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Trail Correspondents Episode #18 | Standout Thru-Hiker Stories

Trail Correspondents Episode #18 | Standout Thru-Hiker Stories

Grab a seat next to the rocking chair because today's show will feature some stories from the backcountry. We instructed our hikers to share a standout tale from their journey....

Sep 6, 2019 : Zach
Backpacker Radio #46: Anish Is Back(!), the Impact of Vloggers on the Trail Community, and Cinnamon Court 2.0

Backpacker Radio #46: Anish Is Back(!), the Impact of Vloggers on the Trail Community, and Cinnamon Court 2.0

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, I sit down to chat with record holder, trail legend, author, and Backpacker Radio repeat offender, Heather "Anish" Anderson. We

Sep 5, 2019 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #17 | Wildcard II (Group 2)

Trail Correspondents Episode #17 | Wildcard II (Group 2)

In our previous episode, our first group of hikers weighed in on a wide array of subjects from their thru-hikes. Today's episode comes from the PCT and CDT, and with...

Sep 3, 2019 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #16 | Wildcard II (Group 1)

Trail Correspondents Episode #16 | Wildcard II (Group 1)

Today's episode brings us our second wildcard, and our first from the trail. I gave our correspondents a blank canvas for which they can paint whatever trail-related artwork they were...

Aug 27, 2019 : Zach
Backpacker Radio #45: Chaunce Hiked the AT (Drink), Badger’s WRHR Hike, and Our Upcoming Road Trip

Backpacker Radio #45: Chaunce Hiked the AT (Drink), Badger’s WRHR Hike, and Our Upcoming Road Trip

The cinnamon is connected for good. Or for bad. But undoubtedly, for the foreseeable future. Chaunce and Badger go deep on the rest of her Appalachian Trail thru-hike, including untold...

Aug 20, 2019 : Zach
Stories From the Trail: The Secret Lives of Ridgerunners

Stories From the Trail: The Secret Lives of Ridgerunners

Ridgerunners Rest and Relax Each month in addition to their regularly scheduled duties, ridgerunners also get treated to some well deserved R&R. This July, Jim Fetig of ATC Headquarters invited

Aug 6, 2019 : Gary Sizer
Trail Correspondents Episode #15 | The Social Dynamics of a Thru-Hike (Group 2)

Trail Correspondents Episode #15 | The Social Dynamics of a Thru-Hike (Group 2)

Social dynamics on trail. In our previous episode our group one hikers gave us insight on how their hiking groups have evolved over the course of their hikes. Today, we...

Aug 4, 2019 : Zach
Backpacker Radio #44 | Renee “She-ra” Patrick on Her Triple Crown, Establishing the Oregon Desert Trail, and Her Potent Bearomones

Backpacker Radio #44 | Renee “She-ra” Patrick on Her Triple Crown, Establishing the Oregon Desert Trail, and Her Potent Bearomones

Renee Patrick, known on trail as She-ra is a triple crowner, designer, and all-around Renaissance Woman.  In addition to hiking pretty much every trail in the United States and some...

Jul 31, 2019 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #14 | The Social Dynamics of a Thru-Hike (Group 1)

Trail Correspondents Episode #14 | The Social Dynamics of a Thru-Hike (Group 1)

There are many fascinating components to the thru-hiking lifestyle, none more so than the social dynamics. Today our hikers give us a glimpse into the ways in which hikers group...

Jul 29, 2019 : Zach
Stories From the Trail: Tough Girl Challenges with Sarah Williams

Stories From the Trail: Tough Girl Challenges with Sarah Williams

File this one under "Inspirational"! Sarah Williams is not only a veteran outdoor adventurer and world traveler, she has spent the past few years curating HUNDREDS of hours of conversation...

Jul 29, 2019 : Gary Sizer