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Trail Weight

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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 special guests, Andrew takes listeners through an eye-opening adventure of self-discovery. Brought to you by The Podglomerate.

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 special guests, Andrew takes listeners through an eye-opening adventure of self-discovery. Brought to you by The Podglomerate.

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United States

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Podglomerate

Description:

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 special guests, Andrew takes listeners through an eye-opening adventure of self-discovery. Brought to you by The Podglomerate.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 09: Rewrite

6/17/2021
Andrew and Rocky find themselves days away from finishing a month-long, 200-mile hike. For transcripts and more, visit trailweight.co. Trail Weight is a Podglomerate Original. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:35

Ep. 08: Been Here Before

6/10/2021
Sometimes remembering means reliving painful past events. For transcripts and more, visit trailweight.co. Trail Weight is a Podglomerate Original. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:17

Ep. 07: America's Best "Idea"

5/27/2021
Often praised as "America's best idea," the origin story of the national parks is largely incomplete. Dina Gilio-Whitaker's books "As Long as Grass Grows" and "All the Real Indians Died Off" are available at https://amzn.to/3aRotT For transcripts and more, visit trailweight.co. Trail Weight is a Podglomerate Original. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:40

Ep. 06: The Part You Know

5/20/2021
After a difficult few days, Andrew and Rocky head back out on the trail. Dan Ahdoot can currently be seen on Cobra Kai and The Crew on Netflix, and his podcast, “Green Eggs and Dan,” is available wherever you listen to podcasts. You can find any of Dan White's books and writing at danwhitebooks.com For transcripts and more, visit trailweight.co. Trail Weight is a Podglomerate Original. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:13

Ep. 05: Hiker Down

5/13/2021
Andrew and Rocky discover hardship on the trail they never expected. Cindy Ross' new book, "Walking Towards Peace" is available here: https://amzn.to/3tJwKzr Check out Florence Williams' "The Nature Fix" and "The 3-Day Effect" at florencewilliams.com Follow Joey Clift on Twitter at @joeytainment and online and joeyclift.com For transcripts and more, visit trailweight.co. Trail Weight is a Podglomerate Original. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:24

Ep. 04: Loved to Death

5/6/2021
The outdoors have an astounding effect on us, but what impact do we have on nature? Find out more about Eugenie Bostrom and Recreate Responsibility at recreateresponsibly.org You can read Gabrielle Canon's writing at gabriellecanon.com Dina Gilio-Whitaker's books "As Long as Grass Grows" and "All the Real Indians Died Off" are available at https://amzn.to/3aRotTp You can see Brooks Wheelan's Instagram at instagram.com/brookswheelan Dan White's books, "The Cactus Eaters" and "Under the Stars"...

Duration:00:46:01

Ep. 03: Detour/Reroute

4/29/2021
Andrew and Rocky are faced with a difficult decision as the trail tests more than just their physical ability. Alexi Pappas's new book "Bravey" is available at amzn.to/3a2mXNJ For transcripts and more, visit trailweight.co. Trail Weight is a Podglomerate Original. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:15

Ep. 02: Good Grief

4/22/2021
What is more difficult, thru-hiking the Sierra or learning how to properly grieve? Andrew and Rocky process these questions as they reflect on Andrew's mom's death and the struggles of hiking. You can find Niall Breslin's podcasts and more at niallbreslin.com For transcripts and more, visit trailweight.co. Trail Weight is a Podglomerate Original. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:16

Ep. 01: Act One

4/15/2021
Andrew decides to hike over 200 miles through the Sierra Nevada Mountains as a catalyst for better health. Looking at his career for inspiration, he finds an unlikely revelation by thinking of his life as a story. To learn more about Jamie Flam and Dynasty Typewriter, visit dynastytypewriter.com Check out Monte Montepare's Moth performances at themoth.org/storytellers/monte-montepare, and if you're looking for a guide service in Alaska, visit kennicottguides.com For transcripts and more,...

Duration:00:42:41

Introducing Trail Weight

3/8/2021
A podcast about a long walk, a difficult journey, transformation, and loss... Follow along at trailweight.co Brought to you by The Podglomerate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:03:24