Speaker Meeting: Introduction to Backpacking the Appalachian Trail

When:
May 12, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2022-05-12T18:00:00-05:00
2022-05-12T19:30:00-05:00
Where:
Hedberg Public Library - Woodruff Room
Janesville

Presenter: Terry Bomkamp – Introduction to Backpacking the Appalachian Trail.(Yes seniors can do this too)

During this lively presentation, we will cover a brief history of the granddaddy of hiking trails that stretches over 2100 continuous miles from Georgia to Maine. Other topics to be covered include equipment, food, conditioning, trail magic, and much more.

Terry has planned and led over 170 backpacking trips over the last 40 years. After his April trip this year he will have backpacked in 11 of 14 states and completed all of Georgia, WV, and Maryland.