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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Nov 3, 2022

Today's guest was a guest on the show at the beginning of 2021, sharing his stories about his PCT thru-hike. He never expected to go again–even though his wife always knew that he would–but there's something about the Appalachian Trail that was drawing him in. He didn't know what it was, but he discovered his "why?" on the trail.

Mike, as an ex-military man, is an extremely detailed planner. He shares much of his planning and actual hikes at his YouTube channel, Old Man and the AT, at

Three particular videos outline his process.

For Mental Preparation, check out

For Physical Preparation, go to

and for Weight Matters, check out

We were unable to bring you the Two Jenns from the Maine Roadhouse last week, but we worked it out this week, so they are on to share with you all about their new life as hostel owners in Maine. You can find them on Facebook at and on Instagram at


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