The Long Trail Day 29 : Tracking Zero and Tennille
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Tracking Zero and Tennille 2015

The Long Trail Day 29

by cyberhiker01 on 07/01/14

Laine is reporting again.  She spoke with Trevor around noon.  He had picked up his resupply in Montgomery Center and could not wait to tell Laine how much he had enjoyed the women in the Town Clerk's office.  He said they were some of the sweetest people he had met in all of his travels.  Thank you, Linda and Renee and the others in the office!!  You all made his day so very bright.  Trevor is just 23.3 miles from Journey's End and on schedule to arrive Thursday morning.  He said that although he is very focused to remain mentally engaged with the rest of the hike, he is starting to crave certain foods that have been absent for the past month.  High on his list is a multilevel chocolate cake, a Starbucks coffee, and a dinner at Smashburger with fried pickles. He met some people hiking southbound who told him that tomorrow would be a challenging day, and that the final full day of hiking would be much easier.  We are hoping for signal at some point tomorrow as this adventure draws to its end.

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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 FoundationInc., 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.
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