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Welcome to the Nasty Backpacks Podcast where you never know what topics are coming out the pack today. Sometimes there guest and sometimes I'm just on a solo tip ranting on. My mission is to capture your ears and entertain your hearts. Now lets get to the show Follow me on Twitter @NastyBackpack Cover art photo provided by Jonas Verstuyft on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/@verstuyftj Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nasty-backpack/support
 
'The Backpack Podcast' is a platform where we discuss various topics surrounding Sports, Music, Comics and other nerdy subjects. Our discussions reveal that we live in a world where everyone has nerdy nature & tendencies, just in different ways. Why do we call ourselves 'The Backpack Podcast'? From elementary to college,we've all had to carry backpacks that have held our books, homework, personal items...things that made us who we are today. Some of us still carry backpacks to work and for l ...
 
What's it like to hike and live in the backcountry for 5 months? Host and thru-hiker Kyle O'Grady, who has completed every last step of the Appalachian Trail, interviews other thru-hikers, peak-baggers, and backpackers who are almost as crazy as him. Is life while thru-hiking really as glamorous as the social media stars make it out to be? Is pooping in the woods really that big of a deal? Find out these answers and more on Trail Tales.
 
Trail Correspondents is a teleportation machine to the trail- in audio form. Every other week, a select handful of thru-hikers on the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, and the American Discovery Trail, give us a glimpse into the world of long distance backpacking. Through their eyes and vocal cords, we learn all about the highs, lows, and nitty gritty details that go into a half-year, cross-country trek. Trail Correspondents is the next best thing to being on ...
 
Underneath it All, hosted by Grizel, dives deep into the stories of everyday people who have or are currently experiencing mental health difficulties and how the outdoors has influenced them. Because sometimes, what drove us to climb the highest peaks was experiencing the lowest valleys of your life. We often talk about these wild outdoor adventures we embark on, highlighting the highs, even the lows, but we forget to discuss how we got there in the first place. Through these stories, we hop ...
 
A podcast peering into all the nooks and crannies of sex, gender, and love-- and their connections to the natural world around us. Host Laura Borichevsky provides a setting for interview-based conversations covering gender, sexual hygiene, relationships and dating, practical aspects of having sex in the outdoors, and much more. Join us as we get a little dirty in the name of opening up conversations many of us want to have but so few are willing to utter out loud.
 
What happens when an award-winning writer hits 'eject' on the 9 to 5, grabs a backpack, and dives head-first into the weird and wild world of 'digital nomads'? After 7 YEARS in Asia, Europe, and parts unknown, BROOKE BURGESS (Broken Saints, Becoming, The Cat's Maw) shares candid tales of culture shock, creative inspiration, sex and relationships, psychedelics and spirituality, and much MUCH more... It's a mid-life renaissance man's 'Eat, Pray, Love' — but with the naughty bits proudly intact ...
 
Long-distance solo hiker Alison Young knows hard-core backpacking as few people do. With footprints on six continents and memories from trails like Te Araroa and the Pacific Crest, she is a member of a very small and prestigious group. In a series of personal essays coupled with found sound and her own flute playing, this podcast explores her journey of self-discovery as a middle-aged woman, sharing the sometimes unglamorous but vital truth about empowerment as a bad-ass woman who doesn’t ne ...
 
The Coach’s Backpack podcast asks a variety of coaches (from sports to comedy) what they consider to be the most important tools of their trade, physically and/or mentally. They are only allowed to take limited items on a hypothetical new engagement: one book, one tool/technique/approach/framework, one other item of their choice … and a person to accompany them.
 
There are no boundaries to the One Wild Life Podcast, as it is simply a show about life. Biweekly episodes offer deep conversations designed to inspire, empower, educate, and unlock; taking the time to chat with guests from all around the world, from small business owners and creatives, to medical professionals, outdoor fanatics, athletes, and more. Long story short, we want to explore how we can all grow the confidence to live our best lives everyday.
 
The Adventure Made Podcast is a weekly show capturing the stories and passions of outdoor enthusiasts around camping, hiking, hunting, fishing, backpacking, bush crafting, conservation, and much more. Every Wednesday, host Seth Spears interviews seasoned experts about their most memorable wilderness adventures, favorite gear, professional recommendations, and why spending time in nature is so important for the health of individuals and society. Rewild Gear was founded by 4 brothers with a pa ...
 
High-impact interviews for those who love adventure and the outdoors. Host and journalist Shelby Stanger interviews world-class explorers, athletes, authors, scientists, health experts, and entrepreneurs about how they’ve taken their own wild ideas and made them a reality, so you can too. Some of the wildest ideas can lead to the most rewarding adventures. Take a listen to start living more wildly today.
 
