The Trail Dames Podcast

The Trail Dames Podcast

In the Trail Dames Podcast we speak with "women who like to dance upon this earth." We are a supportive group of women hikers. Some will make you laugh, some may make you cry, but all will inspire you to join us and dance upon this earth.

Recent Episodes

Episode #191 - Gail Storey

Jan. 24, 2023

Gail D. Storey is the author of I Promise Not to Suffer: A Fool for Love Hikes the Pacific Crest Trail, winner of the National Outdoor Book Award, Colorado Book Award, Nautilus Silver Award, Barbara Savage Award from Mountai…

Episode #190 - LiteShoe (Tales of the AT Apr 10)

Jan. 17, 2023

Jan Leitschuh was bitten by the AT bug in 2002. With no real backpacking experience, she threw herself into learning, training and stomping down fears and questions that swirled around her preparations. She joined the infamo…

Episode #189 Lagniappe - A Fresh Approach to Hiking in 2023

Jan. 10, 2023

Anna, aka Mud Butt, is the founder of Trail Dames Incorporated, a hiking club for women of a curvy nature. Between running her families violin shop (Huthmaker Fine Violins), working in Trail Dames, and teaching new skills ar…

Episode #188 - LiteShoe (Tales of the AT Apr 9)

Jan. 3, 2023

Jan Leitschuh was bitten by the AT bug in 2002. With no real backpacking experience, she threw herself into learning, training and stomping down fears and questions that swirled around her preparations. She joined the infamo…

Episode #187 - Meghan J Ward, Author

Dec. 27, 2022

Author of “Lights to Guide Me Home: A journey Off the Beaten Track in Life, Love, Adventure, and Parenting”

Episode #186 - LiteShoe (Tales of the AT Apr 7-8)

Dec. 20, 2022

Jan Leitschuh was bitten by the AT bug in 2002. With no real backpacking experience, she threw herself into learning, training and stomping down fears and questions that swirled around her preparations. She joined the infamo…

Episode #185 Lagniappe - How to Spread Holiday Cheer Hiking-Style

Dec. 13, 2022

Anna, aka Mud Butt, is the host of the Trail Dames podcast and the founder of Trail Dames. She is always looking for ways to encourage people to get outdoors and this time of year gives her the perfect opportunity to do just…

Episode #184 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT (Apr 5-6)

Dec. 6, 2022

Jan Leitschuh was bitten by the AT bug in 2002. With no real backpacking experience, she threw herself into learning, training and stomping down fears and questions that swirled around her preparations. She joined the infamo…

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