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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Sep 2, 2021

In the show this week, we have one of those guys who has wanted to do the Appalachian Trail for pretty much his entire life. That kinship with the trail and the forest began when he got lost on a scout trip at the age of ten. Eric Patterson harbored the feeling of peace and comfort throughout his life and finally got to achieve his dream in 2020.

He tells his story and the impact it has had on him.
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Katie and I caught up this week when she was sitting on top of a mountain in the 1000 Mile Wilderness. As it always does with thru-hikers, Maine is making a massive, positive impression upon her.

In Winton Porter's Passin' Thru, Winton introduces us to another couple of unforgettable characters.

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