Between a Rock and a White Blaze: Searching for Significance by Julie Urbanski

By Julie Urbanski

4 years faraway from her first long-distance hike at the Pacific Crest path, Julie, aka Stopwatch, is able to embark on one other thru-hike, this time following the white blazes of the Appalachian path, a 2181 mile non-stop footpath from Georgia to Maine. She is observed by way of her husband, Matt, aka Optimist, for whom it really is his moment thru-hike of the AT. they're either burnt out from tense jobs and are either hopeful that the simplicity of the path lifestyles will recharge their batteries, specially on the grounds that they've got adventure on their side.

For Julie, it's a likelihood to enhance the individual that she got here to be and got here to dislike, and for Matt, it's a probability to relive outdated stories whereas residing the path lifestyles he’d come to like. whereas they can by no means expect all that might spread over the months forward, with volatility within the climate and of their moods, they anticipate the path to alter the way in which they see themselves and the area round them. also they are no longer by myself at the path. every day they're awarded with new views from the various solid of path characters mountaineering along them, some of that have a long-lasting impact on their hike.

This publication is for those who savor demanding situations that lead us down the trail of self-honesty, who're keen to hitch Matt and Julie as they make their method via wet climate and rocky terrain, as expectancies meet truth, as they meet new humans alongside the best way, and as they look for that means in all of it, the entire whereas following the white blazes of the Appalachian path.

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