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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Oct 14, 2021

You're going to love the story that today's guest is going to tell you. Lord Thomas Bouissaguet is part of a group of French visionaries whose ambition is to bring to reality nothing less than a French Appalachian Trail, now named Hexatrek.

I first heard of this on Dixie's Facebook page and reached out to Lord Tom, who had his own, somewhat tenuous link to the Appalachian Trail. He'd tried to get here from Belgium in 2020, but was thwarted by Covid. Luckily, for Hexatrek, he went elsewhere and, along with others, came up with this idea.

You can learn more about Tom and his buddies at

If you'd like to get involved, go to their crowd funding effort at

While you can reach the short film that they've put together on their website, you can reach it directly at

If you'd like to contact them via social media, you can find Lord Tom at

and Hexatrek at and on Facebook at

You can read Lord Tom's blog about his Croatian hike at and hear him tell it at

Katie has had to make some difficult decisions during her hike–as we all do–and this week she explains her latest and toughest decision so far.

Winton Porter's Passin' Thru reveals the debt some hikers feel that they owe others when they find themselves on the emotional maelstrom that is the Appalachian Trail.

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