$10

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Pharr Davis

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Blue Blaze Brewing

528 South Turner Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28208

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Event description
National Geographic's Adventurer of the Year, Jennifer Pharr Davis, to speak at Blue Blaze Brewing

About this Event

Blue Blaze Brewing is excited to present guest speaker, Jennifer Pharr Davis for the ten year anniversary of her book, "Becoming Odyssa". Her talk will begin at 7pm in our spacious brewhouse. Join us at 6pm for a meet & greet plus live music and album release from Brew Davis.

Local food truck on site to satisfy your hiker hunger.

Seating is very limited, so reserve your spot today!

***

Jennifer Pharr Davis is a hiker, author, speaker, and entrepreneur who loves long trails and good stories. She has covered more than 14,000 miles of long distance trails on six different continents and in 2011 she set the overall (male or female) fastest known time on the Appalachian Trail by hiking a remarkable 47 miles a day for 46 straight days. For this she was named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, one of Men's Journal's 25 Most Adventurous Women of the Past 25 Years and she received North Carolina's Laurel Wreath Award, her home state's highest honor for athletic achievement.

Jennifer has given talks throughout the US, Canada and Europe to Fortune 500 companies, conferences and schools. She is a prolific writer who has eight titles to her name, as well as articles for the New York Times, Outside Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. This year, 2020, marks the 10th anniversary of her acclaimed trail memoir "Becoming Odyssa", which is being re-released this spring. Jennifer is the founder and owner of Blue Ridge Hiking Company, a guiding service that strives “to make the wilderness accessible and enjoyable” for hikers of all ages, genders, and ability levels. She has served on the board of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and is an ambassador for the American Hiking Society. Jennifer lives in Asheville with her husband Brew and their daughter Charley and their son Gus.

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Blue Blaze Brewing

528 South Turner Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28208

View Map

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

Save This Event

Event Saved