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#206 | Briana DeSanctis on Hiking the 6,800 Mile American Discovery Trail

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In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Briana DeSanctis aka Rocky Mountain High. Briana is currently hiking the 6,800 mile American Discovery Trail and upon completing this trail, she will be the first solo woman to ever accomplish this feat. We obviously swan dive deep on everything to do with hiking the ADT, including the specifics of the route, how much of it is on single track vs road, some of the highlight stops along the trail, how she manages resupply and water, what's to love and hate about the trail, and more. Briana is a riot and has no shortage of fun stories from this very wild endeavor. Grab your popcorn, strap in, and enjoy.

We wrap the show with a story about a mom hiking the AT alongside her 15 kids, the triple Crown of people who ought to be on the first rocket to Mars, and we opine if people without inner monologues actually exist.

Do you want to hike with Backpacker Radio? Fill out this survey to indicate your interest!

Organifi: Use code “BACKPACKER” for 20% off at organifi.com/backpacker.

Gossamer Gear: Use code “TAKELESSTREKMORE” for 15% off at gossamergear.com.

RTIC Outdoors: Shop at rticoutdoors.com.

[divider]

Interview with Briana DeSanctis

Time stamps & Questions

00:05:04 - QOTD: Are people without internal monologues more likely to quit thru-hikes?

00:09:07 - Reminders: Check out updates from the PCTA here!

00:10:00 - Introducing Briana

00:11:15 - What got you into the outdoors?

00:13:40 - Where should people visit in Maine?

00:15:30 - Are you a lobster snob?

00:17:30 - Tell us about starting the AT

00:21:00 - Did you feel prepared for the AT?

00:23:07 - How did the hike compare with your expectations?

00:25:01 - What were your best meltdowns on the AT?

00:31:00 - How did you adjust your interactions with strangers after that?

00:31:57 - What are your tips for hitchhiking?

00:35:22 - Give us the highlights of what you did between the AT and ADT

00:41:05 - What are the basic fun facts of the ADT?

00:46:41 - What are the selling points of either the northern or southern routes?

00:50:57 - Discussion about walking through cities

00:54:39 - Tell us about how you navigate the trail

00:56:20 - What drew you to hiking the ADT?

00:59:50 - Will you be the first woman to thru-hike the ADT?

01:02:30 - What kind of carts do people push?

01:04:20 - How many people have hiked the ADT?

01:04:54 - How much of the hike is on road versus single-track?

01:08:19 - Why did you almost die from heat exhaustion?

01:13:02 - What is cell reception like on the ADT?

01:14:09 - Fill us in on your timeline?

01:16:39 - How often do you resupply?

01:18:20 - What keeps you motivated to continue on this trail?

01:20:40 - Are you taking notes or journaling?

01:23:00 - What’s a good story that will definitely be included in your book?

01:24:45 - Tell us about shitting your pants

01:32:05 - Zach’s AT poop story

01:33:05 - Briana’s creative shits

01:40:08 - Discussion about sleeping in bathrooms

01:42:35 - Discussion about planning mileage and places to camp

01:45:04 - Discussion about Briana’s interactions with police

01:50:00 - Discussion about people giving Briana things

01:52:22 - If you could pick one chain to eat at for the rest of the trail, what would you pick?

01:54:51 - What one town stands out to you?

02:01:30 - Fuck Marry Kill: the states you’ve been through thus far

02:05:55 - Fuck Marry Kill: road trails, rail trails, trail trails

02:06:53 - Is there one restaurant experience that stands out to you?

02:12:15 - Discussion about staying with people in towns

02:15:04 - Discussion about the common questions people ask

02:18:14 - What sort of takeaway do you think you’ll leave the ADT with?

02:19:24 - How has this experience changed your perspective on our country?

02:25:03 - What’s the deal with your flip flops?

02:31:30 - What’s your best elevator pitch for the American Discovery Trail?

02:34:05 - Where can people follow you?

SEGMENTS

Trek Propaganda

Triple Crown of people who should be on the first rocket to Mars

[divider]

Check out our sound guy @paulyboyshallcross.

Leave us a voicemail!

Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes (and please leave us a review)! Find us on Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Play.

Support us on Patreon to get bonus content.

Advertise on Backpacker Radio

Follow The Trek, Chaunce, Badger, and Trail Correspondents on Instagram.

Follow Backpacker Radio, The Trek and Chaunce on YouTube.

Follow Backpacker Radio on Tik Tok.

Our theme song is Walking Slow by Animal Years.

A super big thank you to our Chuck Norris Award winner(s) from Patreon: Alex & Misty with Navigators Crafting, Andrew, Austen McDaniel, Austin Ford, Brad & Blair (Thirteen Adventures), Brent Stenberg, Christopher Marshburn, Dayne, DoGoodPantry, Greg McDaniel, Liz Seger, Matt Soukup, Mike Poisel, Morgan Luke, Patrick Cianciolo, Sawyer Products, Timothy Hahn, and Tracy “Trigger” Fawns.

A big thank you to our Cinnamon Connection Champions from Patreon: Dcnerdlet, Emily Galusha, Jake Landgraf, Jeanne Latshaw, Jeff LaFranier, Joann Menzer, Keith Dobie Jr, Kelly Heikkila, and Peter.

