Do you want to go backpacking, but are nervous about your first trip? Do you have dreams of completing your first long distance trail? Or are you a backpacker looking to find other like-minded people on the trail and new hiking friends? Come join us to hear about some personal experiences completing Kentucky’s longest trail, the Sheltowee Trace National Recreation Trail.
Learn about the Sheltowee Trace Association’s 11th Annual Hiker Challenge, a yearly event helping people hike the Sheltowee Trace from end to end. Steve Barbour, director of the STA, and participants from past year’s challenges will share info about the Challenge along with their experiences throughout the year. Come hear about a year full of challenges, thrills, and new friendships made on the trail and maybe be inspired to try it out for yourself!