- By Lynn Setzer

A Season on the Trail: An American Odyssey: An American Odyssey

  • Title: A Season on the Trail: An American Odyssey: An American Odyssey
  • Author: Lynn Setzer
  • ISBN: 9780897328746
  • Page: 142
  • Format: ebook
  • A Season on the Trail An American Odyssey An American Odyssey A compilation of stories from thru hikers a unique group of people who every year brave a mile trail through every type of weather every type of circumstance Gathered from trail registers pos

    A compilation of stories from thru hikers, a unique group of people who every year brave a 2,100 mile trail through every type of weather, every type of circumstance Gathered from trail registers, postcards, and personal interviews, these voices come alive and evoke the true spirit of the Appalachian Trail, from the lows of ten consecutive days of rain and cold, to the hiA compilation of stories from thru hikers, a unique group of people who every year brave a 2,100 mile trail through every type of weather, every type of circumstance Gathered from trail registers, postcards, and personal interviews, these voices come alive and evoke the true spirit of the Appalachian Trail, from the lows of ten consecutive days of rain and cold, to the highs of beautiful sunsets and camaraderie Each spring, a group of people attempt a thru hike of the Appalachian Trail Setzer follows these determined hikers from Georgia to Maine In this new edition, hikers reveal five years later how their experiences on the Trail changed their lives Originally, I was attracted to the AT for the adventure of walking the whole thing at once Even as I finished, I did not understand those who chose to repeat the walk But the next spring I found I wanted to go And I understood that you never walk the same trail twice I learned that I walk to fill my heart with wonder, to feed my soul Merlin I know I ll be out there again I don t know when and I don t know with whom But I know, once I ll live the nomadic life I loved on the Appalachian Trail Trail Gimp Whether documenting their journey or contemplating its impact on their lives, the voices in A Season on the Appalachian Trail will entrance you with their honesty and humanity.

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