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Trail Weight: Transformation on the John Muir Trail with Andrew Steven

April 22, 2021 Lori Prima, Andrew Steven Season 3 Episode 31
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Trail Weight: Transformation on the John Muir Trail with Andrew Steven
Apr 22, 2021 Season 3 Episode 31
Lori Prima, Andrew Steven

Andrew Steven shares how a fitness journey, grieving the loss of his mother and being on the John Muir Trail transformed his life.

After 30 years of feeling stuck, Andrew Steven attempted to get in shape for a month-long backpacking trip through the Sierra Nevadas. Looking at his career for inspiration, Andrew finds an unlikely revelation by imagining his life’s narrative arc. But after a death in the family, he found himself in a story of repeating loss.

Trail Weight chronicles Andrew’s journey as he narrates a year of his life. Through audio diaries, recordings from the trail, and conversations with authors, experts, Olympians, and more, Andrew takes listeners through an eye-opening adventure of self-discovery.


Connect with Andrew/Listen to Trail Weight:
Web: trailweight.co
Twitter: @trailweight
Instagram: @trailweight

Connect with Lori:
Instagram: @thehikepodcast
Twitter: @thehikepodcast
Blog: thehikepodcast.wordpress.com
Facebook: @thehikepodcast
Email: [email protected]

Special thank you to Tim, Leisel, Greg, Julie, Colin, and Aaron for being patrons! 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thehikepodcast)

Show Notes

Andrew Steven shares how a fitness journey, grieving the loss of his mother and being on the John Muir Trail transformed his life.

After 30 years of feeling stuck, Andrew Steven attempted to get in shape for a month-long backpacking trip through the Sierra Nevadas. Looking at his career for inspiration, Andrew finds an unlikely revelation by imagining his life’s narrative arc. But after a death in the family, he found himself in a story of repeating loss.

Trail Weight chronicles Andrew’s journey as he narrates a year of his life. Through audio diaries, recordings from the trail, and conversations with authors, experts, Olympians, and more, Andrew takes listeners through an eye-opening adventure of self-discovery.


Connect with Andrew/Listen to Trail Weight:
Web: trailweight.co
Twitter: @trailweight
Instagram: @trailweight

Connect with Lori:
Instagram: @thehikepodcast
Twitter: @thehikepodcast
Blog: thehikepodcast.wordpress.com
Facebook: @thehikepodcast
Email: [email protected]

Special thank you to Tim, Leisel, Greg, Julie, Colin, and Aaron for being patrons! 

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thehikepodcast)