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An overweight, 61-year-old retiree, with zero hiking experience, decided to hike the entire 2,185.3 mile length of the Appalachian Trail in 2014. What could possibly go wrong? As his brother, Mike, commented, "It's a bit like taking up boxing and fighting Mike Tyson in your first bout." Join Steve and his guests as they discuss all aspects of the trail, from gear to Lyme Disease, then back to trail magic and injury.
 
Trail Correspondents is a teleportation machine to the trail- in audio form. Every other week, a select handful of thru-hikers on the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, and the American Discovery Trail, give us a glimpse into the world of long distance backpacking. Through their eyes and vocal cords, we learn all about the highs, lows, and nitty gritty details that go into a half-year, cross-country trek. Trail Correspondents is the next best thing to being on ...
 
From the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest and everything in between. Backpacker Radio is a show all about the wonderful world that is thru-hiking and long distance backpacking. Co-hosts, Zach "Badger" Davis and Juliana "Chaunce" Chauncey muse on the backpacking life and the latest from the trail every other week. Topics include but are not limited to news, trail culture, interviews, gear, advice, and all you can eat buffets.
 
Scott & Ariane have been guiding outdoor hiking treks for years. Follow their funny yet educational stories and experiences as they share “everything outdoors”. From backpacking the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest Trail. You never know who they will meet along the way. If you embrace Mother Nature, this show is for you. Trust The Trail will inspire you to connect with the outdoors in a whole new way.
 
What's it like to hike and live in the backcountry for 5 months? Host and thru-hiker Kyle O'Grady, who has completed every last step of the Appalachian Trail, interviews other thru-hikers, peak-baggers, and backpackers who are almost as crazy as him. Is life while thru-hiking really as glamorous as the social media stars make it out to be? Is pooping in the woods really that big of a deal? Find out these answers and more on Trail Tales.
 
Stories from the Trail is the hiking community's only live call-in show, created by and for people who love to talk trail. We go beyond the Appalachian Trail don't limit our conversations to hiking. Hosts Reptar, Gary Sizer (aka "Green Giant", author of Where's the Next Shelter?) and Megan Thompson (aka "Voldemort") will bring you their conversations with people who live outside. SUPPORT THE SHOW! https://www.patreon.com/StoriesFromTheTrail
 
70 years ago, the Appalachian Trail was thru-hiked for the first time by WWII veteran Earl Shaffer. The2180 is a series of 70 stories from 70 people who have made the Appalachian Trail a part of their life, and in the process, have found a larger understanding of themselves and the world around them through the crown jewel of the American hiking experience.
 
Whether you're planning a weekend overnight or a months-long hike of the Appalachian Trail, Weekly Hiking Tip will save you time, money, agony, and facilitate a fun, successful journey into the outdoors. Join Dan Feldman, author of Long Distance Hiking and 2-time thru-hiker, each week as he shares backpacking tips from aches and pains to z-rests.
 
Hello there, and thanks so much for joining us here! You are probably wondering what this podcast is all about? In this podcast, we will talk about all sorts of outdoor adventures, but primarily, for now, we will focus on hiking and backpacking. No other outdoor adventure is so accessible to so many people! So please join us as we talk about how to hike/backpack and learn how to hike any length trail from your local neighborhood parks to those long trails such as the Appalachian and others w ...
 
What the hell is "Hiker Trash?" Some wear the term as a badge of honor, others use it in disgust, but Hiker Trash is more than a mere adjective for a dirty thru-hiker. Hiker Trash is a philosophy, a way of life, potentially even a catalyst for finding meaning. Thru-hiker, Scott "Hell Ya Jesus" Hughes, shares and explores what it really means to be Hiker Trash through personal anecdotes and interviews with hikers, adventurers and all those who challenge the status quo in Hiker Trash fashion
 
Adventure outside with Luis Escobar, trail running legend, race director, running mentor and photographer, as he converses with athletes and public figures about all things extreme sports. We’ll cover everything from sell-out trail races to the most unknown ultra-running adventures around the globe, swing over into the world of rock climbing, and dive into mountain biking, triathlons and more.
 
