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A woman"s journey on the Appalachian Trail

Cindy Ross

A woman"s journey on the Appalachian Trail

by Cindy Ross

  • 45 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Fast & McMillan in Charlotte, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Trail,
  • Appalachian Trail.
    • Subjects:
    • Backpacking -- Appalachian Trail.,
    • Appalachian Trail -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCindy Ross.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV199.42.A68 R67 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4271171M
      ISBN 100914788507
      LC Control Number81017343

      Trailblazers: York County woman’s book explores untold stories of women who helped establish the Appalachian Trail. Febru | by Karen Hendricks Above: Ruth Blackburn at a congressional meeting in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Appalachian Trail Journal Guest Book. 24» Rachel Stallworth Loganville Georgia. Such an honor to follow you on this journey. I am a former coworker/friend of Christine's and when she shared back in March your adventure, I have prayed for your safety and strength as you traveled. I missed a few days of readings but always fascinated at.

      Part outdoor adventure, part memoir, this is an emotional and spiritual account of six months spent by the author on the Appalachian Trail which stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some 2, miles of excptionally wild country. Overcoming exhaustion, hunger, injuries and loneliness, Winters captures the sense of majestic isolation, moments of staggering beauty and startling terror, and 4/5(1).   The Pacific Crest Trail is one of the nation's best known long-distance national scenic trails. It is part of the "Triple Crown" of long-distance trails, which includes the Appalachian Trail and Continental Divide Trail. The PCT, as it's commonly called by hikers, runs continuously from the border of Mexico up through California' Sierra Nevada, then onward to Oregon and Washington and the.

      40 books based on 21 votes: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed, Becoming Odyssa: Adventures on the Appalachian Trail b.   2) TREK - A Journey on the Appalachian Trail TREK tells the story of four guys on a thru-hike. The moves focuses on the hikers more than the trail itself. There are lots of interviews with hikers and you really get a feeling what it's like to spend 6 months on trail.


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A woman"s journey on the Appalachian Trail by Cindy Ross Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Woman’s Journey on the Appalachian Trail. HomeBooksA Woman’s Journey on the Appalachian Trail. This enthusiastic account of one woman’s hike of more than 2, miles from Georgia to Maine on the legendary Appalachian Trail established her as a new voice among A.T.

authors soon after its initial publication in   Hall (Backpacking: A Woman's Guide) has managed to combine all three of those genres into one excellent narrative that depicts Hall's experience of hiking the trail with her boyfriend from Georgia to Maine and also discusses the trail's historical background as well as the issues it 3/5(32).

Her own charcoal illustrations and hand-scripted text tell the story of Cindy Ross, enthusiastic and (mostly) lighthearted hiker in a mostly male crowd, as she hiked the Appalachian Trail in two segments in the late s.

She has gone on to write several more hiking-advice books/5. Walking Home: A Woman's Pilgrimage on the Appalachian Trail (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail) Paperback – September 1, by Kelly Winters (Author)Cited by: 1.

Her sketches and vivid descriptions bring alive not only the personalities encountered along the way but also the true spirit of the Appalachian Trail community – a far-flung yet tightly knit family of all ages and backgrounds who share a love for a simple footpath where all 5/5(1).

So begins the story of one young woman's journey along the legendary Appalachian Trail. What starts as a date turns into the experience of a lifetime as Adrienne Hall faces blinding snowstorms, flooded rivers, and seemingly endless s:   Becoming Odyssa: Epic Adventures on the Appalachian Trail – Jennifer Pharr Davis.

Jennifer Pharr Davis is best known for setting multiple speed records on the Appalachian Trail. This book, written by Davis herself, looks into her experience thru hiking the trail in Walking Home: A Woman's Pilgrimage on the Appalachian Trail Author: Kelly Winters Publisher: Alyson Books Year Published: Pages: View on   This enthusiastic account of one woman's hike of more than 2, miles from Georgia to Maine on the legendary Appalachian Trail established her as a new voice among A.T.

authors soon after its initial publication in Reviews: Emma Gatewood was the first woman to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alone, as well as the first person—man or woman—to walk it twice and three times, and she did it all after the age of This is the first and only biography of Grandma Gatewood, as the reporters called her, who became a hiking celebrity in the s and ’60s.

Book Overview This enthusiastic account of one woman's hike of more than 2, miles from Georgia to Maine on the legendary Appalachian Trail established her as a new voice among A.T.

authors soon after its initial publication in   The title of this book is a bit misleading. True, it is the story of the author's northbound thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail; however, she did not make the trip solo.

Adrienne Hall traveled with her boyfriend, Craig, and she readily admits that she would not have reached Maine without him/5(68). 70 books based on votes: A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson, AWOL on the Appalachian Trail by David M.

Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery* Grandma Gatewood is my heroine. A woman's journey on the Appalachian Trail (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

A woman's journey on the Appalachian Trail. Book Overview Unaware of the A.T. until her beau asked her to bike along, Hall has become a passionate A.T. advocate and savvy outdoorswoman. “Thirty-five years ago, when I was a sophomore at Millersville University, PA, Cindy sowed the first seed of inspiration in me to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.

(Cindy was speaking there after her first book came out, A Woman’s Journey on the Appalachian Trail.) Ever since then, thru-hiking the AT had been my goal. The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine.

The trail is about 2, miles (3, km) long, though the exact length changes over time as parts are rerouted or modified.

It’s March, and many are taking the first steps of a Very Long Journey on the Appalachian Trail. As my planned start date approaches, I have decided it’s time to share the Very Long Journey I’m currently in, and why the AT thru-hike I’ve been dreaming of will have to wait.

I wrote in the past about the loving support I had from my husband to chase my dream of thru-hiking the AT, about. Get this from a library. A journey north: one woman's story of hiking the Appalachian Trail. [Adrienne Hall] -- Chronicles the author's adventures of hiking the Appalachian Trail with her boyfriend from Georgia to Maine, while exploring the trail's historical background and.

Stories of the Appalachian Trail: A Recommended Book List Thru-hikers and section hikers always have a story about what brought them to the trail. The Appalachian Trail in particular is swarming with folklore, so nearly everyone remembers the first story they heard about the 2,+ mile footpath that weaves uninterrupted from Georgia to Maine.Paul had often dreamed of hiking the Appalachian Trail.

Hiking through the beauty of nature had always brought him solace; so, after a year of trying to continue his life and work through his grief, he made the decision to quit his job, strap on a backpack, and walk the legendary trail through wilderness from Georgia to Maine.

I enjoyed a very simple book: A Woman's Journey on the Appalachian Trail, by Cindy Ross I believe it is out of print, but still available from used book stores. Includes the authors ink sketches in place of photos.

An easy read, but enjoyable. Cindy also has written an enjoyable account (much longer) of her PCT adventure.