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The Hiker Podcast | Day Hiking, Backpacking, Thru Hiking

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Each week new hiker Andy Neal, takes you on a journey to demystify hiking. Andy sits down with voices in the outdoor and hiking community, getting to know the hikers behind the trekking poles. Hikers tell stories of how hiking has inspired them to grow, create, and better the environment, getting pa… read more

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Luke Pearsall: Creative Professional & Hiker| The Hiker Podcast Episode 19

This week, Andy is very excited to talk with Creative Professional and Hiker, Luke Pearsall.

Luke Pearsall is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Photographic Arts and Sciences.  His career in media has spanned over 19 years including work on large scale Television and Film Productions in Los Angeles as well as Print Advertising Photography work with clients including Samsung Mobile USA and Bridgestone Tires among others.

In 2006, Luke took a hiatus from film to work as an Adventure Guide in South America where his love for the outdoors grew in to a love for travel and adventure. Luke credits this period of time sparking what would become a lifelong pursuit of working creatively as a creative professional working primarily in the adventure lifestyle and outdoors industry genre of work.

In 2015 Luke hiked 550 miles across Spain on the Camino de Santiago and after a 2020 NO GO of the PCT, Luke hiked 495 miles completing the Colorado Trail in the state that he has been a resident of since 2016.

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Each week new hiker Andy Neal, takes you along on the trail, reviewing gear, exploring hiking trends and most importantly talking with voices in the outdoor and hiking community finding stories of how hiking has inspired them to grow, create, and better the world and environment around them. A show for those first starting out on the trail and for experienced thru-hikers!

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