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#208 | Alina "Abstract" Drufovka on Creating Trail-Themed Art, Exploring Her Latina-Jewish Heritage, and Meeting Her Partner on Trail

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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 Alina Drufovka aka Abstract. In addition to being a thru-hiker and adventurer, you're likely already familiar with the name Abstract because of her incredible and unique outdoor-themed artwork. We learn all about Alina's transformation from thru-hiker to now full-time artist, her time on the AT, PCT, and Israel National Trail, her current gig as an Ambassadors on the Get Outside Tour where she travels the country in a van alongside her boyfriend, attending outdoor events, leading clinics, and overall spreading joy to the people. Abstract is nothing but good vibes and this is a spirited interview that will elicit smiles.

We wrap the show with a chat about why cell phones don't appear in dreams (or do they?), a story about a PCT hiker who was bit by a rattlesnake, a triple crown of people who are probably serial killers, and more!

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

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

RTIC Outdoors: Shop at rticoutdoors.com.

Goodr: Use code “BACKPACKER” for free shipping on your first order at goodr.com/backpacker.

Enlightened Equipment: Use code “EETREK10” for 10% off Enlightened Equipment’s Stock Revelation Quilt or Torrid Jacket at enlightenedequipment.com.

[divider]

Interview with Alina “Abstract” Drufovka

Time stamps & Questions

00:04:01 - QOTD: Have cell phones ever appeared in your dreams?

00:09:55 - Reminders: Is it or is it not Rachel’s birthday?

00:13:25 - Introducing Alina

00:14:20 - Tell us about hiking the AT 1.5 times

00:17:20 - We Love Love!

00:22:16 - Discussion about being half Colombian, half Jewish

00:24:52 - How did your love blossom along the trail?

00:26:10 - How did you learn about the AT at age 13?

00:27:57 - What was it like retracing your steps two years after being injured?

00:28:40 - Tell us about the St. Patty’s party trail magic

00:34:00 - Does your mom fit the stereotype of a nervous Jewish mom?

00:37:40 - What are the cornerstones of your grandma’s book?

00:41:10 - What was it like to get past the point where you got off trail the first time?

00:43:10 - Discussion about expressing interest in someone without being creepy

00:44:22 - What’s the story behind the Wonder Woman outfit?

00:46:15 - At what point did art intersect with thru-hiking?

00:48:00 - Discussion about Abstract’s art style

00:51:28 - Tell us about hiking the Israel National Trail in 2018

00:54:35 - What are towns like on the Israel National Trail?

00:55:44 - Discussion about making Aliyah and Birthright

00:58:02 - Did you feel safe on the Israel National Trail?

00:59:50 - What advice do you have for people interested in the Israel National Trail?

01:02:30 - Interlude: Rachel’s birthday!

01:05:15 - Tell us about the PCT in 2019

01:08:24 - What was it like to live in Colombia?

01:10:30 - What were the biggest differences between Colombia and Israel?

01:11:15 - How did you turn your art into a business?

01:15:45 - Tell us about the Embark program

01:16:27 - Have you experienced imposter syndrome?

01:19:57 - How do you decide when to release something new and price your art?

01:20:55 - What’s been your biggest business challenge?

01:22:53 - How do you deal with having your designs ripped off?

01:28:21 - What’s your inspiration for a new painting these days?

01:29:29 - What is the Get Outside tour?

01:33:58 - How many events will you attend?

01:35:01 - Did you get to customize the van?

01:38:40 - What events are coming up on the tour?

01:39:40 - Fuck Marry Kill: Appalachian Trail, Pacific Trail, Israel National Trail

01:40:10 - What piece of art are you most proud of?

01:41:31 - Describe your art to the listeners

01:43:30 - Where can people follow you?

01:44:14 - Tell us about living on a commune

01:50:37 - Are you interested in polyamory?

01:51:30 - If you could bring an aspect of commune life into your regular life, what would it be?

