4,000 Miles of Appalachian Trail Adventure in Book One! Follow along as mother and son encounter snakes, storms, hunger, challenges, but a dream that must be fufilled or die trying.
Read more including the endorsements by Jennifer Pharr Davis (record holder for hiking the Appalachian Trail), the late Bill Irwin (the first blind hiker to complete the trail), and Paul Stutzman, (author of Hiking Through)!
Like Hiking? Need advice? Gear issues? Need a Backpacking Workshop or Featured Speaker for your library or group? Want to learn how writing and a hiking adventure can intertwine to bring forth an intriguing story? Lauralee conducts all, half day and hourly hiking workshops and programs for adults and kids alike.
Lauralee offers webinars for your libraries and in-house speaking about her many adventures.
Lauralee is a 10,000 miler Appalachian Trail Hiker, completing and sectioning both north and south. She has also hiked all the trails in Shenandoah National Park, the Foothills Trail x2, the Long Trail, the Allegheny Trail, the Colorado Trail, and most recently, the Florida Trail. She served six years as the ridgerunner along the AT in Maryland and in Shenandoah National Park. The list of speaking credentials includes Scout groups, school groups, library events (over 45!), REI stores, PATC, ATC, ALDHA, and the National Park Service. She is the author of Mountains, Madness, and Miracles - 4000 Miles Along the Appalachian Trail and
Blissful the Hiker takes you on a wild, funny, and wonder-laden trek on the Florida Trail through pristine cathedral palms, thick woods of palmettos, sky high scrub pine, Lord of the Rings forests of oak and cypress knees, a lounging gator or two, exotic birds, vast prairies, lonely dogs, and maybe some swamps too!