Backpacker Radio Episode 26: Scout + Frodo, The Top Tents on the Appalachian Trail, and Forgotten Internet Holidays
In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio, Chaunce sits down with famed PCT trail angels, Scout and Frodo. We learn about Scout’s new book, “The Continental Divide Trail: Exploring America’s Ridgeline Trail“, his passion for writing, and we learn about the first person to hike the Continental Divide. We also cover the most popular tents used by 2018 Appalachian Trail thru-hikers, and get into a new segment, forgotten internet holidays.
Subjects discussed in today’s show include:
- Gossamer Gear Anniversary Video
- Barney Scout’s website (Check back here for future book tour dates; none listed as of 1/8/19)
- The Pacific Crest Trail: Exploring America’s Wilderness Trail
- PCT fun fact: Three deepest lakes in the US also cross paths with the PCT – Lake Tahoe, Crater Lake , and Lake Chelan
- Interview with Scout and Frodo
- Nepal trip – Everest basecamp
- Everest basecamp route – about two weeks, most popular route
- Three passes route – includes Chola pass
- Scout’s new book – The Continental Divide Trail: Exploring America’s Ridgeline Trail
- The Top Tents on the Appalachian Trail
- Forgotten Internet Holidays
- Jan 4 – National Spaghetti
- Jan 8 – National Double Chin Day
- Jan 12 – National Kiss a Ginger Day
- Feb 10 – Selfie Next to a Toilet Day
- Feb 20 – National Love Your Pet Day
- March 9 – International Flirtini Day
- March 14 – Steak and BJ Day
- April 8 – Steal a Dollar from Your Friend Day
- April 14 – Cake and Cunnilingus Day
- April 20 – Lima Bean Respect Day
- June 4 – International Crossdress on Trail Day
- Sept 15 – National Let Your Dog Lick Your Open Mouth Day
- October 13 – National No Bra Day
- Nov 17 – World Danny Devito Appreciation Day
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