Media Things

Sometimes I get out and do things………

National Geographic Women who’ve expanded our horizons. (Pay wall)

5 Game-Changing BIPOC Women in the Outdoors By Ambika Rajyagor

Thru Hiking While Black – ALDHA-West Webinar

CDTC Virtual Trail Days!!! Listen Here


National Geographic – October 2020

Donate: Expensive gear can be an obstacle for BIPOC who want to camp
by Rachel Belle 

A love song for the outdoors
by Amiththan

BIPOC Trailblazers
Rucksack Zen

Backpacking in America as a Person of Color: Hikers Share Their Experiences
The Trek

Social Distancing with Virtual Trail Talks

Thru-Hiking Pros on Their Food Tips and Fantasies on Big Treks
Adventure Journal

5 ENDURANCE ATHLETES Tell Us How They Got Into ‘Adventure Shape’

13 Appalachian Trail Hikers Share How They Pack Their Bags
Mighty Goods

Q&A with Elsye “Chardonnay” Walker: Likely the First Black, Female Triple Crowner
The Trek

Cyclones Everywhere
Iowa State Univ. News Flash

Bad Decisions 101 – Life on the PCT
Campfire Tales – Short Stories in the Outdoors

Meet Elsye W. aka Wandering Chardonnay
The Clueless Wanderer Blog

Sensing Spring Changes
Hike Like a Woman

It’s all about the journey. Hiking the PCT, solo.
African American Explorations- Teresa Baker

The Delicious Wind
The Joy Trip Project (mentioned)


Hike Like a Woman   – Hiking with Chardonnay

Cascade Hiker Podcast Chardonnay- Looking for a Triple Crown This Summer 

Quit HappensWalking off beaten path not happy trails quit

The TrekTrail Correspondents – Diversity

Hiking Thru – Episode #20 Chardonnay aka Elsye Walker


ALDHA-West Triple Crown award!!!

Getting to the California Oregon border on the PCT – 2015

Feeling the feels at the Northern Terminus of the PCT – 2015

Hiking the CDT 2017 Idaho……in July! (the next day sunny & warm, thru hiking)

PCT 2015 the Journey………(need to update tunes that were deleted)