The Trail Show #96: The South Dakota Centennial Trail

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 Lakes to Ocean Trail

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 Route in Between

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 Teton Crest Trail

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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The Trail Show #89: The Oregon Coast Trail

Show #89 – #microinfluencer – On this month’s Trail Show we are joined by Christian Koch, co-owner of Elevation Brewing Company in Poncha Springs, Colorado to talk beer and drink beer of course, Trail Show 10th Chair Liz “Snorkel” Thomas discusses her new book Hiking Waterfalls Southern California and becoming a stellar driver, special guest and former Trail Show legal Brian “Buck-30” Tanzman calls in to relay tales of harassment, running thru tunnels, and drinking municipal runoff along the Oregon Coast Trail, Speshul chats about being treed by hogs, segways and trust falls, Salty speaks on rice, hot sauce and rucks, POD talks slimy soap and bathtub rings, and Disco remembers standing in grey water but dreams of fine intern treatment. We tribute our monthly donors and open the mailbag wide! Salty commandeers Ask-A-Hiker and tent stakes are straightened.

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Andrew Skurka’s Guided Trips. Learn to backpack or backpack better while undertaking a wilderness adventure that will expand your skills and comfort zone! Apply now for a 2020 trip at https://andrewskurka.com/guided-trips/.

Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Elevation Brewing Company in Poncha Springs!

Get more info on the Oregon Coast Trail via Buck-30’s postholer page!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band Burt Rocket off their album Fiberglass Frenzy. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

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The Trail Show #88: Trans Ecuador Mountain Bike Route

Show #88 – #homogenize – This month’s Trail Show is in the running for the LTSE (Longest Trail Show Ever) so buckle up and enjoy the ride! The entire crew is in Boulder’s Historic Beer District for Show 88 along with a revolving door of incredible guests:  Zuul from Big City Mountaineers talks about all the important work BCM is doing, Wolverine tells us about his hike of the Trans Ecuador Mountain Bike Route (TEMBR), Trail Show VIP Snowflake Rispolli relays a Trail Tip you will never ever ever forget, and the late PMags talks about his new book “How to Survive Your First Trip in the Wild” and also about his new zip code! Speshul discusses off leash dogs, sculpture gardens and mountain lion kills, POD breaks toes, OOO recommends bleep packing dot com, Fidgit sends us a missive and Moonkid patches in from the hexagon, Disco reminisces on Bishkek summers, Four Points bars are consumed, D-Low eats guinea pig tenders, and BearSweatz is back on The Hotline. We serenade our monthly donors and put the mailbag into a mailbox! D-Low helps us through our monthly Ask-A-Hiker questions and tent stakes are sharpened.

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Andrew Skurka’s Guided Trips. Learn to backpack or backpack better while undertaking a wilderness adventure that will expand your skills and comfort zone! Apply now for a trip at https://andrewskurka.com/guided-trips/.

Beer O’ Da Month: Birmingham, Alabama beers courtesy of Ghost Train Brewing!

Get more info on Wolverine’s TEMBR hike and check out his blog at http://wolverinecdt.blogspot.com/.

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Kanaloas off their album Surf A Go Go. Get the jams at www.doublecrownrecords.com.

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The Trail Show #87: NYC Urban Hike

Show #87 – #ringofsadness – On this month´s Trail Show we are back in Boulder’s Historic Beer District sans Spesh add Frito “Roll Tide” Garcia. Special guest Liz “Snorkel” Thomas talks to us about her NYC Urban Hike and vacuuming tigers, D-Low discusses dog packs for toddlers, OOO helps us pronounce Florida towns and mispronounce other words, Frito talks pantaloons and tent stakes, Spesh phones in the news, POD speaks on mateable sleeping bags, Disco relays a camping story of woe, Moonkid brings us an update and a trail tip on melting shoes, and The Trail Show Hotline delivers. We croon towards the monthly donors and turn the mailbag upside-down! D-Low leads us through our monthly Ask-A-Hiker questions and tent stakes are yakked about during gear review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Trail Show Nation!

