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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
 
You're here because you love travel. You know what, man? I get it. Maybe you're mid-travel right now on a bus in Vietnam or maybe you've just come back from Argentina and you miss the freedom? Either way, seasons 1-5 will give you stories from world travelers, complete with musical scores and interview sections. Season 6 is where I took you guys with me around every country in mainland Europe on my motorcycle (Gloria) Now we're onto Season 7: Backpack Digital. All things travel, minimalism a ...
 
Stories of hunting, fishing, hiking and backpacking in British Columbia from the perspective of new hunters. Follow Mike and Kelly's adventures in the backcountry and hear stories from special guests that include other rookie hunters, experienced outdoorsmen and experts in the field
 
The Training For Trekking Podcast is created to help hikers, trekkers and mountaineers prepare for their bucket list adventures. Rowan shares with you the simple training strategies to get you fit, strong and resilient to tackle anything the trail will throw at you. He also dives deep into subjects such as how to prevent altitude sickness, nutrition while hiking, injury prevention and much, much more. So you can have the very best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure!
 
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.
 
Podcasts and stories to inform and inspire your passion for the outdoors, hunting and fishing. Don’t let present circumstance limit your initiative for the wild. Listen now for tips, tactics and wisdom from guests such as Jim Shockey, Aron Snyder, Corey Jacobsen, Paul “ElkNut” Medel, Kristy Titus, Guy Eastman, Jay Scott and Mark Kenyon.
 
The World's longest running independent producer of broadcast quality podcasts for the adventurer, the long distance hiker, the backpacker, the camper, in fact anyone seeking an independent life in the outdoors as a self powered traveler. Since 2005 we've produced audio and video podcasts for the self powered outdoor enthusiast in the UK and World-Wide. For people who wants to find out more about getting into the outdoors lifestyle and enjoying the simple pleasures in life. Our range of mate ...
 
Discover new mind and body hacks to thrive as a human today! The Institute for Aliveness is here to teach you all the things you never learned in school. From talking poop, sex, childhood trauma, emotional intelligence, Psychedelics and of course, fasting & food, this is a podcast that changes lives. Join your host Dr. Andréa Paige as she travels 7 continents to find the most captivating, impactful humans for you! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The Sacred Steps Podcast walks virtually alongside authors and pilgrims, connecting a community of pilgrims from across the globe. From the Camino de Santiago through Spain to the Via Francigena across Europe to Italy, the podcast features updates and first-hand accounts from the footpaths of pilgrimage. A companion to the book Sacred Steps: A Pilgrimage Journal by Kevin Donahue, the podcast also introduces several lesser-known journeys, such as England’s Pilgrims’ Way to Canterbury and the ...
 
Explore Colorado focuses on teaching and equipping people on travel and recreation in the great state of Colorado. Learn how to backpack, climb a mountain, hunt, fish, raft, off road, and travel in Colorado. Discover about mountain town, tips to make you trip go better, save money on your trip, and more by listening to this podcast.
 
Every Monday and Thursday, Serial Killers takes a psychological and entertaining approach to provide a rare glimpse into the mind, methods and madness of the most notorious serial killers with the hopes of better understanding their psychological profile. With the help of in-depth research, we delve deep into their lives and stories. Serial Killers is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media Production.
 
'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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
Sometimes, your child forgets to share the notes from their backpack that tell you everything that’s happening at their school. On Notes from the Backpack: A PTA Podcast, we give you the inside scoop on how to help your child succeed—in school and at home. We discuss real issues with parents and experts—from handling homework to school discipline—to support you every step of the way! Join the conversation using #BackpackNotes and learn more at PTA.org/BackpackNotes.
 
Whether you're planning a weekend overnight or a months-long hike of the Appalachian Trail, Weekly Hiking Tip will save you time, money, agony, and facilitate a fun, successful journey into the outdoors. Join Dan Feldman, author of Long Distance Hiking and 2-time thru-hiker, each week as he shares backpacking tips from aches and pains to z-rests.
 
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In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we chat with Dr. Alan Carpenter. Dr. Carpenter is the ultimate testament that age is just a number, as his entry into the long distance backpacking world didn't begin until the ripe age of 65. Since then, he's accumulated somewhere in the vicinity of 20,000 miles on foot and another 10,0…
 
You may not be aware, but every school has LGBTQ youth and families. Is your PTA using inclusive language and offering affirming programs and activities? We sat down with two guests from the Human Rights Campaign Ellen Kahn, senior director of programs and partnerships, and Jodie Patterson, board chair of the HRC Foundation, to learn how to become …
 
The World's Toughest Race (The Eco Challenge) is currently the best running adventure-based series on Amazon Prime. Sonja Wieck from team Iron Cowboy joins the show to discuss all things adventure. Dubbed the race "that eats Iron Men for breakfast" Sonja discusses all aspects of adventure and what it's like to have Bear Grylls give you some encoura…
 
