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Appalachian Hiking and Camping
Join author & guide Don Defreeze

Hike and camp in the wonderful Appalachian Mountains. Join an excellent guide to make the best of it.

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Don Defreeze Appalachian Hiking guide

 I've been exploring the area's trails, mountains and countryside for well over 34 years and helping others experience countless adventures.


Mountains and Sun

Join and Follow Don's Stream of Thought on an Appalachian Trail Hike

The Trilogy:

Book 1:

Begin the hike with a focus on Don's history

Hiking Character

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Book 2:

Climb Beyond the Crest-

Attain the hiking goal and grasp the insights the journey has instilled.

Book 3:

(under construction)

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Television Appearances

Television Appearance Don Defreeze

WSLS Channel 10:  June is National Camping Month, and Don Defreeze adds his knowledge on the show.  Then, he showcases Climb Beyond the Crest.  Link to full press release


Please Read by Don Defreeze
Climb Beyond the Crest by Don Defreeze
Don Defreeze Hiking Safety Television

Reader's Favorite:  "Readers will enjoy how the author deals with challenging situations, and mustering enough strength for the next step, but the lessons that derive from this experience are gems for the reader...  A great read, indeed."

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Online Book Club:  "Climb Beyond the Crest is a wonderful and unique work that will absolutely leave you stunned...  I found myself latched onto the book all the way until the end."

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Book Eccentric:  Find-out  details about Don's motivations to write Climb Beyond the Crest.  Learn his positions on several aspects of life and how writing has changed over time.  This interview is a great insight into the book's content.   Read Full Interview

Free  Adventure Guidance
Appalachian Trail Scene

I offer my accompaniment and guidance as a courtesy to all that want to hike, camp and adventure. This is not only your chance to receive excellent Appalachian guidance but a time to directly hear Don's insight into the Universe we live. I'm sure it will widen your perspective. Education, BS Meteorology & Geology.

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