Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home

Written by:
Heather Anderson
Narrated by:
Heather Costa

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
April 2019
6 hours 3 minutes
By age twenty-five, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the 'Triple Crown' of backpacking: the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail-a combined distance of 7,900 miles with a vertical gain of more than one million feet. A few years later, she left her job, her marriage, and a dissatisfied life and walked back into those mountains.

In her new memoir, Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home, Heather, whose trail name is 'Anish,' conveys not only her athleticism and wilderness adventures, but also shares her distinct message of courage-her willingness to turn away from the predictability of a more traditional life in an effort to seek out what most fulfills her. Amid the rigors of the trail-pain, fear, loneliness, and dangers-she discovers the greater rewards of community and of self, conquering her doubts and building confidence. Ultimately, she realizes that records are merely a catalyst, giving her purpose, focus, and a goal to strive toward.
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