Raging rivers, hungry bears, huge avalanches—no matter how prepared you are, a walk in the woods can go from innocent to disastrous in the blink of an eye. Out Alive is a podcast series about real people who survived the unsurvivable. Each survivor takes you through what happened, from the packing mistakes to the missed signals to the plain bad luck, while experts and witnesses weigh in on how things went wrong.
 
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.
 
Hiking and backpacking can seem intimidating - especially as a beginner. Each week, Mallory Moskowitz will share the best ways to get out on the trail more often, we'll chat all things backpacking gear, hiking food, safety tips, epic fails, and more. If you're a brand new hiker, or an experienced hiker looking for new inspiration, this podcast is for you.
 
An overweight, 61-year-old retiree, with zero hiking experience, decided to hike the entire 2,185.3 mile length of the Appalachian Trail in 2014. What could possibly go wrong? As his brother, Mike, commented, "It's a bit like taking up boxing and fighting Mike Tyson in your first bout." Join Steve and his guests as they discuss all aspects of the trail, from gear to Lyme Disease, then back to trail magic and injury.
 
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JK and Jeremiah sit down to talk with the founder and owner of Outdoor Vitals, Tayson Whitaker. Tayson shares everything from the beginnings of OV and future innovations, and even lets Jeremiah share some things he doesn't like about one of their products. If you'd like to check out Outdoor Vitals, go to https://www.outdoorvitals.com --- Send in a …
 
This week, Amaranatho from Playful Monk discusses supervision and tells us: Which book (written in an old language) can help you understand yourself better Why a lack of congruence is a sin How play and being a monk go hand in hand The difference between chanting and singing What the playful monk approach is Which of the amazing people he has met i…
 
Over the course of the podcast Carl and Derek (mainly Carl) have challenged some wilderness regulations--especially related to bears. This episode features a discussion with Ranger Rick Sanger that addresses all of these challenges. As a backcountry ranger, Rick Sanger was a key part of the search and rescue efforts for a lost colleague in Eric Ble…
 
Kris shares her first solo backpacking adventure in the Porcupine Mountains. Listen to her talk about the trails she hiked, where she camped and all the tips and resources hikers might want to know about before setting off to the Porkies in the Upper Peninsula. Connect with Kris Van Handel: Check out her book: Hiking with Hair Tie Hike Episode: Sec…
 
In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by Rachael "Rabbit" Delano. Rabbit is a triple crowner, yogi, trail junkie, and currently in an ongoing battle with the Colorado Trail. We learn about how the discovery of thru-hiking was a true fork in the road for Rachael, as the other path was leading toward a very dark …
 
In this two-part episode I start off by talking about the worst hiking injury I've ever experienced, which happened recently while backpacking the Cranberry Lake 50 in the Adirondacks. I talk about what went wrong, what we can do to learn from it... and how much it sucked. Here's a link to the video of my hike: https://youtu.be/ggwHwgPtF7w In part …
 
For the season finale of The Backpacker's Guide To Prehistory, host David Mountain ventures into the Pleistocene, a time of woolly mammoths, sabretooth cats and some pretty unpleasant wombattitude. From the barren wastes of the northern tundra to the treacherous woodlands of Ice Age Australia, discover the dos and don'ts (and the don't-even-think-a…
 
I came across a Youtuber from PHX AZ who channel is LOST IN PHOENIX https://youtu.be/s9bucXJqJWg anyway I seen in his interview where he always ask the person he inviewing if he takes them to a treatment center right now will they go and they always say no. People dealing with addiciton are going to alot of time be reluctant to change. When your in…
 
In this week's In The Current, the crew is all back from around the world. We catch up with both Steve's and hear about their adventures at beaches in different countries. We also get to hear about Catfish still trolling with great success & more. Check it out!! Instagram: @rutandriverpursuits For more In The Currents go to https://rutandriverpursu…
 
Mansal Denton "Little Beaver" is the founder of Sacred Hunting, host of the Mansal Denton Podcast, and is the subject of an upcoming documentary BELOW THE DROP exploring our relationship to life and death through hunting. Feeling insecure in early life, he chased a woman to Europe, which led him to prison. Struggling with shame and confusion of wha…
 
I finally treated myself to a couple of meals out in Winnipeg and it was pretty expensive! Not as expensive as Toronto but 100% worth it. I happened to run into Liza and Gaby again as well as met up with Alson, a friend from University. Other things that happened: Passing 3,000 kilometres on the trip Went to the Canadian Human Rights Museum Went to…
 
