May 18, 2021

Episode #104 - Lauralee Bliss #2 (a Trail Dames story)

Episode #104 - Lauralee Bliss #2 (a Trail Dames story)

The sucking mud of the Florida Trail

Lauralee Bliss, trail name "Blissful," is a two-time Appalachian Trail long-distance hiker north and south including a thru hike with her teen son, and is currently section hiking the trail for a third time.

She has completed other long-distance trails in multiple states including the Florida Trail, the Colorado Trail, the Foothills Trail, the Long Trail, and the Allegheny Trail. She also served six years as the ridgerunner in Maryland and Shenandoah National Park. Lauralee is a published author of the “Hiking Adventures Series” on the Appalachian Trail and Florida Trail and has been a guest speaker for over forty organizations about her hiking adventures and fulfilling a hiking dream.

Guest Links-
Blissful Hiking Adventures Podcast:

Blissful Hiking Blog:

Hiking Adventure Series:
Mountains, Madness, and Miracles - 4000 miles Along the Appalachian Trail -

Gators Guts, and Glory - Adventures Along the Florida Trail -

Blissful Hiking on Facebook:

Connect with Anna, aka Mud Butt, at

You can find the Trail Dames at:
Our website:

The Summit:

The Trail Dames Foundation:



Hiking Radio Network:

Hiking Radio Network on Instagram:

Music provided for this Podcast by The Burns Sisters
"Dance Upon This Earth"