Master carver John “Bodacious” Beaudet, of Flag Pond, Tenn., was honored for crafting the custom-made hiking stick awarded to every person inducted into the hall of fame since it began in 2011.
The American Hiking Society
Jim Foster, Chair of the Hall of Fame Committee, said: “We’ve been trying to get Bodacious to come up to the Banquet since we started the Hall of Fame…”
Jim Foster, AT Community Blogger
All of us involved with the Hall of Fame and Banquet are thrilled to finally give him the recognition he deserves.