On this episode, billy-goating, smudges, Mai Tais, and labra-do, or labra-don’t? We’re talking with Kolby “Condor” Kirk, adventurer, naturalist and renown journaler. Plus, we conduct our second canned cocktail taste test.
- 01:10 – How Kolby came to create graphics for ‘MILE…MILE & A HALF’
- 06:36 – Kolby’s experience hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)
- 09:00 – Journaling on the PCT
- 18:24 – What is about distance that makes travel special?
- 22:58 – Next big adventures
- 25:46 – Becoming a naturalist
- 32:13 – Different terms for hikers, and the joy of “Billy-goating”
- 34:24 – How Kolby got started hiking
- 35:40 – Encountering a bear at night
- 38:52 – Kolby’s advice for getting into journaling
- 49:17 – Canned cocktail taste test #2: Cutwater Gin & Tonic, Margarita and Mai Tai
Mentioned in this Episode
- MILE…MILE & A HALF
- Condor’s PCT Adventure in 3 Minutes
- Photos from Kolby’s PCT journals
- Behind the scenes of MMAAH with Kolby
- The Deschutes Land Trust
- Kolby’s Honeymoon Journal
- The Hike Guy (Kolby’s website) and Instagram
- Cutwater Spirits
- Thanks to Looney Bean Coffee for hosting us in their backyard in Bend
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