The Trail Show #119: The Gear Show

Show #119 – #thegearshow – Originally released in 2014, Trail Show Bonus Show #1 a.k.a. The Gear Show featuring the late PMags and Hearsay… get ready for a Trail Show like you’ve never heard before! One hour of gear talk!! You heard us right, it’s a gear centric show where we talk about gear we love, gear we hate and everything in between – including our disdain of each other’s most cherished gear.

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #118: The Death Valley Loop (DeVL)

Show #118 – #olestra – It’s our 10 Year Anniversary Show and we’ve got a good one for you! On this month’s Trail Show, special guest John Z talks to us about his hike of the Death Valley Loop, long water carries and the pleasure of being in the middle of nowhere, POD has news about a new pit toilet lady, we take you on a trip down memory lane, the late PMags speaks on berry powder, POD has bloody shins, a Gila monster finds OOO, Tuff Broad rates cinnamon rolls, D-Low is anxious over drip irrigation, trips are recounted and snow-packed trails are hiked, Skittles gets rained on in Ohio, we hear numerous first hand accounts of people never listening to The Trail Show, and our donors are exalted. The Belted Kingfisher bombards D-Low with questions during Ask-A-Hiker.

Check out John Z’s video on the Death Valley Loop!

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Trail Show Nation on 10 YEARS of beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Reverberati….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #117: The Tonto Trail (Double T)

Show #117 – #ganjarnival – On this month’s greenest Trail Show ever, Fourshoes and Genevieve join us to talk about their hike of the most mysterious trail we’ve ever featured….the Tonto Trail (Double T) and the pleasure of carrying 13 days of food, POD has news about the Ice Age Trail sort of, Brute calls in but does not sing, OOO searches for pink rattlers, Moonkid brings us a final update, trips are reported and petrified things are rated, D-Low gets evacuated, Disco takes care of unfinished business, Skittles rings in from Kentucky, we receive two calls from the President, POD speaks on paper checks, OOO tells us what and where things are legal, and a new format is unveiled for our faithful donors. D-Low hands off a CBD question and questions a cowboy camping braggadocery question.  

Get more info on the Tonto Trail

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Ryno & Marie for Show 117’s beers and cheers! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Other Timelines….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #116: The Trans European Alpine Route (TEAR)

Show #116 – #chakrabalanced – On this month’s Trail Show, Dylan “RightOn” Ivens joins us to talk about his hike across 16 countries on the Trans European Alpine Route (TEAR), rucks go digital, we hike thru the metaverse, mosquitoes imbibe, someone is impaled by a tent stake, an inappropriate license plate turns out to be quite appropriate, D-Low meets Skurka again, PCT permits change again, swashbuckling, BearSwetz finds a sheet pizza, trail town bakeries are debated, Skittles meets Dog Skittles, urine is saved, POD goes full windmill, OOO gives advice Disco should have listened to, and a southern man speaks during mailbag. D-Low has fields a cold weather inquiry during Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are trail-named! 

Get more info on the Trans European Alpine Route

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to The Weekend and Trip the Light for Show 116’s beers and cheers! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Surfites off the “Surfites & Co.” album….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #115: Tahoe Rim Trail Redux

Show #115 – #ballcalluses – On this month’s Trail Show, Trail Show VIP Justin “Quality” Knowles joins us to talk about his hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail and his work with the TRTA, megaflashes are spoken on, Wilderness is prescribed, the German Wampire is back, D-Low visits the scene of the crime, POD talks dry needling, Skittles hikes into Dixie, Heaps and Lemuel call in, a baby plover is born, Disco and thens, sounds are solved on Wampire Roulette, chicharrones are examined, restaurant cutlery is clarified, and we are serenaded with a new show song. D-Low has fields a gear question on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are named!

Become a member of the Tahoe Rim Trail Association today!

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Trail Show Nation and Brian Saum once again for Show 115’s beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Tomorrowmen off their “Futourism” album….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #114: The Foothills Trail

Show #114 – #69hotline – On this month’s Trail Show D-Low mixes grapes and grains, Trail Show VIP Trevor Bollmann joins us to talk about his hike of the Foothills Trail in the Carolinas with a torn ACL, an ode to YouTubers gone but not forgotten, Bear Sweatz has a family photo dilemma, the Hikeador bears down, OOO sets watch on Weavers Needle, POD speaks on snowpack and graffiti, Skittles runs from dogs, D-Low is not anti-profen, the Wampire is still missing, The Weekend gives us a talking-to, we are not a Florida Trail podcast, cinnamon rolls from Maine are requested, and Disco does not run Bordertown. D-Low has a concerning letter on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are shouted out!

