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Backpacker Radio Episode #11: Thru-Hiking Nutrition with Katie Gerber and the Best Sleeping Bags for Thru-Hiking

Backpacker Radio Episode #11: Thru-Hiking Nutrition with Katie Gerber and the Best Sleeping Bags for Thru-Hiking

Today's episode is all about how to eat right on and off trail.  We are joined by thru-hiker and soon-to-be certified holistic nutritionist, Katie "Salty" Gerber, to go way down...

May 16, 2018 : Zach
Backpacker Radio #44 | Renee “She-ra” Patrick on Her Triple Crown, Establishing the Oregon Desert Trail, and Her Potent Bearomones

Backpacker Radio #44 | Renee “She-ra” Patrick on Her Triple Crown, Establishing the Oregon Desert Trail, and Her Potent Bearomones

Renee Patrick, known on trail as She-ra is a triple crowner, designer, and all-around Renaissance Woman.  In addition to hiking pretty much every trail in the United States and some...

Jul 31, 2019 : Zach
How to Avoid Altitude Sickness During High-Elevation Hikes

How to Avoid Altitude Sickness During High-Elevation Hikes

Congratulations! After years of hiking and climbing at lower altitudes, you’ve decided to climb that high-elevation peak or take the high-country trail that’s been sitting on your bucket list. The

May 2, 2018 : Colleen Goldhorn
Backpacker Radio Episode #4: The Real Hiking Viking Pt II, Scariest Moments from the Trail, and Thru-Hiking Nutrition

Backpacker Radio Episode #4: The Real Hiking Viking Pt II, Scariest Moments from the Trail, and Thru-Hiking Nutrition

For Episode #4, we are again joined by our buddy, The Real Hiking Viking.  This time, instead of an interview, Jabba joins us as the third co-host of the show. ...

Feb 27, 2018 : Zach
How to Hike the Oregon Desert Trail: 750 Miles Across Eastern Oregon

How to Hike the Oregon Desert Trail: 750 Miles Across Eastern Oregon

The Oregon Desert Trail (ODT) is a 750-mile route through the high desert country of Eastern Oregon. In the shape of a lopsided W, the Oregon Desert Trail made is up...

Apr 9, 2019 : Katie Gerber
What I Wish I’d Done for My Health Before My First Long Hike

What I Wish I’d Done for My Health Before My First Long Hike

Imagine this: You’ve just hiked 2,660 miles and you’re in the best shape of your life. You luck out and get an entry into a well-known race you’ve been eyeing...

Jan 28, 2019 : Katie Gerber
Skyline Traverse: A Full Day Hiking the 5 Highest Peaks Around Boulder, CO

Skyline Traverse: A Full Day Hiking the 5 Highest Peaks Around Boulder, CO

Boulder’s backdrop of jutting rock slabs not only makes for a compelling skyline, but provides the terrain for an epic day hike close to the city. South Boulder Peak, Bear...

May 17, 2018 : Katie Gerber
Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim: A Challenging and Exquisite 40+ Mile Day in the Grand Canyon

Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim: A Challenging and Exquisite 40+ Mile Day in the Grand Canyon

Looking to tackle the Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim challenge?  We've got ya covered.  The information below includes details on transportation, camping and permits, climate, weather, water, photos,

Apr 19, 2018 : Katie Gerber
Fueling a Healthy Thru-Hike on a Budget

Fueling a Healthy Thru-Hike on a Budget

Besides “Do you carry a gun,” one the most common questions on trail is “What do you eat?” From battling constant hunger, to pack weight considerations, to sticking to a...

Mar 5, 2018 : Katie Gerber
The Danger of Relying on Faux Foods for Fuel

The Danger of Relying on Faux Foods for Fuel

Hikers burn thousands of calories a day, so the quality of the food doesn’t matter, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. When it comes to food on a long trail,...

Jan 29, 2018 : Katie Gerber