Presenter Name: Hank Burt
Presentation Title: Get Out And Hike: Perspectives from a Third Grader
Presentation Description: Hank will provide an experience-based youth perspective of mountain adventures. The presentation will be based on day and overnight trips with his father and grandfather in new hampshires whites mountains, the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Great Smokey Mountains in Tennessee.
Presenter Biography: Hank’s hiking adventures include experiences in New Hampshire, Vermont, Tennessee and Ohio. Among his accomplishments are climbing to the summit of Mt. Washington, the highest peak in the northeast United States and home of the ‘worlds worst weather’. Hank is also an accomplished runner at one mile and 5k distances. Hank is a third grader at Oakview Elementary school in Kettering. He has been a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club, holding junior ranger status, for two years.