Feb. 7, 2022

Episode #07 - Derick Lugo - What does it take to be Fabulous on and off trail?

Episode #07 - Derick Lugo - What does it take to be Fabulous on and off trail?

In this episode Unfiltered talks to Derick Lugo, Author of The Unlikely Thru-Hiker, Host of The Unlikely Stories Podcast, aka Mr. Fabulous. He opens up about how his unexpected thru hike of the Appalachian Trail changed the trajectory of his career...


In this episode Unfiltered talks to Derick Lugo, Author of The Unlikely Thru-Hiker, Host of The Unlikely Stories Podcast, aka Mr. Fabulous. He opens up about how his unexpected thru hike of the Appalachian Trail changed the trajectory of his career and life. He experienced a transformation so complete that he felt he had to take his message to people all over the world, especially young kids that might not experience the outdoors very much.
He answers the question: How can we stay fabulous on the trail and in the world?

Storytelling is Derick Lugo’s forte; he’s the author of the popular book, The Unlikely Thru-Hiker, a humorous memoir of his 6-month hike of the entire Appalachian Trail. He has written several pieces for outdoor magazines, short stories for various books, and is currently working on two new books, including a children’s book. Derick is a sought-after keynote speaker, adventurer, and host of the Unlikely Stories Podcast.

To learn more about Derick Lugo, his new writing projects, and his next adventure, follow him on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/dericklugo/, Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/derick.lugo, and at http://www.dericklugo.com/

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Storytelling is Derick Lugo’s forte; he’s the author of the popular book, The Unlikely Thru-Hiker, a humorous memoir of his 6-month hike of the entire Appalachian Trail. He has written several pieces for outdoor magazines, short stories for various books and is currently working on two new books, including a children’s book. He’s a sought-after keynote speaker, advhost of the Unlikely Stories Podcast.
To learn more about Derick Lugo, his new writing projects, and his next adventure, follow him on Instagram @dericklugo, Facebook @dericklugo and at