Appalachian Trail subject of talk at Wewa First United Methodist

Published: Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 11:53 AM.

David Werk will present a talk, “Walking the Appalachian Trail, Part 4”, 6 p.m. CT Sunday, Feb. 8 at First United Methodist Church of Wewahitchka.

The program comes to Wewahitchka through First Presbyterian Church of Wewahitchka as part of the long history of sharing between the churches.

Werk began the Appalachian Trail in 2010 at Springer Mountain in Georgia, the southern end. He ended his 2013 hike in Rutland, Vermont. He walked 500 miles last summer for a total distance of 1,750 miles. Werk plans on completing the trail at Mt. Katahdin, Maine in 2015. In his talk he will explain the complexity of long distance hiking, the condition of the Appalachian Trail, the many interesting people he has met and the experiences unique to a long distance hiker.

The program will begin with a pot-luck supper. Call 227-1756 to indicate how many people will be attending.


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