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Speaking Engagements - Trail to Summit

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Allison Driscoll is an avid peak bagger who has hiked all of the 4000-footers in New England four times (once in each season) as well as the New England Hundred Highest list, over a dozen bushwhacks, and a thru hike of California’s John Muir Trail! She is the founder of Trail to 4K, an online challenge group to help other hikers reach their goals, especially those newer to hiking. While not leading hikes, Allison can often be found hiking solo day or night on the trail with her dog Ruckus. She is currently working on round 5 which is her pup Ruckus’ first round. She documents all of her adventures on her site www.trailtosummit.com.

Sample Talks:

  • Peak Bagging the New England 4000-footers
  • Introduction to Winter Hiking
  • Solo Hiking
  • Ultralight Backpacking Techniques
  • Hiking and Backpacking for Women
  • Hiking the John Muir Trail

Allison is currently booking speaking engagements for 2017 and 2018. Email her at trail2summit@gmail.com for more information!

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Speaking Engagements

  1. Greetings. We have briefly talked on a couple of occasions via FaceBook in the past. As a representative of the AMC New Hampshire Young Members, we do a couple of lectures a year in which we invite somebody to tell us about something hiking related. I know this is a ways out still, but I was wondering if you would be interested in doing a lecture in the fall of this year? We typically do a lecture at a food venue, its all fairly informal. Back in April, we had somebody talk about their experience of hiking Everest at 900 Degrees in Epping, NH. We ate first, then he did his lecture. At that particular location, he was able to use slides. Our attendance was roughly 12 people, so they tend to be on the small side.

    I was in attendance at your lecture on the John Muir Trail at the York Library a couple of months ago. I mentioned it to the co-chair of the NH Young Members and he is interested in that particular lecture.

    If you could get back to me before June 9th, that would be great. That is our next meeting to discuss upcoming stuff.

    Thanks for reading and happy hiking

    Chris Higgins
    AMC NH YM Organizer

    1. allison says:

      Hi Chris, thank you for reaching out! I would love to discuss this with you. The fall would actually be a perfect timing since my summer will be very busy. I’ll send you a fb message!

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