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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Sep 24, 2020

Bill Tickner, or Mr. President, is a hiker we've been following for some weeks now. When he wanted to respond to the points made by Sandi Marra from the ATC in last week's show, I realized that it was too good an opportunity to miss, so I turned our expected ten-minute catch up into a full interview about both the 2020 hiker's push back to the ATC and more of his hiking and life journey.

You can find more about Bill's hiking stories at his blog,

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In the show, I referred to a hiker I met in 2014, No Pain. He has been missing for nearly a year, so I thought I'd share the poster below in the hope that somebody may recognize him and even know where he is. Please call the numbers on the poster if you know where he can be found.

Instead of Bill in the middle part of this week's show, I caught up with Bounce, who is settling, for the time being, in Rangely.

Finally today, Fozzie is nearer to Katahdin than he is to Springer, always a magical and awe-inspiring moment.

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