Elise Ott

Elise is a copywriter who prefers time outdoors to time spent behind a screen, but the latter tends to be more common these days. Because of this she’s planning her first thru-hike—the PCT in 2019, and plans to share her journey the way she knows best (through writing).

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Backpacker Radio 92 | Andrew Skurka Returns

Backpacker Radio 92 | Andrew Skurka Returns

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are once again joined by Andrew Skurka- and as you might’ve already guessed, it does

Jan 7, 2021 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 91 | New Year’s Eve Sh*t Show Spectacular

Backpacker Radio 91 | New Year’s Eve Sh*t Show Spectacular

Today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, is 2020 personified. And by that, I mean it's a genuine shit show. Today's show runs the

Dec 30, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 90 | Cindy Ross

Backpacker Radio 90 | Cindy Ross

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are joined by Cindy Ross.  Cindy is a bonafide renaissance woman.  She's published

Dec 22, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 89 | Dr. Kristina Kiefer on Backpacking with a Dog

Backpacker Radio 89 | Dr. Kristina Kiefer on Backpacking with a Dog

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek we are joined by Dr. Kristina Kiefer.  Dr. Kiefer is a veterinarian with a PhD in

Dec 11, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 88 | Dr. Alan Carpenter

Backpacker Radio 88 | Dr. Alan Carpenter

Today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, features Dr. Alan Carpenter.  Dr. Carpenter is the ultimate testament that age is just a

Dec 2, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 87 | Paul Barach on Japan’s Shikoku Pilgrimage + Murphy’s Law

Backpacker Radio 87 | Paul Barach on Japan’s Shikoku Pilgrimage + Murphy’s Law

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Paul Barach.  Paul is an avid adventurer, but today, we focus in on

Nov 18, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 86 | Nathan Hankes

Backpacker Radio 86 | Nathan Hankes

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Nathan Hankes.  Nathan is an army veteran, having served a tour in

Nov 10, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 85 | Neville Harris of Woods Hole Hostel

Backpacker Radio 85 | Neville Harris of Woods Hole Hostel

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, brought to you by Backcountry.com, we are joined by Neville Harris.  Neville is the

Nov 2, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 84 | India Wood on her Transect Hike of Colorado

Backpacker Radio 84 | India Wood on her Transect Hike of Colorado

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by India Wood.  India, despite having no backpacking experience, decided

Oct 22, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 83 | The John Muir Trail (ft. Chaunce and Fireball)

Backpacker Radio 83 | The John Muir Trail (ft. Chaunce and Fireball)

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Chaunce and Fireball (who you likely remember for the Girls Stuff

Oct 12, 2020 : Elise Ott