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Local man hikes 4850 miles in 10.5 months

Hap (right) with younger brother Price at the Amicalola State Park Entrance on the Appalachian Trail

By Anna Coates

Hiking the Appalachian Trail (AT) and the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) – 4850 miles in less than one year- seems impossible to most of us.  Hap Henley was undaunted.  Appetite whetted by years of backpacking and camping with younger brothers Richard and Price, Hap prepared well for his adventure.

To read more about Hap Henley, see the Copiah County Courier, on sale throughout Copiah County.

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