Catherine Stratton, one of the most experienced backpackers with more than 50,000 miles on major trails around the world, shares her experiences and the changes in hikers and trails over her half century of hiking.
Catherine came to the A.T. in the 1970s and has hiked it many times in all seasons and conditions doing thru-hikes and section hikes as well as day hikes. She is a triple crowner as well as having hiked major trails in Europe and elsewhere. Among other honors, she has been awarded the Billy Goat Award by the Appalachian Long Distance Hikers Association.
Location: This program will take place outside in the grassy area below the museum, close to Furnace Stack parking. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on. The address is 1120 Pine Grove Rd, Gardners, PA 17324. In the event of very cold or inclement weather, the program will take place inside Ironmaster’s Mansion, a 2-minute walk from the museum.
Date/Time: Saturday, October 14th at 3pm