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Grandfather Mountain Presents: Jennifer Pharr Davis

Outdoor Recreation
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Venue: Grandfather Mountain Nature Museum

Jennifer Pharr Davis is a hiker, author, speaker and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, who has covered more than 12,000 miles of long-distance trails on six different continents. In 2011, she covered the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail in 46 days, 11 hours and 20 minutes, maintaining a remarkable average of 47 miles per day. By doing this, she claimed the overall (male or female) fastest known time on the AT and became the first woman to set the mark. Join Davis as she leads a conservation on what inspires her to achieve amazing goals!


Each event starts at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres in the Nature Museum, followed by the lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the Nature Museum Auditorium. The programs are limited to 100 guests, and registration is required by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or calling (828) 733-2013. Admission to each lecture is $20 per person and free to members of Grandfather Mountain’s Bridge Club. To learn more about the Bridge Club, or to become a member, visit


The not-for-profit Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation strives to inspire conservation of the natural world by helping guests explore, understand and value the wonders of Grandfather Mountain. For more information, call (800) 468-7325, or visit to plan a trip.



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