I  love  LIVE  to hike!

Let no one be deluded that a knowledge of the path can substitute for putting one foot in front of the other.

Mary Caroline Richard

introducing…
The Pee Rag podcast ❤︎ Unfiltered Tales of the Blissful Hiker

In a series of self-effacing essays, accompanied by her own original flute playing, she tells her journey of self-discovery as a middle-aged woman.

Long distance backpacker and essayist Alison Young reveals the truth behind the unglamorous – but fulfilling –life of a full-time-pedestrian.



Hello! I’m the voracious long distance walker and backpacker, Alison Young. I walked New Zealand’ s challenging Te Araroa and the classic Pacific Crest Trail in one year!

I guess it’s fair to say, I live to hike!

I got hooked on walking the first time my dad took me to Yosemite at age 13. next hike? The Continental Divide Trail.

I invite you to follow along on the journey, and share yours too!