Grandma Gatewood was an extreme hiker and was the first woman to…

Grandma Gatewood was an extreme hiker and was the first woman to hike 2,168 mile Appalachian trail at the age of 67 bringing only Converse shoes, an army blanket and a plastic shower curtain after reading about it in a magazine and telling her children she was going for a walk. She hiked it again at 72 and 75.

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