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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Apr 20, 2023

Jim LePage is a man who spends a lot of time outdoors. He hiked the AT in 2018, having thought about it for years. The proverbial window of opportunity eventually opened, and he climbed straight through it.

Jim talks about the importance of spousal support and was lucky enough to have his family either hiking with him or resupplying him. Overcoming doubts as to his ability to finish, Jim managed it to the end and returned home with his accomplishment secure.

He owns a camp with a spectacular view over Katahdin. Imagine waking up to these views for weeks on end!!


Three of our Mighty Blue Class of 23 are with us today.

Jessica Lang-Wright has had a difficult time of it so far, but her support has come from her fellow hikers–as it always does.

Then, Ron Ward is cheerfully battling a weak knee, yet his attitude remains completely positive.

Finally, Joanne Flagg has started her flip flop from Harpers Ferry. She’s coping with some unseasonably hot weather but finding her feet.

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