What motivates a middle-aged woman to brave extreme weather, precarious river crossings, swarms of sandflies and epic mud? Breathtaking scenery and a renewed sense of wonder. Join Blissful Hiker Alison Young for stories and images of her spectacular solo tramp of New Zealand’s 3,000 kilometer “Long Pathway,” Te Araroa
A former professional flutist and Minnesota Public Radio host, voice artist Alison Young is the Blissful Hiker. She’s backpacked on six continents and this past year, walked New Zealand’s “long pathway” Te Araroa and the Pacific Crest Trail.
Her trail name is Singet. Find our more at blissfulhiker.com