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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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Rachael "Rabbit" DeLano: Triple Crown Hiker | The Hiker Podcast Episode 12

On this weeks episode of the Hiker Podcast we talk with Yoga instructor,Triple Crown Hiker and rabbit enthusiast Rachael “Rabbit” DeLano.
Rachael aka “Rabbit” is a long-distance hiker and outdoor enthusiast residing in Colorado. She left behind a career in corporate America to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail in 2016, and this journey ignited her passion for backpacking. After completing the Appalachian Trail she thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in 2017 and the Continental Divide trail in 2018 completing the triple crown of hiking. Then in 2019, she went on to section hike portions of the AT, PCT, and CDT and pursued hiking abroad in England completing the Hadrian’s Wall walk.
Rabbit’s other passions include yoga, bike-packing, and caring for the two most adorable bunnies in the world. She is a certified yoga instructor and finds joy in teaching and practicing yoga. You can find out more about her adventures on Instagram @rabbithikes and on her website
Also this week on the “Sawyer Segment” and  talk with “Peanut” about using permethrin from Sawyer Products to threat your hiking clothes and gear.
This weeks episode is brought to you by Sawyer Products, makers of the Sawyer Squeeze water filter.
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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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