Wild is a story of catharsis, of going to the woods to find yourself. Here is a growing collection of interviews with women who’ve learned from their wilderness experiences.
Interviews with hikers, cyclists, gear manufacturers, outfitters, and others whose lives impact or are impacted by the outdoors.
Amanda “Rainbow” Hus holds the thru-hiker record for most times walking the length of Florida on the Florida Trail. She didn’t discover hiking until later in life
In her mid-fifties, Barbara “Nails” Quinn decided the best way to recharge her life was to find adventure on her own by taking a long walk in the woods.
Judy “Heartfire” Gross headed to the AT in 2006 with plans to complete a thru-hike. A business idea she made reality is a hiker’s godsend for lightweight gear.
A successful writer and Triple Crown hiker, Karen Berger is the woman I looked up to as a role model for carving a career out of the outdoors one step at a time.
After her AT thru, Regina Reiter made hiking her life. She works seasonally as a ATC Ridgerunner and teaches women how to let go of their fears and get outdoors.
Author Sandra Friend recounts her experiences in the wilderness that brought her to where she is today, sharing the outdoors with a broad audience through her books and online.