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Backpacker Radio Episode #3: The Love, Romance, & Heartbreak Show Featuring Reptar

Backpacker Radio Episode #3: The Love, Romance, & Heartbreak Show Featuring Reptar

Episode #3 of Backpacker Radio is a tip of the cap to Valentine's Day. We are joined by Katadyn BeFree (Badger likes the BeFree) - Reptar falling in love on...

Feb 14, 2018 : Zach
The First 500: A collection of photographs from the PCT

The First 500: A collection of photographs from the PCT

Today marks my two-month trailiversarry and, being only 566 miles in, it's safe to say I'm taking my sweet time. Sure I've knocked out a few 20 mile days here...

Jun 13, 2017 : Reptar
The AT Experience

The AT Experience

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE FULL LENGTH DOCUMENTARY In 2014 I was working at a hospital in Key West Florida witnessing people dying on a regular basis. It made me...

Feb 16, 2017 : Reptar
Reptar’s Thru Hike Gallery

Reptar’s Thru Hike Gallery

From the lowest valleys to the highest peaks, the Appalachian mountain range is a thing of beauty and splendor. Formed roughly 480 million years ago it is thought by scientists...

Mar 10, 2016 : Reptar
A tale from Mt.Washington

A tale from Mt.Washington

The air was cold as I awoke on the hard wood floor wiping the sleep from my eyes to greet the morning. Fellow hikers stirred in the dining area of...

Dec 30, 2015 : Reptar
11 Gadgets and Apps for Your Thru-Hike

11 Gadgets and Apps for Your Thru-Hike

Gear on the AT is always a topic of conversation among hikers whether they're former, current, or aspiring thru hikers. From sleep systems to sock brands there's something out there...

Nov 29, 2015 : Reptar
Life behind the bubble

Life behind the bubble

For me the trail began on April 3rd, an ideal time to start a northbound thru hike. However, aside from the sweeping landscapes and awe inspiring vistas there came something...

Aug 2, 2015 : Reptar
What Thru-Hikers Eat on the Appalachian Trail

What Thru-Hikers Eat on the Appalachian Trail

What do you eat on the trail? And do you carry all of the food you'll eat from the beginning? Are two questions I've heard people ask a lot. I'll...

May 18, 2015 : Reptar
4 Types of Snakes You Will Encounter on the Appalachian Trail

4 Types of Snakes You Will Encounter on the Appalachian Trail

Cue the Indiana Jones theme song and get ready to break out that whip because you're about to enter the viper pit. OK I may be exaggerating just a bit...

Apr 29, 2015 : Reptar