The Green Tunnel, A Hiker’s Appalachian Trail Diary is the true-life story of a retiree’s joys, challenges, and physical rigors while thru-hiking the entire 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail in one great epic walk. The book’s title refers to the nickname, Green Tunnel, given by hikers for deeply-shaded trail sections that cut through dark and densely-wooded forests. … Read More
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About Patrick Bredlau
Patrick Bredlau (Trail name: RW) has lived most of his life in the flat lands of Illinois. His life-long enthusiasm for the outdoors was fostered by the Boy Scouts of America during his childhood, and later as a Boy Scout leader on many hiking and backpacking trips. His favorite sports are backpacking, fishing, and sailing. His passion for backpacking led him to … Read More
Praise for “The Green Tunnel”
"Patrick ‘RW’ Bredlau has written an engaging story of one man's Pilgrimage
on the Appalachian Trail. His determination to become an AT thru-hiker is impressive.
This drive pushes him through injuries and hardships and the experiences
bring him to a new understanding of himself. A good read
for anyone who has a dream!"
- Janet "Miss Janet" Hensley -