Get more info on Snorkel’s NYC hike and the Trust for Public Lands at www.eathomas.com and www.tpl.org.

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The Trail Show #86: Continental Divide Trail Redux

Show #86 – #breakyourownrules – On this month´s Trail Show the she hikers outnumber the he hikers, special guest Bethany “Fidgit” Hughes of Her Odyssey talks to us about her hike of the CDT, parking lots in Rawlins, farkle and morning fires. Also in studio we are joined by Sassuhphrass & Buddy. Sassuhphrass speaks on bobcats in the backseat, Buddy hangs with mountain goats and avoids the #divorcecycle, POD gets windy on Humboldt, Disco meets a French hiker in Alabama and talks Doug-fir cones, Death March sights Alice Largely, Fidgit embraces #MYOT, we get a call from Keanu Reeves, POD sees the demise of a privy in the Gunks, we learn 3 words, and someone recommends 2 pads 3 people. We sing to the monthly donors and spy into the mailbag! The group takes on Ask-A-Hiker and we deliberate on tent stakes during gear review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Tampa & Denver beers courtesy of Gary Lawrence!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was courtesy of Joshua “Bobcat” Stacy. Check out Bobby’s music at https://joshuastacy.bandcamp.com/.

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The Trail Show #85: Idaho Centennial Trail Redux

Show #85 – #snowbos – On this month´s Trail Show we get the band back together and talk to POD about her hike of the Idaho Centennial Trail and drinking footwater. We are joined by Snorkel & The Punisher of Treeline Review to discuss only hiking related things. We are also joined once again by Cliff Kipp of the Montana Conservation Corps to get an update on all the good work they are doing. Speshul 41 talks wolves, bears, cats and pool maintenance, D-Low has been located with sessionable double IPAs, the Wolfman’s brother drops in, The Bobbi Walters and the former Secretary of the Interior calls in, Bigfoot is considered, Disco talks racquetball, OOO gets waylaid by folding kayaks, Wolverine brings us a final update, Fidgit sings for us, and Bear Sweatz brings us peace and love. We pay homage to the monthly donors and inflate the mailbag! D-Low is back for Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss a real tent stake during gear review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Trail Show Nation!

Learn more about the Montana Conservation Corps at www.mtcorps.org.

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The TomorrowMen off their album Futourism. Get the jams at www.doublecrownrecords.com.

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The Trail Show #84: The American Hike

Show #84 – #moonkid – On this month´s Trail Show extra special guest Moonkid from France joins us live in studio to talk about his hike up South and North America (aka The American Hike) and no music! We have an exclusive interview with @PublicLandsHateYou, D-Low has gone missing, Good Ol’ Boy checks in, Speshul 41 talks wolves and blueteeth, OOO does not talk paddling, Disco speaks on the loblolly pine, the Trail Show Hotline is front and center, Salty asks about hiker boxes, Wolverine sends us a missive from Ecuador, Fidgit brings us song, and POD has an #idatude. We holla out the monthly donors and find a lone postcard! Ask-A-Hiker is asked and we discuss raves during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Trail Show Nation!

Learn more about The American Hike at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEOhKgemvYw3UPBxRp8WxbA

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Del-Vipers off their album Terror of the Del-Vipers. Get the jams at www.doublecrownrecords.com.

Disco’s book I Hike Again is now available as an eBook….get it now!

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The Trail Show – Extra Sauce #2 (Ombraz)

The Trail Show – Extra Sauce #2!!! To tide you over until our regular July episode airs late this month, we present another quick “Extra Sauce” episode. Disco & Speshul 41 had the pleasure of sitting down with the founders of Ombraz armless sunglasses at the recent Summer Outdoor Retailer. Listen in for a fun interview and info on how to get 20% off a pair of Ombraz!

Outro music is “Vesuvian” by The Volcanics. Get their album Stompin’ Garage over at Double Crown Records.

Check back at the tail end of July for the regular July Trail Show episode.

