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Backpacker Radio 72 | Luke “Strider” Jordan on the North Country Trail & Great Plains Trail

Backpacker Radio 72 | Luke “Strider” Jordan on the North Country Trail & Great Plains Trail

Today we are joined by Luke “Strider” Jordan.  Strider has a couple of very impressive treks on his resume, including the North Country Trail, which is more than twice the...

Jun 12, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio Episode 71 | Sarah Jones Decker on Appalachian Trail Shelters

Backpacker Radio Episode 71 | Sarah Jones Decker on Appalachian Trail Shelters

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, presented by The Trek, we are joined by Sarah Jones Decker, author of the new gorgeous photobook The Appalachian Trail: Backcountry Shelters, Lean-tos, and

May 21, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 70 | Sean “Shug” Emery on Life as a Circus Clown and Hammock Camping

Backpacker Radio 70 | Sean “Shug” Emery on Life as a Circus Clown and Hammock Camping

Today we are joined by Shug Emery.  In addition to being a hammock enthusiast, with almost 100,000 YouTube subscribers, Shug's previous profession was as a circus clown for Barnum and...

May 13, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 69 | Will “Akuna” Robinson

Backpacker Radio 69 | Will “Akuna” Robinson

In episode 69, we are joined by Will Robinson, AKA Akuna. Akuna is an army veteran, the first known African-American male to complete the Triple Crown, and an all around...

Apr 29, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 68 | Jean Muenchrath on Her Near Death Experience in the High Sierra

Backpacker Radio 68 | Jean Muenchrath on Her Near Death Experience in the High Sierra

Today we are joined by Jean Muenchrath, mountaineer, escaper of death, author, and spiritual being.  Simply put, Jean's story is remarkable.  Jean gives us a play by play of the...

Apr 15, 2020 : Elise Ott
Backpacker Radio 67 | When Can We Backpack Again? A Chat with Public Health Experts + 2020 NOGO Thru-Hikers

Backpacker Radio 67 | When Can We Backpack Again? A Chat with Public Health Experts + 2020 NOGO Thru-Hikers

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are once again flipping the script.  This episode is dedicated to all things COVID-19.  We chat with a pair...

Apr 8, 2020 : Elise Ott
Pox & Puss O.P.P. #10 – The Quarantine Edition

Pox & Puss O.P.P. #10 – The Quarantine Edition

Hey. How are you doing these days? Did you hear that the Appalachian Trail is kinda closed? We figured if the AT is closed, we'll talk about other stuff right...

Apr 6, 2020 : Pox & Puss Podcast
The Attempt Episode 12: “It’s Possible if We Just Try It”

The Attempt Episode 12: “It’s Possible if We Just Try It”

SHOW NOTES Benjamin comes home and looks back on his time on the trail. And also, a few surprises.   The Attempt is sponsored by Gossamer Gear, manufacturers of functional...

Mar 31, 2020 : Julia Drachman
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