276-Turn Left

Show notes

When we asked our community for some ideas for podcasts and articles one of the innovative topics raised was doing a hike where we only turn in one direction. Recently we put that into practice and while we thought that we would have a bit of fun with this walk we didn’t expect to learn some things about ourselves and our hiking skills along the way.

In this podcast episode we lay out the ground rules for this hike, bring you a series of short on trail recordings from the hike, and finish off with a ‘Lessons learnt session’. For us this was unique walk and one that we were glad that we did.

Podcast Overview

  • Podcast introduction
  • Episode introduction (time index 0:01:28)
    • Why did we do this walk? (time index 0:02:22)
    • Setting the rules (time index 0:03:02)
      • Hike your Own Hike
      • Close to home no vehicles
      • 4 hours max
      • Turning left
      • Straight ahead
      • Avoiding going off trail/off road
      • Approximate distance/time
      • least amount of planning possible
    • On trail recordings (time index 0:06:52)
    • Lessons learnt (time index 0:13:54)
      • So how did we going with our predetermined ground rules?
      • What did we learn about our hiking skills and ourselves
      • Suggestions for making something like this easy
  • Close (time index 0:23:29)

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