5: Abraham ‘Beast’ Christian | Rice Creek Section Leader of the Black Bear Chapter of the FTA

Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere Show Notes +Black Bear Chapter of the Florida Trail Association +Rice Creek Section Website +Abe’s Volunteer Spotlight in the Footprint magazine +John Weary In Memorium +John Weary Trail Worker Award Winners

4: Madeleine ‘Suwannee Princess’ Pinaire

Home is my favorite section 🧡 #floridatrail #girlswhohikefl #ftha #floridahikes #keepflwild #naturalnorthflorida A post shared by Madeleine Pinaire (@m.pinaire) on Aug 1, 2018 at 4:27pm PDT Music: “Breathing” by Lee Rosevere Show Notes +Madeleine’s Artist Website +@m.pinaire on Instagram +Finding Cross Creek: Madeleine’s Running Blog +Finding Home: Madeleine’s article in the Footprint on page 23.

3: Sandra ‘Navigator’ Friend & John ‘JK’ Keatley | Florida Hikes

What a delight to see Sandra awarded the Florida Trail Association Lifetime Achievement Award for nearly two decades of volunteer & career work helping hikers enjoy our statewide National Scenic Trail. @floridatrail @trails50 @societyofamericantravelwriters @floridaspacecoast @floutdoorwriters @outdoorwomen @authorsguild @tinylittlevictories #tinylittlevictories #owaa #fowa #floridatrail #floridatrailassociation @traildames @girlswhohikefl A post shared by Sandra Friend & John Keatley […]

2: James ‘Jupiter’ Hoher

28d 10h 00m, is the new Florida Trail self-supported speed record. This was way harder than I thought it would be. Although my overall average was 39mpd I realized halfway through I was off pace by a couple days, so the second half of this hike I don't think my milage dipped below 40 more […]

1: Jim Kern | Founder of the Florida Trail

You can’t start a Florida Trail podcast without involving the Florida Trail founder, Jim Kern. I was grateful to have Jim agree to come on the podcast as my first guest to talk about founding the Florida Trail and what hiking was like in the state back in the 1960s. We covered other topics such […]

0: Why The Florida Trail?

Welcome to the first episode of the podcast! In this short episode I introduce myself and talk a bit about the trail and where I see the podcast heading. Please check out the show notes below for more information and where you can find out how to hike the Florida Trail! Music: “Breathing” by Lee […]

Introducing Orange Blaze: A Florida Trail Podcast

A few months ago it came to me, how I could assist in getting more visibility for the Florida Trail to the general hiking community: a podcast. Having spent the last three years running The Garden Path Podcast I knew that another podcast was in my wheelhouse, it was something that I could actively do […]