Thursday, November 15, 2007

Zimmerman Completes Thru-Hike

The 15 November 2007 issue of the Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle has an article titled "Fairporter hikes 2,174 miles." It's the report of the completed 7 month and 7 day thru-hike by local resident Kathryn Zimmerman. She started at Springer 11 March, and finished on 17 October.
"She met about five locals along the way. Mike Martone of Greece, a Kodak retiree who began his thru-hike on March 15, finished ahead of her on Sept. 13."
Her trail name was "The Bag Lady" and according to the article
"one day in June in Virginia, Zimmerman quit. But after a few days in a B&B, she got her mojo back."
You sure don't want to hike without mojo. Her journal is at

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