TheBackPacker October 12, 2016 0

Paul’s Boots Documentary

The Appalachian Trail community is something that is still amazing to me today. After my Thru-Hike in 2003, I still talk to people that I hiked with. Paul’s Boots shows just how tight that community is. This is a touching story about a dream, and how the AT community carried that dream all 2,189 miles.

From the REI YouTube Page.

Last year, Paul passed away before he could make his dream reality. But that’s not the end of this story – it’s the beginning. He left behind three pairs of polished hiking boots and a backpack packed for his dream hike: the 2,189-mile Appalachian Trail. Paul’s wife, M’Lynn, had an idea for a final gift for her husband. “How good would it be,” she asked, “for his boots to make the journey even if Paul could not?”

Of course this Documentary is spreading through social media, but we wanted to make sure that you didn’t miss it on our site. We would love to hear your thoughts or feelings about Paul’s Boots.
Learn more at http://blog.rei.com/paulsboots/

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