June 2, 2021

Episode 41: Kristen Bor on Outdoor Blogging and Van Life

On this episode: van life, murals, and the John Muir Trail. We’re talking with Kristen Bor of Bearfoot Theory — hiker, van lifer, and outdoor blogger.


Show Notes

  • 00:34 – Introducing Kristen
  • 01:30 – Kristen’s van life journey
  • 4:25 – Differences between her first and second van
  • 6:45 – How Kristen got into van life
  • 9:12 – What are some of the changes in the van life community since you started?
  • 12:15 – The dilemma of always-full campgrounds
  • 14:40 – The backstory on Bearfoot Theory
  • 19:57 – Kristen and Jason randomly meet at Muir Trail Ranch on the John Muir Trail
  • 21:27 – Favorite part of the John Muir Trail
  • 24:45 – Kristen’s four month social media sabbatical
  • 29:00 – Launch of the Bearfoot Outdoors Club
  • 33:00 – How should someone get started in van life?
  • 37:24 – Gas vs Diesel, and why don’t we have awesome murals on vans today?
  • 44:45 – Hosting the Open Roads Festival in Idaho
  • 48:00 – Planned adventures

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The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.

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