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Interesting Tid Bits About Biking Across America

This trip will be just over 3,000 miles long and will be completed in approximately 60 days 

The trail traverses 7 states

TX is 1/3 of the ENTIRE trip! 

The highest point is Emory Pass in NM at 8228ft

Interesting Tid Bits About the Appalachian Trail

The AT is the longest “hiking-only” footpath in the world.

It is roughly 2,200 miles of hiking trail through the Appalachian Mountain Range in the Eastern United States

The Trail travels through 14 different states

The elevation gain/loss of hiking the entire Appalachian Trail is the equivalent of climbing Mount Everest 16 times.

Less than 15,000 people have completed a successful thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail. Even more interesting (particularly when applied to this story), since 1958, less than 500 people, 60 and over, have thru-hiked the AT.

Each year, 2500 people attempt to thru-hike the AT, Only about 625 make it. 

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About Frank

Frank, a Father of 3, Papa of 7, is an active, ambitious and goal oriented person who is bringing his two major passions together in life; his love of the outdoors and his love of Golden Retriever's.

In 2019, Frank embarked on his life long dream of hiking the AT, which he accomplished over a 5 month period! Just over a year later, Frank is ready for his next adventure. To Bike Across America. He will bike from San Diego, CA to New Smyrna Beach, FL starting November of 2020.

Follow along as Frank completes his next amazing journey over the next few months! 

He will be raising money for Golden Retriever Rescue of MidFlorida along the way!

 

 

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