Episode 78: Brooks Range
In Episode 78, Sarah Histand tells us about her three week traverse of the Brooks Range in Northern Alaska. She is a native Alaskan who has done multiple packrafting and backpacking trips across the Brooks Range and throughout the State.
Episode 77: Scottish Highlands
In Episode 77, Philip Werner shares his experiences with the TGO Challenge which is a ~200 mile sea to sea crossing of the Scottish Highlands in the United Kingdom. The event draws close to 400 people each year and requires a pre-approved route across...
Episode 76: Backcountry Eats
In Episode 76, Aaron Owens Mayhew joins the podcast. She is a registered dietary nutritionist, long distance hiker, and entrepreneur that offers some tips on eating healthy and feasting like a King or Queen as you explore the backcountry.
Episode 75: Harrison’s Pierce Pond Camps
In Episode 75, Tim Harrison snowmobiles to the top of Bates Ridge in northern Maine to catch up after our visit to Harrison's Pierce Pond Camps last fall. The camp is 1/10th of a mile off the Appalachian Trail and is coveted by thru-hikers for the hea...
Episode 74: The Pandemic Podcast
In Episode 74, we record at a historic time. Coronavirus has caused a worldwide pandemic. The governor of Georgia just cancelled school for the year and ordered a "shelter in place" mandate across the State. So tonight we skip the studio interview,
Episode 73: Tunes For The Trail?
In Episode 73, we discuss the most appropriate hiking & backpacking songs for the trail. The assignment was to come to the studio with 3 songs that relate to hiking/backpacking - in either the lyrics or song title. In the show,
Episode 72: Right On Trek
In Episode 72, Victoria Livschitz tells us about "Right On Trek" a website to help hikers and backpackers plan their multi-day backpacking trips. Victoria did her first thru-hike on the John Muir Trail only a few years ago but has since embraced the s...
Epiosde 71: It’s Your Camino
In Episode 71, Ken Strange joins the show to discuss his recent book It's Your Camino which documents his ~500 mile hike with wife Aurora through the countries of France and Spain. In the podcast, Ken gives us some history of the Camino,
Episode 70: Backpacker Christmas
In Episode 70, we talk about some great hiking and backpacking gift ideas for the Holidays. Cardiac and Drone Boy are back on the show to talk about outdoor gear for beginners, weekend warriors, long-distance hikers,
Episode 69: A Dozen Ways To Die
In Episode 69, Cardiac and Drone Boy are back after a nearly two year hiatus to discuss a "Dozen Ways To Die In the Backcountry" - an article that first appeared in Backpacker Magazine in 2008 and was recently published online.