Backpacker Radio #42 | Clare Gallagher

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio, I am joined by recent Western States 100 winner, Clare Gallagher. Not only is she a world-class ultra runner, she’s also a very vocal and passionate environmental activist, Princeton graduate, Patagonia athlete, and all around powerhouse. She shares how she was able to pull off the most important victory in her young ultra running career, the two weeks she spent hanging out with Tommy Caldwell in the arctic leading up the race, all the while doing everything she can to save the world. Literally. I touch briefly on my hike of the Oregon Coast Trail, we have a trail propaganda featuring how to thru-hike as a petite woman, and much more.

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