Here's the plain truth. Almost every hike you go on will end up just fine. You may not have perfect weather for the whole thing. You may have minor gear failures that remind you it's time to replace or upgrade.
The evening of July 16th was perfect for a book signing event. The moon approached the full stage and the summer ambiance was amazing at the historic Mount Pleasant B&B in Strasburg, Virginia. Built in 1812, the rolling fields and hills
I'll be signing copies of Appalachian Odyssey today at the Smithsonian Institution Museum of American History in Washington, DC from 1:00 - 5:30 p.m. If you're in the area, please stop by.
DC Refined has chosen Jeffrey Ryan's Appalachian Odyssey book signing event as one of top 7 things to do in Washington, DC for the week of July 11th. Tuesday, July 12 Jeffrey Ryan Book Signing: Stop by Thos. Moser Georgetown Showroom for
Had a really enjoyable and wide-ranging chat with John McDonald of WGAN this morning about Appalachian Odyssey and other trail related exploits.
An Excerpt from Appalachian Odyssey: A 28-year hike on America's trail It's inevitable that you will hit low points in your career — days where you wonder if getting out of bed and getting your butt back into the chair to write yet
PORTLAND, Maine - Jeffrey Ryan, author, speaker, photographer, avid hiker and former catalog writer at L.L. Bean, will be embarking on a five-month book tour in his 1985 VW Vanagon. Ryan is the author of a new book about the Appalachian Trail that highlights a 28-year trip, hiked one section at a time. APPALACHIAN ODYSSEY encourages readers to set goals, chase dreams and achieve them one step at a time. To kick off his book tour adventure, Ryan held a book launch luncheon on June 29 at the Press Hotel in Portland. Friends, family and local media attended the event for book signings and Ryan gave a brief presentation. From Portland, Ryan will travel to Washington, D.C., where he will be having a book signing event at the Thos. Moser showroom on July 12, as well as signing books at the National Museum of American History (Smithsonian), July 13 and 14. From there, Ryan will be traveling along the Appalachian Trail, speaking and signing books at several venues.