Become a member of the Foothills Trail Conservancy today!

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Brian Saum for Show 114’s Pennsylvania beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the Austin’s own The Del-Vipers off their “Terror of the Del-Vipers” album….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #113: The Maah Daah Hey Trail

Show #113 – #gatewood – On this month’s Trail Show, bells are jingled, MegaMan joins us to talk about his hike of the Maah Daah Hey Trail in North Dakota along with best practices for bison encounters, Squatch links in to bring us up to speed on his new scripted film Unverified, the Hikeador defends rooftop tents, OOO hikes Angels Landing and soaks at 3am, Skittles regales us with tales from a Florida swamp, D-Low throws his body through a dryer, the Wampire goes missing, Trip the Light and Sweaty D ring in, the late Grandmother Gatewood calls again, Fancy Mac challenges us, we sing about llamas, and POD speaks to Fidgit. D-Low has 28 questions on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are swiftly remarked.

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Simblissity and Fancy Mac for Show 113’s beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the Italy’s own Reverbarati off their “Combat Surf” album….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #112: The Mogollon Rim Trail

Show #112 – #swingdingle – Please note that there are some audio glitches on Episode 112 c/o Zoom and we almost lost the entire show….next month will be better….we hope! 

On this month’s Trail Show, Iron Mike joins Disco to talk about their hikes of the Mogollon Rim Trail in Arizona, Ziplocs are abused, Stamps recommends a trail and Skittles begins a 5000 mile journey, D-Low wants beverages and packing peanuts, Trail Tip of the Month is back, we don’t talk about sleeping pads, missing hikers don’t answer phones, and OKTs are set. D-Low takes the Ask-A-Hiker reins and our monthly donors are elevated rapidly. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Fidgit and Her Odyssey for Show 112’s Canadian mead! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #111: The Red Tent Show

Show #111 – #redtent – Originally released in 2015, Trail Show Bonus Show #5 a.k.a. The Red Tent Show… we discuss all things outdoors and how they can be different for Red Tenters. Five women with more than 50,000 miles of backpacking experience throw open the red tent vestibule and tell you how it really is. Get ready for a Trail Show like none you have ever heard before!!!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #110: The Three Passes High Route

Show #110 – #elderberries – On this month’s Trail Show special guest “Flamingo” joins us to talk about important work, his passion for the Sierra Nevada and California’s Three Passes High Route, Speshul drinks six month old beer, D-Low makes elderberry things and contemplates being a deer, POD becomes a fastpacker, Bear Sweatz rings in, OOO looks to Weaver’s Needle and tort law, Fidget congratulates Buck-4thy, advice is examined, Moonkid gives us an update, chocolate is squeezed and the German Wampire provides bags of content! D-Low relays an Ask-A-Hiker question and our monthly donors are revered. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Bombadill for the brews from Odells and to Trail Show Nation for all the other tasty treats we enjoyed! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the San Gabriel Valley’s finest “The Volcanics” off the “Stompin’ Garage” album….get all the rad tunes at Double Crown Records! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #109: The Snowdonia Way

Show #109 – #sobolife – On this month’s Trail Show we enjoy the dog days of summer with D-Low explaining the finer points of tofu and plant based meats, Colorado’s 14ers are contemplated, special guest Liz “Snorkel” Thomas joins us to talk about hiking the Snowdonia Way in Wales while reading a guidebook backwards, we remember trails from days past, Spesh raises money for his upcoming Mars hike, POD enjoys salt on salads but cannot drive 55, paper towels are lamented, a donor raised $3.25 for the show, historical trash is categorized, moors vs heaths are pondered, we learn about tree eating sheep, OOO has too much carbonation, Disco talks poop bags after we get a crucial anonymous tip, rooftop tents are considered, and the future of thru-hikes during western wildfires causes grimaces. D-Low takes the Ask-A-Hiker reins and our monthly donors are held high.

