Just Up The Trail

5/14/2022

Hiking and Wildcamping on the National Trails with Stephie Boon

Hiking and wild camping on the National Trails with Stephie BoonThis week Stephanie Boon joins me to chat about hiking and wild camping on the UK's National Trails. We had a wonderful chat about her outdoors experiences, her creativity and love of coastal hiking as well as the pressures on mental health from being both on and off trail. During the Show we discussHer recent trip to Dartmoor for her lowland leader qualificationThe influence of nature and the outdoors on art and creativityHer experiences of hiking and wild camping on the National TrailsHow hiking and the outdoors can impact our mental health both positively and negativelyWhen not on trail you can find StephieOn InstagramOn her blog. Ten Mile HikeListen, rate, and subscribe!For automatic downloads please subscribe in your podcast appPlease take a moment to review and rate the podcastSupport The ShowYou can support the show at our Patreon Page. If you can spare £5 a month you will help keep the show free for those who can’t afford it and you’ll come away with a general feeling of soundness and kindness.Links to products mentioned in the show, along with some of the gear we rely on for our adventures can be found on the website here.Keep in TouchKeep up to to date with developments and guest announcements on our social media pages as well as loads of extra stuff on the websiteInstagram @justupthetrailFacebook @justupthetrailukYoutube Just Up The TrailWebsite www.justupthetrail.com
5/1/2022

Running the South West Coast Path with Leah Atherton

Running the South West Coast Path // with Leah AthertonIn this episode of Just Up The Trail I sit down with trail runner and poet, Leah Atherton.In 2018, Leah headed out on the South West Coast Path and, carrying all her gear, completed a solo fast-pack of the 630 mile National Trail in 30 days.She returned to the trail 2 years later, armed with a team of willing volunteers and a desire to complete the trail in the Fastest Known Time. During the show we discussHow she got into running trailsTraining for an endurance event Running 50+ miles, day after day after dayHow being on trail impacts or influences her writing process and her poetry. Where to find LeahWhen not out running trails Leah will be writing poetry.Her first collection, “A Sky the Colour of Hope” is available from Verse Poetry Press and is wonderful!You can follow her on Instagram @poet_on_the_runListen, rate, and subscribe!For automatic downloads please subscribe in your podcast appPlease take a moment to review and rate the podcastSupport The ShowYou can support the show at our Patreon Page.If you can donate a little each month you will help keep the show free for those who can’t afford it and you’ll come away with a general feeling of soundness and kindness. There are a few little extras for Patrons, details of which are over on the membership page.Links to products mentioned in the show, along with some of the gear we rely on for our adventures can be found on the website here.Keep in TouchKeep up to to date with developments and guest announcements on our social media pages as well as loads of extra stuff on the websiteInstagram @justupthetrailFacebook @justupthetrailukYoutube Just Up The Trail Website www.justupthetrail.com