Carl Zimmerman, 58
I’ve been an avid backpacker for many years. I’ve also been involved as an adult leader to a Boy Scout Venture Crew since 2005. This year, I got to check off something on my backpacking bucket list — hiking the Appalachian Trail. I started in Springer Mountain, Ga., on March 21 and finished at Baxter State Park in Katahdin, Maine, on Aug. 19, a few days before my 59th birthday.
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