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Stories from the Trail is the hiking community's only live call-in show, created by and for people who love to talk trail. We go beyond the Appalachian Trail don't limit our conversations to hiking. Hosts Reptar, Gary Sizer (aka "Green Giant", author of Where's the Next Shelter?) and Megan Thompson (aka "Voldemort") will bring you their conversations with people who live outside. SUPPORT THE SHOW! https://www.patreon.com/StoriesFromTheTrail
 
Blisters, post-holing, spam and ramen, helicopter evacs, and hiker midnight. A not-so-expert romp through trails long and short by those who barely survived. Trail talk about prep, gear, food, legends, and misadventure with host Doc, with additional interviews with world travelers and adventure athletes. Amplifying the outdoor experience for those hooked on adventure! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/johnfreakinmuir/support
 
American Indian Airwaves, an Indigenous public affairs radio and, perhaps, the longest running Native American radio programs within both Indigenous and the United States broadcast communication histories, broadcast weekly every Thursday from 7pm to 8pm (PCT) on KPFK FM 90.7 Los Angeles (http://www.kpfk.org). Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aiacr American Indian Airwaves is produced in Burntswamp Studio and started broadcasting on March 1st, 1973 in order to give Indigenous peoples and th ...
 
Tri-Rock Radio presents the Battle of the Bands (Christian Rock/Metal), playing 2 categories of 50 bands in both. 1st Category is Classic Metal and the 2nd Category is Nu Rock. This airs on Tri-Rock Radio every Weds 9am, 12pm, 3pm & 6pm all PCT. Website for our station to listen from anywhere is www.trirockradio.com - How to LISTEN: 1. COMPUTERS: Go to our website http://trirockradio.com to listen and see what is playing. 2. SMART PHONES: Listen in your CAR now or where ever you go... you ca ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
Hi there, Matt here, and I love a good challenge. This podcast itself is the result of a challenge I gave myself to figure how I could leverage my challenges. My intention is to use this podcast as a tool for investigation and to share my findings so others could be entertained, educated, and maybe even challenged as well. The topics will variety depending on my current interests, but you can expect a wide range from health to wealth to wisdom. Whatever the topic, I’ll strive to transparentl ...
 
Experiments, challenges, and habits. Habits keep you connecting to creating on a regular basis. Experiments allow you to dive into the unknown while challenges push the boundaries of what you already do. You need all three to fully engage your creative potential and beyond. There is a practical side and a woo-woo side and the grey area in between is where you find magic. The podcast explores creative mastery by delving into the practical and woo-woo through interviews, books, blogs, epiphani ...
 
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Three best friends embark upon an epic trek on the PCT; only one crosses the Canadian border 2,600 miles later. Chris, Bo, and Eich sit down with Doc to share the glory and the misery along the country's preeminent long trail. Along the way, they discuss the incredible trail magic they found, the epic new friends they met, and we settle once and fo…
 
In 2016, Karel beat the record for the fastest known time to complete the Pacific Crest Trail. Then in 2018, he ran the Appalachian trail and broke the fastest known time record by four days! Karel started running as a hobby so that he could get some exercise after work. Now, just a few years later, he’s running some of the longest wilderness trail…
 
Jeff Garmire is only 30 years old but has already backpacked over 30,000 miles since 2011. It all began with a 55-pound backpack at the start of the Pacific Crest Trail and from there, he was hooked. His first thru-hike led to a second, shortly after college and then even when he began his career, he started looking for ways to explore nature and t…
 
The Schill Brothers are one of my favorite backpacking YouTube channels because they like to goof around and talk smack almost as much as I do. We didn't really have a plan for this episode, I figured we could just start yappin' away and have no trouble going for an hour... turns out I was right! We talk about the weird quirks of the backpacking Yo…
 
Remember 10 hour long Youtube videos? Doug watched most of the replay of the Black Canyon 100k and shared his thoughts. We then dive into the anxiousness for trail adventures that spring brings. Mathias then talks about how incredible it is in Europe after both hosts watched a video from the Alps. Join us on Clubhouse, maybe?Links: http://outdoor-s…
 
Welcome to part 1 of the "When The Travel Bug Bites" series! This is the grand kick off to Calen's most personal, intense, raw, challenging, and exciting travels of all time. This story is told while driving home from a 2 month van trip across the United States.Do you think it is possible to travel across the United States with literally no money? …
 
