Her first hike on the Appalachian Trail took five months; years later, she did it in 46 days. A record-setting hiker reflects on what it means when a trail becomes a path for life.
Jennifer Pharr Davis
Jennifer Pharr Davis is a hiker, author, speaker, and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. She is also the owner of Blue Ridge Hiking Company, and she serves as an ambassador for the American Hiking Society and as a board member for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. When she’s not on the trail, Davis lives in Asheville with her husband, Brew, and their 2-year-old daughter, Charley.