Episodes

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…

Episode #167 Lagniappe - Celeste Queen

Aug. 9, 2022

Celeste Queen is, in her own words, "a retiree loving the hiking life, especially the slow and steady part!" She took up hiking at the young age of 67, finding it to be her happy place. She sets goals and completes them, inc…

Episode #166 - LiteShoe Tales of the AT #16-17 (Pre-Hike)

Aug. 2, 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…

Episode #165 - Amy Edelstein

July 26, 2022

IPPY-award winner and #1 Amazon bestselling author, Amy Edelstein has a unique perspective on the relationship between the inner journey and outer change. Having begun her own meditation practice in 1978, and spending the be…

Episode #164 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT #12-15 (Pre-Hike)

July 19, 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…

Episode #163 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT #10-11 (Pre-Hike)

July 5, 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 #162 - Diane Harsha (Sticks)

June 28, 2022

Diane "Sticks" Harsha is the author of the recently published (and now also available on Audible) Sticks and Stones: How to Hike the AT in 13 Years. This is the memoir of a Tennessee wife, mother, and FBI agent who section h…

Episode #161 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT #8-9 (Pre-Hike)

June 21, 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…

Episode #160 Lagniappe - Introductions with Kim Weiler

June 14, 2022

Kim is the Co-Head Dame of the Georgia Chapter of Trail Dames and a member of the Trail Dames Board of Directors. Between her fantastic sense of humor and her tenacious strength, it is no coincidence that her trail name is …

Episode #159 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT #7 (Pre-Hike)

June 7, 2022

Why go on a long-distance hike?

Episode #158 - 5th Tuesday - Spirituality on the Trail (Panel Discussion)

May 31, 2022

We have a panel discussion for you today about spirituality on the trail. Who better than these three ladies to talk with on this fascinating subject? Anne Gardner Writer. Minister. Adventurer. After spending twenty-five yea…

Episode #157 - Em Janacek (In Tune)

May 24, 2022

A mid-hike conversation on the Appalachian Trail

Episode #156 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT #5 & 6 (Pre-Hike)

May 17, 2022

The mind is the last to know.

Episode #155 - Anne Gardner (Let's Go)

May 10, 2022

A Walk of Reflection

Episode #154 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT #4 (Pre-Hike)

May 3, 2022

More trail lessons as my friend, LiteShoe, tests out her gear, and pushes out of her comfort zone, getting closer to hitting the AT! Jan Leitschuh was bitten by the AT bug in 2002. With no real backpacking experience, she th…

Episode #153 - Courtney Miller (Unfiltered)

April 26, 2022

Our newest podcast host

Episode #152 - LiteShoe's Tales of the AT #3 (Pre-Hike)

April 19, 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 #151 Lagniappe - Chelsea McCurdy

April 12, 2022

Meet The Hobbit Hikers!!