The Trail Show #34: The Chin Chinny ChinT

Show #34 – It’s not about the mileage, it’s about the smileage! This month the 2014 Trail Show Beer & Brewery of the Year is announced, we discuss blue bagging on Everest, a palcohol update is doled out, Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa & Liz “Snorkel” Thomas speak on the first ever Chinook Trail thru-hike & chicken fried steak, D-Low wraps his kid in a plastic bag, Mags takes Texans to minus 5, the #BeLikeMike Contest Winner is announced, YKH’ers are studied, taking beer to 30,000 feet is explored and we read “Lying on the Trail” by Just Bill. We also tilt our fedoras to our Trail Show monthly donors, read a few telegrams from the Mailbag and Mags develops a treatise on peanuts during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Russ Kinder & Allgood), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Chinook Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big Thanks to Mike “spider ball” Russell and his band ‘Wedding Dress’ for allowing us to showcase some of their music on this month’s show. Go download some of their music today at weddingdress.bandcamp.com. If you play music or are in a band and want to have your music featured on a future Trail Show episode, email for details.

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The Trail Show #33: The VL

Show #33 – Less Gear-More Beer is the name of the game! This month we conversate on trail permits & undocumented hikers, Ryan “Dirtmonger” Sylva speaks on the Vagabond Loop, D-Low goes to Mexico or Hawaii, Mags gets evicted on Valentine’s Day, Bull salmonella is investigated, the Colorado Ruck is yakked about, as is Leadville & Longmont, cow patty pillows are inflated and the PBS documentary “The Big Burn” is assessed. We also tip our hard hats to Trail Show monthly donors, read a few pieces of correspondence from the Mailbag and Mags expounds on the powers of capsaicin during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Angus McB, Ryan & Marie, and Just Bill), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Vagabond Loop), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big Thanks to the Leadville Hostel & Wild Bill for sponsoring the February show. We love the Leadville Hostel & you will too. Leadvillehostel.com is the place to find them on the web and the only place to stay next time you find yourself in Leadville!

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The Trail Show #28: The IceAT

Show #28 – Autumn is here and so is our longest show to date! This month we play Trail Etiquette Roulette, recap our live show at Avery Brewing Co, Mags regales us with more disasters, special guest Scott Kinsey from Pat’s Backcountry Beverages brews us up some beer, we hear tales from this year’s crop of PCT thru-hikers courtesy of Trevor “Homework” McKee, more info on the upcoming Boulder Brew Hike is divulged, the morality of Kickstarter-funded thru-hikes is discussed, and a review of the film “Damnation.” We also do the iTunes Top 5, tip our caps to our monthly donors, read a few letters from the Mailbag and Mags reviews a crucial item in any worthy traveler’s arsenal.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Mary “Speedstick” Moynihan / Hop Valley Brewing Co. from Bend, OR), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Ice Age Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low (the longest question D-Low has ever received!).

The September Show is sponsored by The Trail Show Bonus Show #4. For the extremely low price of $0.99, you can download our latest Bonus Show. On BS#4, we recap our favorite moments from the first 24 shows! Join us as we take a trip down memory lane and pull back the curtain to reveal what was really going on during some of those nonsensical moments that you’ve come to love (and hate). And as an added bonus – some never before heard Trail Show audio!! Get Bonus Show #4 today at http://cdbaby.com/artist/thetrailshow.

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The Trail Show #23: The PCT

Show #23!! – We´re back and today we bring you our April Show! This month we announce the details on the May 3rd Denver Brew-Hike, D-low talks cow dung, live in studio we have special guest Markham “Completely Free” Carr to tell us how tough the PCT was back in 97´, we drink a few beers and review the film “Remains of a River” by Will Stauffer-Norris & Zak Podmore. We also do the iTunes Top 5, a mob of Donator shout-outs, Mailbag, and a gear review that will blow your mind.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Chelsea Alehouse Brewery courtesy of Frito “Roll Tide” Garcia), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Pacific Crest Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-low.

The April Show is sponsored by the upcoming Denver Brew-Hike on May 3rd! Info on the Denver Brew-Hike is available at www.facebook.com/thetrailshow.

