Backpacking Long Trails with Liz "Snorkel" Thomas

March 05, 2020 Lori Prima, Liz Thomas Season 2 Episode 13
Backpacking Long Trails with Liz "Snorkel" Thomas
Show Notes

Liz “Snorkel” Thomas, former women’s speed record holder for the AT and veteran of twenty long trails, shares her tips and advice for prepping for your next long distance hike. We cover her book from Backpacker called "Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-hike" which covers selecting gear, planning your budget and schedule, what life is like on the trail and even tips about how to tell your work, friends and family.

In our conversation, Liz also covers urban hiking, being an long time advocate for American Hiking Society's Hike the Hill event and how she and her hiking partner founded Treeline Review, a new type of gear review site that will bring you the best of what's tried and true so whatever you're doing in the outdoors, you can feel confident that the gear you take will last.

Connect with Liz:
Check out her book: Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-hike

Treeline Review: www.treelinereview.com
Instagram: @treelinereview
Facebook: @treelinereview

Liz can be found over at:
Instagram: @lizthomashiking
Facebook: @lizthomashiking

Connect with Lori:
Instagram: @thehikepodcast, @lori_the_explorer
Twitter: @thehikepodcast
Blog: thehikepodcast.wordpress.com
Facebook: @thehikepodcast
Email: hikepodcast@gmail.com

Special thank you to Isabella for being a show patron!

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