Humans Outside
Humans Outside
Feb 6, 2020
02: How His ‘Enthusiastic Outlook’ Ended in a Long, Long Hike (Wella and Justin Jay)
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It’s no secret that spending time outside can help people process traumatic experiences. But about literally walking off a war? And what about doing it with your husband or wife?Wella and Justin Jay, Army veterans who now call Alaska home, did exactly that in 2017 with the help of the organization Warrior Expeditions. In today’s episode, the couple reflects on how journeying through the wilderness not only helped them work through the experiences of service overseas, but also brought them closer as a couple and back to “normal” society. 


Things mentioned in the show:


“Barefoot Sisters:”


"A Walk in the Woods”


Warrior Expeditions:


Justin and Wella’s favorite piece of outdoor gear:


Big Agnus Fly Creek HV UL two-person backpacking tent


Their most essential outdoor gear: 


Justin: Chocolate (listen to the show to find out why)

Wella:  Biodegradable baby wipes


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