Day: December 15, 2016

Trust the Trail
Scott and Ariane December 15, 2016 0

Episode 14: Overcoming Your Fear of Solo Backpacking

On episode 14 of Trust the Trail, we are going to share and explain how to overcome your fear of backpacking solo. Then give you 9 tips you can use to help overcome YOUR fear. Lastly we share one of our subscribers e-mail question.

Where does the real fear come from that stops you from going out in nature alone? It’s control of course. People are usually fearful when they can’t control their environment. The reality of course, is that none of us are in control of our environment. If you spell out FEAR it’s False Evidence Appearing Real. So, stop being afraid of Big Foot, they haven’t proven it yet. ­čÖé

HIGHLIGHTS:

Ariane and Scott share what their fear is

Ariane shares how she managed her fear backpacking solo on one of the toughest trails in the Country

Scott describes how not to let your fear take over your thoughts.

Do you have a fear out in the wilderness? Post in comments and let’s start the discussion.