There Are Mountains to Climb

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Silverwood Press, 1996 - Sports & Recreation - 216 pages
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Highly praised account of a 51-year-old woman's 1990s thru-hike and the personal and recreational lessons she learned along the way.

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Review: There Are Mountains to Climb: An Inspirational Journey

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Great story, makes me want to hike the AT but I probably never will. Read full review

Review: There Are Mountains to Climb: An Inspirational Journey

User Review  - Gary Turner - Goodreads

Very enjoyable and interesting read. I am so glad Jean Deeds documented her journey in life as well as on the trail. Wonderfully inspiring. Read full review


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