Hiking Through: Finding Peace and Freedom on the Appalachian Trail

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After losing his wife to breast cancer, Paul Stutzman decided to make some big changes. He quit his job of seventeen years and embarked upon a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, a 2,176-mile stretch of varying terrain spanning fourteen states. During his nearly five-month-long hike, he battled brutal trail conditions and overwhelming loneliness, but also enjoyed spectacular scenery and trail camaraderie.With breathtaking descriptions and humorous anecdotes from his travels, Stutzman reveals how immersing ...
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After losing his wife to breast cancer, Paul Stutzman decided to make some big changes. He quit his job of seventeen years and embarked upon a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, a 2,176-mile stretch of varying terrain spanning fourteen states. During his nearly five-month-long hike, he battled brutal trail conditions and overwhelming loneliness, but also enjoyed spectacular scenery and trail camaraderie.With breathtaking descriptions and humorous anecdotes from his travels, Stutzman reveals how immersing himself in nature and befriending fellow hikers helped him recover from a devastating loss. Somewhere between Georgia and Maine, he realized that God had been with him every step of the way, and on a famous path through the wilderness, he found his own path to peace and freedom.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780984076055
  • Publisher: Synergy Books
  • Publication date: 4/6/2010
  • Pages: 309
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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After a year of mourning the loss of his wife, Paul Stutzman decided to "take a hike from life" and embarked on the pilgrimage chronicled in Hiking Through. A former restaurant manager, he is now retired and planning his next big adventure: a cross-country bicycle trip. Stutzman currently lives in Berlin, Ohio.
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Table of Contents

Prologue ix

Chapter 1 The Big C 1

Chapter 2 The Plan 9

Chapter 3 The Narrow Path 19

Chapter 4 The Narrow Way 31

Chapter 5 My New Life 43

Chapter 6 A Cold, Rainy, Miserable Mess 55

Chapter 7 Butterflies 69

Chapter 8 The Smoky Mountains 77

Chapter 9 Let's Go Left 91

Chapter 10 Words Have Meaning 103

Chapter 11 Instead, I'm Happy 117

Chapter 12 Choices and Consequences 129

Chapter 13 It Is What It Is 141

Chapter 14 Chasing Dreams 155

Chapter 15 The Storm 171

Chapter 16 The Pilgrim Progresses 185

Chapter 17 The Fool Also Progresses 201

Chapter 18 The Pharmacy Shelter 215

Chapter 19 Kindness and Courage 225

Chapter 20 The Path to Freedom 233

Chapter 21 Golden Days 241

Chapter 22 The White Mountains 251

Chapter 23 The Maine Event 269

Chapter 24 Trials and Tears 283

Epilogue 297

Acknowledgments 305

References 309

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 27, 2013

    My interest was drawn to this book because I was a hiker & a

    My interest was drawn to this book because I was a hiker & also have breast cancer. I found Mr. Stutzman's book inspirational, funny, & a true joy to read. I could not put it down!!!

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  • Posted November 27, 2010

    a great book for the Spiritual and Outdoorsy

    after losing a loved one many of us can relate to the desire to just get away from it all. Stutzman did. inspirational spiritually and physically.

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