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Lauren Hudgins
Deb and the Curvy Kili Crew

Deb and the Curvy Kili Crew

Deb Malkin is a fat-positive massage therapist from the Bay Area who hiked Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania this March with the Curvy Kili Crew, a group of 20 plus-sized adventuresome women.

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Lauren Hudgins
Trail Triumph: Ashley Samuel and the Appalachian Trail

Trail Triumph: Ashley Samuel and the Appalachian Trail

Ashley Samuel hiked the AT, summiting Katahdin on September 14. We followed her adventure on Instagram (appropriately her name is rainyhikes) and caught up with her by email.

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Brandon Kuehn on the Trail

Brandon Kuehn on the Trail

Brandon Kuehn AKA Ginger Beard Outdoors got started on the PCT but had to stop due to hypertension of his left knee. With intense determination, he dutifully performed physical therapy and is back on the trail! We love a happy ending. He answered some questions for us before he set off again. Where and when did you start? I started at the border of Mexico and the US in Campo, CA, the morning of April 3, 2018. Where and when do you plan to finish? I plan on finishing the beginning of Sept. at the Manning Park Resort in Canada. Is...

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