Delilah is suspicious of Gavin and wants to have a look around the woods. She goes exploring, even though Gavin doesn't approve. She makes her way to the cliff with the view of the lighthouse, and there, she believes she sees someone. But when she makes her way to the lighthouse, she finds the door locked and no one around. Was she just seeing thin…
 
It’s time to talk about periods and contraception. Different birth control options alter the menstrual cycle. Journalist Nicola Davis tells me about her decade without periods and our resident GP Margaret McCartney and sexual health doctor Julia Bailey discuss the evidence and what you need to know. We’ve also got vaccination expert Adam Finn to di…
 
Thunder Bay had a lot more beauty to it then I thought. I wonderful little city with nice viewpoints, beautiful waterfalls and nice streams of water to swim in. In today's episode I talk about Meeting up with my cousin Playing ministicks with her husband (and winning) The drive from Thunder Bay to Dryden Why Walmarts are the best for overnight park…
 
Any long distance hiker will tell you about a magical encounter they had with a trail angel. Trail angels are awesome people who provide support to those on long treks — a meal, a shower or a ride into the nearest town. Barney and Sandy Mann are two of the most well-known trail angels in the U.S. Their house is an hour from the southern terminus of…
 
Season 3, Episode 1 - Seeking Balance in the Backcountry In the first episode of this season, Grizel reflects on previous backcountry experiences as she prepares to backpack/bikepack the CDT and introduces us to Alex, her friend and trail support for this summer’s adventure. This season of Underneath It All will be recorded while on trail, followin…
 
https://dadbodthealbum.com — my new DADBOD album is on FIRE, so we're doing a shameless nod to Sean Evans' interview high-bar HOT ONES to celebrate! From Best Friend funk to Little Guy folk to hip-hop autobiography in BUMPY w/ Chrystal Leigh (Sons of Daughters), co-composer extraordinaire TOBIAS TINKER is in the house from Berlin to conquer 8 wings…
 
Holy crap... I am so sore. From discussing the overall trek to the people I met along the way, the Sleeping Giant Hike was amazing and there's a reason people call it the best day hike in Ontario. It is exhausting. And those last 6 kilometres are excruciating after the ascent and descent. But it is one of the most exhilarating and satisfying views …
 
On today’s episode we share our top 10 favorite low effort outdoor activities and 10 outdoor activities we want to try. 00:30--Gardening updates 9:17--Sir David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet--watch on Netflix!! 13:44--Plant of the week: The Orchid 19:20--Top 10 favorite low effort things to do outside 1:21:26--Cycling Challenge Throwdown Tease…
 
In this week's Sonic Campfire, our guest hosts are Charles Hedland & Ryan Tanner. Listen in as the crew catches up with our good friends from western PA and members of the Whitetail Distraction Podcast. From hunting turkey, to rattlesnakes, and boiling crawfish, there's lots to cover. Check it out!! Instagram: thewhitetaildistractionpodcast For mor…
 
I was looking for free Wi-Fi in Marathon when I came across Gavin trying to do the same thing. We started chatting and spoke for about 30 minutes before I asked if I could interview him. Gavin is a 20 year old young man driving by himself across Canada for the first time! He's much more of an off-roading adventurer than me and has the gear to make …
 
Today was a bit of a mess! After meeting Doug and Michelle in Sault Ste. Marie, I knew I wanted to get halfway to Thunder Bay in order to get to do the Sleeping Giant hike on Sunday. That meant a bit of driving but I got a little down when I realized I didn't have a parking permit for Lake Superior for a hike I wanted to do during the day called Or…
 
I wanted to do a little "Ask Me Anything" episode where I field questions from my IG followers about my trip and collect them into a little podcast. So... here is episode 1 of this series! The questions I answer are below: I will be in Alberta in August. Can we meet up? Are you planning to grow a travel beard? What’s your biggest fear regarding the…
 
Spending a lot of time alone makes you start to realize small things throughout the day. Some of these things might be whether or not I'm allergic to apples. Others are whether or not beef jerky is actually an elite snack food, am I drinking enough water, and is the impact on small towns COVID related or because of something else? Make sure to foll…
 
Picking between driving for most of the day or hiking most of the day is a real challenge. Hiking at night is buggy and driving at night can be frightening with all the turns and trucks and darkness. But that's part of the fun! It's given me a new appreciation for those who drive long hours, especially at night. I'm also have fun games of "how many…
 
In this podcast, Craig sits down with Jamie Burleigh from the Old World Alliance to discuss his thoughts on his journey to Old World Alliance. Along the way, he hits upon his most enjoyable, funniest, and humbling moments in the outdoors. You can find Jamie at: https://oldworldalliance.com/ Let us know what you think by sending us a message: podcas…
 
