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Here to share hikers' stories and provide brainfood for outdoor enthusiasts. Hosted by Shannon McCormick.

Here to share hikers' stories and provide brainfood for outdoor enthusiasts. Hosted by Shannon McCormick.

Location:

United States

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Here to share hikers' stories and provide brainfood for outdoor enthusiasts. Hosted by Shannon McCormick.

Language:

English

Contact:

2038591173


Episodes

E33: Take A Hike with Alexander Smirnoff

8/13/2019
Alexander Smirnoff is a SoCal native who gravitated to the snowy mountains...and then climbed them all. He got his start by adventuring with experienced outdoor athletes. Once he built up his skill set, strength, and confidence in his abilities, he went on to climb Whitney, Rainier, Orizaba and Denali. Alexander shares his Denali journey from his first missed opportunity to the moment he made it to the summit. Connect with Take A Hike: InstagramTwitterFacebookTumblr iTunes Google...

Duration:00:59:32

E32: Take A Hike with Jamie Siebold, Founder of Wander Woman Gear

8/6/2019
Take a hike with Jamie Siebold, the founder and owner of Wander Woman Gear, a company that specializes in sustainable, reusable wipes. Jamie created Wander Wipes so that the perfect pee rag could exist. Her criteria? Hygienic, eco-friendly, absorbent, and scent-free. Jamie turns a sensitive topic into a fun conversation by sharing her enthusiasm for improving the female outdoor "bathroom" experience. WanderWomanGear.com@wanderwomangear Connect with Take A...

Duration:00:20:28

E31: Take A Hike with Heather "Anish" Anderson

7/23/2019
Take a hike with Heather "Anish" Anderson, an award-winning, record-setting hiker who documents her tight relationship with nature through her online posts and latest book, Thirst: 2600 Miles to Home. Heather takes hiking to the extreme as an endurance athlete by continuing to shatter previous hiking records and challenging herself in the outdoor playground. Order a signed copy of Thirst today: squareup.com/store/Anishhikes Connect with Heather /...

Duration:00:49:06

E30: Take A Hike with Shannon through the Southern Sierra Pt. 1

7/2/2019
Take a hike with Shannon as she relives her weekend hiking trip through the Southern Sierra. With a 28 lb pack on her back and the Mighty Group 4s by her side, she headed out from Kennedy Meadows Campground on the PCT, along the South Fork Kern River, through a burnt pass to the glorious Beck Meadows. This episode is Part One of her Sierra Club trip recap. Connect with Take A Hike: InstagramTwitterFacebookTumblr iTunes Google PlaySpotifyStitcher TuneIntakeahikewithshannon@gmail.com...

Duration:00:37:14

E29: Take A Hike with Natalie Brechtel

6/25/2019
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 confident in one's outdoor abilities. Connect with Natalie: gutzjourney.com@natalies_gutzjourneyGut-Z Journey Connect with Take A Hike: InstagramTwitterFacebookTumblr iTunes...

Duration:00:45:01

E28: Take A Hike with Patrick McKusky Pt. 2

6/18/2019
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 also discuss what's next after the Wilderness Travel Course, including skills, experience trips, programs, and keeping close with fellow classmates. Connect with Pat by...

Duration:00:51:16

E27: Take A Hike with Patrick McKusky

4/9/2019
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 and respectfully. This episode is Part I of II. Part I, Episode 27, features Pat's hiking adventures and how he got involved with the Sierra Club's WTC in the first place. Stay...

Duration:00:38:11

E26: Take A Hike with Brian Coe of The Wild Outdoors Blog

4/2/2019
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 shares useful hiking tips, gear reviews, backcountry recipes, and more. Most importantly, he shares his love for the woods with his followers & the Take A Hike audience in...

Duration:00:51:33

E25: Take A Hike with Cindy Crosby

3/26/2019
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 latest, co-authored by Thomas Dean, Tallgrass Conversations: In Search of the Prairie Spirit, which was just released this spring. In this episode, Cindy takes hikers through...

Duration:00:45:55

E24: Take A Hike with Ben Coats and Chantel Rush of The Ultimate Hiking Challenge

3/19/2019
Take a 100-mile, 250-mile, 500-mile or even 1000-mile hike with the creators of The Ultimate Hiking Challenge, Ben Coats and Chantel Rush. In Episode 24 of Take A Hike Podcast, the three hikers discuss the benefits of participating in a hiking challenge and how Ben and Chantel plan to achieve their 1000-mile goal. Connect with The Ultimate Hiking Challenge: ultimatehikingchallenge.com@ultimatehikingchallenge on InstagramUltimate Hiking Challenge on Facebook Connect with Ben +...

Duration:00:31:25

E23: Take A Hike with Lori Prima of Hike Magazine and Hike: Explore | Wander | Live Podcast

3/12/2019
Take a hike through the airwaves and the Great Smoky Mountains in this week's episode featuring Lori Prima, aka Lori the Explorer. Lori is the creator and producer of both Hike Magazine and Hike: Explore | Wander | Live Podcast. Lori and I talk about how her hiking projects got started, why we love the hiking community, and a lot of other things we have in common. Connect with Lori: @thehikepodcastthehikepodcast.wordpress.com Connect with Take A Hike: InstagramTwitterFacebookTumblr...

