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Backpacker Radio 66 | Drunk Q&A with Badger & Chaunce

Backpacker Radio 66 | Drunk Q&A with Badger & Chaunce

Backpacker Radio is making good on their promise to get weird.  Today we bring you a drunk Q&A.  Backpacker Radio's new intern, Elise Ott (hi, that's me), navigates us through...

Mar 30, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 65 | Sandi Marra on Why the ATC Is Asking People to Avoid the Appalachian Trail

Backpacker Radio 65 | Sandi Marra on Why the ATC Is Asking People to Avoid the Appalachian Trail

We're joined by Sandi Marra, the president and CEO at the Appalachian Trail Conservancy.  As we noted at the top of our previous podcast, the news and guidelines around COVID-19...

Mar 25, 2020 : Zach
Backpacker Radio 64 | Erik Schlimmer on the Trans-Adirondack Route, Peakbagging in the Northeast, Toponyms, and Being a Professional Bird Catcher

Backpacker Radio 64 | Erik Schlimmer on the Trans-Adirondack Route, Peakbagging in the Northeast, Toponyms, and Being a Professional Bird Catcher

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are joined by Erik Schlimmer.  No one on Earth possesses Erik's combination of hiking experience and historical knowledge of...

Mar 18, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 63 | Courtney Dauwalter on Ultrarunning, Temporary Blindness, and Ultra Puke Culture

Backpacker Radio 63 | Courtney Dauwalter on Ultrarunning, Temporary Blindness, and Ultra Puke Culture

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are joined by ultrarunning legend Courtney Dauwalter.  For those who might not be into the ultrarunning scene, Courtney is...

Mar 10, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 62 | The Strawbridges: Thru-Hiking the PCT as a Family of Six

Backpacker Radio 62 | The Strawbridges: Thru-Hiking the PCT as a Family of Six

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are joined by five-sixths of the Strawbridge Family.  The Strawbridges successfully thru-hiked the PCT SOBO in 2018 with four...

Mar 1, 2020 : Zach
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
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
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