Through the Mountains: A Journey on the AT

Welcome to the Find Your Fierce Podcast, where you will discover your fierce, unlock an unstoppable mindset, build unbreakable courage, and ultimately transform how you show up daily. I’m your host, Jill Allen, and I’m so glad you’re joining me today.

In this episode, we have a very special guest – Traci Halvorson! Traci is a recreational guide from Maine who also owns an Airbnb yurt business. She’s here to share her amazing journey on the Appalachian Trail and all of her wonderful experiences living outdoors. You’ll be blown away by the life-changing impact of adventure that she’ll talk about. Get ready to be inspired by Traci’s story – it’s going to be a lot of fun!

Find Your Fierce Highlights:

– At 2:27 in the podcast, Traci will tell us all about her day-to-day life and share her personal experiences. 

– Wondering what inspired Traci to embark on the Appalachian Trail? Tune in at 9:29 to find out the top three reasons! 

– At 14:31, Traci will talk about some of the biggest challenges she faced during her Appalachian Trail hike and how she overcame them. 

– How did Traci manage her time while hiking the Appalachian Trail? Tune in at 15:46 to find out what factors influenced her daily progress. 

– At 17:47, Traci will share some of the strategies she used to manage the weight of her backpack during the AT hike and tips on how to avoid overpacking and overexerting on the trail. 

– If you want to connect with Traci and follow her journey, listen in at 22:13 to find out how. 

– And finally, at 24:05 Traci will reveal the story behind her trail name “Laughing Loon” – don’t miss it!


Key Takeaway:

I want to connect with people. Particularly women who are a little leery about starting an adventure or life-changing activity. I want to encourage people that it doesn’t have to be scary. To give it a chance. Just try it. – Traci Halvorson

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