46 Days

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46 Days

Keeping Up with Jennifer Pharr Davis on the Appalachian Trail

By Brew Davis; Jennifer Pharr Davis

Beaufort Books, Paperback, 9780825306785, 208pp.

Publication Date: December 19, 2011

Description
46 Days chronicles the trials, successes, joys, and frustrations of Jennifer Pharr Davis's record-winning Appalachian Trail thru-hike through the eyes of her husband, Brew Davis. Brew lead her pit crew, the group of generous, loving hikers who supported Jen along the way, providing company along the epic trail and as much food as Jen could stomach. Experience the trek with Jen and Brew as they battle shin splints and a stomach scare that threatens to end the attempt early, encounter wildlife at every turn, and meet the colorful cast of characters that help Jen complete her journey. 46 Days also includes an introduction and afterword by Jennifer with first-hand reflections on her life-changing voyage.


About the Author
Brew Davis is Jennifer Pharr Davis's husband and the head of her support team during her record-winning Appalachian Trail thru-hike. He is a teacher, and continues to hike with Jen as much as possible. Brew lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with his wife, who is the owner and founder of Blue Ridge Hiking Co.

Jennifer Pharr Davis grew up in the North Carolina Mountains, where she developed a love for hiking at a young age. At age twenty-one, Jennifer hiked the entire Appalachian Trail as a solo female and fell in love with long-distance backpacking. Jennifer holds endurance records including the women's Appalachian Trail record, completing the trail in fifty-seven days.