How a Date Turned into a Way of Life- Hiking with Heather Diaz

by | Sep 8, 2021 | Podcast

If you have ever thought about  hiking, this is the episode for you. Heather Diaz shares her passion for hiking and she shares all the tips you need for a hiking trip.

Hiking became a way of life for Heather as she was forced to slow down and start noticing the beauty around her. 

In this episode, you will also learn what to wear when hiking, where to shop for all your hiking gear, amongst other things. Heather tells us how she fell in love with this sport and the mistakes to avoid.

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Episode Highlights:

  • How Heather got into sports at a young age
  • Heather’s passion for running
  • Why Heather moved to San Francisco
  • How a hiking date became a lifestyle
  • Must-have hiking essentials for your next hiking trip
  • How to shop for your hiking gear
  • Why you should treat hiking as any other sport
  • Heather’s advice to new hikers

Guest Bio:

Heather Diaz is a former long-distance runner and first-generation hiker originally from the suburbs of Houston, Texas. She moved around Texas for her bachelor and graduate degree. Life then took her life to San Francisco in 2012 to chase her career. 

It was while in San Francisco that she met her then boyfriend, now fiance. He asked her to go on a hike on their first date. The rest is history. .

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