Backpacker Radio #40: Jim Kern and Pox Holiday
Jim Kern is a name you ought to know. He’s the founder of the Florida Trail Association, co-founder of the American Hiking Society, founder of Big City Mountaineers, founder of Hiking Trails for America, author, and passionate outdoorsman. He gives us his best pitch on why someone should hike the Florida Trail, how his organization has been getting at risk youth into the backcountry for three decades, how he’s fighting to guarantee a continuous footpath on our national scenic trails for posterity- and how you can help. We also catch up with Pox Holiday of the Pox and Puss Podcast to talk about the future of their show, emergency brown in the whites, and Baltimore Jack stories.
Subjects discussed in the episode include:
- The Jordan Trail
- Sawyer Permethrin
- The Trek is hiring a Lead Developer / CTO
- JIM KERN
- Sign the petition
- Interview with MACHO
- POX HOLIDAY
- The Pox and Puss Podcast
- Baltimore Jack at The Doyle
- Song: Walking Slow by Animal Years
- Check out Trail Correspondents!
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