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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
Backpacker Radio 57: Crazy Jack Northam on Summiting Whitney ~200 Times, Listener Poop Stories, and The Top Tents on the Appalachian Trail

Backpacker Radio 57: Crazy Jack Northam on Summiting Whitney ~200 Times, Listener Poop Stories, and The Top Tents on the Appalachian Trail

We are joined by Crazy Jack Northam.  Crazy Jack earned his name by summiting Mount Whitney (the highest peak in the United States' Lower 48) nearly 200 times, an endeavor...

Jan 8, 2020 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #56: Scott Turner on the Best Hikes in San Diego County, 2020 Predictions, and The Top Footwear on the AT

Backpacker Radio Episode #56: Scott Turner on the Best Hikes in San Diego County, 2020 Predictions, and The Top Footwear on the AT

Today the Cinnamon Connection is joined by Scott Turner.  Scott is the go-to resource for all things hiking in Southern California.  He's the co-author of the latest version of Afoot...

Dec 30, 2019 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #24 | An Interview with Your Former Self

Trail Correspondents Episode #24 | An Interview with Your Former Self

Today marks the final episode of our second season.  Although this news is melancholy, this episode is too good to be down. At the beginning of this year, before embarking...

Dec 23, 2019 : Zach
Trail Correspondents 2020: Apply to Join the Team!

Trail Correspondents 2020: Apply to Join the Team!

Let's run it back. We're thrilled to announce that we will be bringing back a third season of Trail Correspondents, a podcast dedicated to sharing the highs, lows, and everything...

Dec 23, 2019 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #55: Kevin Nealon

Backpacker Radio Episode #55: Kevin Nealon

Today we are joined by comedy legend Kevin Nealon.  In case you've been living under a rock for the past 30 years, Kevin Nealon is famous for his years on...

Dec 18, 2019 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #54: The Trans-Catalina Trail

Backpacker Radio Episode #54: The Trans-Catalina Trail

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, the Cinnamon Connection dives in on all things Trans-Catalina Trail (TCT), which Chaunce and I thru-hiked a month(ish) ago.  We

Dec 11, 2019 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #23 | Readjusting After a Thru-Hike

Trail Correspondents Episode #23 | Readjusting After a Thru-Hike

When prepping for a thru-hike, aspiring trekkers spend countless hours stressing the transition to their new existence, one spent on the other side of walls. Within just a few days,...

Dec 4, 2019 : Zach
Backpacker Radio #53: The Ultimate Backpacker Holiday Gear Wish List

Backpacker Radio #53: The Ultimate Backpacker Holiday Gear Wish List

With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giveback Tuesday, Where's Waldo Wednesday, Thumbwar Thursday, and all the rest on the horizon, there is no better time to score your 2020 gear purchases...

Dec 1, 2019 : Zach
Backpacker Radio #52: Anitra Kass of the PCTA

Backpacker Radio #52: Anitra Kass of the PCTA

Today we are joined by Anitra Kass who's a triple crowner and the PCTA’s Southern California Regional Representative.  Anitra is a wealth of information on all things PCT and conservation. 

Nov 21, 2019 : Zach