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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Dec 26, 2019

With all the problems that one may encounter on the Appalachian Trail, Willow Bolton decided that highlighting her disability (something that she refers to as a blessing) would be a good way to bring some attention to it.

In the interview with Steve she mentions, almost in passing, another major issue and, despite her...

Dec 19, 2019

Dave Braunlich gave himself a tough task when he considered hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2019. He needed to fit in the trail AND keep his job. For this reason, his daily mileage had to be more than 30 miles every single day.

Listen to Dave as he shares his remarkable story with Steve. You can also follow Dave's...

Dec 12, 2019

When Andrew Haverstick reached out to me recently telling me that he had a story to share, I called and listened to his story. Our subsequent conversation turned into one of the most poignant interviews on the show so far.

In 2018, when he thru-hiked the Appalachian Trail, he did so with an unfolding situation back...

Dec 5, 2019

I met Peaches and Woodstock in Maine when I was heading north earlier this year. They are listeners to the show and Julianne introduced herself, asking me to say hi to her Mom, Colleen, who was on her way down the mountain. I recall thinking at the time that it would be great to interview a mother and daughter on...

Nov 28, 2019

When Jessie Crawford had a drink with Stylez, a friend of mine from the Class of 2014, they discussed post-trail life and "how weird the transition is." When she got into contact I knew that she had a story to share, so we hit the record button and chatted away.

Quite apart from her "weird transition," Jessie proved...