After working in finance for 8 years, I quit my city job and spent 18 months travelling the world, climbing Kilimanjaro, backpacking around South America and doing a ski season. I used this time to help me decide on what I wanted to do with my life. ​ I set up Tough Girl Challenges as a way of motivating and inspiring women and girls. I'm the host the Tough Girl Podcast where I interview inspirational female explorers, adventurers, athletes and everyday women who have overcome great challeng ...
 
Hiking and backpacking can seem intimidating - especially as a beginner. Each week, Mallory Moskowitz will share the best ways to get out on the trail more often, we'll chat all things backpacking gear, hiking food, safety tips, epic fails, and more. If you're a brand new hiker, or an experienced hiker looking for new inspiration, this podcast is for you.
 
Outdoorsman and theologian Tony Jones sits down with fascinating people who find transcendence in their outdoors experiences. Hunters and anglers, hikers and kayakers, talk about how they connect to the divine, and to themselves, as they pursue their passions. The conversations are at turns poignant and humorous, illuminating and inspiring. If your spirituality is connected to the outdoors, this is the podcast for you.
 
Redrum Blonde is a true crime podcast. Each week, I'll explore a case, the victims, the facts, and the theories surrounding it. Some are solved, some remain unsolved. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/redrum-blonde. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Out of Office is a travel podcast hosted by us, Ryan Davis and Kiernan Schmitt. From early childhood, we were each infected with a serious case of wanderlust (among other things.) We define travel broadly, from local day trips to high-flyin’ overseas adventures. Each week, we dig into one topic—ranging from the serious to the silly, the practical to the outlandish—and give advice on how to get out there and explore the world.
 
Travel With Hawkeye features longtime Dallas morning radio host Mark “Hawkeye” Louis (96.3 KSCS) and his tales from a lifetime of travel and adventure. The podcast features a variety of celebrity guest, noted travel writers and a number of Hawkeye’s travel companions. The topics range from Henry Winkler’s tales of fly fishing in New Zealand to Hawkeye’s stories and adventures. Travel With Hawkeye not only discussion incredible destinations, travel bargains and tips, it also shares the excite ...
 
Carolina Outdoors Show Sponsored By Jesse Brown's Outdoors Bill Bartee and Don Yager bring their passion and years of outdoor experience to the airwaves of WBT each Saturday morning at 5am. If it's an outdoor adventure they've done it or they know someone who has and they spend an hour each weekend sharing those adventures with you. Take a look at this list and see if any of these interest you: Scouting a field for dove turkey or deer Paddling both on flat and white water Climbing rock on th ...
 
Raging rivers, hungry bears, huge avalanches—no matter how prepared you are, a walk in the woods can go from innocent to disastrous in the blink of an eye. Out Alive is a podcast series about real people who survived the unsurvivable. Each survivor takes you through what happened, from the packing mistakes to the missed signals to the plain bad luck, while experts and witnesses weigh in on how things went wrong.
 
There has been a longing in me that recently was awakened by talking with a number of awesome men who have helped breathe a new sense of adventure into my heart. We must stop using the excuse of having kids and a mortgage to hold us back from a life filled with adventure. I want to share their stories (and more) with you, along with weekly challenges with your friends and family! I want to encourage you to live adventurously every day through a mix of casual, critical, and crucial adventures.
 
Plain Ordinary Dragon was originally born as a concept back in 2006, while I was going through the Dale Carnegie class “How to Win Friends and Influence People”. During one of the exercises, I came to realize just how amazing each and every person in the class was, if, I took the time to really get to know & understand them. Not just the folks who have accomplished impressive feats, built businesses, hiked the Appalachian Trail, or participated in historic events, but the single mom who has ...
 
For those believing that getting outside, breathing fresh air and taking risks along the way are crucial components to living a happy and fulfilled life. Host Rob Roy fields in-depth interviews with professional athletes, thrill seekers, entrepreneurs and everyday people who continually make conscious decisions to spend more time outdoors, while doing what they love, so you can too.
 
