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Waiting on Spring: Your Pre-Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Companion (e-book)

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Waiting on Spring is your pre-trail companion, therapist, buddy, shaman, oracle…to serve the purpose of calming your nerves before setting out for the AT. Readers will learn: [checklist]

    • How to really commit to the decision of a thru-hike
    • Which preparation steps are necessary (and more importantly, unnecessary)
    • The emotional, physical, and intangible gains and losses associated with spending a half year in the woods (and away from your “normal” life)
    • A short list of the best AT books for further reading
    • The most effective way to physically prepare for your thru-hike
    • A “bonus” gear list, for those who choose to go beyond the minimalist approach
    • What and what not to do during your first few days on the Trail

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Product Description

So you’ve decided to thru-hike the AT? Or at least you’re considering it?

Although you’re beyond excited for this upcoming adventure, odds are, you’re also battling some nerves. To say that a half year journey along the world’s oldest mountain range is intimidating is the understatement of the century.

Unfortunately, too often people let this intimidation cause unnecessary stress and force them to over prepare for their hike. Worse yet, they never even make it to Springer.

Fear not. Waiting on Spring: Your Pre-Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Companion is here to help.

After successfully thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2013, Carlie “Rainbow Braid” Gentry shares valuable insights that will serve to extinguish your pre-AT anxieties, actually get you to Springer, and ease your transition over the first couple weeks on the Trail.

Waiting on Spring is the ebook version of sitting on the couch, picking the brain of your friend who just got off the Appalachian Trail. Gentry’s astute emotional intelligence of life on the Trail offers aspiring hikers invaluable knowledge for what they should expect during this nerve-racking transition. More importantly Gentry eases hikers minds by unraveling the biggest mysteries of life in the woods.

Readers will also learn:

    • How to really commit to the decision of a thru-hike
    • Which preparation steps are necessary and unnecessary
    • The emotional, physical, and intangible gains and losses associated with spending a half year in the woods (and away from your “normal” life)
    • The short list of the best AT books for further reading
    • The best way to physically prepare
    • A “Bonus” gear list
    • What and what not to do during your first few days on the Trail

Chapter List

  • Chapter 1: Deciding to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail
  • Chapter 2: Losses and Gains on the Appalachian Trail
  • Chapter 3: Preparing Yourself to Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail
  • Chapter 4: The Final Gear List
  • Chapter 5: What You Should Know For the First Few Days on Trail

< Read a sample chapter from the book here >

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