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The Attempt Episode 6: “The trail is kinda glowing”

The Attempt Episode 6: “The trail is kinda glowing”

SHOW NOTES From the Washington/Oregon border to Crater Lake, Benjamin calibrates his hiking machine. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help from Doug Beyers. We are a production...

Feb 18, 2020 : Julia Drachman
Backpacker Radio 61 | Grace and Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck on Their 15 Month Dirtbagging Adventure

Backpacker Radio 61 | Grace and Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck on Their 15 Month Dirtbagging Adventure

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are joined by repeat guest Steven Shattuck aka Twinkle, along with his lovely wife, Grace.  This is our third...

Feb 17, 2020 : Zach
The Attempt Episode 5: 500 Miles

The Attempt Episode 5: 500 Miles

SHOW NOTES One state down. Two to go. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help from Doug Beyers. We are a production of Bad Cat Media, created in...

Feb 11, 2020 : Julia Drachman
Backpacker Radio 60 | Girl Stuff: Periods, Pee Rags, Safety, Birth Control, Masturbation, Sports Bras, Creepy Guys, and More

Backpacker Radio 60 | Girl Stuff: Periods, Pee Rags, Safety, Birth Control, Masturbation, Sports Bras, Creepy Guys, and More

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are changing things up a bit. Today's show is dedicated to all things girl stuff.  We've kicked aside the...

Feb 10, 2020 : Zach
Backpacker Radio 59: Wild Amanda AKA Naps on Thru-Hiking the PCT with a Dog, Murphy’s Law, and The Sunshine Coast Trail

Backpacker Radio 59: Wild Amanda AKA Naps on Thru-Hiking the PCT with a Dog, Murphy’s Law, and The Sunshine Coast Trail

Today the Cinnamon Connection is joined by Wild Amanda, aka Naps.  Naps is the only person I've met who's hiked the entire PCT with her dog, Frank.  We go down...

Feb 4, 2020 : Zach
The Attempt Episode 4: “Things I’m grateful for”

The Attempt Episode 4: “Things I’m grateful for”

SHOW NOTES Benjamin has a friend join him for a week of hiking and gets to see some other familiar faces along the way. Plus, we get to hear the...

Feb 4, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 3: High Spirits

The Attempt Episode 3: High Spirits

SHOW NOTES Week one is a soggy one. Follow along as Benjamin hikes the first section of his PCT SOBO (southbound) journey. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with...

Jan 28, 2020 : Zach
The Attempt Episode 2: “Hart’s Pass, Baby!”

The Attempt Episode 2: “Hart’s Pass, Baby!”

SHOW NOTES Benjamin and two other thru-hikers set off on the trail. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help from Doug Beyers. We are a production of Bad...

Jan 28, 2020 : Zach
Introducing “The Attempt” Podcast | Episode 1: “I’m attempting it. I’m attempting it.”

Introducing “The Attempt” Podcast | Episode 1: “I’m attempting it. I’m attempting it.”

If you're a fan of Backpacker Radio and/or Trail Correspondents, we have good news.  If you're not, it's also still quite possibly that this news will be received well. The...

Jan 28, 2020 : Zach
Backpacker Radio 58: Donna L-Rod Saufley of Hiker Heaven on Her 20+ Years as a PCT Trail Angel

Backpacker Radio 58: Donna L-Rod Saufley of Hiker Heaven on Her 20+ Years as a PCT Trail Angel

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek we are joined by legendary PCT trail angel Donna L-Rod Saufley of Hiker Heaven.  Donna comes by her trail name,...

Jan 21, 2020 : Zach