The First Hun
Hi Folks, So far you've pledged over $2,500! That's fantastic. Thank you so much.
I've walked over 100 miles, out of Georgia and into North Carolina. At my first town-stop in a little place called Franklin, a very nice man shuttles hikers from the trail and around town. As you can see, he'll even make a stop in a Walmart parking lot to buy a shotgun if you need one. Did I mention he's also the county commissioner, motel owner and former professional wrestler? Man, I love travel in the U.S.
It works like this: I hike like hell for several days then hitch a ride into a nearby town to shower, fix my gear, fix whatever injuries I may have, eat real meat and fresh vegetables (as opposed to the dehydrated version), resupply myself then head out after sleeping in a real bed.I've been out for 9 days and I've only had to sleep and hike in the rain once; on the way into Franklin. Great timing for a nice little town.
I'll be heading back out on the trail for several days so you may not hear from me directly for a bit. It's hard to get a signal in these woods.Thanks again for your continued support.
I'll be going into the Great Smokey Mountains in a few days, and will try to update you from there.Oh! As always, if you know someone who might dig this project, you can always forward this message on to them.
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Upon my successful completion of the whole trail, we'll have a party and slide show just for you, the backers of this loony adventure. And, I'll mention you in the book.Estimated delivery:
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You'll get a pdf copy of the book. I figure it will take 6 months after I get back to make it sing.Estimated delivery:
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You’ll get a signed, hardcover copy of the book in addition to the pdf copy. It should save $5 off the price of the book.Estimated delivery:
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I’ll compose a poem using you and a particular place on the trail for my inspiration. Then I'll put it on my blog. You'll be famous!Estimated delivery:
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I’ll send you an original, motivational video from the half way point. Cause hell, if I can walk 1000 miles, you should listen to the kind of encouragement I'm giving. Plus all the other stuff mentioned above of course.Estimated delivery:
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You can come out and hike with me for up to 3 days and two glorious nights. Sleep in a shelter with stinky hikers, crap in the woods and get devoured by mosquitoes. Oh, and get your head out of the 'real' world and back into the real of nature. Your nature.Estimated delivery:
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I’ll come to your house and do a slideshow of the trip, photoshopping you into many of the shots as if we hiked it together. I'll give you a fake trail name, spin stories of your towering hiking abilities and tell everyone about the time you saved me from a ravenous bear or a deranged psycho-killer. Your choice.Estimated delivery:
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You can come and climb the final mountain with me in October, in Maine. It’ll be the drop-dead amazing Fall foliage of your dreams. Gorgeous. Then you can give me a ride back to civilization. **(It’s a 10-mile hike with 4000 feet of elevation gain in 4 miles = pretty strenuous. Make sure that you're in shape or that you have a helicopter.)**Estimated delivery:
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This is corporate-level sponsorship aimed at companies who want to reach my savvy, adventure-minded supporters. You get everything already mentioned, plus your brand will be a sponsor on my Blog, in special shout-outs during my “In the Tent with Nottoli” video interviews, and in email alerts for an entire month. So, you're not a corporation claiming to be a person but an actual person-person of the human kind? Let’s see if we can figure out something that will work for you.Estimated delivery:
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