'AKA The Girls' to start six-month hike
Ritzville couple to embark on trek of the Appalachian Trail
Last updated 1/8/2020 at 4:58pm
Married Ritzville couple Kris Lennon and Shari Parkinson, known to friends and family as 'AKA The Girls,' have always wanted to go on adventures together. They moved here from Hawaii 12 years ago and planned on seeing some national parks and exploring the Northwest.
Now, they have decided 2020 is the perfect year to kick the adventures to the next level.
They are going to start with a 2,193-mile hike.
"Go big or go home," Lennon said.
It all started five years ago when Lennon was reading a book.
"I read Grandma Gatewood's Walk," Lennon said. "That's what kind of started the process of wa...