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Salty for the brews from Truve and to Trail Show Nation for all the other tasty treats we enjoyed!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Pat “AXYL” Dixon off the “HeHo” album….showcasing all those Trail Show ditties!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #108: The Southern Sierra High Route

Show #108 – #brownliquor – On this month’s Trail Show we find D-Low in the Big Apple, special cohost POD speaks on the highs and highers of the Southern Sierra High Route (SoSHR), Spesh talks to us about bear attacks and hot trails, Buck-30 regales us twice and spots a moose, grumbling gratitudes are recommended, Disco speaks German while not drinking brown liquor, printing PDFs not to paper are considered, and apparently backcountry rangers have amazing bodily control. D-Low is back for a triple-shot of Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are played backwards. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Lisa & Eric for Show 108’s backcountry bombers! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #107: The New England Trail

Show #107 – #grandmagatewood – On this month’s Trail Show we seem to have misplaced D-Low, Tennessee bears are discussed, Leave No Trace is traced, special guest Jacob “Iron Triangle” Deutsch joins us to talk about the ups and downs of the New England Trail, the Hooch saga begins, waterproof shoes are poo-poo’d, Aria Zoner sends a missive, Disco receives an apology, tales of long trails and bears are heard from Alaska, OOO encounters an alligator, Speshul gets roto-rooturd, and a listener mixes pink p-cord with tent stakes. Oh yeah….Grandma Gatewood calls in. OOO takes the Ask-A-Hiker reins and our monthly donors are exalted. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Trail Show Nation for Show 107’s wheat sodas! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Burt Rocket off the “Fiberglass Frenzy” album from Double Crown Records

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #106: The Loco Trail-Vol 3 (Boulder Colorado Edition)

Show #106 – #timestamp – On this month’s Trail Show the band is back together again in person in the historic beer district, pandemic hikes are still cancelled, a PCT haven is being resurrected, trespassers are warned, plastic clothes are worn, Trail of the Month heads to Boulder, Colorado with tales of snack bags, elderly hiker persuasion and gummi things, we hear from Geode about hikers not hearing, Disco reminisces on time with baby goats, OOO prepares for a long journey, POD sings for you, Speshul pulls his pants down, and we talk about a tent stake that excels at scooping dirt. Under garments are deliberated on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are renowned.

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks goes to Lemuel and Pisco for Show 106’s frosty beverages!

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by GOODR SUNGLASSES! Sunglasses that don’t slip, don’t bounce, all polarized and all affordable. Head over to www.goodr.com and use code TRAILSHOW15 at checkout for 15% off your entire order. Look good, hike goodr! Your face will thank you!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #104: The Loco Trail-Vol 1 (Florida Edition)

Show #104 – #NFT – On this month’s Trail Show we discuss things that are non-fungible, Speshul brings attention to golden beer cans, hellbenders and the dangers of #privylife, the Hotline brings tales of revenge and mud falcons, OOO opens up our three part Loco Trail of the Month series with an adventure in Florida, Buck-30 gets vaccinated and gives us a Florida Trail recap*, D-Low shows up with his arm in a sling, POD finds some tequila, Disco sleeps in a real tent and revisits blue sponge specifics, and we dive into the fantastic video world of Beau Miles with his 90km walk to work. Relationship advice (we think) is debated on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are praised and thanked. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Fine selections c/o Trail Show Nation! 

Check out Beau Miles video “Walking 90KM To Work” and all his other fantastic short films on YouTube

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Surfites off the “The Surfites and Co.” album from Double Crown Records! 

Trail Show NFTs can be found at https://opensea.io/assets/thetrailshow. We may actually auction off our first NFT if and when ETH gas fees become somewhat reasonable….stay tuned! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #103: The Eastern Continental Trail

Show #103 – #scalpwoundselfies – On this month’s Trail Show we welcome the month of love as we simultaneously lament pandemic fatigue. Special Guest “Jupiter” joins us to talk moose and zombie encounters in addition to being offered deodorant at gunpoint along the Eastern Continental Trail. Spesh wonders about 942 hikers on a mountain, not recognizing hikes during a pandemic and spending 14 days in a motel in Mojave. D-Low walks to a COVID testing site and then hikes in his basement, jokes and pick-up lines are told on the Hotline, DM’s mom calls in, we get an update on Small Banana, and Sirena Rana joins us during our Media Review to discuss her new book Best Day Hikes on the Arizona National Scenic Trail. Places to dwell are examined on Ask-A-Hiker and the monthly donors are hoorahed. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Wheat sodas c/o Trail Show Nation!!

