Backpacker Radio Episode #8 – Dirt Squirrel, the Best Restaurants on the Pacific Crest Trail, and Thru-Hiking as a Vegan

In today’s episode, we sit down with 2017 PCT thru-hiker, Dirt Squirrel.  Dirt Squirrel will destroy any notions you have about the Millennial generation.  She is 23-years-old, well-spoken, doesn’t like social media, journals in her notebook daily, and above all, loves hiking and the outdoors.

In this episode, topics include:

– BONUS ‘SODE.  Take the pledge here.

– Mesa Arch in Arches National Park

– The Narrows in Zion National Park

– Hiking in a group vs. hiking solo

– Utilizing school grants for thru-hiking.

– Hiking as a vegan

– Hiking solo as a female

The best restaurants on the PCT

Recorded at Wayfinder Co-op in Denver, Colorado.

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