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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Oct 26, 2023

Aron Goss did his thru-hike this year. It was about as perfect as a hike could be, with his family supporting him every step of the way, and climbing Katahdin with him at the end. On the way, he engaged with his fellow hikers, gaining an appreciation of the community and enjoying his interactions with younger hikers he met.

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At the end of his trip, much like his all or nothing approach to his hike, Aron got a tattoo. Check it out below. Now THAT’S what I call an AT tattoo.

Joanne is now under 200 miles to go, while Jessica stayed with Betty and Bruce McEnaney this week. Betty was also in the MB Class of 23 this year. Here they are together. That always warms my heart.

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