Zoom Presentation – Women of the Appalachian Trail with Author Gwen Loose
MONDAY, MARCH 15, 2021 AT 7 PM PDT
When most people think of the making and developing of the Appalachian Trail for the past century, they think of Benton MacKaye and Myron Avery and a few other guys.
Yet throughout those ten decades, talented, strong, and effective women stood and worked right alongside them—not behind them. alongside them. Indeed, the meeting that created the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in 1925 was entirely organized by one talented, strong, and effective woman.
This is the story of leading lights among that corps of overlooked trail-builders.