Episodes

Episode #19 Lagniappe - Hiking the Inca Trail

June 10, 2019

So what happens when your awesome podcast producer goes on his very own thru-hike??  You realize that you forgot to release May's Lagniappe podcast!!!!  So, with my apologies for the lateness....here you have it!!  Have you …

Episode #18 - Marcia Paul

May 14, 2019

Marcia Paul has lived in Georgia for most of her life. She is the proud mother of three children–Candice, Caylen, and John–and completely in love with her grandson, Beau. She spends her summers living on the lake, camping, h…

Episode #17 Lagniappe - Hiking Food for Day Hikers

April 23, 2019

Make sure to fuel your body when you hike!! This Lagniappe episode will give you great ideas of what to eat and how to pack it. We will share some sources for great hiking snacks, as well as telling you what might not make t…

Episode #16 - Steve Adams

April 9, 2019

Steve was born in the U.K. and moved to the United States in 2005. His work in the insurance industry took him all over the world, from London to Bermuda to New York before finally landing him in Sarasota Florida. In 2014…

Episode #15 Lagniappe - My Favorite Hiking Documentaries

March 26, 2019

We are living in the golden age of dreaming!! What do I mean by that? I mean that you can sit in your armchair, pull up Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon and dream your way onto the trail.....doesn't matter what the weather is like, …

Episode #14 - The Pooping, Peeing, and Periods Show

March 12, 2019

This episode of the Trail Dames Podcast features guests Victoria Heckler from Maryland, Kathy Rioux from Maryland and host, Anna Huthmaker in an in-depth discussion of all thing’s bathroom on the trail! Join us as we discuss…

Episode #13 Lagniappe - Hiking Heroines

Feb. 26, 2019

Come meet three women who have inspired so many of us.  Once you get to know Jan Leitschuh, Sanne Larsen Bagby, and Carla Robertson, you will be moved to enjoy the trail with a heightened sense of joy and wonder. Liteshoe's…

Episode #12 - Winter Hiking

Feb. 12, 2019

Have you ever tromped down the trail in the snow and ice? There is a special kind of peace and beauty that awaits those who are brave enough to go out in the winter. Join our host Anna Huthmaker as she welcomes guests Cindy …

Episode #11 Lagniappe - Hiking Uphill

Jan. 22, 2019

Tips for going uphill!!  Here are some links to help you in your quest to love, love going uphill!

Episode #10 - Laura Donovan

Jan. 8, 2019

When asked about herself, Laura Donovan says “two things run in my blood–hiking and teaching.” Several years ago, after moving up to New York, Laura found herself teaching music in the schools during the week and traversing …

Episode #09 - Anna's Gift List

Dec. 22, 2018

2018 Ten Gift Ideas   1.  A membership to an organization that is truly meaningful and helpful to the Trails. ATC, AHS, Florida Trail Association, your local trail association ($45 and up) www.atc.org www.americanhiking.o…

Episode #08 - Regina Reiter

Nov. 13, 2018

Regina Reiter is an incredible woman who shows us all what it is like to take an unhappy event and use it to completely change her life. Through the loss of a job, Regina found herself at somewhat of a crossroads in her life…

Episode #07 - Judy Gross

Oct. 9, 2018

Judy Gross, aka Lightheart, spent her whole life in the outdoors, hiking and enjoying the trail. She raised a couple of Eagle Scouts, putting in trail miles right alongside them, and throughout her adulthood, while she becam…

Episode #06 - Christine Gautreaux

Sept. 11, 2018

Christine Gautreaux is a hiker, mother, author, artist and life coach. She centers her work around both art and the outdoors and has a special passion for helping what she calls 'the helper.' Whether you are a caregiver, th…

Episode #05 - Karen Rutter

Aug. 24, 2018

Karen Lord Rutter is a woman of many, many talents!! She is a retired teacher and administrator with a career littered with awards and accolades. With a self-professed love of all things learning, it is no surprise that she …

Episode #04 - Summer

May 29, 2018

Summer did not grow up hiking....in fact, it was pretty near the top of things she 'would just rather not do!' The mosquitoes and cold of Minnesota, combined with her speed and discomfort kept her off the trails and safely e…

Episode #03 - Sue Williams

May 11, 2018

When Sue Williams got into backpacking, she noticed that there was very little aimed at the over-50s hiker and even less at the female over-50s hiker. She decided to do something about it and, with her husband John, started …

Episode #02 - Bunny Kramer

April 16, 2018

All Women, All Trails

Episode #01 - Carla Robertson

March 20, 2018

Living Wild and Precious