Tuesday, 14 June 2022 14:47

#pitopod #20 | Alex Roddie : Editor, Author and Mountain Enthusiast

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Welcome to episode 20 of Paths in the Outdoors podcast, this episode we talk to Alex Roddie, who tells about his love of long distance routes in the UK and abroad. He also explains how he uses his time in the mountains to create the narrative of his writing.

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Photo Credit: James Roddie Photography 

He also is the editor for Sidetracked magazine and gear reviewer for TGO magazine. If that wasn't enough he has written numerous guidebooks and novels. His most recent the book, The Farthest Shore about walking the Cape Wrath Trail is available via Vertebrate Publishing.

Alex tells us how he has shaped his work around being in the outdoors, we met him in Fort William whilst he was training for a big trail this year and working remotely. The day included a walk up the Pap of Glencoe.

It can all be watched on YouTube and Spotify and listened to on Spotify and Apple Podcasts. 

The article Alex talks about on hiking the Haute Route Pyrenees can be found on Sidetracked here.

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