As Far as the Eye Can See: Reflections of an Appalachian Trail Hiker

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Appalachian Trail Conference, 2001 - Appalachian Trail - 200 pages
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Many an armchair hiker has dreamed of traversing the Appalachian Trail in its entirety. In 1979, David Brill became one of the first of a new generation to complete the Georgia-to-Maine hike. Published by The Appalachian Trail Conference, "As Far as the Eye Can See chronicles his six-month, 2,100-mile walk, a quest to live simply and deliberately, with room to grow, to breathe, to change, to discover what really mattered to him. This book is required reading for anyone interested in getting beyond the day-to-day slog of the hike to explore the emotional and spiritual dimensions of a long journey on foot.

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Review: As Far As The Eye Can See: Reflections Of An Appalachian Trail Hiker

User Review  - Dave Murphy - Goodreads

For anyone thinking of going on an adventure and hoping to gain fresh insights into life and living. Read full review

Review: As Far As The Eye Can See: Reflections Of An Appalachian Trail Hiker

User Review  - Katie Hall - Goodreads

Really enjoyable reflection of a hike on the AT. Not your typical trail book--this seemed more introspective and like he wrote it for himself than for other readers. Read full review

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David Brill is an adjunct professor at the University of Tennessee's School of Journalism. His articles have appeared in "National Geographic Traveler", "Men's Health", "Backpacker", "Outside", & "Parenting" magazines. He is the author of "As Far As the Eye Can See", a collection of essays based on his experiences on the Appalachian Trail. He lives in a cabin in rural Tennessee.

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