Hiking and service
Mary Emerick is an author and a wilderness planner with the Forest Service, but her real love is long distance hiking. She began her backpacking career at age 5, carrying a pack with a sweatshirt and a stuffed animal.
Working as a seasonal wilderness ranger in Idaho and a wilderness kayak ranger in Alaska were highlights of her life. She has section hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail and a few sections of the Arizona Trail. She enjoys meeting other women on the trail and would prefer never to answer the question, "are you alone out here?" again.
Connect with Anna, aka Mud Butt, at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find the Trail Dames at:
Our website: https://www.traildames.com
The Summit: https://www.traildamessummit.com
The Trail Dames Foundation: https://www.tdcharitablefoundation.org
Hiking Radio Network: https://hikingradionetwork.com/
Hiking Radio Network on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hikingradionetwork/
Music provided for this Podcast by The Burns Sisters
"Dance Upon This Earth"