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Chris Casado was lucky enough to be taken on a hiking trip in the Sierras at the age of 14 by a teacher who became a good friend. Fast forward 25 or so years, and Chris and his teacher are offering the same trip–and other trips–to people of all different hiking abilities. Even Chris's children have shared the adventure. Given my love/hate relations…
 
Scott is the best US Male Ultra Runner ever. That may change, but for now, no one can match 7 consecutive wins at the WS100 plus wins at other marquee events.He set the S-N FKT on the fabled Appalachian Trail in 2015, with a desperate effort at the end, eclipsing Jennifer Pharr Davis' time by 3hrs 13mins. The next year Scott's friend Karl Meltzer l…
 
“There’s no way I could carry a 50lbs pack and a 50lbs kid at the same time.” Cassie and Josh Sutton hiked the Appalachian Trail in 209 days with their 5 year old son Harvey. Hear how they overcame many obstacles and how they got their trail names of Straps, Hot Hands and Little Man. Luis is joined by guest host Joanie Anderson. Special bonus mini …
 
What happens when a 64 year old man decides to through hike over 2000 miles of the Appalachian Trail? In this episode, we meet David Rough who was inspired to take on this challenge as a way to raise money for Dayton Christian Schools. Take this journey with David and find out what he learned about himself, and what he wants others to know about se…
 
Sometimes Americans are pretty sure that they know a few things about the British soldiers who fought in the American Revolution. A list of them probably is something like this: They were the scum of the earth, scraped from the London gutter and the prisons to unwillingly serve in America They were stupid, so stupid that they obligingly wore red co…
 
“When you push yourself beyond where you went before and you keep on going, that’s success.” Jaala Shaw served in the Peace Core, used to own a cross fit gym, and currently is an educator and teacher who used to work for the State Department. Learn all about a Go Ruck race and her attempts at Go Ruck Selection. Hear her thoughts on Afghanistan wher…
 
Bethany wrote to us: "One year ago, Katlin Rhodes and I came together and became the first women to complete the 46 unsupported thru-hike. That summer was my first with Strava and a GPS watch. She and I have learned a lot in one year and have combined for 23 FKTS, going after some big and small. From the thru-hike, I began ambassador work with SheJ…
 
On this episode of Out of Office: A Travel Podcast, Ryan brings us back to Quebec City and Montreal in our first ever follow-up travel guide episode. Ryan recommends great new bars and restaurants, along with some old standbys and natural wonders. And don’t worry: there’s plenty of French names to be massacred. Montreal Episode: https://outofoffice…
 
In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Lauren and Henri de la Vega — a husband and wife southbounding the Continental Divide Trail to complete their triple crown. We take a journey down memory lane in both romance and trails and get an in-depth play-by-play on their CDT hike thus far. This chat paints an awes…
 
Tony talks with long-time wildfire fighter and smokejumper, Timo Rova, about Finns and Swedes, the mystical Lutherans called Laestadians, the difference between smoke chasing and smoke jumping, parachuting into a wildfire, grizzly bears in camp, why it's a mistake to see fire as the enemy, how North America is a fire-dependent ecosystem, and Timo's…
 
Historians are always interested in how things change over time, and it helps for the survival of the profession that most things do. But there are certain moments in history when things don't just change, they change so radically that it feels like going over a waterfall in a kayak.How do these moments of change come about? How can an entire socia…
 
“Running is good for my body, and then running outdoors is good for my mind, but trail running is good for all of me.” Terry Chiplin is the founder the the US Trail Running Conference and host running altitude camps for runners. Hear how he got his start running in England and how the US Trail Running Conference is focused on doing good for the pla…
 
Episode 196 - Perhaps the best value travel site out there (because it's FREE) Scott's Cheap Flights has been hooking up travelers with unbelievable airfares for years. How did found Scott Keyes get started and how does he find these deals? We discuss on this weeks podcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
 
We are joined by Jovanka Hammond who owns Hammonds Books & Antiques in St Louis, Missouri. Jovanka's journey into bookselling began in 1979 with Art Deco collectibles. Today, her store features books, jewelry, antiques and prints. We learn about Jovanka's dogs and a parrot with a taste for literature, the prohibition tunnel in the basement, and how…
 
Today we explore the social dynamic of a thru-hike. If you've listened to previous seasons shows on this subject, you might think that you already know the answer to this question. However, let us not forget, our trekkers are hiking against the current. Whereas the vast majority of thru-hikers- regardless of which triple crown trail they're on- hik…
 