Aaron Owens Mayhew, the creator of Backcountry Foodie, sits down with Doc for an excellent Bonus Episode. They cover a lot of ground, from portions of both the PCT and AT in 2017, injuries on the trail, and, most importantly, how Doc has been doing this backpacking food thing all wrong! Aaron has combined her profession (dietician) and her passion …
 
Toots is back from the road! Hear what she's been up to. Aloha has a new diagnosis, and Maverick sends in her top ten movies. T&A discuss 40 (39) misheard lyrics. Send us your misheard lyrics, spoof porn titles, top ten movies, music, and for the love of God someone please tell Toots who Ron Jeremy is: twitter @tapodcast1 instagram @tapodcast1 emai…
 
Filmmaker and podcaster Billy "Bourdain" Yang, along with his hiking companions, SOGO and Tunez, sit down with Doc and Chopper to talk about his JMT documentary, the challenges of preparing for a thru hike during a pandemic, how to problem solve when things (lots of things!) go wrong, the importance of condiments, and how to pull off the perfect ma…
 
What is the future of trail running? How long will we mourn for Daft Punk? After a few introductory comments, including yet another check in on Mathias’ chafed thighs, we dive into the newest Wonderland Trail video, highlighting Kaytlyn Gerbin’s FKT, presented by The North Face. Check it out and be inspired to explore America’s most-visible Nationa…
 
Dr. Kyle T. Mays is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies, American Indian Studies, and History at UCLA. He is the author of Hip Hop Beats, Indigenous Rhymes: Modernity and Hip Hop in Indigenous North America (2018) and finishing his manuscript for the forthcoming book titled, An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States, which will…
 
Dr. Donna Schindler M.D., author of Flying Horse: Stories of Healing and the Soul Wound (2020) joins us for the entire program to discuss Indigenous historical trauma, Indigenous wellbriety, and the various Indigenous methods and practices for healing the soul wound. Moreover, Dr. Schindler discusses the spectrum and types of symptoms characteristi…
 
Julius Mayo Jr. is a photographer, digital marketer, and content creator. He travels for food and plans trips around the U.S. and abroad to discover local food and culture, sharing the experience through social media channels and his food blog, Droolius — food photos that make you drool. Starting the Droolius blog in 2010, he shared his travel and …
 
David Brown is one of the world’s fastest blind runners, a two-time record breaker, and the first totally blind athlete to run 100m in under 11 seconds. Jerome Avery is his running guide. The two run tethered together by a short strap. They train together almost daily to maintain their synchronization and speed, and that hard work shows on and off …
 
When did you last hear a David Hasselhoff song on the radio? After reminiscing on the golden age of radio, the guys dive in deep into a real conversation. So many gear companies and nutrition companies claim superiority over everyone else, but how does one wade through the boasting? We try to come up with an answer.More at https://outdoor-society.c…
 
Jason Fitzpatrick, co-producer, co-director, and writer of the quintessential John Muir Trail documentary, Mile. Mile & a Half, sits down with Doc and Chopper to talk about the film, the overwhelming response of fans, feather allergies, the importance of snacks, and what the cast is doing now. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/johnfreakin…
 
Polar explorer Eric Larsen did what no other person had done before or since: reached the South Pole, the North Pole, and the summit of Everest in a single year. Eric sits down with Doc and shares how he got his start in polar expeditions, his creation of Stateathons, his book On Thin Ice, and his incredible year of reaching the "Three Poles" of th…
 
We are debating taking a trip to Mexico with Ted Cruz, but Doug’s eyes may still be frozen shut. Mathias is recovering slowly. Broken Arrow is moved from June to October and we wonder what races will look like this year. To end, we talk about cross training on a stationary bike and wonder if Doug will feel the benefits after a winter's worth of rid…
 
Special Guest: Marquita Wright Have you ever heard the phrase, "Once you have kids, you can't travel anymore" or "Once you have kids, kiss your traveling days goodbye?" Well, Marquita Wright, mother of twin toddlers debunks that lie that has been told to many expecting parents. In this episode, we hear about the journey to traveling with infants to…
 
Taylor the Nahamsha Hiker is about to set out on her Appalachian Trail thru hike! After getting off the Appalachian Trail last year, Taylor is going to be back at it again this year, leaving in just a few days. We talk about what she is excited for, what she is nervous for, and I find a few chances to reminisce about my Appalachian Trail thru hike …
 