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The Trail Show #22: The Inman 300

Show #22!! – Today we bring you Show Deuce Deuce – our longest show ever!!! We cover a lot of ground in this month’s show: we announce The Trail Show 2013 Beer & Brewery of the Year, D-low talks jury duty, we interview Sean Gobins of Warrior Hike, live in studio we have returning guest Liz “Snorkel” Thomas to school us on the Inman 300, we talk fire restrictions on the PCT and review the book “Ultralight Survival Kit” by Justin Lichter and the documentary “Wayfaring” by Scott Herriott. We also do the iTunes Top 5, a mob of Donator shout-outs, Mailbag, and a gear review that will knock yer socks off.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of the Nash Rambler), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Inman 300), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-low.

The March show is sponsored by the upcoming Denver Brew-Hike on May 3rd! More info on the Brew-Hike will be available in April at www.facebook.com/thetrailshow.

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The Trail Show #21: The FT

Show #21!! – Today we bring you Show #21 – in this month of love we show some love to the Florida Trail! On this month’s episode we Skype in Florida Trail thru-hiker Misti “Ridley” Little, we cover a few announcements from Disco, a gaggle of outdoor trips, iTunes Top 5, a mob of Donator shout-outs, Mailbag, we read 3 “gear” reviews to find the winner of the Stumblin Thru Volume 2 book contest and D-low implores the virtues of bacon fat.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of the Curtis Ware), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Florida Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-low.

The February show is sponsored by The Walkumentary! DVD’s are back in stock so get yours today at www.thewalkumentary.com.

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The Trail Show #20: The 14ers

Show #20!! – Today we bring you our first show of 2014 – Happy New Year! On this month’s episode we cover a “Month of Disasters” in Trail News, the 14ers ThruHike with guest Junaid “Speshul 41” Dawud live in studio, outdoor trips to tropical locales, Strider’s Top 10, a bunch of Donator shout-outs, Mailbag, Bad Bologna, Junaid’s “gear review” and Mags’ & POD’s reflection on A. Digger Stolz’s new book “Stumbling Thru: Keepin’ On Keepin’ On (Volume 2)” and a new contest.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of our donators & Junaid), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (14ers ThruHike), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-low.

Today’s show is sponsored by The Trail Show Bonus Shows! Become a Bonus Show Triple Crowner by downloading all 3 of our bonus shows today at www.cdbaby.com/artist/thetrailshow.

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The Trail Show #19: The CaT

Episode #19! – Today we bring you our first ever Friday the 13th show – Happy Holidays and Boo! On this month’s episode we hear some ski talk and discuss Embrace the Brutality, the Bad Wizard and Billville with guest Shane “Jester” O’Donnell live in studio, Mags does a gear review (gasp), outdoor trips over the past month, the Noodleheads Top 10, a bunch of shout-outs, Mailbag, Bad Bologna and Mags’ review of Nat Geo’s phenomenal video “Crosssing the Ice.”

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Front Range Brewing Company), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Catamount Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-low.

Thanks goes to the Lone Tree Twosome for sponsoring the December show and thanks to all the businesses, breweries and most importantly, the listeners for making 2013 a stellar year for The Trail Show!! (www.thetrailshow.com)

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Bonus Show #3: Funding Your Hiking Addiction

Bonus Show #3 has the answers to life long questions like:

  1. How can you afford to take 5 months off to thru-hike a long trail?
  2. How do you save up enough money to pay for a long hike?
  3. Will leaving my job to go hiking be the end of my career?
  4. What do you tell future employers about that gap on your resume when you were gone hiking?
  5.  And how did a blue dish sponge save Disco $2,100 on his 2nd PCT thru-hike?

We’ll also be asking perpetual thru-hiker Buck-30 how he manages to stay on trail 9 months out of the year – year in and year out. Get ready for a Trail Show that has the answers to all these questions and more.

Wanna listen to the entire show? Head over to www.cdbaby.com/artist/thetrailshow & download Bonus Show #3 today!

And be sure to check out the free monthly show at: www.thetrailshow.com

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The Trail Show #18: The TA

Episode #18! – Today we bring you our November show – Happy Thanksgiving. On this month’s episode we hear a Plea from Disco and discuss Brian “Buck 30” Tanzman’s Epic Fail with guest Buck 30 live in studio, D-low’s Trail Show contract, outdoor trips over the past month, the Noodleheads Top 10, a bunch of shout-outs, Mailbag, and Mags’ review of the Te Araroa Fast Forward.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Buck 30), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Te Araroa), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-low.

