Adventurer, author speaks Sept. 11

Endurance hiker and author Jennifer Pharr Davis speaks about her hikes and her book, “Called Again,” at 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Homer Public Library. The 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, in 2011 Davis hiked the 2,181-mile Appalachian Trail in 46 days becoming the fastest person to hike the trail and the first woman to ever set the mark.

Davis also will talk about the challenges and lessons that present themselves along the trail. She shows slides from more than 12,000 miles of long-distance hiking in places like Australia, Kenya, Peru, Switzerland, Scotland, Spain, Iceland and Corsica. Davis also will answer questions about these and other hiking exploits and sign her book. 

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