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Backpacker Radio

The Trek

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Backpacker Radio
Backpacker Radio

Backpacker Radio

The Trek

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From the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest and everything in between. Backpacker Radio is a show all about the wonderful world that is thru-hiking and long distance backpacking. Co-hosts, Zach "Badger" Davis and Juliana "Chaunce" Chauncey muse on the backpacking life and the latest from the trail every other week. Topics include but are not limited to news, trail culture, interviews, gear, advice, and all you can eat buffets.

Latest Episodes

#40 | Jim Kern + Pox Holiday

Jim Kern is a name you ought to you know. He's the founder of the Florida Trail Association, co-founder of the American Hiking Society, founder of Big City Mountaineers, & the founder of Hiking Trails for America. He gives us his best pitch on why someone should hike the Florida Trail and how he's fighting to guarantee a continuous footpath on our national scenic trails for posterity. We also catch up with Pox Holiday of the Pox & Puss Podcast to talk about the future of their show & Baltimore Jack stories

92 MIN1 weeks ago
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#40 | Jim Kern + Pox Holiday

#39 | The Real Hiking Viking on The Jordan Trail, "Failing" on The Long Trail, and Upcoming Plans

We are once again joined by Backpacker Radio's most invasive species, otherwise known as The Real Hiking Viking.We hear all about his two month long stint on the Jordan Trail.He tells us all about this trek, the region, its people, the food, and the experience altogether.We also chat about what went wrong on his Long Trail winter thru-hike attempt, and how he opted to swallow his pride instead of putting his life at risk. We end with a triple crown of gear we're excited to test in 2019.

131 MIN2 weeks ago
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#39 | The Real Hiking Viking on The Jordan Trail, "Failing" on The Long Trail, and Upcoming Plans

#38 | Legend on his Arizona Trail FKT, The Great Western Loop, and Supergluing His Foot Shut

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, myself plus a special guest co-host are joined by Jeff "Legend" Garmire. He's back, and oh boy, does he have new stories to share, including the time he had to superglue his foot shut. We chat all about his previous year, which was arguably busier than anyone in the backpacking world, including his Great Western Loop, a 7,000 mile hike, and his recent Arizona Trail FKT. We go way deep on both of these hikes, when we're not filling the airwaves with laughter.So

104 MINMAY 24
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#38 | Legend on his Arizona Trail FKT, The Great Western Loop, and Supergluing His Foot Shut

Latest Episodes

#40 | Jim Kern + Pox Holiday

Jim Kern is a name you ought to you know. He's the founder of the Florida Trail Association, co-founder of the American Hiking Society, founder of Big City Mountaineers, & the founder of Hiking Trails for America. He gives us his best pitch on why someone should hike the Florida Trail and how he's fighting to guarantee a continuous footpath on our national scenic trails for posterity. We also catch up with Pox Holiday of the Pox & Puss Podcast to talk about the future of their show & Baltimore Jack stories

92 MIN1 weeks ago
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#40 | Jim Kern + Pox Holiday

#39 | The Real Hiking Viking on The Jordan Trail, "Failing" on The Long Trail, and Upcoming Plans

We are once again joined by Backpacker Radio's most invasive species, otherwise known as The Real Hiking Viking.We hear all about his two month long stint on the Jordan Trail.He tells us all about this trek, the region, its people, the food, and the experience altogether.We also chat about what went wrong on his Long Trail winter thru-hike attempt, and how he opted to swallow his pride instead of putting his life at risk. We end with a triple crown of gear we're excited to test in 2019.

131 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
#39 | The Real Hiking Viking on The Jordan Trail, "Failing" on The Long Trail, and Upcoming Plans

#38 | Legend on his Arizona Trail FKT, The Great Western Loop, and Supergluing His Foot Shut

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio, myself plus a special guest co-host are joined by Jeff "Legend" Garmire. He's back, and oh boy, does he have new stories to share, including the time he had to superglue his foot shut. We chat all about his previous year, which was arguably busier than anyone in the backpacking world, including his Great Western Loop, a 7,000 mile hike, and his recent Arizona Trail FKT. We go way deep on both of these hikes, when we're not filling the airwaves with laughter.So

104 MINMAY 24
Comments
#38 | Legend on his Arizona Trail FKT, The Great Western Loop, and Supergluing His Foot Shut

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