PHOTO COURTESY OF THE JESUP

Woman to share solo hike story



PHOTO COURTESY OF THE JESUP
Christi Holmes solo-hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2011.

BAR HARBOR — Imagine hiking 2,181 miles all alone as a first-time backpacker.

Christi Holmes will share stories and photos from her solo journey hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2011 during a program at the Jesup Memorial Library on Friday, June 21 beginning at 7 p.m.

The Appalachian Trail winds from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Katahdin in Maine. Holmes maintained a popular blog “Holmes Away from Home,” during her hike. A former summer waitperson on MDI, Holmes grew up in Machias.

She started the Appalachian Trail in March in Georgia. By August, she was completing Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness and was preparing to end her hike atop Katahdin.

Call 288-4245 for more information on the talk.

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Fenceviewer Staff

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