Posts tagged Tyvek Burrito
MEREDITH JOHNSON aka ELEVEN

Eleven, known off trail as Meredith Johnson, spent 10 years dreaming about thru hiking the Appalachian Trail.  Embracing her inner bad ass, she stepped on the trail in 2018. One trail stumble..one surgery for a broken elbow...6 weeks of rehab and a burning desire to complete her thru hike, she successfully summited Katahdin after 118 days.  If you happen to see her on the Pacific Crest Trail this year, be sure to say "HI".

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EDDIE BOYD aka OILCAN

Oil Can, known off trail as Eddie Boyd, spent his senior year of high school prepping for his SOBO hike of the Appalachian Trail.  Twenty-five miles in, he abandoned the trail.  As you can probably guess, that's not the end of the story.  In this episode, he talks about leaving then returning to the trail in the same year and subsequently completing his Triple Crown. 

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GRETEL SCARLETT aka AMERICAN IDOL , CONTINUES...

Today's episode is the continuation of my conversation with American Idol, known off the PCT as Gretel Scarlett.  In this bonus episode, she discusses the dangers of following other people's footprints, her on-the-trail reality versus family at home impressions and the delicate topic of hygiene on the trail.

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GRETEL SCARLETT aka AMERICAN IDOL

American Idol, known off trail as Gretel Scarlett, is an actress, singer, dancer and successful Pacific Crest Trail thru hiker from Australia.  During this episode, we discuss the unique challenges of being a SOBO PCT thru hiker, a woman and a non-American on the trail.  And how a little DIY ingenuity to stay warm created the Tyvek Burrito.

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