In this episode, I'll break down some hiking gear myths and share exactly what gear I think was totally worth the investment and what backpacking gear you want to be careful about before you buy or what you can skip altogether! Affiliate links and hiking resources mentioned in this episode: My favorite Six Moon Designs Tent: https://alnk.to/dpkiIIR…
 
In this episode of the Backpacking Light Podcast, Andrew and Ryan interview some of the folks who came together to make friend’o-the-podcast Jeff Garmire’s recent FKT of the Colorado Trail a success: Maggie Slepian, Dylan Harris, Nik Tizekker, and, of course, the Fastest Known Tiger himself. Click here for show notes: https://backpackinglight.com/p…
 
Luke takes listeners on his journey of being the 4th person to thru hike the North Country Trail in 2013. We chat about the challenges of thru hiking the longest national scenic trail in the United States, logistics around planning for the hike and how he transitioned to a career working with the NCTA. Luke also gives an overview of another long di…
 
Another really full show this week, with four segments. First up, there is a recently minted thru-hiker, Stephanie Logan Hall, who completed her SOBO hike on November 19. I was particularly keen to hear from her and her early impressions–which will doubtless change with time–of the trail and her adventure. Those of you who regularly listen to the s…
 
In this week's In The Current, the crew celebrates FriendsGiving. We are joined around the table by C-Man and Adventure Jimmy from STV. We also hear about the new bird hunting adventures Bucky's been having with his new shotgun. Check it out!! For more In The Currents go to https://rutandriverpursuits.com/ Instagram: @rutandriverpursuits…
 
The UK’s medicines regulator has approved the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine against COVID-19 for emergency use, the companies said today. The UK is the first country to approve the vaccine for widespread use — paving the way for some of the most “high risk” citizens, such as elderly care home residents, to get the jab before the end […]…
 
In this episode, I discuss a few simple strategies a hiker can use when they start feeling a flare-up of knee pain while actually on the trail. == I'm currently enrolling for my Hikers Knee Prevention Program and looking for hikers who struggle with knee pain and what to get strong and pain-free over the next 12 weeks, so they can conquer every adv…
 
On one of two podcasts this week featuring groups that are participating in the 2020 IndyGive! campaign, Bob talks with Rocky Mountain Field Institute Executive Director Jennifer Peterson. They discuss the work that RMFI has done to build and repair trails in Colorado Springs, El Paso County and the Colorado backcountry. They also discuss the work …
 
On one of two podcasts this week featuring groups that are participating in the 2020 IndyGive! campaign, Bob talks with Palmer Land Conservancy President and CEO Rebecca Jewett. They discuss the organizations recent name change, it's mission and it's work to preserve land for both recreation and agriculture. IndyGive website: IndyGive.com Please co…
 
Jim Zumbo, editor for Outdoor Life magazine and host of the Jim Zumbo Outdoors, joins Sam on The Wild Initiative to talk about becoming a more knowledgeable hunter. In this episode, they talk about how to explain big-game animals to non-hunters, cameramen during hunt and the importance of reading regulations. Jim goes on to talk about his passion f…
 
Canadian electric truck and bus manufacturer The Lion Electric Company said Monday it plans to become a publicly traded company via a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp. The combined company, which will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange, will have a valuation of $1.9 billion. The companies raise…
 
In this episode, I discuss a few unique situations on the trail which will commonly aggravate knee pain, and how a hiker can best prepare for them. == I'm currently enrolling for my Hikers Knee Prevention Program and looking for hikers who struggle with knee pain and what to get strong and pain-free over the next 12 weeks, so they can conquer every…
 
Podcast Homepage - sacredstepspodcast.com English author and columnist Andy Bull (www.andybull.co.uk) joins Author Kevin Donahue (www.sacredstepsbook.com) to discuss Andy's new book - Pilgrim Pathways - exploring twenty walks across England's ancient footpaths. A Kent native, Andy shares his local insights on one of Kevin's upcoming pilgrimage walk…
 
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released a new product today. It’s a tiny $5 fan combined with a small heatsink for the Raspberry Pi 4. It works with the official case, below the top cover. That accessory should prevent the Raspberry Pi from overheating. If you’re not familiar with the Raspberry Pi, it’s a cheap, […]…
 
This week on the Chompcast, Morgan tells the guys about his experiences thus far with the PS5. He wanted to turn that into the topic of the show, as he answered the guys’ and the fans’ questions regarding the system and the released games.Morgan discussed his initial impressions of Astrobot Rescue Mission, Bugsnax, and Godfall. Shea talked more abo…
 
Drugmaker Moderna has completed its initial efficacy analysis of its COVID-19 vaccine from the drug’s Phase 3 clinical study, and determined that it was 94.1% effective in preventing people from contracting COVID-19 across 196 confirmed cases from among 30,000 participants in the study. Moderna also found that it was 100% effective in preventing se…
 
