Jeff Garmire is a professional endurance athlete, speaker, writer, and author. In his book “Free Outside”
he details his 8,000-mile journey hiking the Calendar Year Triple Crown, completing the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, and Continental Divide Trail in eight months. Jeff got into backpacking while taking a term off of college and somehow landed upon hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. Jeff currently has 17 speed records on long distance trails.