The Trail Show #99: The GYRo

Show #99 – #smallbanana – On this month’s spooktacular Trail Show… Special Guest Kevin “LarryBoy” DeVries talks to us about his hike of the Greater Yellowstone Route, bear jousting and hiking out with stitches, Brittney “Bert” Woodrum relays hiking all of Colorado’s 14ers with a big green Shelterbox strapped to her back, Spesh talks maximum patches, beer hiker intersections and Zoom tips, OOO advises on kayak evacuations, Disco becomes a luddite and names babies, POD starts a YouTube channel, and D-Low reads the longest Trail Show Ask-A-Hiker question at 2x speed cut in half. We discuss reindeer moss, the normalization of poo carrying and dive into the non-hiking film The Social Dilemna. The monthly donors are praised and the mailbag is opened a wee crack.  

Get more info on the Greater Yellowstone Route (GYRo) at LarryBoy’s website http://www.lbhikes.com 

And check out Brittney “Bert” Woodrum’s fundraiser for Shelterbox at https://www.shelterboxusa.org/fourteeners/ 

GO VOTE!!! 

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The Trail Show #98: The GBT

Show #98 – #wagbagfailure – On this month’s Trail Show Special Guest Ryan “Dirtmonger” Sylva talks to us about his hike of the Great Basin Trail in Nevada, motels in Tonopah, sonic booms and waking up to earthquakes, Ian Atkinson from Gossamer Gear joins us to give away a Gorilla Backpack, Buck 30 roasts us, Wolverine interviews a wayward hiker, Spesh talks pipelines, Callahan’s and the recent closure of the out of doors, OOO wonders about the sun, Disco is hunkered down and hiding out, POD is the timekeeper, D-low chooses puffed quinoa and peaknuckle. Not washing your fleece is recommended during Ask-A-Hiker and blood sugars are noted during Answer-A-Hiker. The monthly donors are revered twice and the mailbag is unbagged.

Beer O’ Da Month:  Delicious Maine beers thanks to Tuff Broad & Bear Sweatz!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Shockwave off their album Contact from Space. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

Get more info on the Great Basin Trail at Dirtmonger’s website http://www.freedirtmonger.com

And NEW Trail Show Retro Logo Shirts are for sale now for a short time only! Get them while they last at www.bonfire.com/thetrailshow2020 !!

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The Trail Show #97: The PT

Show #97 – #mudfalcon – On this month’s Trail Show the gang is back together once again, Special Guest Scot “Taba” Ward talks to us about his hikes of the Palmetto Trail in South Carolina, 35 alligators and test hitching, Trip the Light calls in, Wolverine and Buck30 give us updates from the North Country Trail, Spesh talks FKTs, missing hikers and sleeping with the dead, we offer free buffet tickets, POD envisions a different kind of pillow, D-Low rescues Barb and speaks about the benefits of round rocks, OOO does a new kind of hitching and sings Friday, and we review The Best Flatiron Scrambles from CMC during Media Review. Hiking during a pandemic is explored during Ask-A-Hiker and the monthly donors are exalted while the mailbag is lugged in by the good folks at the US Postal Service.

Beer O’ Da Month:  Tasty beers thanks to XC from Logboat Brewing out of Columbia, Missouri!

Music during the 1st break on this month’s Trail Show was the song “Green River Blues” from Elliot Goldman. Listen on SoundCloud.

Get more info on the Palmetto Trail and a Palmetto Trail Thru-Hiker’s Manual at Scot “Taba” Ward’s website http://www.lakestooceantrail.com

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The Trail Show #96: The SDCT

Show #96 – #microfece – On this month’s Trail Show POD is a news sub and talks to us about bears in homes and buses in Alaska, Special Guest Lance Smith talks to us about his hike of the South Dakota Centennial Trail along with Apple watches and 911 calls, Bear Sweatz gives us a 3-fer, Buck-30 calls in with Minnesota complaints, North Dakota cheers and ranks the Trail Show cohosts, POD recites the jabberwocky, Salty talks about the sugars, the hotline continues to blow up, D-Low is MIA, Spesh speaks on close encounters of the canine kind and ice water, OOO talks wine bottles, Disco regales tales of skeet shooting, and wee tipples on top of munros are explored during Ask-A-Hiker. The monthly donors are saluted and the mailbag unfurled…of course.

