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Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail:

The Ultimate Mid-Life Crisis

Oct 28, 2021

We have another section hiker on the show this week. I recently saw Sarah Ellison's awesome summit picture at the top of Katahdin, joyously capturing the end of a 16-year odyssey that started when, as a cop, she spoke to a young man camped behind a store in Roan Mountain.

The whole concept of being a "thru-hiker" was...

Oct 21, 2021

Our shows come together each week with a kind of serendipitous whimsey. This week's guests, Emanuel and Karen Bravo, wrote to me to share how they had prepared for the Sierras and eventual climbing of Mt Whitney.

Emanuel wanted to encourage me to go again and told me exactly how he did it and suggested I could be...

Oct 14, 2021

You're going to love the story that today's guest is going to tell you. Lord Thomas Bouissaguet is part of a group of French visionaries whose ambition is to bring to reality nothing less than a French Appalachian Trail, now named Hexatrek.

I first heard of this on Dixie's Facebook page and reached out to Lord Tom, who...

Oct 7, 2021

I recently saw a bunch of hikers finish under a banner headline of "Warrior Expeditions," and I was drawn to a black and white summit picture of today's guest, Shannon Shaver.

Shannon's hiking really started after she saw Martin Sheen in The Way, that terrific little movie that tells about a pilgrimage on the Camino De...