Backpacker Radio #39 | The Real Hiking Viking on The Jordan Trail, “Failing” on The Long Trail, and Upcoming Plans

In today’s episode, we are joined by the invasive species to the podcast, otherwise known as The Real Hiking Viking.  We hear all about his two-month-long stint out in Jordan, much of which was spent on the Jordan Trail.  He tells us all about this trek, the region, its people, the food, and the experience altogether.  We also chat about what went wrong on his Long Trail winter thru-hike attempt, and how he opted to swallow his pride instead of putting his life at risk.  I briefly touch on thru-hiking with your dog as part of today’s Trek Propaganda, and we close out the show with a triple crown of new gear that we’re excited to test.

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