Aug. 18, 2020

Episode #65 - Melissa Zimmerman (a Trail Dames story)

Episode #65 - Melissa Zimmerman (a Trail Dames story)

Peeing in the woods

Melissa's first backpacking trip holds some important lessons on the value of FUD's, the importance of practicing first, and the cost of enjoying the outdoors.

Melissa Zimmerman is an architectural consultant who stumbled into hiking three years ago. (Literally. She really needs to watch for those troublesome tree roots!) Since then, she has widened her experience to include backpacking, car camping, and international trekking.

How to Shit in the Woods -

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