Episode 69: One Step at a Time – Karla Amador

Episode 69: One Step at a Time

Karla Amador, Co-founder of 52 Hike Challenge

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Could a hike a week change your life? Interview with Karla Amador, co-founder of 52 Hike Challenge. We talk about why she chose to hike 52 times in a year, how It helped clarify what she wanted out of work and life, and how a feeling of accomplishment can carry with you long after the trail.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

– How Karla’s mom (and adventurous spirit) was a positive influence
– Why a divorce lead to Karla taking one hike a week for a year
– The impact 52 hikes had on Karla’s work and active life
– Why Karla and her partner wanted to share the 52 Hike Challenge with others
– Why a hike can be as long or as short as you want it to be
– How a feeling of accomplishment can carry with you
– Gale and Karla talking about ideas for business growth
– Advice for listeners interested in starting a business
– What’s next for 52 Hike Challenge

Find the episode below, on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, GooglePlay, or wherever you stream podcasts.


Karla Amador (learn more at 52HikeChallenge.com); Hosted by Gale Straub; Featured in the midroll: Maggie Peikon and her Indonesian hiking honeymoon.

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Karla Amador and 52 Hike Challenge

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Links/Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

52 Hike Challenge: Website, Instagram & Facebook

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Karla Amador: Instagram

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