Need more Trail Show? Get free back episodes at www.thetrailshow.com and our entire catalog of Bonus Shows right now at www.cdbaby.com/artist/thetrailshow.

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The Trail Show #83: The King’s Trail (Kungsleden)

Show #83 – #tablife – On this month´s Trail Show special guest Dorian from France joins us in to talk about his hike on Kungsleden (aka the King’s Trail) and fresh lemons! D-Low disappears into the borderlands, Speshul 41 discusses award winning toilets and meetup groups, OOO unleashes the full power of the Trail Show Hotline on us, special guest Clay Jacobson gives us the latest from his work with the Idaho Trails Association, the crew removes some downed trees and chocolate during trips, CDT hiker “Heatwave” brings us a trail tip, Moonkid makes it to God’s Country, and POD defines a hiker. We shout out the monthly donors and read some mail! A hotliner brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss salad during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Alaskan beers courtesy of Jason D!

Learn more about the King’s Trail at https://www.swedishtouristassociation.com/areas/kungsleden/.

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The Other Timelines off their EP. Get the jams at https://www.doublecrownrecords.com/.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Swayy Hammocks! With Swayy Hammocks, you get it all… the insulated hammock, straps and rainfly. Not only that, it saves you weight! Get your Swayy Hammock today at https://www.swayyhammocks.com/.

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The Trail Show #82: The Pfiffner Traverse

Show #82 – #nostovecurious – On this month´s Trail Show special guest Andrew Skurka joins us live in studio once again after a 4 year sabbatical to talk Pfiffner Traverse, group tarps and gourmet trail meals! D-Low has no pity for the stoveless, Speshul discusses a new app that leaves us perplexed, OOO weighs in on conservation legislation and a special tequila concoction, Disco saw earthships in Taos, Salty speaks on itis of the tendon, the Moonkid gets choked up, Leo reviews I Hike Again, POD discusses yellow snow stakes and Trail Show Hotline calls are debuted. We hear from a gibbon and poke the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss knots during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Canadian beers courtesy of Ben Benvie !

Learn more about the Pfiffner Traverse at https://andrewskurka.com/adventures/pfiffner-traverse-colorado-rockies/.

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band Reverberati off their album Combat Surf. Get the jams at www.doublecrownrecords.com.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Visit Spearfish! Nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the town of Spearfish has rugged trails, breathtaking waterfalls, and some of the best breweries in the region. Find your adventure. Request your copy of the Spearfish Adventure Guide at https://visitspearfish.com/.

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The Trail Show #81: El Camino de Costa Rica

Show #81 – #dtpiñata – On this month´s Trail Show special guest Richard “Skittles” Larson joins us live in studio after a 3.5 year hiatus to talk about his hike of el Camino de Costa Rica and to give us a Trail Tip 2fer! D-Low reflects on a week of camping in the late PMags guest bedroom, Speshul has poison dart frog questions, Kindra Ramos from the Washington Trails Association joins us to talk about the great work they are doing, the new Trail Show Hotline is unveiled, a show is finally downloaded in Cuba, Disco does not speak on sleeping pads, Moonkid gets bit, and OOO keeps us from singing. POD goes off the rails during our monthly shout-outs to donors and we peak into the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss garden implements during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: Minnesota beers courtesy of Skittles, and Carolina beers courtesy of Pati M !

Learn more about Camino de Costa Rica at https://www.caminodecostarica.org/.

Disco’s new book “I Hike Again” is available at https://ihikethebook.com/.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Visit Spearfish! Nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the town of Spearfish has rugged trails, breathtaking waterfalls, and some of the best breweries in the region. Find your adventure. Request your copy of the Spearfish Adventure Guide at https://visitspearfish.com/.

