#8 - Dirt Squirrel, the Best Restaurants on the Pacific Crest Trail, and Thru-Hiking as a Vegan


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In today's episode, we sit down with 2017 PCT thru-hiker, Dirt Squirrel. Dirt Squirrel will destroy any notions you have about the Millennial generation. She is 23-years-old, well-spoken, doesn't like social media, journals in her notebook daily, and above all, loves hiking and the outdoors.

In this episode, topics include:

- Mesa Arch in Arches National Park

- The Narrows in Zion National Park

- Hiking in a group vs. hiking solo

- Utilizing school grants for thru-hiking.

- Hiking as a vegan

- Hiking solo as a female

- The best restaurants on the PCT

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Recorded at Wayfinder Co-op in Denver, Colorado.

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