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Latest Episodes

EPISODE 96: ABOVE THE ASHES (P1)
November 29, 2022

In Episode 96, Kevin Conley is back on the show after a six year hiatus to tells us about his last few years as a wildland firefighter, his subsequent battle with mental illness, and his 3500 mile rid

EPISODE 95B: FIRST TIMERS
August 11, 2022

In Episode 95B, we are deep in the backcountry at a campsite on the Benton MacKaye Trail where we sit around the campfire and discuss some"first time" experiences in the wilderness. Therm Rider, Beer

EPISODE 94: TICKS!!!
June 10, 2022

In Episode 94, Brian Anderson (aka "The Tick Terminator") joins the show to educate us on your biggest danger in the backcountry - TICKS!!! In the podcast, we discuss the tick lifecycle, when and whe

EPISODE 93: OCEAN TO LAKE TRAIL
April 02, 2022

In Episode 93, John Phillips joins the show to talk about the Ocean To Lake Trail in Central Florida. This 61.4 mile spur of the Florida Trail starts at Lake Okeechobee and heads due east to Hobe Soun

EPISODE 92: FLORIDA TRAIL (SUWANNEE RIVER)
February 04, 2022

In Episode 92, the Camel joins me in the studio to discuss the Suwannee River section of the Florida Trail which we hiked this winter. If you are not familiar with the Suwannee, it is a 246 mile rive

EPISODE 91B: BOYZ IN THE WOOD
December 06, 2021

In Episode 91B, Matt from the "Boyz In The Wood" tells us about his 1994 northbound thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail in a limited N2Backpacking bonus edition. This is the fifth release in a special

EPISODE 90: PARTY FOUL!
October 28, 2021

In Episode 90, we are in the mountains near Hays, North Carolina to discuss "party fouls" or bad hiker etiquette on the trail. In the show, we discuss some of the bad behavior that was frequently men

EPISODE 89: STUFFSACK
August 29, 2021

In Episode 89, we flashback to 1995 for an interview with StuffSack about his thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail the previous year. StuffSack and I stayed in contact after our summer together and wer

EPISODE 88: A LOOK BACK (AND FORWARD)
June 28, 2021

In Episode 88, we break from the typical format to take a look back at 10 years of podcasting. The N2Backpacking podcast launched a decade ago this Spring, so Therm Rider joins me in the studio to ta

EPISODE 87: 10TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW
April 26, 2021

In Episode 87, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the show by speaking with Glenn (Helmet) & Susan (Doughgirl) who were in the inaugural N2Backpacking podcast - recorded just over 10 years ago. We