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Derick Lugo


Storytelling is Derick Lugo’s forte; he’s the author of the popular book, The Unlikely Thru-Hiker, a humorous memoir of his 6-month hike of the entire Appalachian Trail. He has written several pieces for outdoor magazines, short stories for various books and is currently working on two new books, including a children’s book. He’s a sought-after keynote speaker, advhost of the Unlikely Stories Podcast.
To learn more about Derick Lugo, his new writing projects, and his next adventure, follow him on Instagram @dericklugo, Facebook @dericklugo and at

Author Appalachian Trail Thru Hiking

Episode #07 - Derick Lugo - What does it take to be Fabulous on and off trail?

Feb. 7, 2022

In this episode Unfiltered talks to Derick Lugo, Author of The Unlikely Thru-Hiker, Host of The Unlikely Stories Podcast, aka Mr. Fabulous. He opens up about how his unexpected thru hike of the Appalachian Trail changed the …