Episode 74 Thru Hiking, Mindfulness, and Lyme with Devin Everett
Devin Everett might actually be one of the most motivating people to talk with.
On this episode we cover everything from what spurred her Thru Hike of the AT, her battle with Lyme Disease, finding a cause to hike for, and what it means to be mindful in the backcountry. From start to finish, this chat with Devin is simply motivating.
If you’re in need of a feel good episode that makes you want to get out and do more, this is the one for you!
Emory R. Wanger
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Leading up to Devin’s Thru Hike
Backpacking experiences prior to the AT
What it takes to Thru Hike
Realizations while on trail
Choosing to hike the PCT
Hiking for a cause
How hiking has helped Devin on a personal level
Tips for how to center yourself and meditate when backpacking
What it feels like going into trail number 2
Lyme Disease explained
What happens to the body with Lyme
Checking for ticks
How ticks get on you
Common spots ticks are found on the body
Removal of ticks
Devin’s longterm plan
Devin’s thoughts on quitting a stable and reliable job to pursue a dream