October 10, 2016
What does it take to fulfill one man’s big dream? For Paul, it took 40 hikers, 2,189 miles, 14 states and a pair of boots. Paul’s Boots tells the moving story of how, following her husband’s untimely death, a woman in Australia appealed to the outdoor community to help fulfill his lifelong dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail.
Presented by REI and produced by Duct Tape Then Beer, the award-winning team behind The Dirtbag Diaries podcast, Paul’s Boots is a 37 minute film, available now on REI.com. It will premiere to sold-out shows in Washington, D.C., Portland, Ore., Atlanta, Georgia and Seattle, Wash. in the coming weeks. Each screening includes a Q&A session with the hikers that made this journey possible. REI will donate the $5…