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Backpacker Radio #144 | Linnea “Otter” Delucchi

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Backpacker Radio #144 | Linnea “Otter” Delucchi

In right this moment’s episode of Backpacker Radio introduced by The Trek, we’re joined by Linnea Delucchi, identified on path as Otter.  Otter is a 2017 PCT thru-hiker, has a Masters in Journey Schooling, and now serves because the Assistant Director at New Treks, a company that teaches out of doors training to underprivileged youth.  This convo covers lots of floor, together with the cognitive results of spending time in nature and climbing particularly (and the way carrying headphones may probably negatively influence that), we get an summary of some Denver-based non-profits centered on the outdoors- together with an in-depth work of Linnea’s group, and Linnea blesses us with an all-time poop story from her PCT thru-hike. 

We wrap the present with a speedy hearth Q&A with The Trek’s new intern, Rachel, we do a triple crown of issues individuals complain about as they become old, and Chaunce reveals herself as an Oscars slap truther.

Backpacker Radio #144 | Linnea “Otter” Delucchi


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Interview with Linnea “Otter” Delucchi

Time stamps & Questions

00:04:20 – QOTD: The place had been you when the information broke of Will Smith slapping Chris Rock?

00:09:25 – BPR Bulletins: Asheville Meetup Hello-Wire Brewing RAD Beer Backyard, Could 11, 6:30pm

00:11:25 – Introducing Linnea

00:12:40 – Inform us your out of doors background.

00:14:23 – For those who needed to choose one out of doors sport, what would you choose?

00:15:10 – How lengthy have you ever lived in Colorado?

00:15:54 – Inform us about graduate faculty.

00:16:37 – What course did you assume your profession would go as an undergraduate?

00:17:28 – What’s the craziest factor in regards to the mind?

00:18:40 – What’s the distinction between individuals who hike with headphones and people who don’t?

00:19:28 – Does it matter what you’re listening to?

00:20:27 – Inform us in regards to the research design.

00:22:23 – For those who had been going to run the research once more, what variables would you modify?

00:24:03 – What have you learnt about research associated to thru-hiking?

00:26:25 – Dialogue in regards to the impacts of know-how in nature.

00:27:50 – Did you make a acutely aware resolution to not take heed to know-how on the PCT?

00:30:15 – Inform us extra in regards to the mind.

00:33:50 – What do you assume the cognitive advantages of a thru-hike are?

00:36:20 – How would you persuade somebody like Chaunce to get out in nature extra?

00:39:25 – Do you assume adrenaline junkies have much less of a concern response?

00:42:25 – What turned you on to the PCT within the first place?

00:43:47 – Was backpacking a tough promote for you given the opposite sports activities you want?

00:45:42 – Do you’ve any loopy harm tales?

00:48:37 – Are there sports activities you gained’t attempt?

00:49:35 – Inform us your poop story.

00:55:06 – Inform us about New Treks.

00:57:28 – What’s your position at New Treks?

00:58:20 – Do you discover totally different ways in which the youngsters you’re employed with work together with the outside?

01:01:18 – How do you get the youngsters excited for the actions?

01:02:40 – How a lot time do you spend with every group?

01:05:05 – How typically do you see youngsters get actually into the actions?

01:06:55 – Does one story stand out as essentially the most significant?

01:09:22 – Is it powerful to keep up a optimistic perspective?

01:12:03 – How lengthy has New Treks been in existence?

01:12:20 – How do you begin one thing like New Treks?

01:13:42 – Are you able to clarify the funding facet of New Treks?

01:17:04 – Inform us in regards to the different Denver-based nonprofits you wrote about.

01:24:22 – Did you find out about these organizations lately or already find out about them?

01:26:12 – Do you’ve recommendation for anybody interested by moving into out of doors training?

01:27:54 – What’s subsequent for you?

01:28:48 – Thanks!


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