Imagine going on a hike in which you cross state borders, hike alongside doctors and homeless people alike, are given a new name, and eat your meals on the side of the trail. Now imagine you do this for over 2,100 miles. For Appalachian Trail thru-hikers Jason “Bamboo” Elwood, Matthew “Mountain Light”, and Ryan “Ungerwhere” this was their reality from April until September.
YWAM VA’s first Appalachian Trail DTS began in January. Nine of the students hit the trail for their outreach portion, and after READ MORE