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How body positive hikers are making the trails more inviting

Group founder Kirsten Strough leads Big Gal Backpackers Boise back toward the trailhead.
Murphy Woodhouse
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Mountain West News Bureau
Group founder Kirsten Strough leads Big Gal Backpackers Boise back toward the trailhead.

If you’re asked to imagine a hiker, who comes to mind? Is it a tall, lean, bearded man? Maybe white? That’s a common idea of who a hiker is, but there are a lot of people pushing back on that exclusionary notion. The Mountain West News Bureau’s Murphy Woodhouse went hiking with a group with that mission — and brings us this report.

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