Hiking Culture

Hiking Culture

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

The Making of a Psychiatrist, Hiking Culture Panel

Episode: The Making of a Psychiatrist, Hiking Culture Panel

  • Jun 29, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 52:22 mins

Guests: Zach Davis, Author of “Appalachian Trials: The Psychological and Emotional Guide to Successfully Thru-Hiking The Appalachian Trail,” Owner and Editor-In-Chief of The Trek, Host of Backpacker Radio podcast; Ciara Hulet, Creator of Cici Outside YouTube Channel, Producer of Top of Mind; Cordell Andersen, Uinta Wilderness Blogger, CordellMAndersen.com; Christine Hoyer, Backcountry Manager, Great Smoky Mountains National Park According to Nielsen survey data, a third of US adults say they’ve hiked in the last year, and that figure has been steadily growing for a decade. Strangely, hiking is all the rage among millennials, driven perhaps by digital technology and outdoor selfies with a gorgeous backdrop courtesy of #nature? This new generation of hikers has introduced some generational clashes around habits, safety, and preservation.