National Geographic Adventurer at Trumbull Library July 22

Author and endurance hiker, Jennifer Pharr Davis, will appear at the main branch of the Trumbull Library on Wednesday, July 22, at 6:30 p.m.  Named the 2012 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Jennifer has logged more than 12,000 hiking miles on six different continents, including thru-hikes of the Pacific Crest Trail, the Colorado Trail, Vermont’s Long Trail, numerous trails in Europe, and the Appalachian Trail (three times).

A world class athlete and wilderness adventurer, Pharr has written several books, her latest, Called Again, chronicles her record-breaking Appalachian Trail hike (47 miles per day for 46 days) and has been called, “an inspired exploration of the meaning of commitment,” by Kirkus Reviews. She has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, The Daily Beast, and the CBS Early Show.

Refreshments and giveaways at the event will be provided by Denali, Trumbull’s new outdoor sports store. A representative from the store will be available to answer questions about equipment, information about local hikes, etc.

The event is free and open to the public. Register on the library website: or call the library at 203-452-5197.