Stories From The Trail Two-fer: Blackalachian and Physical Training

Blackalachian on The Underground Railroad Trail

Most notable for calling attention to the absence of color on the Appalachian Trail, Daniel White (aka “The Blackalachian”) followed up by cycling the Underground Railroad Trail in 2018. Stories From The Trail was lucky enough to catch up with him just after his finish. Blackalachian joined us via Discord for one of our weekly hiker hangouts, and we had a fun and informative time. We discussed what’s so special about the Appalachian Trail, his recent trip on the Underground Railroad Trail, fishing, and what it’s like to get hit by a truck. Listen to the show wherever you get quality podcasts, or, right here:

Long Distance Prep School: Physical Training

Green Giant plus fifty pounds.

In a rare double-whammy, Stories From the Trail dropped two episodes this week! The second one is a continuation of our series of Long Distance Prep School with our talk about Physical Preparation. In this episode, Green Giant is not physically prepared, so Daniel takes the lead, fielding questions from you, the listener. Join us as we chat with Reptar and Keith “Fozzie” Foskett about getting fit enough to tackle the trail!

 

 

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