Duration:00:44:57

E22: Take A Hike with Tim Martin aka Yoseki Skywalker

3/5/2019
Take a hike on the John Muir Trail, over Kilimanjaro, past Ben Nevis, and around Bailey Canyon in Episode 22 featuring Yoseki Skywalker, aka Tim Martin. Tim is an accomplished hiker who is also an I-Rated Sierra Club leader, an ICO certified leader, and the MC at the WTC SGV Chapter with a real knack for storytelling. That does not even begin to cover all of the achievements that are list on his hiking résumé. Email Tim at yoseki@att.net Connect with Take A...

Duration:00:40:08

E21: Take A Hike with Austin Webb

2/26/2019
Take a hike on the trails of Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio with Austin Webb. Austin is a race car mechanic by trade, but a hiker and environmentalist at heart. Tune in to learn more about the topography of the Midwest, how to get involved with your local trail organizations, and enjoy some other fun facts that Austin throws out there. Connect with Austin: @ontherighttrail@excelsiorracingKnobstone Hiking Trail Connect with Take A Hike: InstagramTwitterFacebookTumblr iTunes Google...

Duration:00:47:30

E20: Take A Hike with Shannon in Joshua Tree

2/12/2019
Take a hike with host Shannon McCormick through Indian Cove in Joshua Tree. Shannon and Group 4 of the Sierra Club Wilderness Travel Course put their navigation skills to the test using their maps, compasses, and their noodles. Indian Cove, which is famous for its rock formations, made for the perfect natural playground as the group learned how to rock scramble and applied their learnings to a Class 3 adventure up a canyon and to the top of Peak 4377. Connect with Take A...

Duration:00:21:29

E19: Take A Hike with Fi Austin

2/5/2019
Take a hike with Fi Austin up the Munros in Scotland, to the habitat of the mountain hares, to the playground of the wrens, and to a Merino sheep station in New Zealand. Fi is a hiker, wildlife photographer and retired pilot whose sense of challenge and adventure is burning brighter than ever before. Connect with Fi: @fi.austin@fi_austin347 Connect with Take A Hike: takeahikewithshannon@gmail.com iTunes Google PlaySpotifyStitcher TuneInInstagramTwitterFacebookTumblr ***** Music in the...

Duration:00:48:26

E18: Take A Hike with Alex Krohn of Love Hearts Project

1/29/2019
Take a hike with Alex Krohn, who is one of my best friends, my hiking buddy, and the creator of Love Hearts Project. There's nothing like a hike -- or an interview -- first thing in the morning while you're still waking up. Why not mix some love in there, too? Connect with Love Hearts Project: @LoveHeartsProject@LoveHeartsPrjctLove Hearts Project Connect with Alex: @icecreamkrohn_@icecreamkrohn Connect with Take A Hike: iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Instagram...

Duration:00:31:10

E17: Take A Hike with Ryan Linn of Atlas Guides / Guthook Guides

1/22/2019
Take a hike with Ryan Linn, aka Guthook, who is a Co-Founder and the Head of Technology at Atlas Guides. Atlas Guides produces Guthook Guides, which are popular navigational smartphone guides for trails all over the world. On this episode, Ryan shares how the name Guthook was chosen, how the guides came to life, and what Atlas Guides offers to make Guthook a go-to app among thru-hikers. Engage with Ryan and team at: @guthookguides#withguthookAtlas Guides - Guthook...

Duration:00:36:49

E16: Take A Hike with Dana Meise Pt. 2

1/15/2019
Part 2 of 2: Take A Hike with Dana Meise, the first person ever to hike longest network of trails in the world, aka the Great Trail, formerly known as the Trans Canada Trail. He survived hunger, frostbite, and nosy bears. He recalls it all with a smile on his face. Tune into his life-changing experiences in nature and with the citizens of his beloved country. Connect with Dana on social media: - The Great Hike on Facebook - @the_hiking_fool on Instagram - @TheHikingFool on Twitter - ...

Duration:00:39:17

E15: Take A Hike with Dana Meise Pt. 1

1/15/2019
Part 1 of 2: Take A Hike with Dana Meise, the first person ever to hike longest network of trails in the world, aka the Great Trail, formerly known as the Trans Canada Trail. He survived hunger, frostbite, and nosy bears. He recalls it all with a smile on his face. Tune into his life-changing experiences in nature and with the citizens of his beloved country. Connect with Dana on social media: - The Great Hike on Facebook - @the_hiking_fool on Instagram - @TheHikingFool on Twitter - ...

Duration:00:37:53

E14: Take A Hike with Frank Roche of The Postcardist Podcast

1/8/2019
Take a hike (and maybe a tumble) with Frank Roche (@frankroche). Not only is he the @postcardist, and the host of the super fantastic Postcardist Podcast, but he’s also a hiker with a knack for storytelling. Subscribe to his podcast for more great content. Connect with Take A Hike: iTunes | Google Play | Spotify | Stitcher | TuneIn | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Tumblr ***** Music in the episode is produced by BigBouncyBright, purchased via AudioJungle.

Duration:00:43:27