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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Oct 19, 2023

We have Ed Riggs on the show today. Ed hiked the AT in 2013 and had to face some severe health issues on the way. In fact, he had to leave the trail and come back the following year to get it completed.

He also faced the dilemma many of us encounter while we’re out there; keeping the family comfortable with what we’re doing, without scaring the living daylights out of them!

Ed is inspirational and worth checking out on YouTube at

Unfortunately, due to a complete shambles on my part, I lost this week’s recording with Joanne Flagg, but we do hear from Jessica Lang-Wright, who is heading south after her triumph on Katahdin last week.

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