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…

Episode #183 - 5th Tuesday - The Women of the Georgia ATC

Nov. 29, 2022

Deborah Webb - Retired from Verizon and involved with GATC for the past five years as a volunteer for Activities Committee, Hike Leader, and Trail Ambassador. I accepted the position of Activities Director in 2022 and am cur…

Episode #182 - Bowen Blair, Author "A Force for Nature: Nancy Russel's Fight to Save the Columbia Gorge"

Nov. 22, 2022

Bowen Blair is an environmental attorney who has protected some of the nation’s most important landscapes. In the Columbia Gorge, Blair helped draft and lobby the act that established the country’s most prominent national sc…

Episode #181 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT (Three Weeks!!)

Nov. 15, 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 #180 Lagniappe - Eupepsia on the AT

Nov. 8, 2022

Anna is the host of the Trail Dames podcast, the Founder of Trail Dames, The Summit, and the Trail Dames Foundation. When she isn’t dancing up the trail with the Dames, she can be found at her family business, Huthmaker Fine…

Episode #179 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT (Mar 13-14)

Nov. 1, 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 #178 - Song Kim

Oct. 25, 2022

Bio- I am a soulful coach and heart-led content creator who is following my soul’s calling to cultivate greater love, inner strength, and healing in the world. I approach my clients with warmth, understanding, and honesty. …

Episode #177 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT (Mar 10-12)

Oct. 18, 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 #176 Lagniappe - Cool Stuff on the Horizon!

Oct. 11, 2022

A Force for Nature: Nancy Russell’s Fight to Save the Columbia Gorge, by Bowen Blair. Bowen Blair website - LIGHTS TO GUIDE ME HOME: A Journey Off the Beaten Track in Life, Love, Adventure, and Parenting - by Meghan J War…

Episode #175 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT (Mar 8-9)

Oct. 4, 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 #174 - Andrea Lani

Sept. 27, 2022

Andrea Lani is the author of (Bison Books, 2022). The book chronicles the 500-mile hike through the Rocky Mountains that she took with her husband and three kids, the hike on the same trail she and her husband took 20 years…

Episode #173 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT (Mar 4-7)

Sept. 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 #172 Lagniappe - Rosanna Rostad

Sept. 13, 2022

Going vegan on the trail

Episode #171 - LiteShoe Tales of the AT (March 2-3)

Sept. 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…

Episode #170 - 5th Tuesday - Jamie Neal (Lifetree Women Care)

Aug. 30, 2022

26 years ago, I was blessed to have Jamie Gregory as a student. She had the most open heart and the brightest of spirits and was a true joy to be around. As an adult, Jamie has put her gifts towards becoming a mid-wife, nurs…

Episode #169 - Suzanne DeGrasse

Aug. 23, 2022

After 14 years as a librarian, Suzanne left that field in 2013. She knew she still wanted to be of service but wanted to help animals rather than people- although she still helps people. Suzanne became licensed for small mam…

Episode #168 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT (Feb 28 - Mar 1)

Aug. 16, 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 infam…