"Amusing, entertaining, and definitely helpful! This book will give future thru-hikers an idea what to expect on the trail. Experienced hikers will see themselves and perhaps have a laugh at the fears, questions, and rookie mistakes we share on the trail and on our page." -Bunny Kramer, administrator of the 15,000-member Facebook page, Appalachian Trail: Women's Group
"What great stories Congdon has to tell!" --Jaimie Matzko, Lead Trail Guide for A Walk in the Woods and REI Adventures; one of 6 guides worldwide honored with REI's Top Guide award in 2017
"A thoroughly excellent read! Funny, and fascinating. Treat yourself to this fabulous book!" --Aura Imbarus, Ph.D., award-winning author of Out of the Transylvania Night
"This is storytelling at its best! Back again for her 3rd book, this is Jane Congdon's witty account of after retiring as an editor in a large publishing company, follows a strange compulsion to hike the Appalachian Trail. Her transformation from rookie to seasoned hiker occurs over 1,170 miles of mountain trails--and her adventures along the way." --Sharon Babineau, author of The Girl Who Gave Her Wish Away
"A thoroughly excellent read! Funny, fascinating and fabulous!" -Jennifer Youngs, author of "Confidence and Self-esteem for Teens & Young Adults."