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Grandma Gatewood Becomes Trailblazer for U.S. Hikers

Sunday, April 20, 2014

At 67, the mother of 11 and grandmother of 23 became the first woman to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail solo, a pioneer for hikers and backpackers, says Ben Montgomery in this excerpt from "Grandma Gatewood's Walk." Four years later, she hiked the Oregon Trail.

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