Beer O’ Da Month:  Tasty beers thanks to Frito Garcia from Homes Brewing out of Ann Arbor, Michigan!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band Threesome off their On Tour EP. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by RapidPure Water Purifiers! Backcountry water is generally considered safe to drink when the 3 immediate threats are removed – viruses, bacteria, & parasites. RapidPure purifiers remove 99.99% of viruses, bacteria, & parasites. Traditional 0.2 micron filters aren’t able to remove viruses – they’re too small. RapidPure purifiers remove pathogens 100x smaller than traditional filters can as the unique UltraCeram technology works like a magnet to remove viruses, bacteria, & parasites. Get yourself a RapidPure Water Purifier right now by visiting www.rapidpure.net/trailshow.

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The Trail Show #95: The LOT

Show #95 – #balance – On this month’s Trail Show we focus on the balance, Special Guest Allison “Ebrake” Irion talks to us about her walk of the Lakes to Ocean Trail (LOT) and #neverhurryneverworry, D-Low explains his indoor quarantine practices, talks groovers and Taylor Swift, Speshul 41 speaks on #NOSOBO, physical distancing and social bridging, and the best summer seasonal job in the history of the world, Disco mails toothpicks and yells for haggis, Moonkid calls in, OOO comments on the not tall and Sasquatch role play, POD speaks on the three A’s, and a horrific story of tent pole breakage is regaled during Ask-A-Hiker. The monthly donors are honored and the mailbag is pried open with a crowbar. OOO finds a tent stake and reviews it.

Beer O’ Da Month:  Tasty beers thanks to Trail Show Nation from 10 Barrel Brewing, Cigar City Brewing (of course), Tres Litros Brewing, Endo Brewing and Soulcraft Brewing!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Doltones off their album Stormchaser. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

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The Trail Show #94: The IAT-Newfoundland

Show #94 – #zoomlife – On this month’s Trail Show the Florida Man makes an appearance, Trail Show VIP Inaki aka Rain Skirt discusses his rugged walk of the IAT Newfoundland Section, lost luggage and encounters with caribou, Special Guest Matthew Nelson of the Arizona Trail Association talks to us about the border, Speshul 41 speaks on DCF and 2700 mile pub stumbles, Hotliners address pee bottles and sexy shirts, D-Low wonders about sewing while sipping on book club wine, OOO declares we are not doctors, someone asks about caching bleach, POD notices a strong meme game when she sees one, Disco recommends sterilizing secondhand toothpicks, and Pat “AXYL” Dixon plays us a tune from his new album during Media Review. The monthly donors are shouted out and the mailbag splits open and melts. D-Low is back for Ask-A-Hiker and a tent stake is unreviewed.

Beer O’ Da Month:  More delicious Kansas and Missouri beers courtesy of Martin S and Florida Man care of The Weekend!

Pat “AXYL” Dixon’s new album “HeHo” is available now!

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Ben’s Tick & Insect Repellents! The ultimate protector for every adventure, Ben’s keeps you bite free no matter how crazy the bugs get. Ben’s is so powerful even the Sasquatch (aka D-Low) recommends it – just sayin’. Get yourself a bottle or two of Ben’s Tick & Insect Repellent right now at finer outdoor retailers and at Amazon.com.

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The Trail Show #93: The RIB

Show #93 – #bidetlife – On this month’s Trail Show we embrace the #ZoomLife and do an all remote show, we get a surprise call from New Zealand, Trail Show VIP LarryBoy talks to us about his long walk of The Route in Between, 30 mile water carries and doing trail work for maps, Spesh talks of old California houses, crushed dreams and the perils of #vanlife, D-Low speaks on dirt dumpsters and the #nudenormal, The Bobbi Walters calls in, POD has quarantine questions and 30 day menus while rationing marital toilet paper, OOO discusses cheesecake, key lime pie and ice cream on a stick, Disco reminisces on ham, congealed salads and green bean casserole whilst conquering the Airpin Challenge!, we dive into Connor DeVane’s new film Hike the Divide during Media Review. The monthly donors are hoisted above shoulders and the mailbag gives us new insight on soap. D-Low fell asleep so OOO brings us Ask-A-Hiker and a tent stake is alternated.

Beer O’ Da Month: An incredible assortment of Kansas and Missouri beers courtesy of Martin S and his efforts to raise attention for No More Deaths.

