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Take A Hike

Here to share hikers' stories and provide brainfood for outdoor enthusiasts.

Jun 25, 2019

Take a hike with Natalie Brechtel, who is a mountaineer, wilderness medicine instructor, nutritional therapy practitioner, and so much more. Her entire life has been devoted to the outdoors, and in this episode she walks us through the growth of her career while sharing information about what it takes to become...


Jun 18, 2019

Host Shannon McCormick is back on the mic with a big ole hello and stories from her hiatus.

Sierra Club leader Pat McKusky also returns to the show in Part II of the interview featured in Episode 27. Pat breaks down the need-to-know rules of trail etiquette while explaining when and why they make sense. Pat and Shannon...


Apr 9, 2019

Take a hike along Yosemite's Tuolumne River, to Sierra Point, through Southern California with Sierra Club Leader Patrick McKusky. Pat has been the Assistant Leader for WTC SGV Mighty Group 4 since 1996, and has taught several students the important wilderness skills that are required to hike through the woods safely...


Apr 2, 2019

Take a hike through the woods of Wyoming with Brian Coe, the founder of The Wild Outdoors Blog. Brian grew up loving the outdoors as a Boy Scout & later decided to join the National Guard. Once he came home, he became a paramedic, and then a husband, and then a father. Brian recently started his blog where he writes and...


Mar 26, 2019

Take a hike with prairie walker, writer, teacher, speaker, steward, and all-around nature enthusiast, Cindy Crosby. Cindy is the author of "Tuesdays in the Tallgrass", a weekly blog that dives into the special gifts the Illinois prairies have to offer. She has also contributed to more than 20 books, including her...