SEGMENTS

Trek Propaganda

Stupid Thing of the Week

Listener Voicemail

Triple Crown of people who might be serial killers

Mail Bag

5 Star Review

[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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Manage episode 367763672 series 2391873
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 Alina Drufovka aka Abstract. In addition to being a thru-hiker and adventurer, you're likely already familiar with the name Abstract because of her incredible and unique outdoor-themed artwork. We learn all about Alina's transformation from thru-hiker to now full-time artist, her time on the AT, PCT, and Israel National Trail, her current gig as an Ambassadors on the Get Outside Tour where she travels the country in a van alongside her boyfriend, attending outdoor events, leading clinics, and overall spreading joy to the people. Abstract is nothing but good vibes and this is a spirited interview that will elicit smiles.

We wrap the show with a chat about why cell phones don't appear in dreams (or do they?), a story about a PCT hiker who was bit by a rattlesnake, a triple crown of people who are probably serial killers, and more!

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

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

RTIC Outdoors: Shop at rticoutdoors.com.

Goodr: Use code “BACKPACKER” for free shipping on your first order at goodr.com/backpacker.

Enlightened Equipment: Use code “EETREK10” for 10% off Enlightened Equipment’s Stock Revelation Quilt or Torrid Jacket at enlightenedequipment.com.

[divider]

Interview with Alina “Abstract” Drufovka

Time stamps & Questions

00:04:01 - QOTD: Have cell phones ever appeared in your dreams?

00:09:55 - Reminders: Is it or is it not Rachel’s birthday?

00:13:25 - Introducing Alina

00:14:20 - Tell us about hiking the AT 1.5 times

00:17:20 - We Love Love!

00:22:16 - Discussion about being half Colombian, half Jewish

00:24:52 - How did your love blossom along the trail?

00:26:10 - How did you learn about the AT at age 13?

00:27:57 - What was it like retracing your steps two years after being injured?

00:28:40 - Tell us about the St. Patty’s party trail magic

00:34:00 - Does your mom fit the stereotype of a nervous Jewish mom?

00:37:40 - What are the cornerstones of your grandma’s book?

00:41:10 - What was it like to get past the point where you got off trail the first time?

00:43:10 - Discussion about expressing interest in someone without being creepy

00:44:22 - What’s the story behind the Wonder Woman outfit?

00:46:15 - At what point did art intersect with thru-hiking?

00:48:00 - Discussion about Abstract’s art style

00:51:28 - Tell us about hiking the Israel National Trail in 2018

00:54:35 - What are towns like on the Israel National Trail?

00:55:44 - Discussion about making Aliyah and Birthright

00:58:02 - Did you feel safe on the Israel National Trail?

00:59:50 - What advice do you have for people interested in the Israel National Trail?

01:02:30 - Interlude: Rachel’s birthday!

01:05:15 - Tell us about the PCT in 2019

01:08:24 - What was it like to live in Colombia?

01:10:30 - What were the biggest differences between Colombia and Israel?

01:11:15 - How did you turn your art into a business?

01:15:45 - Tell us about the Embark program

01:16:27 - Have you experienced imposter syndrome?

01:19:57 - How do you decide when to release something new and price your art?

01:20:55 - What’s been your biggest business challenge?

01:22:53 - How do you deal with having your designs ripped off?

01:28:21 - What’s your inspiration for a new painting these days?

01:29:29 - What is the Get Outside tour?

01:33:58 - How many events will you attend?

01:35:01 - Did you get to customize the van?

01:38:40 - What events are coming up on the tour?

01:39:40 - Fuck Marry Kill: Appalachian Trail, Pacific Trail, Israel National Trail

01:40:10 - What piece of art are you most proud of?

01:41:31 - Describe your art to the listeners

01:43:30 - Where can people follow you?

01:44:14 - Tell us about living on a commune

01:50:37 - Are you interested in polyamory?

01:51:30 - If you could bring an aspect of commune life into your regular life, what would it be?

SEGMENTS

Trek Propaganda

Stupid Thing of the Week

Listener Voicemail

Triple Crown of people who might be serial killers

Mail Bag

5 Star Review

[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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