Extended Audio Sample

Download A Walk for Sunshine: A 2,160-Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample A Walk for Sunshine: A 2,160-Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail (Unabridged), by Jeff Alt
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (203 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jeff Alt Narrator: Kirby Heyborne Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
Coming Soon! We're adding audiobooks daily and hope to make this one available for download very soon. Submit your vote below to let us know you really crave this title!
Vote this up! This audiobook has 0 votes

Jeff Alt takes you along every step of his 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail adventure. This entertaining journey includes bears, bugs, blisters, captivating characters, skunk bedmates, and hilarious food cravings. Alt walked more than five million steps in tribute to his brother, who has cerebral palsy and lives in a home called Sunshine. This trail adventure has inspired an annual event that has raised more than $200,000 for Sunshine. It includes hiking tips for the whole family. Walk alongside Alt and experience the joy of turning dreams into goals and then achieving them. His lessons from the trail celebrate family, stewardship of the earth, good health, and the American spirit.

Download and start listening now!

BK_BRLL_003879

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kimberly | 2/16/2014

    " I enjoy reading about the AT, and I appreciated the author's purpose in going on his hike. I cheered him along while reading, but I think the book could have been better written. It's a great story, and was motivational for me, but the prose was lacking. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Sandra Stiles | 2/2/2014

    " I can remember when I was younger doing walk-a-thons to raise money for various things at our schools. The longest I had walked was 20 miles. I believed that was a lot until I read this book. Jeff alt walked 2,160 miles to fulfill a dream and raise money for a worthy cause. When I walk today I complain if I have to walk in a little bit of drizzle or if the weather is too hot. Jeff walked in downpours, snow, extremely cold weather or extremely hot weather and still kept on going. His dream was to walk the Appalachian Trail, a personal dream while raising money for the Sunshine Home where his brother Aaron was. This book is his inspirational story of how he accomplished this and the friends he made along the way. I had to ask myself when I finished this book, would I have the courage and stamina to do this? I laughed at the simple things, such as his realizing how bad he smelled when he hurt his ankle and had to get a ride to Gatlinburg. I would have been terrified to have crossed paths and then stood up to the group they called "The Vegetarians." Jeff tried to make hiking a pleasure in so many ways for so many people on the trail. I know I will never hike the trail long distance as he did. The next time I am on it I will remember him and bring some of his inspiration with me. I loved the maps at the beginning of each chapter and found the gear list and tips for taking children hiking especially helpful I have several friends who have been asking for an opportunity to read this and I will gladly share this inspirational book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Maria | 1/30/2014

    " I loved this book and devoured it in just a couple of days. I had the pleasure of meeting Jeff Alt in New York recently, and he was a very nice, engaging man. He told me about his hike on the 2,000+ mile Appalachian Trail as a fundraiser for the home that his disabled brother lives in. His story was so interesting, and I was fascinated by all of it. In fact, even though I can't be there for the 15th anniversary 5K walk in September, I'm looking forward to offering my donation. Kudos to Jeff for his success! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Ellen | 1/26/2014

    " Enjoyed it very much! Very inspiring, although I'll settle for section hikes, rather than making the thru-hike a goal. Glad to learn about Sunshine. Great care is hard to find. "

  • > Show All
Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations