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.
Subjects discussed in the episode include:
- Use code “TREK15” at GossamerGear.com to save 15%
- Sawyer Permethrin
- The Jordan Trail
- The Trek’s YouTube Channel
- Jabba’s experience on the Jordan Trail
- Theeb movie
- Jabba’s attempt for a winter Long Trail thru-hike
- Jabba’s Camera
- Mountainsmith Zerk 40
- Thru-Hiking with a Dog
- Triple Crown of Gear We’re Excited to Test
- Song: Walking Slow by Animal Years
- Check out Trail Correspondents!
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