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­­­­­­­Sisyphus, known off trail as Will Peterson, hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2019 and was supposed to hit the Pacific Crest Trail this year… until everything got derailed. Instead he set his sights on an FKT of the New Hampshire 4000 footers. Also known as the Direttissima. It took 2 attempts, but on July 29th he set a new unsupported FKT. In …
 
Poppins, known off trail as Marie-Pier Tremblay, went from thinking she wasn’t the type of person who could thru hike the Pacific Crest Trail to “I can”. She reached into the thru hiking community with her illustrations and found mentors and cheerleaders. And courage to face her fears and do it anyway. In this episode, we talk about the journey bef…
 
Peanut, known off trail as Melanie Harsha, was introduced to the Appalachian Trail by her mother who has section hiked it for years. So in 2016 she felt ready to take on a full thru hike…and there began the education of Peanut. From hiking with a dog to stress fractures and 20+ pound base weight… it has been an evolution from that first hike to the…
 
Tranquilo, known off trail as Daniel Nogueira, started his Te Araroa on October 31st of 2019. After a two month covid lockdown, he carried on reaching Bluff on June 14th in the middle of a New Zealand winter. In this episode, we talk about how he hiked zero waste, the miles he dedicated to plant trees, how to zombie walk… and why you shouldn’t and …
 
Sharkboy & Lavagirl, known off trail as Danny Eyerman & Molly McDonald, are hiking the Appalachian Trail in the time of Covid. Having started the trail pre-corona, they got off for 5 weeks then circled back and continued north. In this episode we visit the four state challenge, the lucky and unlucky weather…can you say tropical storms, drive thru w…
 
This episode is going to be a little different. Today’s guest is Doug Laher. He is sharing this story for his son Trevor “Microsoft” Laher who lost his life while thru hiking the PCT at Apache Peak just outside of Idyllwild on March 27, 2020. Trevor was just 11 days into his hike. Doug’s mission now is to make sure no other family gets that same ca…
 
Fiddlehead, known off trail as Paige Pasquini, earned her thru hiking cred on the Appalachian Trail, Colorado Trail, and Long Trail before hitting the Pacific Crest Trail in 2019. In this episode, we have fun talking about a jolly man with a beer belly, the Ultimate Girl Gang, how ambling up the AT turned into a go-go, get it done PCT, and the gear…
 
Head Trauma, known off trail as Caesar Sangalang, fell into thru hiking quite by accident. In New Zealand on a work visa, he was lured onto the Te Araroa. Okay maybe it was more of a “That sounds cool! Let’s do it!” kinda thing. Either way, in this episode we deep dive into the TA. With a few detours for pontoon party boats, 5 hour road walks and t…
 
Sling, known off trail as Aaron Owens Mayhew, decided to solve her mid-life crisis via the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017. Injury had other ideas and 300 miles in she stepped off the trail. Successful recovery invited her to jump to the Appalachian Trail… however jumping into the middle turned out to be a very bad idea. In this episode, we talk about …
 
Taco Salad, known off trail as Mari Johnson, came halfway around the world to take on the Pacific Crest Trail in 2019. She’s built her brand and youtube channel around travel and travel videos, so documenting her thru hike is a natural extension. In this episode, she talks trail names, overnight oats, a Sierra birthday party and the joys of Washing…
 
Tip Tap, known off trail as Elina Osborne, arrived at the Mexican Border a year ago almost to the day, faced north and started walking. 137 days later she tagged the Canadian border. She then made this little video… you might have seen it… ”It Is The People” that so perfectly captured the experience, it went a little viral. In this episode, we jump…
 
Chris Smead co-directed a documentary called HIGHLINE, which follows the 10 day hike of five friends on the Highline Trail in the northern Utah mountains. Along with the hike, the film also reflects on each man’s personal journey as well as the history of the trail itself. In this episode, we discuss how the film came to be and the challenges of fi…
 
Russell, known off trail as Russell Corfman, hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 2018 at the age of 58. So I was very, very interested to hear how it went. In this episode, we talk about surviving on bars… all different types of bars, recovery on trail, feeling paralyzed after the trail between wanting the next trail and looking for a job and those be…
 
Airborne, known off trail as Jon Schwarze, started his thru hiking career with a yo-yo of the PCT. For 2020 he’s set his sights on the Greatest Western Loop. Yep, you heard that correctly. He’s adding a few extra miles to the Great Western Loop in order to complete 4 out of the 5 trails in the same year. In this episode we talk about severe calorie…
 
Brazilnut, known off trail as Elaine Bissonho, is starting her Triple Triple in 2020. Add to that the TA, Arizona Trail, Oregon Coast Trail as well as a yo-yo and FKT on the Great Divide Trail…to say she’s got some stories is an extreme understatement. In this episode we talk about resupply problems, umbrellas, the PCT in 66 days and the fear and d…
 
Nomad & Rattles, known off trail as Tyler & Becca Goodman, completed their Triple Crown this summer as a couple. But it was not a straight path. Injury knocked them off the Appalachian Trail in 2018 and snow changed their NOBO into a SOBO on the Continental Divide Trail this summer... But also gave them the opportunity to finish their Appalachian T…
 
Nurse Betty, known off trail as Jaime Siebold, was part of the PCT class of 2013. To stay connected she section hikes, revisiting the Campo to Tehachapi section this past summer. In this episode we talk keeping your feet clean, how Northern Washington should never be underestimated in fall, why splitting up on the trail to hike your own hike is imp…
 
Andy, known off trail as Andy Kermode, hiked the Superior Hiking Trail this summer. 310 miles in 21 days. He didn’t quite get a trail name, but he’s all of us newbie thru hikers who wonder “Can I do this? Should I do a thru hike?” In this episode, he shares the lesson he learned about overall preventive care, the importance of the feet, things he w…
 
Larry, known off trail as Lani Advokat, is back for another round. This time we dive into the post trail places. Post trail depression is a phrase we throw around; What does it really mean? What does it really look like? Feel like? She shares her experience coming back from the PCT and some lessons she learned that helped to smooth the transition. …
 
Akuna (Akuna Matata), known off trail as Will Robinson, completed his Triple Crown this summer with the Continental Divide Trail, becoming the first African American Man to do so. In this episode, we go back to the beginning. To PTSD and extremely dark places. To WILD and Reese Witherspoon and Monster. To the Pacific Crest Trail in 2016 and new fri…
 
Crunchmaster, known off trail as Trevor Pyke, developed his love of hiking with his Grandfather section hiking the AT. In 2013 he picked up the pack again to thru hike the Appalachian Trail blogging so his Grandfather could follow his journey. He then fell in love with the Pacific Crest Trail… hiking it for the third time in 2019. In this episode w…
 
Up & At Em, Pesky and Lost & Found, The Wander Women, are known off trail as Kristy, Annette & Lynn. They have been hiking together for years and this year decided to tackle the AT. Successfully I might add. In this episode we talk about the food they will never eat again, their notoriety in the Mom set and how staying in the moment, being joyful, …
 
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