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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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Thru Hikers Tyler “The Prodigy” Lau & Andrew “Peanut” Glenn | The Hiker Podcast Episode 7

On this weeks episode of The Hiker Podcast we are excited to talk with Hikers Tyler “The Prodigy” Lau and Andrew “Peanut” Glenn. Not only are they amazing hikers but they work for Sawyer Products, the sponsor of this episode. We spend our time talking about their story and how hiking has changed them and they in turn are making an impact on the world around them. 
This weeks episode is brought to you by Sawyer Products, makers of the Sawyer Squeeze water filter. 
Go to for where to buy all of their amazing products that help keep us safe on the trail! 
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Some Facts about “The Prodigy” - Dual Citizen of Hong Kong and the USA - Always enjoyed hiking and turned that into 10 plus seasons of trail work, wild-land fire, conservation work, natural resource management, environmental education work across the US and even abroad. - First thru-hike PCT 2016 (also included the JMT cause why not?) - Calendar Year Triple Crown (PCT, CDT, AT) in 2018, becoming 1st Person of Color, Asian-American and 9th Person overall to do so. - Finished Colorado Trail (the non-CDT shared miles) in 2019. - The Hiker Meme King - Passionate about diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in the outdoor space, making access available for disadvantaged groups - Likes long walks on the beach, bare foot of course Check out 
Andrew “Peanut” Glenn on his blog: or email Some Facts about “Peanut” - Texan, grew up in Arkansas with three older sisters - Thru-hiked the PCT (2017) - Thru-hiked the JMT with my dad (2018) - 5th person to connect the CDT to Canada's Great Divide Trail (2019) - The high snow years of 2017 and 2019 developed a love for mountaineering, which is where my outdoor love is currently focused. - Most likely to be found on trail dancing, napping, eating cereal, or finding a questionable ridge-line to scramble on. 
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Follow Host Andy Neal on Instagram: @andyfilmsandhikes 

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! Go to for all the ways to listen or to follow us on social media.


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