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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Feb 23, 2023

Leah Harman, or Twig, is our guest today. She is a self-confessed nomad, concentrating in the past few years on backpacking her way through many trails, both in the US and abroad.

Despite the solitary nature of many of her hikes, Leah enjoys the trail community and Trail Angels in particular.

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Feb 16, 2023

I found this week’s guest by reading an article he’d written about Post-Trail Depression. I know some people scoff at this concept, but it is real, and Casey Beeman articulates it beautifully.

He did his thru-hike, along with his wife, Kylie, last year. They enjoyed the freedom to have a big adventure, but coming...

Feb 9, 2023

Emet Baker, or Quickbeam is our guest today. He was able to complete his first year college finals before heading out on trail last year, with a mission to accomplish and complete the trail before he needed to return to camp. Emet was suggested to me by a previous guest, who wrote such kind words about him, that...

Feb 2, 2023

Our guest this week is Toby Busch, a young man who lives out of his Ford Connect and records his life adventures on YouTube. Last year, he fulfilled a long-held dream and moved out of his van and onto the Appalachian Trail.

Along the way, he found his mix of solitude and community, and he reached Katahdin as a joyful...