Thru: An Appalachian Trail Love Story

A diverse group of hikers--by age, ethnicity, and background--set out separately to hike the whole Appalachian Trail from Gerogia to Maine. They all bonded, as thru-hikers tend to do. Some fell in love.  (Published by the Appalachian Trail Museum Society; distributed by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.)

Richard Judy

Richard Judy, who thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1973 as "Peregrine," spent a long career in public relations for major U.S. corporations and is actively involved in local Georgia nonprofits that support hikers.

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