document.head.appendChild(script); } } });

Stories From The Trail Ep. 17 – O Dog Rollin’ with O’Ree Crittenden

In 2016 O’Ree Crittenden set out to hike the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail. This would be enough of a challenge for any of us, but O’Ree attempted this without the use of his arms or legs.

O’Ree (aka “O Dog”) became paralyzed after a serious spinal cord injury 15 years prior, but instead of giving up, he became even more active. His perseverance and indomitable spirit have driven him to pursue outdoor activities with even more vigor than before, and now he serves as a “peer supporter” for others with similar injuries.

Hear O’Ree’s story, and prepare to throw away any excuses you’ve ever had for not attempting a goal. In this episode we talk about food, gear, and as always a little bit of poop, with a lot of inspiration.

As always, listen right here, or download the show anywhere you find fine podcasts. Thanks for listening!

Affiliate Disclosure

This website contains affiliate links, which means The Trek may receive a percentage of any product or service you purchase using the links in the articles or advertisements. The buyer pays the same price as they would otherwise, and your purchase helps to support The Trek's ongoing goal to serve you quality backpacking advice and information. Thanks for your support!

To learn more, please visit the About This Site page.

What Do You Think?