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Backpacker Radio 115 | Scott Carney on Wim Hof, Summiting Kilimanjaro, and Debunking Charlatans

Backpacker Radio 115 | Scott Carney on Wim Hof, Summiting Kilimanjaro, and Debunking Charlatans

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Scott Carney.  Scott's early career as an investigative journalist had him debunking fake gurus and charlatans.  When he

Aug 12, 2021 : Elise Ott
Walking Distance #12 | Trail Angels ft. Miss Janet, Rob Firmin & George Mills

Walking Distance #12 | Trail Angels ft. Miss Janet, Rob Firmin & George Mills

In this episode of Walking Distance presented by The Trek and hosted by Blissful Hiker (Alison Young), we are joined by Janet Hensley, a trail angel on the Appalachian Trail...

Aug 4, 2021 : Jackie Marusiak
Backpacker Radio 114 | How to Afford a Thru-Hike

Backpacker Radio 114 | How to Afford a Thru-Hike

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are bringing you another advice based show.  Today's episode is all about how to afford a thru-hike, which includes overall...

Jul 31, 2021 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 113 | Rachael “Rabbit” Delano

Backpacker Radio 113 | Rachael “Rabbit” Delano

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Rachael "Rabbit" Delano. Rabbit is a triple crowner, yogi, trail junkie, and currently in an ongoing...

Jul 22, 2021 : Elise Ott
Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #3 | The First Night on Trail

Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #3 | The First Night on Trail

The episodes leading up to this one introduced us to our 2021 hikers, taught us about their prep, and gave us insights as to why they decided to plan a...

Jul 21, 2021 : Jacob Deutsch
Walking Distance #11 | “Miranda in the Wild” ft. Miranda Webster

Walking Distance #11 | “Miranda in the Wild” ft. Miranda Webster

In this episode of Walking Distance presented by The Trek and hosted by Blissful Hiker (Alison Young), we are joined by Miranda Webster, the star of REI’s Youtube series, “Miranda...

Jul 21, 2021 : Jackie Marusiak
Backpacker Radio 112 | Beginner Backpacking Mistakes

Backpacker Radio 112 | Beginner Backpacking Mistakes

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are trying new things!  In lieu of an interview, myself alongside Chaunce and Sauce (Elise), cover some of the...

Jul 13, 2021 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 111 | Second Chance Hiker

Backpacker Radio 111 | Second Chance Hiker

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are joined by Second Chance Hiker. In 2018, Cory McDonald, aka Second Chance, was bored, depressed, and north of...

Jul 6, 2021 : Elise Ott
Walking Distance #10 | Sing Peak ft. Yenyen Chan & Jack Shu

Walking Distance #10 | Sing Peak ft. Yenyen Chan & Jack Shu

In this episode of Walking Distance presented by The Trek and hosted by Blissful Hiker (Alison Young), we dive into the formation of the National Park Service, and the backcountry...

Jul 6, 2021 : Jackie Marusiak
Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #2 | Thru-Hike Preparation

Trail Correspondents Season 3 Episode #2 | Thru-Hike Preparation

Preparing for a thru-hike is no easy feat. After all, hikers have to completely overhaul their life. This often involves quitting their job, storing all of their belongings somewhere, saying...

Jun 30, 2021 : Jacob Deutsch