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Sisällön tarjoaa Zach Davis and The Trek. Zach Davis and The Trek tai sen podcast-alustan kumppani lataa ja toimittaa kaiken podcast-sisällön, mukaan lukien jaksot, grafiikat ja podcast-kuvaukset. Jos uskot jonkun käyttävän tekijänoikeudella suojattua teostasi ilman lupaasi, voit seurata tässä https://fi.player.fm/legal kuvattua prosessia.

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Briana DeSanctis aka Rocky Mountain High. Briana is currently hiking the 6,800 mile American Discovery Trail and upon completing this trail, she will be the first solo woman to ever accomplish this feat. We obviously swan dive deep on everything to do with hiking the ADT, including the specifics of the route, how much of it is on single track vs road, some of the highlight stops along the trail, how she manages resupply and water, what's to love and hate about the trail, and more. Briana is a riot and has no shortage of fun stories from this very wild endeavor. Grab your popcorn, strap in, and enjoy.

We wrap the show with a story about a mom hiking the AT alongside her 15 kids, the triple Crown of people who ought to be on the first rocket to Mars, and we opine if people without inner monologues actually exist.

Do you want to hike with Backpacker Radio? Fill out this survey to indicate your interest!

Organifi: Use code “BACKPACKER” for 20% off at organifi.com/backpacker.

Gossamer Gear: Use code “TAKELESSTREKMORE” for 15% off at gossamergear.com.

RTIC Outdoors: Shop at rticoutdoors.com.

[divider]

Interview with Briana DeSanctis

Time stamps & Questions

00:05:04 - QOTD: Are people without internal monologues more likely to quit thru-hikes?

00:09:07 - Reminders: Check out updates from the PCTA here!

00:10:00 - Introducing Briana

00:11:15 - What got you into the outdoors?

00:13:40 - Where should people visit in Maine?

00:15:30 - Are you a lobster snob?

00:17:30 - Tell us about starting the AT

00:21:00 - Did you feel prepared for the AT?

00:23:07 - How did the hike compare with your expectations?

00:25:01 - What were your best meltdowns on the AT?

00:31:00 - How did you adjust your interactions with strangers after that?

00:31:57 - What are your tips for hitchhiking?

00:35:22 - Give us the highlights of what you did between the AT and ADT

00:41:05 - What are the basic fun facts of the ADT?

00:46:41 - What are the selling points of either the northern or southern routes?

00:50:57 - Discussion about walking through cities

00:54:39 - Tell us about how you navigate the trail

00:56:20 - What drew you to hiking the ADT?

00:59:50 - Will you be the first woman to thru-hike the ADT?

01:02:30 - What kind of carts do people push?

01:04:20 - How many people have hiked the ADT?

01:04:54 - How much of the hike is on road versus single-track?

01:08:19 - Why did you almost die from heat exhaustion?

01:13:02 - What is cell reception like on the ADT?

01:14:09 - Fill us in on your timeline?

01:16:39 - How often do you resupply?

01:18:20 - What keeps you motivated to continue on this trail?

01:20:40 - Are you taking notes or journaling?

01:23:00 - What’s a good story that will definitely be included in your book?

01:24:45 - Tell us about shitting your pants

01:32:05 - Zach’s AT poop story

01:33:05 - Briana’s creative shits

01:40:08 - Discussion about sleeping in bathrooms

01:42:35 - Discussion about planning mileage and places to camp

01:45:04 - Discussion about Briana’s interactions with police

01:50:00 - Discussion about people giving Briana things

01:52:22 - If you could pick one chain to eat at for the rest of the trail, what would you pick?

01:54:51 - What one town stands out to you?

02:01:30 - Fuck Marry Kill: the states you’ve been through thus far

02:05:55 - Fuck Marry Kill: road trails, rail trails, trail trails

02:06:53 - Is there one restaurant experience that stands out to you?

02:12:15 - Discussion about staying with people in towns

02:15:04 - Discussion about the common questions people ask

02:18:14 - What sort of takeaway do you think you’ll leave the ADT with?

02:19:24 - How has this experience changed your perspective on our country?

02:25:03 - What’s the deal with your flip flops?

02:31:30 - What’s your best elevator pitch for the American Discovery Trail?

02:34:05 - Where can people follow you?

SEGMENTS

Trek Propaganda

Triple Crown of people who should be on the first rocket to Mars

[divider]

Check out our sound guy @paulyboyshallcross.

Leave us a voicemail!

Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes (and please leave us a review)! Find us on Spotify, Stitcher, and Google Play.

Support us on Patreon to get bonus content.

Advertise on Backpacker Radio

Follow The Trek, Chaunce, Badger, and Trail Correspondents on Instagram.

Follow Backpacker Radio, The Trek and Chaunce on YouTube.

Follow Backpacker Radio on Tik Tok.

Our theme song is Walking Slow by Animal Years.

A super big thank you to our Chuck Norris Award winner(s) from Patreon: Alex & Misty with Navigators Crafting, Andrew, Austen McDaniel, Austin Ford, Brad & Blair (Thirteen Adventures), Brent Stenberg, Christopher Marshburn, Dayne, DoGoodPantry, Greg McDaniel, Liz Seger, Matt Soukup, Mike Poisel, Morgan Luke, Patrick Cianciolo, Sawyer Products, Timothy Hahn, and Tracy “Trigger” Fawns.

A big thank you to our Cinnamon Connection Champions from Patreon: Dcnerdlet, Emily Galusha, Jake Landgraf, Jeanne Latshaw, Jeff LaFranier, Joann Menzer, Keith Dobie Jr, Kelly Heikkila, and Peter.

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