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by RapidPure Water Purifiers! Backcountry water is generally considered safe to drink when the 3 immediate threats are removed – viruses, bacteria, & parasites. RapidPure purifiers remove 99.99% of viruses, bacteria, & parasites. Traditional 0.2 micron filters aren’t able to remove viruses – they’re too small. RapidPure purifiers remove pathogens 100x smaller than traditional filters can as the unique UltraCeram technology works like a magnet to remove viruses, bacteria, & parasites. Get yourself a RapidPure Water Purifier right now at REI, EMS and Sportsman’s Warehouse.

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The Trail Show #92: The Transcaucasian Trail

Show #92 – #grumblinggratitudes – On this month’s Trail Show we practice #socialdistancing by ushering in our first all call-in show! We are joined by Dillon “Enigma” Dice to discuss the ins and outs of the Transcaucasian Trail in Armenia and Georgia, Kevin Webber of Fourpoints Bars talks to us about new bars, bar names and the unique partnerships they’ve formed while growing their company, Spesh speaks on YKTs, Tusayan, the Wolfman’s brother and OR54 while in recovery mode, POD keeps it local during trips and reminds us of the three A’s, OOO is MIA, Disco drinks many 8oz wheat sodas for health reasons, D-Low longs for the Weminuche, LarryBoy calls in with a ghost sighting, we hear from Larry King, Her Odyssey is south of the wall, and Scott “Squatch” Herriott’s new film on the Ireland Way is media reviewed with none other than Squatch himself! The monthly donors are regaled and mail is read of course.

Beer O’ Da Month: Mammoth Brewing Co beers thanks to RyNo and assorted Florida beers from Funky Buddha Brewery and Cigar City Brewing Co courtesy of The Weekend!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Madeira off their album Ancient Winds. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

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The Trail Show #91: The Toubkal Circuit

Show #91 – #chucklemonkeys – On this month’s Trail Show we are joined by Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa of Six Moon Designs to sample some Daybreaker Pilsner and to give away a brand new Daybreaker day pack filled with schwag, Trail Show VIP Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck panels with us in studio to talk about his hike of the Toubkal Circuit in Morocco, mini-goat herding and his hipbelt disdain, Speshul speaks on cocaine hippos, taking kids hiking, and Pablo Escobar, OOO’s dad calls in, Salty gets a new hat and talks coffee, POD speaks on petoskey stones and deadmen, D-Low is nowhere to be found, Disco reminisces on grapples and pluots, we hear from Pineapple Mike Jones, and Brian Cornell’s new book Divided is media reviewed. The monthly donors are recognized and the mailbag is too. OOO brings us Ask-A-Hiker and an umbrella is not a tent stake.

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Victorinox Swiss Army! You know the brand Victorinox Swiss Army: they make the iconic red Swiss Army Knife. But did you know that they also make multi-tools, SwissCards, best-in-class travel luggage, Swiss-made watches, and other products? Find the perfect trusted companion for your next adventure by visiting www.Victorinox.com and our listeners save 15% using code TRAILSHOW15 before March 25th (some exclusions apply).

Beer O’ Da Month: Daybreaker Pilsner from Base Camp Brewing Co thanks to Allgood and Michigan beers courtesy of Larry Boy!

Get more info on the Toubkal Circuit via The Hiking Life!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Kilaueas off their album Touch My Alien. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

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The Trail Show #90: The TCT

Show #90 – #bluetoothspeakerpeople – On this month’s Trail Show we are joined by Tim Kolicko of Traverse Image to talk about Bears Ears National Monument and his upcoming film On Strange Soil, Trail Show VIP Bernard “Gummi Bear” Wolf panels with us in studio to discuss his hike of the Teton Crest Trail along with counterfeit Park Rangers and food locker dumping, Speshul speaks on wolves, gator attacks, Space Force and tinder swiping, OOO gets an Antiquities Act tattoo while making sunset videos, POD relays tales of permit deep fakes, D-Low finds wraps and mushrooms, Disco gets tackled at an ATM and is visited by Barry White. We sing our monthly donors and turn the mailbag inside out! D-Low is back for Ask-A-Hiker and a special guest reviews a special tent stake.

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Victorinox Swiss Army! You know the brand Victorinox Swiss Army: they make the iconic red Swiss Army Knife. But did you know that they also make multi-tools, SwissCards, best-in-class travel luggage, Swiss-made watches, and other products? Find the perfect trusted companion for your next adventure by visiting www.Victorinox.com and our listeners save 15% using code TRAILSHOW15. 

Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Fidgit and Michigan beers courtesy of Larry Boy!

Get more info on the Teton Crest Trail via the CleverHiker!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band Reverberati off their album Combat Surf. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

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