Find out what's been happening for the last few weeks. Toots has been driving solo, and Aloha has been finding out more about his issues. Some write-in content from listeners, and Mikey tells us what all those words mean! Aloha's wrestling podcast: Adam Grr's Pro Wrestling Aussie terms translated to American English bogan: uncultured individual; en…
 
Triple Crowner Ginger Ballz sits down to talk with Doc about joining the thru hiking cult, his lack of preparation when he set out on the AT, discovering the best version of himself on the trail, the distinctive soul of each of the long trails, and story after story of hijinks and adventure in the backcountry. Buckle up and enjoy the ride, Hiker Tr…
 
Winter weather is impacting training plans, but that is ok. Mathias has a good blanket to recommend. Tights get destroyed at Kaiser, but the power of walking during runs persists. Save local gear shops, they are the soul of the outdoor community, sometimes.Links at https://outdoor-society.comBy The Outdoor Society
 
In this episode, Digital Nomad, Omar Mo shares his story going from a normal life with a regular job and home to buying a one way ticket to Nicaragua and living out of his suitcase. He shares some of the life lessons he learns along the way and stories about his adventures on the road. Show Notes: 00:00 Omar Mo reads an excerpt of something he wrot…
 
Jacob Younger and I met each other on the Northville Placid Trail in September 2020. He told me about making his own gear, starting a company, and I thought it was really interesting and invited him on the podcast! Check out Jacob's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therealjyoungs/ Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me …
 
It's time for some new gear for 2021. We talk masks, tights, sun shades, hydration packs and of course, socks! Which gear do we love? What are the problems with it? Who makes the most inappropriate joke? Listen and maybe learn!Links to all the products review can be found at: http://outdoor-society.com…
 
When races are less of a priority, how do we get ready for a new race? Mathias signs up for a 100 miler, and we discuss the mental and physical challenges of preparing. Doug then brings up a story about an adventure some he knows is undertaking, which nobody will ever hear about. Is an experience with documentation something you would do? Oh, and U…
 
Trevor Laher passed away while attempting a thru hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in March of 2020. Despite the tragic circumstances, his father Doug Laher has made it his mission to educate other hikers of the PCT and beyond about how the accident could have been prevented. Doug joins me in this episode to talk about Trevor's legacy, the acci…
 
Eric Boxer designs there meals at Right on Trek. We talk about how to order them and how the team there puts them all together. Eric describes the process of how the made their own meals and how they picked the third party things to make up a full day of meals and snacks! Promo code - https://rightontrek.com/meals/ Welcome2Meals gives 50% off the f…
 
After lobbying for Toto to be on the podcast, we dive into whether or not rock climbers compete about elevation gain on climbs. Doug may sign up for a race and Mathias is hoping for a European adventure race. We then discuss the short trail running film, Snow Going on the PCT. We end on shoe talk, which makes sense since this is a trail running pod…
 
Author Jay Wilson and his wife Michelle sit down with Doc to discuss Jay's JMT trail memoir, Elevation Gain, Life Lessons Above the Tree Line. They cover a lot of ground in this episode: there are Pro Tips aplenty, a discussion of the Drinking Pants Hall of Fame, conquering stomach troubles atop Mt. Whitney, and lamenting over the injustice of thou…
 
Mathias talks about running half marathons and getting caught in hail on Kaiser. We then discuss snowy days, avalanches and the mental skills we gain from scaling up for races and long runs. This episode even has a serious discussion, so give it a listen. Bonus points for someone who comes up with a sea shanty about the podcast.Links at outdoor-soc…
 
Give the recent event of the 1/6/2021 putsch or insurrection attempt in Washington D.C. reflecting the growing, systemic rise of American fascism, the frayed systemic global Capitalist system intensifying economic instability, depravity, compounded afflictions on Mother Earth, increased militarization, the ascension of the global police state, what…
 
Special Guest: Ruben Garay Ruben grew up in Sweden and made his way over to the US after publishing the world's largest music website at the age of 18, garnering 30 million unique visitors in 5 years, before getting acquired by Hollywood.com Since 1996, Ruben has been immersed in the evolution of the world wide web, building recognizable brands wit…
 
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