jennifer has written six books, articles for the New York Times, Outside Magazine, Backpacker, and Trail Runner, and has been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and the CBS Early Show. Her new book, The Pursuit of Endurance (Viking), comes out in April. Jennifer is a professional speaker who has shared her trail adventures across the United States and Europe. She is founder and owner of Blue Ridge Hiking Company, a guiding service that strives to make the wilderness accessible and enjoyable for hikers of all ages, genders, and ability levels. Jennifer lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with her husband Brew and their five-year-old daughter Charley and one-year-old son Gus. Refreshments will be provided by Lone Star Barbeque. Books will be available for purchase from A Likely Story Bookstore. Refreshments will be served. A Celebrating America program. This event is FREE, but all attendees need to register.