Jenifer Pharr Davis

Jenifer Pharr Davis is an award-winning author, speaker, adventurer and entrepreneur. She has hiked the Appalachian Trail three times, set the fastest known time on the A.T. in 2011 by hiking 47 miles a day for 46 straight days, and served on the Appalachian Trail Conservancy's Board of Directors for three years. She has been named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, appeared in IMAX film Into America's Wild and TV shows like America Outdoors and the Highpointers, and currently serves on the President's Council for Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition. She's been called "the Serena Williams of Long Distance Hiking" (PBS) and she lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with her husband Brew and their children Charlotte and Gus.

April 4, 2023

The Call of the Trail

Throughout its history, the Appalachian Trail has been a place many hikers go for peace, for inspiration, for community, for physical challenge, and in some cases, as a sort of personal spiritual journey.