Elise Ott

Elise is a copywriter who prefers time outdoors to time spent behind a screen, but the latter tends to be more common these days. Because of this she’s planning her first thru-hike—the PCT in 2019, and plans to share her journey the way she knows best (through writing).

Posts

Backpacker Radio 87 | Paul Barach on Japan’s Shikoku Pilgrimage + Murphy’s Law

Backpacker Radio 87 | Paul Barach on Japan’s Shikoku Pilgrimage + Murphy’s Law

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Paul Barach.  Paul is an avid adventurer, but today, we focus in on

Nov 18, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 86 | Nathan Hankes

Backpacker Radio 86 | Nathan Hankes

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Nathan Hankes.  Nathan is an army veteran, having served a tour in

Nov 10, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 85 | Neville Harris of Woods Hole Hostel

Backpacker Radio 85 | Neville Harris of Woods Hole Hostel

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, brought to you by Backcountry.com, we are joined by Neville Harris.  Neville is the

Nov 2, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 84 | India Wood on her Transect Hike of Colorado

Backpacker Radio 84 | India Wood on her Transect Hike of Colorado

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by India Wood.  India, despite having no backpacking experience, decided

Oct 22, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 83 | The John Muir Trail (ft. Chaunce and Fireball)

Backpacker Radio 83 | The John Muir Trail (ft. Chaunce and Fireball)

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Chaunce and Fireball (who you likely remember for the Girls Stuff

Oct 12, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 82 | Dan Durston on Designing Gear and Hiking the Great Divide Trail

Backpacker Radio 82 | Dan Durston on Designing Gear and Hiking the Great Divide Trail

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Dan Durston.  Dan is the gear nerd's gear nerd.  In addition to hiking

Sep 28, 2020 : Elise Ott
Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 Pack Review

Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 Pack Review

The Superior Wilderness Designs Long Haul 40 pack is a customizable, mid-size, ultralight backpack that acts as the perfect companion for backcountry

Sep 18, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 81 | Tommy Corey aka “Twerk” of Hiker Trash Vogue

Backpacker Radio 81 | Tommy Corey aka “Twerk” of Hiker Trash Vogue

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Tommy Corey, aka Twerk, sometimes known as Twerkinthedirt, sometimes

Sep 14, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 80 | Dr. Anne Baker on Post-Trail Depression

Backpacker Radio 80 | Dr. Anne Baker on Post-Trail Depression

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, Badger is joined by Anne Baker.  In addition to being an experienced long-distance

Sep 1, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 79 | Mac from Halfway Anywhere

Backpacker Radio 79 | Mac from Halfway Anywhere

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, brought to you by Backcountry.com, we are joined by Mac of Halfwayanywhere.com. Mac

Aug 20, 2020 : Elise Ott