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Backpacker Radio #140 | Hiking the Appalachian Trail Pt 2: How to Train, Dangerous Wildlife, and More

Backpacker Radio #140 | Hiking the Appalachian Trail Pt 2: How to Train, Dangerous Wildlife, and More

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are running back the Appalachian Trail panel.  This time, your favorite cinnamon connection are working in tandem to share...

Mar 14, 2022 : Mara Simonson
Backpacker Radio #139 | David “AWOL” Miller

Backpacker Radio #139 | David “AWOL” Miller

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by David "AWOL" Miller.  If you know anything about the AT, then that name is likely already...

Mar 7, 2022 : Mara Simonson
Meet the Winner of the 2022 Backpacker Radio Sponsorship!

Meet the Winner of the 2022 Backpacker Radio Sponsorship!

Earlier this winter, The Trek's flagship podcast, Backpacker Radio, announced its first Sponsorship program. As part of this, the podcast would hook up one very lucky 2022 thru-hiker with two-on-one

Mar 7, 2022 : The Editors
Backpacker Radio #138 | Hiking the AT: How to Prepare, Reduce Your Pack Weight, and Avoid Post-Trail Depression

Backpacker Radio #138 | Hiking the AT: How to Prepare, Reduce Your Pack Weight, and Avoid Post-Trail Depression

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are talking all things Appalachian Trail (drink?).  Everybody's favorite honorary third co-host, Jabba, joins us in a roundtable of

Feb 28, 2022 : Mara Simonson
Backpacker Radio #137 | Andrew Skurka 3.0

Backpacker Radio #137 | Andrew Skurka 3.0

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, Andrew Skurka returns!  Again.  In studio.  Not that you need any convincing to continue listening, but this chat starts normal...

Feb 17, 2022 : Mara Simonson
Backpacker Radio #136 | Ryan “Constantine” Bunting

Backpacker Radio #136 | Ryan “Constantine” Bunting

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Ryan Bunting, known on trail as Constantine.  Constantine may already be a familiar name, as he...

Feb 14, 2022 : Mara Simonson
Backpacker Radio #135 | Hiking the PCT: Logistics, Preparation, & Gear Advice

Backpacker Radio #135 | Hiking the PCT: Logistics, Preparation, & Gear Advice

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are diving into all things Pacific Crest Trail related. This is another panel featuring our hero and fellow PCT...

Feb 1, 2022 : Mara Simonson
Backpacker Radio #134 | Rolf Gunnar Asphaug

Backpacker Radio #134 | Rolf Gunnar Asphaug

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Rolf Gunnar Asphaug.  Rolf's adventuring career started in 1987 when he quit his cushy job as...

Jan 24, 2022 : Mara Simonson
Backpacker Radio #133 | Derick Lugo

Backpacker Radio #133 | Derick Lugo

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Derick Lugo known on trail as Mr. Fabulous.  Although it's not all that unheard of for someone...

Jan 17, 2022 : Mara Simonson
Backpacker Radio #132 | Jack “Quadzilla” Jones

Backpacker Radio #132 | Jack “Quadzilla” Jones

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, we are joined by Jack Jones better known on trail as Quadzilla.  Quadzilla has packed a lot of life into his time on this...

Dec 30, 2021 : Mara Simonson