From 35,000 Feet to the Appalachian Trail

From 35,000 Feet to the Appalachian Trail

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The Appalachian Trail, according to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world spanning 2,200 miles. Rich Malagrifa chronicled his journey through this legendary trail, interspersing it with stories of his flying adventures. In 2014, Malagrifa trekked the Appalachian Trail, an excursion that taught him many invaluable lessons on discipline and determination. He describes this real-life adventure in "From 35,000 Feet to the Appalachian Trail." The book includes snapshots of his career as a general aviation pilot, fighter pilot in the Air Force and commercial airline pilot. It is an interesting memoir filled with fascinating cross-sections of the author's life as a hiker and pilot and the interesting people that he met along the way. "From 35,000 Feet to the Appalachian Trail" is not just a personal narrative of a life well-lived, it is a universal tale of resilience, and the joy of a shared experience. This book will be of interest to people who enjoy nature hikes, high-flying adventures and inspiring true stories of dreams coming true.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 234 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18mm | 431g
  • Xlibris
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 151449146X
  • 9781514491461

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