The Outdoors Station

No 457 - Keith Foskett - High and Low - Pt1

Episode Summary

Part 1 of a 2 part interview with author Keith Foskett and today's release of his new book High and Low. An interesting mix of long distance hiking and depression!

Episode Notes

With many outdoor long distance hiking books under his belt, this unique offering High and Low adds to the growing library of Keith Foskett.

An interesting mix of people, places, mishaps and depression. In this first part of the 2 part interview we discuss aspects from the book and also Keith's approach to hiking life.

Depression is like chest pain. You know its serious when the doctor wants to see you the same day.

Battling ferocious weather, the ubiquitous Scottish midge, strange-sounding local delicacies and sub-standard TV sets, this is one man’s battle to conquer the wilds of Scotland, and his own psychological demons.

When dealing with emotional baggage, it’s best to pack light.