Thru-Hiking the AT with Local Expert Doug Gibson

6:30 PM  –  8:30 PM

West Des Moines REI

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  • Group size: 22
  • Instructor: REI Specialist

Looking into a thru-hike? Not sure what to expect or where to go? Come in and join two-time Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker Doug Gibson as he explains his thru-hikes along the AT. Doug is an Iowa native and can give you the tips and tricks you need to make the nearly 2200 mile trek from Georgia to Maine! Not ready to take on the 2200 miles? Find out some of the cool spots along the 14 states to tackle! Doug will share his experiences and gear between the two trips to help you be prepared!


West Des Moines REI

5901 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266

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