We talk to Lynn Grogan, Cognitect's Events Manager, about her 211-mile hike along the John Muir Trail in California.
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Our Guest, Lynn Grogan
Lynn chose "Shovels and Rope" by The Thread as the intro and "Clackin' Heels" by He's My Brother She's My Sister to end the show.
- That song from True Blood
- John Muir Trail
- 6:20 - We're all the type of people who want to run away and join the circus, but instead we're doing this trail.
- "Classic Hikes of the World" by Peter Potterfield
- 7:55 - How do you even start planning for a hike like this?
- Backpacking Light - advice for gear and preparation
- Time-lapse video of Yosemite Wild Fires, August 2013
- 14:12 - How did you decide to do this? What motivated you?
- 18:55 - Planning: planned a lot for gear, didn't plan enough for food.
- Lone Pine, CA
- Tremors - "No Richter scale can measure it; no scientist can explain it."
- 20:55 - Adventures in hitchhiking: they didn't seem like they would be axe murderers.
- 29:25 - What were the low- and high-lights of the three week hike?
- Aleksander Gamme is overjoyed by snacks while walking back from the South Pole
- 35:11 - She met a bear, who looked inconvenienced.
- 38:00 - Lessons learned about food.
- Mountain House Lasagna
- Mt. Whitney
- 42:10 - Injuries you saw or sustained?
- Clojure/conj 2013
- 47:05 - Why move the Conj from Raleigh this year?
- 50:50 - What should we look forward to at this year's Conj?
- Conj Speaker line-up
- 52:55 - Lynn gives a shout-out to seriously impressive 2013 hiking record-setters.
- Lynn's resources for hiking the John Muir Trail
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