Trevor Thomas Blind Hiker
Tracking Zero and Tennille 2015
The Long Trail Day 28
by cyberhiker01 on 07/01/14
Laine is reporting today. She herd from Trevor around 3pm-- he had reached his campsite, which is about 3 miles fron the final resupply. She didn't get many details due to a poor cell phone connection. They persisted in order to coordinate the transition of resupply tomorrow. She connected with the town clerk of Montgomery Center after the 2 Trail Angels who had been recommended were out of town. The people in VT have been fantastic getting on board with this experience. After Trevor gets back on trail, he will have 38 miles to go. A ride has been arranged on Thursday back to Rutland, VT, and it appears that they will make that date. Hopefully, tomorrow will bring more news as this trail comes down to the final stretch. It is a very exciting week.
Tracking Zero and Tennille at the Outdoor Retailer Show Jan. 21, 2015
Getting ready for the Blind Beer Pour at the SOLE booth
Coffee break at the SOLE booth
Trevor and Tennille outside the Salt Palace
Trevor and Tennille have completed the 500 mile Colorado Trail. Read about the the trek here:
June 18 pre-hike interview on Denver NBC station: click HERE to view.
The team hiked the CT to raise money & awareness for his charity, Team FarSight Foundation, Inc., which Trevor founded in 2014. Its mission is to empower blind children & youth through the development of hiking & other backcountry programs. The goal is to teach participants problem-solving skills & give them the confidence they will need to be both productive & competitive in all aspects of their lives. Additionally, the foundation is working to break down barriers between the sighted & blind communities and to challenge societal misconceptions of the abilities of the blind.
Team FarSight Foundation, Inc. is a recognized 501(c)(3) charity & a One Percent for the Planet non-profit partner. Please help publicize their hike so that they can continue the work of empowering the blind. Thanks to all those who have already donated. Donations can be made securely through the foundation's website:
June 30: Article in Denver Post: Click HERE
July 2: NY Post article: Click HERE
July 9: Charlotte Observer. Click HERE
July 17th: Huffington Post. Click HERE.
July 2: Daily Mail, UK article. Click HERE
July 30: Durango News article: Click HERE
July 30: Appalachian Trail Cafe. Click HERE
August 2: Trevor interviewed on 9News, NBC Denver CO: Click HERE to view.
August 4: Trevor had a wonderful interview on Colorado Public Radio after the CO Trail before his flight to Salt Lake City for the Outdoor Retailer Show. Check it out HERE.
More to come!
August 10: Check out the BBC link HERE for a wonderful interview after the CO Trail.
August 12: Link to great interview on NBC TV(WCNC Charlotte)-- view HERE.