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Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis is a record breaker.

Not only has she hiked the Appalachian Trail multiple times, but she’s also the first woman to be the overall record holder – hiking 2,181 miles in 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes!

She’s hiked thousands of miles all over the world including Mount Kilimanjaro, the Inca Trail in Peru and the Bibbulmun Track in Australia… just to name a few.

But her love of the Appalachian Trail is undeniable and expressed in her hiking memoir Becoming Odyssa.

Listen as Jennifer shares her personal journey hiking the Appalachian Trail in record time in this exclusive interview…

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You’re Invited To Ride the Conway Scenic Railroad

Love trains?

Well choo-choo choose the Conway Scenic Railroad for your next train trip!

Okay, that was a little lame…

But the Conway Scenic Railroad isn’t.

The historic railroad meanders through New Hampshire’s most breath-taking country.

Learn the which train is right for you with this ultimate guide to the Conway Scenic Railroad…

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How to Hike the Appalachians Without Falling Over

The great mountain range of eastern North America, the Appalachian Mountains are also one of the oldest – and best – long distance hikes in the world.

It’s also the longest. The Appalachian Trail draws thousands each year, though only a few hundred successfully complete this 2,157 mile (3,473 km) hike. It begins in Springer Mountain, Georgia and crosses 14 states – not to mention eight national forests and two national parks – before ending up in Mount Katahdin, Maine. Continue

Moose Path Trail Drive; Gorham, New Hampshire

Imagine staring at the drooling mussel of a massive beast that out-weighs you by 1,600 pounds and out-runs you by four times.

He towers above you, with your eye level only meeting his chest.  His rack of massive antlers spans 6 feet (1.8 meters), more than your entire body length.

The only thing that comforts you is the fact that he’s a herbivore (vegetarian) and you’re admiring the savage beast from the safety of your car.Continue