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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Glacier National Park

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Glacier National Park

Even as summer officially begins, the northern Rocky Mountains along the CDT cling to winter. Two recent storms have dropped snow at high elevations in Montana's Glacier National Park (home...

Jun 19, 2024 : Kimberly Fetherston
Brandon “Horsepower” Weis on the Calendar Year Triple Crown and Arizona Trail (BPR #256)

Brandon “Horsepower” Weis on the Calendar Year Triple Crown and Arizona Trail (BPR #256)

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek brought to you by Sawyer Products, we are joined by Brandon “Horsepower” Weis. With minimal prior backpacking experience, in 2021, 

Jun 3, 2024 : Backpacker Radio
Bethany “Fidgit” Hughes on Hiking, Biking, and Paddling 20,000+ Miles Across the Americas (BPR #251)

Bethany “Fidgit” Hughes on Hiking, Biking, and Paddling 20,000+ Miles Across the Americas (BPR #251)

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are once again joined by Bethany “Fidgit” Hughes. Fidget has hiked, paddled, and cycled more than 22,000 miles across...

Apr 29, 2024 : Backpacker Radio
The Real Hiking Viking on Why He Disappeared, His CDT Flip-Flop, and Reality TV in Central America (BPR #250)

The Real Hiking Viking on Why He Disappeared, His CDT Flip-Flop, and Reality TV in Central America (BPR #250)

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, he’s back. That’s right, The Real Hiking Viking aka Jabba aka Tom aka Backpacker Radio’s honorary third co-host joins us...

Apr 22, 2024 : Backpacker Radio
The Backpacker’s Guide to Bear Bagging

The Backpacker’s Guide to Bear Bagging

What is the deal with bear bags? Which type should I use, or should I use a canister? Once I have one, what do I do with it?

Apr 16, 2024 : James Cape
Backpacker Radio #235 | Nicole “ShotGun” Kulovitz on Thru-Hiking as a Lifestyle, Wildland Firefighting, and Losing a $2,500 Twisted Tea Bet

Backpacker Radio #235 | Nicole “ShotGun” Kulovitz on Thru-Hiking as a Lifestyle, Wildland Firefighting, and Losing a $2,500 Twisted Tea Bet

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Nicole “ShotGun” Kulovitz. Nicole only recently began long distance backpacking, but in just the last few...

Jan 8, 2024 : Backpacker Radio
Stunning Documentary Sequel “Why Do I Hike 2” Shows the True Hardships of Thru-Hiking

Stunning Documentary Sequel “Why Do I Hike 2” Shows the True Hardships of Thru-Hiking

"Why Do I Hike 2: Hardships of a Thru-Hike" is a 1.5-hour documentary by Croatian filmmaker and thru-hiker, Nikola Horvat, aka "Tesla" about his 2022 CDT thru-hike attempt. It is...

Dec 14, 2023 : Penina Crocker
Backpacker Radio #230 | Bennett Lee on Caving and His Calendar Year “Half” Triple Crown, Plus Rachel’s Colorado Trail Hike

Backpacker Radio #230 | Bennett Lee on Caving and His Calendar Year “Half” Triple Crown, Plus Rachel’s Colorado Trail Hike

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Bennett Lee, an avid caver, backpacker, and photographer. This year Bennett attempted the calendar year triple...

Dec 4, 2023 : Backpacker Radio
Backpacker Radio #228 | Matt “Sheriff Woody” Berger, a Trained Botanist, on Interesting Plants of the Triple Crown Trails

Backpacker Radio #228 | Matt “Sheriff Woody” Berger, a Trained Botanist, on Interesting Plants of the Triple Crown Trails

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Matt Berger known on trail as Sheriff Woody. If you like plants, oh boy, are you...

Nov 20, 2023 : Backpacker Radio
Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #15 | Interview With Your Former Self

Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #15 | Interview With Your Former Self

Welcome back to Trail Correspondents! This is the final episode of season 4: an interview with your former self.  Traditionally, this episode is formatted such that we pan back and...

Oct 24, 2023 : Trail Correspondents