Backpacker Radio Episode #7: Jeffrey “Legend” Garmire on Hiking the Triple Crown in a Calendar Year
Many a’hiker trash dream of completing the triple crown of backpacking, to hike the Appalachian, Pacific Crest, and Continental Divide Trail. Doing this in a single year is almost unheard of. This is exactly what Jeffrey “Legend” Garmire accomplished in 2016.
In this episode, we go down the rabbit hole learning everything that went into Legend’s Calendar Triple including daily mileage, toughest days on trail, gear used, and best stories from the adventure. He also talks about his Pacific Northwest Trail thru-hike and conquering all of the 14,000 foot peaks in Colorado.
Topics discussed in this episode include:
- Our first Patreon supporter, Sean Kealey!
- Trail Correspondents have been selected! Meet the AT Hikers
- Pox anad Puss Podcast
- Stories from the Trail
- Pine Shack Frosty on the PCT (43:25)
- Big Agnes Fly Creek Tent, Legend’s tent
- Granite Gear Pack | Red Fox Racer Pack
- Red Fox Yeti -20C | Katabatic flex 22 quilt
- Pacific Northwest Trail
- The Sea to Sea Route
- The Dawn Wall at SXSW 2018
- Georgia State Profile on the Appalachian Trail
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