ICL: APPALACHIAN TRAIL - 4 Sessions
APPALACHIAN TRAIL by Mary Elder
This class is for anyone who has an interest in the Appalachian Trail. We will be discussing the history of the trail such as design and implementation. We will be talking about day-hiking, section hiking and even hiking it from Georgia to Maine. We will discuss proper gear, what to wear or not wear, trail safety, trail magic and other interesting aspects of the trail. If you love the outdoors and like to spend time in nature, don't miss this opportunity to learn about a trail that is right at your back door- The Appalachian Trail!!!
Mary Elder retired from Duke Energy Company in 2003. Her husband, Lue Elder, retired from AT&T and is an Atlanta native. Together they hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2004 from Georgia to Maine. They just completed a bucket list trip to Mount Everest Base Camp in 2012. They spend a lot of their time hiking, backpacking and mountain climbing.