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Practical Backpacking™ Podcast

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Practical Backpacking™ Podcast
Practical Backpacking™ Podcast

Practical Backpacking™ Podcast

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The Practical Backpacking Podcast (PBP) is an audio show featuring informative interviews with adventurers and leaders in the outdoor community or industry.Media content may cover a range of topics including but not limited to wilderness backpacking, thruhiking, bike touring (bikepacking), travel backpacking, bushcraft, camping, urban excursions, and all manner of associated gear, experience, and technique.

Latest Episodes

PBP Episode 54 - The Unseen Africa

This episode features an intercontinental talk that I had with Francis Tapon. Francis is in the midst of a 4-year adventure in which he will visit the 54 countries of Africa. Part of his mission involves creating a television show that will depict unique features concerning life, culture, and experience throughout Africa that might otherwise be missing or is seldom presented in mainstream programming. Wilderness hiking, car camping, and travel backpacking are essentially the ways in which Francis immerses himself into The Unseen Africa. Along the way, he's actively working on his goal to climb the highest mountains in each African country. He's experiencing Africa life like the locals - eating bread baked in the desert sand and bathing in urban rivers. Francis is full of stories of adventure that you are likely to hear only from him. Each country he visits will bring a wealth of things for him to share. Listen in to discover more about his journey and some of what he's experienced s...

59 MIN2014 JUN 17
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PBP Episode 54 - The Unseen Africa

PBP Episode 53 - Tell it on the Mountain

In this episode Shaun Carrigan, producer of the long-awaited Tell it on the Mountain film, talks about the inspiration, experiences, and challenges behind producing this adventurous tale that follows the journeys of several hikers along the Pacific Crest Trail. Tell it on the Mountain entertains everyone from the casual hiker to the mileage-minded goal setter. Listen in to get some behind-the-scenes 411 on the making of this two-hour film that is now available viadigital download and DVD.

35 MIN2014 APR 17
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PBP Episode 53 - Tell it on the Mountain

PBP Episode 52 - Brunton Solar Power

This episode is all about power in the backcountry. Chris Currah, Product Line Manager for Brunton, talks with me about solar and portable power options to charge everything from headlamps to laptops. Chris explains some basic terms associated with solar panels including amperes (amps), volts, watts, and photovoltaic cells. Various power solutions are discussed to keep electronic gear going for longer adventures in the wilderness.

54 MIN2014 APR 5
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PBP Episode 52 - Brunton Solar Power

Latest Episodes

PBP Episode 54 - The Unseen Africa

This episode features an intercontinental talk that I had with Francis Tapon. Francis is in the midst of a 4-year adventure in which he will visit the 54 countries of Africa. Part of his mission involves creating a television show that will depict unique features concerning life, culture, and experience throughout Africa that might otherwise be missing or is seldom presented in mainstream programming. Wilderness hiking, car camping, and travel backpacking are essentially the ways in which Francis immerses himself into The Unseen Africa. Along the way, he's actively working on his goal to climb the highest mountains in each African country. He's experiencing Africa life like the locals - eating bread baked in the desert sand and bathing in urban rivers. Francis is full of stories of adventure that you are likely to hear only from him. Each country he visits will bring a wealth of things for him to share. Listen in to discover more about his journey and some of what he's experienced s...

59 MIN2014 JUN 17
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PBP Episode 54 - The Unseen Africa

PBP Episode 53 - Tell it on the Mountain

In this episode Shaun Carrigan, producer of the long-awaited Tell it on the Mountain film, talks about the inspiration, experiences, and challenges behind producing this adventurous tale that follows the journeys of several hikers along the Pacific Crest Trail. Tell it on the Mountain entertains everyone from the casual hiker to the mileage-minded goal setter. Listen in to get some behind-the-scenes 411 on the making of this two-hour film that is now available viadigital download and DVD.

35 MIN2014 APR 17
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PBP Episode 53 - Tell it on the Mountain

PBP Episode 52 - Brunton Solar Power

This episode is all about power in the backcountry. Chris Currah, Product Line Manager for Brunton, talks with me about solar and portable power options to charge everything from headlamps to laptops. Chris explains some basic terms associated with solar panels including amperes (amps), volts, watts, and photovoltaic cells. Various power solutions are discussed to keep electronic gear going for longer adventures in the wilderness.

54 MIN2014 APR 5
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PBP Episode 52 - Brunton Solar Power

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