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Backpacker Radio Episode #4: The Real Hiking Viking Pt II, Scariest Moments from the Trail, and Thru-Hiking Nutrition

Backpacker Radio Episode #4: The Real Hiking Viking Pt II, Scariest Moments from the Trail, and Thru-Hiking Nutrition

For Episode #4, we are again joined by our buddy, The Real Hiking Viking.  This time, instead of an interview, Jabba joins us as the third co-host of the show. ...

Feb 27, 2018 : Zach
Introducing Backpacker Radio by The Trek! Episode #1: The Real Hiking Viking

Introducing Backpacker Radio by The Trek! Episode #1: The Real Hiking Viking

We are thrilled to introduce Backpacker Radio, a new podcast co-hosted by Zach "Badger" Davis and Juliana "Chaunce" Chauncey, brought to you by The Trek.  Much like The Trek, Backpacker

Jan 22, 2018 : Zach
Reddit AMA with The Real Hiking Viking at 7PM (EST) on 5/31/2016!

Reddit AMA with The Real Hiking Viking at 7PM (EST) on 5/31/2016!

"AMA" stands for Ask Me Anything. This is your chance to "interview" The Hiking Viking. I'll come back here and share the link when the fun begins. (EDIT: Here is...

May 30, 2016 : Gary Sizer
86 Absolutely Stunning Photos from the Colorado Trail [Part II]

86 Absolutely Stunning Photos from the Colorado Trail [Part II]

Part two of the Good Badger and The Real Hiking Viking's 315-mile photo-journey-recap north along the Colorado Trail. Come for the jaw-dropping photos, stay for the jaw-dropping photos.

Oct 8, 2015 : Zach
86 Incredible Photos from the Colorado Trail (Part I)

86 Incredible Photos from the Colorado Trail (Part I)

The Colorado Trail, one of the country's premier long trails, is 486 miles in length, runs from Denver (technically, Littleton) to Durango, and most importantly, sits conveniently in my backyard.

Oct 1, 2015 : Zach
3 Tips for Thru-Hiking the CDT From The Real Hiking Viking [Video]

3 Tips for Thru-Hiking the CDT From The Real Hiking Viking [Video]

What do you get when you mix a Norse, uncivilized barbarian with an accomplished long-distance backpacker (plus a dash of authenticity)?  Fifteen gold stars if you guessed "A Real Hiking

Feb 15, 2015 : Zach