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Jen’s fuel for the long haul: a hard-boiled treat

September 3rd, 2017|

What keeps Jen fueled on her long-distance hikes? While she makes her way across North Carolina, she’ll share some of her favorite trail food.  This week’s trail food is a three-letter word. It is all natural, portable, inexpensive, and delivers about six grams of protein per [...]

Enjoying the Home Trail Advantage

August 31st, 2017|

In the past two weeks we have covered more than 180 miles of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. But if we were on any other path, in any other state, I doubt we would have made it this far. After we started in the Smokies and Brew [...]

A Family Odyssey from the NC Mountains to the Coast

August 31st, 2017|

Note: Karen Chavez, outdoors writer with the Asheville Citizen-Times, is writing a series of articles about Jennifer Pharr Davis and family's hike across the state on the MST. Start here, then click "Read more" for the full article.  CLINGMANS DOME – Before the start of [...]

A week of living in the moment — many moments

August 23rd, 2017|

Our first week on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail has been filled with MORE than I anticipated. More great views, more mushrooms, more climbs, more rain, more miles, more hardship, and most of all more emotion. I’d forgotten that it’s not just your body that has to [...]

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