Get more info on the Eastern Continental Trail on Jupiter’s website jupiterhikes.com and check out his ECT documentary on YouTube.

Signed copy’s of Sirena’s new AZT book are available now at https://trailsinspire.com/books/.

Thanks goes to this month’s show sponsor: Hermosillo Hemp. Ease your on trail aches and pains with some of Frito’s Feel Good Balm at www.hermosillohemp.com and be sure to tell him The Trail Show sent ya!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth.

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The Trail Show #102: The Iceland Traverse

Show #102 – #artisanalice – On this month’s Trail Show we welcome in a New Year as D-low finds himself on the other side of a wall, Special Guest Garret “The Onion” Christensen talks to us about his hike of the Iceland Traverse, wind, rain, ice, swift rivers and hiking until 1am to find a rock, Spesh speaks on blowtorching metal pay boxes, OOO goes chest deep on the Florida Trail, Buck-30 sends a missive on brass knuckle murder knives, D-Low talks about PCT permits*, POD discusses not bathrooming on Zoom, cocaine hippos are revisited, Disco reminisces about west Texas cell coverage and of course ice types are examined….in detail. Social trails are referenced on Ask-A-Hiker and the monthly donors are asked to stand and take a bow. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  A wall of beers C/O Tony Pitts from Cheboygan Brewing Co and some very nice selections from Lostforty Brewing, New Province Brewing Co, and Fossil Cove Brewing C/O Steven Parker….thanks and praise! 

Get more info on the Iceland Traverse at the Onion’s website https://garrettheonion.blogspot.com/ or at Jon Ley’s website http://phlumf.com/ 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Royal Vikings off the “The Surfites and Co.” album from Double Crown Records! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth….especially from D-Low. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #101: The Blue Mountain Trail

Show #101 – #spreadthewordstirtheturd – On this month’s Trail Show Christmas Spectacular….POD sings to us, Special Guest Renee “She-ra” Patrick talks to us about her hike of the Blue Mountains Trail in Oregon, Wesley “Crusher” Trimble talks about his new short film “Within Weakness” and maintaining a proper beard, D-low runs for the border, a late grandmother phones in, false zoom calls are relayed, Montana’s dirty shame is shown, Hood seeks penance, BearSweatz thins the forest, OOO hikes on the FT, Speshul41 speaks on LNT, and Disco is leery of non-water drinkers. The listeners Ask-A-Hiker and the monthly donors are caroled.

Beer O’ Da Month:  A collection of delectable wheat sodas care of Trail Show Nation!

Get more info on the Blue Mountain Trail at the Greater Hells Canyon Council website https://www.hellscanyon.org/blue-mountains-trail.

Crusher’s film “Within Weakness” is available now at https://www.rmfi.org/within-weakness.

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Various Artists off the “Seasonal Favorites: Volume 4” album from Double Crown Records!

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The Trail Show #100 !!!

Show #100 – #gefiltefish – The Trail Show reaches a HUGE MILESTONE with this 100th Episode!!! Special Guests including the late Paul Mags, The Bobbi Walters, Gummi Bear, The Onion, Buck-30, Snorkel, Allgood, Salty, Squatch, Cliff Kipp, Clay Jacobson, Dirtmonger, Bobcat and more make this an extra special show. We hear tales of D-Low’s involvement in the four seasons landscaping snafu, reminiscing of the “power tools” episode, planning ice raids, Squatch loses and finds LuLu, Spesh discusses tennis shoes, Cliff fat-fingers a SPOT device, gefilte fish recipes are cooked up and much much more.

And for the first time since The Trail Show’s inception, a video version of this episode is available on YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/RES0HbHiSho

Thanks to Trail Show Nation on 100 episodes! Now go out there and Get on the Trail!! www.thetrailshow.com

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The Trail Show #99: The Greater Yellowstone Route

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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