The Amateur Traveler talks to Barbara Egbert, her husband Gary, and daughter Mary.
Barbara is the author of “Zero Days: The Real Life Adventure of Captain Bligh, Nellie Bly, and 10-year-old Scrambler on the Pacific Crest Trail”. The book is about their adventure with then 10-year-old Mary who became the youngest through hiker on the 2500 mile long Pacific Crest Trail.
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Zero Days: The Real Life Adventure of Captain Bligh, Nellie Bly, and 10-year-old Scrambler on the Pacific Crest Trail
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2 Responses to “Through Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail at 10 – Episode 135”
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May 4th, 2008 at 3:09 pm
Oh gosh!! I will be reading this book FOR SURE!! We are about to take off to ride our bikes from Alaska to Argentina – with our TEN-YEAR-OLD ten boys!! They want to get the world record for being the youngest people to cycle the Pan-American Highway. I can’t wait to read their story – it parallels ours in a lot of ways!
You can read about our journey at http://www.familyonbikes.org
May 8th, 2008 at 5:59 pm
Great interview Chris. Listened to it on the train into work this morning and found myself wishing I was out in the wilderness somewhere. Thanks to the Egberts for taking the time to talk about their experiences.