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The Trail Show #80b: The HRP (Part B)

Show #80b – #omnibus – March’s Trail Show was so packed with beers, trails & nonsense that we had to split it into 2 parts! Part A was made available last month so if you haven’t heard it yet, go download it. Part B is what we present to you today.… highlights include the announcement of our Trail Show t-shirts being on sale once again until April 10th, an update and song from Her Odyssey, a double shot of clips from OOO, a trail name is revoked during Ask-A-Hiker, D-Low goes on a 24-hour excursion, P.O.D. has a run in with some historic rubbish, Speshul speaks on poison dart frogs, Disco slaps a man that was chewing tobacco, we unveil the new Trail Show Hotline segment, and much much more in tribute to this dia de los tontos!

Thanks again to our VIP beer donor: Frito “Roll Tide” Garcia sent us some delicious Michigan beers!

Get a Trail Show T-shirt from now until April 10th at www.bonfire.com/thetrailshow !!

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The Trail Show #80: The Pyrenees High Route (HRP)

Show #80 – #prinkle – On this month´s Trail Show special guest Monica “Mattuck” Shattuck joins us live in studio to talk about her hike of the Pyrenees High Route. Speshul brings us stories of radioactive ore buckets and #LWCF while simultaneously sipping thru the craziest straw, D-Low attempts a Naturday challenge and (spoiler alert) fails miserably, new Trail Show bottle openers are unveiled, two Trail Show VIPs take over the reading of the donors, Disco dreams of green, Moonkid sends us some audio correos from ol’ Mexico, Salty talks electrolytes, POD goes KerPlash, OOO speaks in tongues and we take a sneak peak at The Trail Show Hotline. We raise a toast to our monthly Trail Show donors and rip open the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss what not to do with tent stakes during Gear Review.

Beer O’ Da Month: (Georgia beers courtesy of Steve “Robin” Hood, and Colorado beers courtesy of Buddy).

Salty’s “Adventure Ready” online course is live! Adventure Ready provides the ultimate roadmap to optimize your energy and endurance in 6 weeks so you can embark on the adventure of your dreams! Sign up here.

Music on this month’s Trail Show is from The Volcanics album “Stompin’ Garage” courtesy of Double Crown Records!

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Visit Spearfish! Nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota, the town of Spearfish has rugged trails, breathtaking waterfalls, and some of the best breweries in the region. Find your adventure. Request your copy of the Spearfish Adventure Guide at VisitSpearfish.com.

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The Trail Show #79: Oregon Desert Trail Redux

Show #79 – #ondatrail – On this month´s longest Trail Show ever (LTSE) we pack Trail Show studios with numerous reprobates including special guest Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa who talks to us about his work at Six Moon Designs and joins Salty in recapping their hike of the Oregon Desert Trail (ODT) also known as “50 shades of sage.” Renee “She-Ra” Patrick brings us up to speed with her work on the ODT for the Oregon Natural Desert Association. Speshul talks H&R Block and Antarctica, #hindsighthikers are mentioned, an SMD backpack giveaway contest is announced, blue sponges are dirtied, fasting is discussed, a photo shoot goes down, Lorenzo the llama is lamented, Moonkid runs along the surf, and we double up our media review covering Cam “Swami” Honan’s new book The Hidden Tracks along with a review of the film Wildland. We tip caps to our monthly Trail Show donors and cut a hole in the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we continue our enlightening discussion on alternate uses of tent stakes during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (California beers courtesy of one Dan Hughley, and Virginia beers courtesy of T-bo Williams), Trail News with Speshul, Trail O’ da Month (The Oregon Desert Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Renee “She-Ra” Patrick of the Oregon Natural Desert Association for bringing us up to speed on all their good work. Become a member of ONDA today at https://onda.org/

Learn more about Allgood’s hike of the Oregon Desert Trail at https://thedagodiaries.com/ and Salty’s ODT hike at http://katiegerber.com/oregon-desert-trail/

Special thanks goes to John Carr Photography for the first ever Trail Show photo shoot that went down during Episode 79!! https://johncarr.photography/

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Six Moon Designs! Get a backpack, tent or one of their new Silver Shadow umbrellas at https://www.sixmoondesigns.com/ and be sure to check both our Instagram feed and Six Moon Design’s Insty feed for info on how to win a free SMD backpack!

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