Georgia to Maine - - Please join me from start (4/1) to finish (8/10) - 132 days!!!!!

Bethlehem, NH
I have completed my thru-hike of the AT from Georgia to Maine; I started 4/1 and completed 8/10/10. I decided to do this thru-hike in memory of my brother Michael and in turn decided to turn it into a fundraiser. All money raised went to the Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country which gives year-round opportunities in sports and recreation to people with physical or developmental disabilities. My wife Pam and I got involved with this program because it allows us to help people with disabilities enjoy the outdoors like we do and my brother Michael did. Michael was born mentally challenged, and he loved to visit us in the North Country of NH and go hiking. He also loved the outdoors and did many other sports. So, to help others do this and other outdoor activities is a TRIBUTE to him, and an HONOR to us. Many of you have helped me along my journey and donated (follow donation link) directly to a secure website. All donations have gone and WILL CONTINUE to go to ASPNC – nonprofit org to help assist others to hike, ski, kayak, snow shoe..etc… Thank you all in advance for your kindness & generosity, Dave & Pam Smith

Monday, March 15, 2010

Hi All,

I'm going to Littleton High School on Wednesday morning to talk to two classes about my trip, and the AT in general. It's been a long time since I've been to school, I'm a little nervous, but looking forward to talking to the kids. Maybe I'll even end up with some future members of the adaptive sports partners!
 I would also like to thank Tender Corp. for the donation of some products to help make my hike alittle more bearable, Jason was extremely frindly and more than willing to help.

1 comment:

  1. We are looking forward to having you in class. See you tomorrow!