Meet Melissa Avery.

Melissa is a California-based outdoor writer and busy Mom who is passionate about her family history and sharing the message of diversity in the outdoors.

In our conversation, you’ll get a sneak peak into Melissa’s fascinating life and learn a little bit about what it’s like to be the Mom of 3 young, active children.

You can find Melissa at www.chasquimom.com and listen to the show below.

I hope you enjoy meeting Melissa!


Show Notes:

 5:30 Why Melissa’s parents walked from Peru to California and never returned to Peru.

 10:00 The best carne asada ever.

 13:00 On diversity in the outdoors.

 16:30 On motherhood.

22:00 Backpacking with her family and why it’s okay to give kids challenging distances and take them on difficult trails.

27:00 Melissa’s odd allergy and why she always carries her epi-pen.

30:45 What Melissa would tell her 12-year-old self.



Today’s show is sponsored by Audible. If I’m not listening to a podcast, I’m listening to an audiobook.

I devour audiobooks while I drive my car to and from interesting hiking destinations, clean my house, fix dinner, do the dishes, fold laundry and workout. There are so many good books that I want to read and I feel a lot more productive when I can multi-task by listening as I work.

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