Backpacker Radio 58: Donna L-Rod Saufley of Hiker Heaven on Her 20+ Years as a PCT Trail Angel
In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek we are joined by legendary PCT trail angel Donna L-Rod Saufley of Hiker Heaven. Donna comes by her trail name, L-Rod, short for lightning rod, very honestly. She’s exceptionally outspoken, a ball of energy, and has a deep passion for the Pacific Crest Trail and its community. We hear all about her time serving as a trail angel to PCT hikers for more than two decades. This conversation is fun, engaging, educational, and emotional.
Chaunce and I wrap up the show with an update on the latest from Hiker Heaven, how you can get a free trip to the moon in a likely very prostitute-y way, a triple crown of stereotypes you meet on trail, and we are blessed with another listener poop story.
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- Interview with Donna “L-Rod” Sauffley of Hiker Heaven
- Donna’s favorite moments as a trail angel
- Donna’s section hikes of the PCT
- Her advice to aspiring thru-hikers
- QOTD: If you could swap one trait with the opposite sex what would it be and why?
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- How to Get a Free Trip to the Moon!
- The Triple Crown of Stereotypes You Meet on Trail
- Listener Poop Stories
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