I am sore. But I am happy. After hikes in Killarney, Tobermory, Mono and Manitoulin Island, I might need a rest day. I also talk about some scary driving - both weather and because of darkness. I think it's best that I just drive during sunlight from this point on... especially when parking in spaces I am unfamiliar with. And shoutout to my friend,…
 
Interviews with a Stranger (or IWAS for short) is a new series I'm going to start while I'm on this trip. Whether I meet people on hikes, in McDonald's or wherever, I will try to get mini interviews with those that stick out and share stories of people beyond just myself. Welcome to the everyday person. And shoutout to my friend, ex-coworker, talen…
 
Today is the first of four shorter shows, with just one main interview and a few words of commentary from me. With a bit of luck, I'll be out on the John Muir Trail as you're listening to me and my guests. Our guests today are Vince and Monica Strawbridge who, along with their four children and a friend, have recently completed the Appalachian Trai…
 
Blissful Hiker wonders if the the trail itself ejected her this time. In this episode: Blissful is "trail angeled" in Montana and rests up in a kind of half-way house for sick people with nowhere to go. She wants to keep walking, but only gets sicker. Her supporters in a Zoom meeting convince her to take the Empire Builder train across the prairie …
 
In this week's In The Current, the crew is getting ready for some big mountain fun. But we'll also hear about Pik's camping trip, Bucky's new hunting spot, & how Bucky & Ryan got a chance to fish with Catfish. The Lake Troll is on fire. Check it out!! Instagram: @rutandriverpursuits For more In The Currents go to https://rutandriverpursuits.com/…
 
The episodes leading up to this one introduced us to our 2021 hikers, taught us about their prep, and gave us insights as to why they decided to plan a thru-hike. However, planning a thru-hike and actually taking those first few steps are two very different things. In this episode, we learn all about their first day on trial and about how they deal…
 
Patrick Rollins is the lead instructor for Randall's Adventure & Training and is part of the team at ESEE Knives. He developed his enthusiasm for the outdoors from an early age, growing up camping, hunting, fishing, and a member of the Boy Scouts before spending 19 years as a Sheriff's Deputy in Whitfield County, Georgia. Since then, he has taught …
 
One thing I've noticed on my trip is that most people are not hiking or travelling alone. They've either got friends, partners or their family. Being out here by myself has its pros, of course. I get to move at my own pace, not have to wait for anyone, pack lighter, not have kids bug me and more. But am I supposed to be doing this alone? That is on…
 
Jeremiah and JK chat about the differences between cottage brand companies and big box brand companies. What are the pros? What are the cons? Is one more important than the other? We'll leave that for you to decide. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/backpackingpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/backpackingpodcast/su…
 
Time for a sprinkling of happiness with a new exhibition at the Wellcome Collection.Last time we heard how children's A&E is under huge pressure as infections, that disappeared during Covid, make a comeback. But doctors also warn that many of those children shouldn’t actually be there. Damian Roland a paediatrician in emergency medicine at Universi…
 
When you think of KEEN, you probably think of their iconic sandals, the ones with bungee cord straps and big rubber toe caps. Over the years, KEEN has prioritized social and environmental responsibility. In this bonus episode, Shelby chats with Erik Burbank, the vice-president of the KEEN Effect and Kirk Richardson, a KEEN Effect advisor. Their mis…
 
I've had lots of DM's, texts and questions about what made me quit my job and decide to drive across Canada this summer. I thought it would be best to explain my choice here! Overall, it was a collection of a few important crossroads: Driving across Canada had always been on my bucketlist I had paid off OSAP and my debts and was living at home. Thi…
 
Day 1 of my trip and I've already made tons of mistakes. Those include not registering for park access, not know the difference between the national parks and provincial parks, organization of my SUV for lowest amount of effort and more. Because of this, I now have to add about 6 hours of driving to my trip, but hey... I got nothing but time! Follo…
 
During the summer of 2021, Luke West is driving across Canada while living in his SUV. This is a podcasts that will highlight his events, voice memos, interviews with strangers and more over the course of the next two months. Make sure to follow on Instagram @lukeblessed for vlog type content and daily updates. With the podcast being called "Across…
 
This week, Kasey Corsello, an integrative life and entrepreneur coach, tells us: How a book and a 5 year old stopped her being like a scared cat looking out of a window in Rome The importance of vulnerabilities, courage and vision (and living our dreams) What makes her cry and might make her dad combust why kids these days don’t know how lucky they…
 
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