Northbound With Theo: A Man and His Dog Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail at Ages 75 and 8 (Paperback)

Northbound With Theo: A Man and His Dog Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail at Ages 75 and 8 By Soren West, JD Cover Image


2,200 miles, February till October, all sorts of weather!

After 46 years as a trial attorney, Soren West and his golden retriever, Theo, set out to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.

Soren loses 30 pounds, has a tooth reset, and his shoulder repaired.

But he also meets wild people, unscalable rocks, and night-time frights on this “life-changing adventure,” all the way with Theo!

Soren West discovered the woods as both adventure and refuge from a difficult home life as a 12-year-old.

This book is for:

--Pet lovers
--Anyone who likes huge challenges
--Nature lovers
--Readers who like “life-changing adventures”

About the Author

Soren West grew up in suburban Connecticut where he spent a lot of time in the woods near his home. After 46 years as a trial lawyer, he fulfilled the dream of his lifetime by thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail with his dog Theo. This is his story, along with 202 of his engaging photos.

Praise For…

"What truly sets this memoir apart from the many others written about Appalachian Trail thru-hikes is West’s poignant, analytical reflections. Few have done that so well." —Brian B. King Publisher at the Appalachian Trail Conservancy

"This is a must-read for anyone with a wandering soul. I’ve known Soren for over 20 years. Still, his epic story of bravery, humanity, and soulful relationship with Theo illuminated for me new dimensions of Soren, this country, and even myself." —Jonathan Groff, award-winning actor (Broadway--"Hamilton"), film and TV star
Product Details
ISBN: 9781947597464
ISBN-10: 1947597469
Publisher: Walnut Street Books
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2022
Pages: 384
Language: English