Surely you’ve heard of lightweight long distance hiking legend Grandma Gatewood? Her name has been associated with long distance hiking since she first stepped out on the Appalachian Trail in 1955 at the age of 65. It is still used to sell products today.
You might know the name, but do you know any more than that? Who was the character behind the stories, what made her become the first woman to through hike that trail?
Next Wednesday the 18th November I will be talking with Ben Montgomery author of her biography on my YouTube channel. He is also a distant relative so knows more about the woman, the legend, the stories and what caused her to step out that day.
Set a reminder here to join the show and ask questions as the story unfolds.