Simon Richard and Alison Shelford from Nottingham, UK have fundraised over £4,000 for wounded ex-servicemen and women by hiking the Appalachian Trail. The route runs between Springer Mountain (Georgia) to Mount Katahdin (Maine) in the eastern United States, navigating a total of 14 states and approx. 464,500’ gain/loss in elevation. It attracts over 3 million visitors a year as the longest hiking-only trail in the world.
Simon and Alison began the epic 2,190 mile journey on foot from Georgia to Maine on 28th March, with the aim to finish at Mount Katahdin mid August (a total of 4 ½ months walking).Read more