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Meeting here on a -- you might you not only have you done this -- you -- the Pacific crest trip.
Right and a bunch of other -- that I ever talk about them -- on six different continents.
I don't mind.
-- -- -- -- -- -- That had to -- fifty miles a lot because what.
Maine and Vermont are really hard yes I started up in Maine and it that -- in New Hampshire which are super it's -- so by the time I made -- to Vermont I was below the average I needed -- from nine point not for -- lake.
35 straight days I had to average fifty -- and it's crazy town gap.
I mean because it's so rocky at the mean because it starts -- -- what Acadia and it doesn't go as far as Acadia.
-- in the middle of nowhere quite frankly effect that could top which is this mountain in central Maine and it is gorgeous.
And rocky and remote and you get to the top and then you just.
Star hiking and for most people it's a five month journey.
Do you are you doing this alone.
We do with people -- people -- for parts of it says yeah most of my -- has been on my and that five years ago I got married and that changed things a lot and I still wanted to hike in I didn't wanna be away from my husband and -- -- -- -- 2000 -- with me.
So we started doing supported hikes and we began doing the record's -- -- married yeah we just talk.
They act you know what I it's Batman and you have that 820 yeah is just the Mark -- They didn't.
-- -- -- The floor earlier in the green room and I think clearly and I didn't know yeah you want -- and I said clearly did not an -- in terms.
Yeah I think that.
Yeah that's making a lot more Australia so -- concerned about dirt and debris and anything else and you're sleeping in spaces and others along the trail slept Daniel day shower on a regular basis well.
It's funny because it's it's -- you know it's like you become comfortable with an angry like at first it seems very dirty about it when you think about it.
The wilderness is actually very clean because there's not -- as many people like some.
I would much rather use the restroom in the woods than an up public grass at you know -- militaristic think about but the -- in 2010 me who is this is a dividend my -- -- let.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- About half your family is from -- you've written some hiking guidebooks for Charlotte ash on from there so so you -- -- -- -- -- -- back -- -- that's -- Vice -- have passed I mean for anybody who's thinking about there was -- -- this but women any hint hint that particular -- so that's my.
Passion in the massive does not Gus at a record the messages -- trails there for every on every phase of life and I'm a big proponent and getting women and families outdoors because it's so that -- -- -- -- not only your physical health but -- emotional house and sound.
-- people you know.
To start simple and easy within your comfort sounds that go with friends if you don't wanna go by yourself or take your dog and don't try to -- 47 miles the first time maybe just four is enough but slowly taking care comfort zone will expand and you'll wanna do more things -- different.
They can and -- -- -- year because I loved to hike and we like to get out mounds and we have a one year old yeah so what I saw a backpack -- you have in there -- What gear would you recommend for my three year old can walk a little bit on his own for awhile and you pick him up now you had this like backpack -- I did the name of it what do you recommend fly baby backpack great.
And that it it's great it doesn't really matter and -- and necessarily what's really important -- that have space for her.
Students not -- -- -- rain jacket and also can carry the baby well and comfortable not an opinion is that.
Carrying her footwear -- -- -- another.
Because I don't wanna trip I don't wanna fall and so Guinean a good -- she is I -- -- it's called somber lending which are -- -- they have really great action.
And they're very supported -- that.
And Z he's entitled to the BE RLA ends of the cuts that are there you have men and lay it out Sunday and if it's howling and hiking shoe company and I have never wants fine -- -- -- I cast my issue night last night he somber somber and that sounds like -- the when he -- safety while you're out there -- can you have a -- and obviously can't -- a -- and that -- -- -- -- then you aren't they are.
It many don't -- you trust your instincts -- -- share and you know they're certainly the more experienced you are the safer you are because you're less likely to make mistakes but I do try to and stay accountable to my friends and family especially if I'm out there by myself saw -- Blake.
Check in times -- check in points when they're expecting to hear from me but.
There is a community out there and everyone looks out for one another and it is a place press -- really safe.
I loved it and -- the books now.
Walk in the woods and he didn't finish the trail -- very funny that it Bill Bryson writes about he -- -- -- halfway -- the trail here yet he can't continue on any because his body and once again.
Our kids but they're all these people along the trailer leaving things and there's all this camaraderie I ask general store as rain -- really really -- so right.
Congratulations on the record congratulations on the book that's another big journey for you the book is called called again called again.
Think I'm nice to be cool congratulations on -- say yeah.
And that's another big -- I think yeah five you'll see it yeah.
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