Susan ‘Susie’ MacMichael Zuntini finally hiked to Machu Picchu in September, a lifetime dream. She also crossed a canyon on a zip line—a scary first! Her son Alex with wife Kara and dog Beast completed a southbound hike through the Appalachian Trail amid snow and fire this year. Susie and her husband joined them in the tame Shenandoah National Park for five days. Susie reunited with Ellen Halteman and Lucy Miller Stevens in Vancouver. “Life is good!,” writes Susie. “Except for politics.”