20. Heather ‘BOT’ Housekeeper & Scott ‘Wise Man’ Weis

The Florida Trail from a botanical perspective with Heather Housekeeper and Scott Weis—we delve into a lot in this episode from learning edible and medical plants in an unfamiliar state, the graciousness of the Florida Trail Trail Angel experience, canine Trail Friends, and the subtle and mystical beauty found along the Florida Trail.


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Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
+The Botanical Hiker website
+Green Deane
+Amos Moses by Jerry Reed
+Scott Weis Band

19. One Year Podcast-aversary!


Download Episode 19

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
+All Episodes So Far
+Florida Trail Association
+FTA E-Blaze Newsletter
+Florida Trail Hikers Alliance

18. Dale ‘Greybeard’ Sanders


Download Episode 18

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
+GreyBeard Adventurer
+GreyBeard Adventurer on Facebook
+An 82-year-old man hiked the entire Appalachian Trail. Then he danced a jig. via the Washington Post
+Meet Tennessee’s Grey Beard Adventurer via Southern Living Magazine
+An 82-Year-Old Broke the Appalachian Trail Age Record via Outside Magazine
+#190 The oldest person to paddle the Mississippi River via Mountain Meister Podcast

17. Melony ‘Stretch’ & Travis ‘RamboJuice’ LaCoss


Download Episode 17

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
+HikerLore website
+HikerLore FT posts
+Hike Lore Knowledge Base, including info on stretching, trail games, etc.
+Why I Love My TinkleBelle by Stretch
+Hiker Lore on Facebook
+Hiker Lore on YouTube
+@hikerlore on Instagram

16. Josh ‘Pacecar’ Johnson


Download Episode 16

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
+Hike With Heart Josh’s website
+@hikewithheart on Instagram
+Josh’s Charity Hike Donation Page
+Josh’s articles on The Trek
+@officialhikewithheart on Facebook

15. LP ‘Lil’ Buddha’ Kiatoukaysy


Download Episode 15

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
+@lilbuddhahikes on Instagram
+Lil’ Buddha’s Trailjournals
+Lil’ Buddha’s Postholer Journals

14. Eleni ‘Moss’ McDaniel


Download Episode 14

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
Florida Trail Hikers Alliance
@mac_eleni_moss on Instagram
@florida_trail_hikers_alliance on Instagram
@FTThruHike on Instagram

Unidentified Deceased Hiker Podcast: Sworn Statement Podcast

Trail Closure Information:
+Kissimee Prairie Preserve Construction Closures
+Big Cypress Trail Closures
+Juniper Prairie Wilderness Trail Closures

13. Chelsey ‘Honeybee’ & Chris ‘Waterbear’ Stevens | Sunshine State Seekers


Download Episode 13

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
+Sunshine State Seekers website
+@SunshineStateSeekers on Instagram
+Central Florida Chapter of the FTA
+Trailwalkers Program from Florida State Forests
+Little Big Econ State Forest via FloridaHikes!
+Bronson State Forest
+Florida Gateway Communities Passport Program
+Chelonian Research Institute
+Granite Gear Groundskeepers
+Coldilawks Episode
+I Love You, Honeybear by Father John Misty

12: Dan ‘Chopsticks’ Munsell

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So it ends. I arrived at Fort Pickens this evening just as the sun slipped below the horizon. Ending my NOBO thru and setting a new self supported fastest known time (FKT) of the Florida National Scenic Trail. 24 days 11 hours 45 minutes. I left the southern terminus on Feb 2 at 7:00am EST and arrived at Fort Pickens Feb 26 at 5:45pm CST. I've added one hour to my time in order to account for the time zone change. Chasing this FKT was an amazing, often surreal, experience. The memories I'll carry from this Feb will certainly last a lifetime. At the moment I'm pretty exhausted and looking forward to a bed and shower. Two things I've been without from one end of the trail to the other. Many thanks to all who cheered me on along the way. It meant a lot! #floridatrail #thruhike #fkt

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Download Episode 12

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
+@dan_munsell on Instagram
+Jupiter’s Podcast Episode

11: Out on the Trail | Stories from the Florida Trail

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I know it’s a bit early but I’m ready to jump on the Best 9 bandwagon for the year. From a whirlwind idea in late February last year to launching the podcast in May, it’s been a great first half year of sharing stories from the Florida Trail (and other Florida trails!). I’m happy there has been so much enthusiasm for the podcast and can’t wait to share more stories with you in the New Year! . I’ll be doing my best have two episodes a month instead of one during most months because so many have asked for more. I get it, a weekly show would be awesome, too! However this is really a passion project and combined with another podcast, work, family, and other hobbies, right now it has to fit in with everything else! My list of potential guests is long in my head—so many people to talk to. . Thanks, you the listener and hiker, for making this podcast successful! It’s takes more than a podcast producer to make a show succeed. . If all goes well, there will be a special mid/late month episode later this week. So keep an eye out for it! . #floridatrail #bestnine2018 #hiking #floridahikes #podcastsofinstagram #womenwhohike #womenwhopodcast #backpackermag #orangeblaze #hikefl #sheexplores #hikelikeawoman #onthetrail #trails50 #natureinspired #optoutdoors #girlswhohikefl

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Back in the early fall I put out a call for hikers to sent in short snippets about their upcoming hikes and previous hikes, or why they loved the Florida Trail. Six lovely people took the time to send in their stories to make this episode happen. Take a listen!


Download Episode 11

Music: “Breathing” and “Everywhere” by Lee Rosevere

Show Notes:
Where to find the participants:
+@alexfogt
+@Sunshine State Seekers
+@AngelsHikes
+@Chief_Shoeless
+@eroutside