In this episode, I dive into a number of common mistakes I see from hikers who struggle with knee pain. We explore strength training, mobility work, cardio/conditioning, gear and mindset. == I'm currently enrolling for my Hikers Knee Prevention Program and looking for hikers who struggle with knee pain and what to get strong and pain-free over the …
 
Amazon Web Services is currently having an outage, taking a chunk of the internet down with it. Several AWS services were experiencing problems as of early Wednesday, according to its status page. That means any app, site or service that relies on AWS might also be down, too. (As I found out the hard way […]…
 
Today's topic is mountaineering. Tracy Trimble interviews and discusses with Mark Ryan the outdoor activity of mountaineering or as some might call it mountain climbing. He has summitted Mount Rainier many times as well as a single summit of Denali - the highest peak in North America. Mark is the training officer for the Wolfe County Search and Res…
 
Knee pain is the #1 issue I hear from hikers. In this episode, I explore a few reasons why that is the case. == I'm currently enrolling for my Hikers Knee Prevention Program and looking for hikers who struggle with knee pain and what to get strong and pain-free over the next 12 weeks, so they can conquer every adventure. If that sounds like you, sh…
 
In this week's Sonic Campfire our Guest Host is Joseph Evans. Joe is at the beginning is what is likely to be an amazing career in the Outdoors. He's sharing his passion for fly fishing to the world through his Instagram account, and boy does it show. Listen in as the crew gets to know Joe and learns what Idaaflyy is all about. Check this out!! Ins…
 
In this crazy episode, Andréa interviews 26-year old Sarah Erika, who has just completed a ONE YEAR juice fast. (Yep, you read that right!) It’s uncanny how Sarah’s spiritual growth was hastened by the long term fasting process and how much it reminded Andi of that deep work she did in her 20s to get her to where she is today. Fasting is the fastes…
 
Reset yer counters: Facebook has had to ‘fess up to yet another major ad reporting fail. This one looks like it could be costly for the tech giant to put right — not least because it’s another dent in its reputation for self reporting. (For past Facebook ad metric errors check out our reports from […]…
 
This holiday season the next generation of gamers, bless their hearts, will be hoping to receive the next generation of gaming consoles. But confusing branding by the console makers — not to mention a major shortage of consoles — could lead to disappointment during the unwrapping process. Before making any big promises this year, you’ll […]…
 
This is a part two of a two part interview with the author of Grandma Gatewood’s Walk. The book is a New York Times best seller and writer Ben Montgomery was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2010. Part one covers her younger history, the life and times she lived through in the early 1950’s, the abuse she suffered for 30 years and her discovery of the A…
 
France is going forward with its plan to tax big tech companies. The government has sent out notices to tech giants, as reported by the Financial Times, Reuters and AFP. There could be retaliation tariffs on French goods in the U.S. For the past couple of years, France’s Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire has been […]…
 
PODCAST HOMEPAGE: www.sacredstepspodcast.com Cicerone Press Associate Publisher Sandy Brown (www.caminoist.org) joins Author Kevin Donahue (www.sacredstepsbook.com) to discuss their pilgrimage experiences, Sandy's newest guidebook, and three of Kevin’s pilgrimage routes: the Camino de Santiago, the California Missions Trail, and the Via Francigena.…
 
We have a story today of a young man who walked away from a life of extreme poverty to find himself (literally) on the Appalachian Trail. Matthew Emerson's story is now a book, and his visceral experiences set the scene for his journey and a new life at the end. Matthew's insights gleaned from his hike resonated with me, and we share a frank discus…
 
In this week's In The Current, the crew is joined by Andy Spittle. That can only mean one thing. But first, Ryan has a couple good sits, Pik passes on a couple more, then we hear about some great success, from both Pik's dad and our good buddy Andy. Check it out!! For more In The Currents go to https://rutandriverpursuits.com/ Instagram: @rutandriv…
 
Netflix started streaming “Chappelle’s Show” at the beginning of November — but barely more than three weeks later, it has taken the Comedy Central sketch show off its service. Co-creator Dave Chappelle offered some context for the decision in an Instagram clip of what appears to be a recent standup set, in which described any […]…
 
In this episode, I interview online client Dennis, and we discuss his background in hiking, his training with Summit Strength and how he has been dealing with a recent major injury. == Want to get fit, strong and resilient for your hiking adventures? Check out the Online Summit Program: https://www.summitstrength.com.au/online.html…
 
Let’s just get this out of the way: for the past several years, I’ve contributed the “Best Gifts for Frequent Travelers” segment to TechCrunch’s annual gift guide. I love it. It was easily my favorite gift guide to write, and it was an audience favorite, as well. But I am no longer a frequent traveler. […]…
 
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