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Speaker Series: 275 Days on the AT

Join Jim Burk to hear stories of agony and ecstasy as a thru-hiker on the legendary Appalachian Trail.

Jim wanted something different, so he strapped on his hiking boots and started walking: 2,181 miles in fact...without stopping.

Some fast facts about the AT: 

1) The Appalachian Trail extends from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine and is the longest continuously marked footpath in the world.

2) No one uses their real name on the trail, you choose - or are given - a trail name.

3) Trail magic is real. It takes many forms. Sometimes, people will leave cold beers and snacks at trail crossings for thru-hikers, or they’ll pick hikers up on the road and take them home  for a few days of rest and food.

Join Jim for 25% off beers and stories from the longest walk in the world.


  • Guests with tickets will receive 25% off drinks at Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project. Please bring a valid ID and your ticket. Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come first-served basis.
  • This is our sixth event in partnership with the Intrepid Sojourner Beer Project. To check forthcoming speakers or to see more information, go to https://www.sojournerbeers.com/ and http://atlasobscura.com/denver
  • Email james.oneill@atlasobscura.com with any questions.

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