We rarely feature A.T. Southbounders on the show, but this week's guest is halfway through his SOBO hike of the Appalachian Trail. Christian Foster, or Bear, is an insightful young man, gaining much from his hike. We discuss not only the journey but also the impact of the trail upon his general well-being. Christian also introduces the perfect arti…
 
In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are bringing you another edition of the wildly popular Girl's Stuff episode. Chaunce, Sauce, and guest panelist Lavendar share their experiences on a wide array of topics related to being a female backpacker, including safety tips when in the backcountry solo, hygiene regimens (or lac…
 
We speak to bookseller Vic Zoschak, who runs Tavistock Books in Alameda, California, and has sold on AbeBooks for 25 years. Vic explains how he took up bookselling after many years of rescuing people. He discusses his interest in Charles Dickens and the most memorable Dickens object that he ever handled (and it wasn't a book). Join us for 20 specia…
 
Denali, the mountain formerly sometimes known (but not by Alaskans) as Mt. McKinley, is one of the most impressive mountains in the entire world. It is not only the highest mountain in North America, it is the highest northern-most mountain. That means that the weather at its summit is ferocious and ever-changing. It's height is so great that when …
 
Even though three people were murdered in the apartment that Easter weekend, pinup model Veronica Gedeon was the one that made the front page. The press couldn't get enough of the life of the young model. Police struggled to find who killed Ronnie, her mother, and their English boarder. Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/redrum-blonde. Se…
 
This year, hundreds of square miles in the western US has been on fire, resulting in terrible air quality which often has exceeded EPA guidelines. Dr Kevin Shilling is a long time ultrarunner, was 10th at the HR100 this year, and is a pulmonary physician based in Salt Lake City. So we ask him an important question:When does air pollution get so bad…
 
The wrong food can kill you. The right kind of food can help you live longer. Additives are unnatural. Unnatural food is unhealthy food. These are assumptions that many or most of us have today about the things we eat. That we believe eating to be a matter of life or death is in part due to a man most of us have never heard of, Harvey Wiley. Head o…
 
For the Mighty Blue show, it's a bit of a first today. Our guest is Person Irresponsible, or PI, and she is as unlikely a hiker as you've ever met. Yet, with grit and determination–and the fact that she had nowhere else to go–PI managed to thru-hike the Pacific Crest Trail in Covid Year. It was lonely; she was inexperienced, and she shares how she …
 
Leslie Gold, an accomplished radio host and producer, shares some of the stories behind the subjects of her new podcast, A Life's Story. Her subjects are all over 85, some over 100. The stories push back on ageist myths and stereotypes, inspiring us to see aging in new ways.By Ruth Frost Parker Center
 
Episode 195 - Are there safe places to travel in the US? And how does one travel safely to Europe. What kind of restrictions are un Americans? Washington Post travel writer Natalie Compton has written a series of articles that address these issues and she joins us on this week's podcast Natalie's Articles: 6 Trip Ideas from Health Experts For Safer…
 
David LaMere, the host of the Wild Huntsman Podcast, sits down with Tony to discuss a career in conservation law enforcement, growing up Catholic, the difference between a thurible and a chasuble, reading Russian literature, kids who cook, launching a podcast, going down ballistics rabbit holes, talking about the important stuff, and how hunting be…
 
S4E2: Fatherhood Faceplants with Troy Mangum Troy Mangum is an author (Fatherhood Faceplants), speaker, podcaster (The Kindling Fire) and men’s advocate. Creator of Hocoka Men,- (an initiation experience for young men). He is also a Lumbee Indian tribal member. Troy lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with wife Kathy. He has two sons, two daughters an…
 
In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek we are joined yet again by our old pal, Reptar. Since we last chatted way back in 2018 (when we still had Kobe and Anthony Bourdain), Reptar has kept very busy- most notably being the co-star in a recent episode of Naked and Afraid. We ask all the sophomoric questions you'd want to ask so…
 
Carrie Nation was, of course, a prohibitionist. But so was Leo Tolstoy, Czar Nicholas II, and Vladimir Lenin; in fact, the first nation to prohibit the sale of alcohol was Russia. The first Socialist Prime Minister of Sweden was an advocate for temperance, and so was Tomas Masaryk, liberal founding-father of Czechoslovakia. As Mark Schrad writes in…
 
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