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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
Backpacker Radio #224 | Pony 4.0: The Cape Wrath Trail, A Challenging CDT Section, and Retiring from Multi-Month Backpacking

Backpacker Radio #224 | Pony 4.0: The Cape Wrath Trail, A Challenging CDT Section, and Retiring from Multi-Month Backpacking

In today’s episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are re-re-re joined by listener favorite and our pal, Clay Bonnyman Evans, aka Pony. We catch up on all...

Oct 23, 2023 : Backpacker Radio
Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #14 | The Finish

Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #14 | The Finish

Welcome back to Trail Correspondents! We’ve finally come to it: the finish. Send us your questions about anything and everything here: Listen here: Or download this episode. In

Oct 10, 2023 : Trail Correspondents
3,000 Miles, My Ass: Why the CDT Isn’t As Long As Everyone Says It Is

3,000 Miles, My Ass: Why the CDT Isn’t As Long As Everyone Says It Is

How long is the Continental Divide Trail? 3,100 miles, right? Wrong! The CDT isn't as long as everyone thinks it is, and here's why.

Sep 28, 2023 : Owen Eigenbrot
Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #13 | Last Week On Trail

Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #13 | Last Week On Trail

Welcome back to Trail Correspondents! I am your host moron and this is episode 13 all about the last week on trail. There are a lot of complex, possibly mutually...

Sep 26, 2023 : Trail Correspondents
Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #12 | Lessons Learned

Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #12 | Lessons Learned

Welcome back to Trail Correspondents! You’ll certainly find a noticeable theme throughout these clips - especially with those who are completing their first long trail, that it’s difficult to sum

Sep 12, 2023 : Trail Correspondents
The 15 Best Long-Distance Trails in the US

The 15 Best Long-Distance Trails in the US

When it comes to hiking long distances, there are countless trails to choose from. The US alone offers hundreds of unique hiking experiences with every kind of natural setting you...

Aug 30, 2023 : Diane Duffard
Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #11 | The Mental Game

Trail Correspondents: S4 Episode #11 | The Mental Game

Welcome back to Trail Correspondents! This is Episode 11 which is all about the mental game required to attempt a thru-hike. Denial is not just a river in Africa and...

Aug 29, 2023 : Trail Correspondents
8 Reasons the AT is the Easiest Triple Crown Trail for First-Time Thru-Hikers

8 Reasons the AT is the Easiest Triple Crown Trail for First-Time Thru-Hikers

Thru-hiking the AT, PCT, or CDT is hard, but which one is easiest? Here are 8 reasons why first-time thru-hikers should choose the AT.

Aug 22, 2023 : Owen Eigenbrot