Backpacker Radio

Backpacker Radio Episode 15: Jennifer Pharr Davis, The Best Thru-Hiking Backpacks, and Clothes on the PCT

Backpacker Radio Episode 15: Jennifer Pharr Davis, The Best Thru-Hiking Backpacks, and Clothes on the PCT

In today's edition of Backpacker Radio, Badger and Chaunce are joined by trail legend, the former supported Appalachian Trail FKT record holder, author, and National Geographic Adventurer of

Jul 11, 2018 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #14: Data, Chaunce Gets Covered in Poo, and the LWCF

Backpacker Radio Episode #14: Data, Chaunce Gets Covered in Poo, and the LWCF

Maybe don't listen to this podcast during your lunch because Chaunce has an all-timer poop story.  Also on episode 14 of Backpacker Radio, the Cinnamon Connection is joined by 2016

Jun 28, 2018 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #13: The Trail Days Show! Ft. The Real Hiking Viking, Gary Sizer, and Megan Thompson

Backpacker Radio Episode #13: The Trail Days Show! Ft. The Real Hiking Viking, Gary Sizer, and Megan Thompson

"Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is just section hiking the earth." - The Real Hiking Viking If Comic Con and Burning Man had a baby- and that baby was raised on...

Jun 12, 2018 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #12: Niki “Bionic Woman” Rellon, First Female Hiker To Complete the Appalachian Trail on Prosthetic Leg

Backpacker Radio Episode #12: Niki “Bionic Woman” Rellon, First Female Hiker To Complete the Appalachian Trail on Prosthetic Leg

Niki "Bionic Woman" Rellon is the first woman to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail on a prosthetic leg.  This is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of her accomplishments...

Jun 6, 2018 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #11: Thru-Hiking Nutrition with Katie Gerber and the Best Sleeping Bags for Thru-Hiking

Backpacker Radio Episode #11: Thru-Hiking Nutrition with Katie Gerber and the Best Sleeping Bags for Thru-Hiking

Today's episode is all about how to eat right on and off trail.  We are joined by thru-hiker and soon-to-be certified holistic nutritionist, Katie "Salty" Gerber, to go way down...

May 16, 2018 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode 10: Ballflap & His Soggy Igneo, PCT Trail Angel Frodo, and the Best Tents for Thru-Hiking

Backpacker Radio Episode 10: Ballflap & His Soggy Igneo, PCT Trail Angel Frodo, and the Best Tents for Thru-Hiking

 Backpacker Radio celebrates its double digit episode birthday (?) with a bonus interview from Pacific Crest Trail super trail angel, Frodo, of Scout and Frodo fame.  But first, the...

May 9, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #5: The Night Before (Part 2)

Trail Correspondents Episode #5: The Night Before (Part 2)

Today we check in with the other half of our trail correspondents during a excitement and/or diarrhea filled period of their journey- the night before starting the thru-hike. 2018 SOBOs:

May 3, 2018 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #9 – Hey Girl from Sounds of the Trail, Boots vs. Trail Runners, and Near-Death Experiences in the Smokies

Backpacker Radio Episode #9 – Hey Girl from Sounds of the Trail, Boots vs. Trail Runners, and Near-Death Experiences in the Smokies

If you've listened to Sounds of the Trail, you already know today's guest.  Backpacker Radio is joined by Laura "Hey Girl" Johnston- an AT and PCT thru-hiker, conservationist,

Apr 24, 2018 : Zach
Trail Correspondents Episode #4: The First Week on Trail (Part I)

Trail Correspondents Episode #4: The First Week on Trail (Part I)

Episode number 4 of our Trail Correspondents series comes directly from the trail!  Our hikers were tasked with interviewing a fellow thru-hiker about their first impressions of their

Apr 19, 2018 : Zach
Backpacker Radio Episode #8 – Dirt Squirrel, the Best Restaurants on the Pacific Crest Trail, and Thru-Hiking as a Vegan

Backpacker Radio Episode #8 – Dirt Squirrel, the Best Restaurants on the Pacific Crest Trail, and Thru-Hiking as a Vegan

In today's episode, we sit down with 2017 PCT thru-hiker, Dirt Squirrel.  Dirt Squirrel will destroy any notions you have about the Millennial generation.  She is 23-years-old, well-spoken,

Apr 17, 2018 : Zach