Please consider making a donation to your favorite outdoor non-profit during this upcoming Season of Giving! Thank You!!

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The Trail Show #17: El Camino

Episode #17! – Today we bring you our October show – Happy Halloween! On this month’s episode we discuss the return of D-low, backcountry trips both near and afar, the Noodleheads Top 10 live in studio with this month’s guests – The Noodleheads, a bunch of shout-outs, Bad Bologna, Great American Beer Fest recap and Mags’ review of the movie The Way by Emilio Estevez.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Mountain Toad Brewery), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (El Camino de Santiago), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month, Ask-A-Hiker with D-low & Ask-A-SheHiker with P.O.D.

The Trail Show is now on Stitcher Radio! Download the free Stitcher app today and start listening to The Trail Show on your iPhone, iPad & Android devices (http://www.stitcher.com). Thank You!!

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Bonus Show #2: Trail Etiquette

Get ready for another Trail Show like you’ve never heard before! One hour of nothing but the good, the bad and the ugly on Trail Etiquette!! You heard us right ladies and gents, it’s going to be a no holds barred show where we talk about the most egregious trail etiquette offenses – including the laundromat that banned AT thru-hikers, the abuses that led to a change in REI’s Return Policy, youth groups that drove P.O.D. to the brink of madness and drunken thru-hikers that stumble into the homes of trail town locals only to be arrested.

Wanna listen to the entire show? Head over to www.cdbaby.com/artist/thetrailshow & download Bonus Show #2 today!

And be sure to check out the free monthly show at: www.thetrailshow.com

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The Trail Show #16: The AZT

Today we bring you Episode #16 – Welcome to Fall! On this month’s episode we discuss more dehydrated beer news, a handful of recent backcountry trips, Noodleheads Top 10, a bunch of shout-outs, D-low’s apology and Mags’ review of The Walk Across Arizona documentary by Trevor Arwood.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month, Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Arizona Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month & Ask-A-Hiker with D-low.

Please consider helping the Colorado flood victims by donating now at (http://www.redcross.org). Thank You!!

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The Trail Show #15: The UHT

Today we bring you Episode #15 once again from the back deck at DiLorenzo Studios! On this month’s episode we discuss a handful of recent backcountry & frontcountry trips including a proper dressing down of PMAGS, Scott “Squatch” Herriott’s “Tales from the Trail” live via satellite feed from SoCal, in studio guest Garret “The Onion” Christensen shares tales of trail horror, letters from the mailbag, a bunch of shout-outs and Mags’ review of Stumbling Thru by A. Digger Stolz.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month, Ask-A-Hiker with D-low, Trail O’ Da Month (Uintas Highline Trail & North Umpqua Trail), Ask-A-SheHiker with P.O.D., Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month & Trail News with Mags.

Today’s show is sponsored by all the great folks that continue to donate to The Trail Show – Support the show by donating now at (http://www.thetrailshow.com). Thanks!!

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The Trail Show #14: The LST

Today we bring you Episode #14 from the back deck at DiLorenzo Studios! On this month’s episode we discuss a wide array of recent backcountry trips, D-low’s car camping epiphany, the Noodleheads Camino Top 10, letters from the mailbag, a nun vs cat story and Mags’ review of Embrace the Brutality by Shane “Jester” O’Donnell. We’ve also got some live audio from Sage Clegg as she makes her way on the Oregon Desert Trail!!

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month, Ask-A-Hiker with D-low, Trail O’ Da Month (Lone Star Trail & Metacomet-Monadnock Trail), Ask-A-SheHiker with P.O.D., Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month & Trail News with Mags.

Today’s show is sponsored by The Trail Show Bonus Show – download it now! (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thetrailshow)

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The Trail Show #13: The ODT

It’s Summertime and today we bring you Episode #13! On this month’s episode we discuss National Trails Day & our upcoming workday on the Colorado Trail, our recent hike of the Boulder MiniSlam, Mags Dinosaur Nat Monument excursion, Jester’s Embrace the Brutality rebuttal live via satellite link, a few interesting letters from The Trail Show mailbag, a recap of our Cannonball Creek Brewery Meet-N-Greet, the winners of the Colorado Trail Schwag Contest and Mags’ review of a Desert Solitaire by Ed Abbey. We’ve also got some live audio from the Noodleheads as they make their way on the Camino de Santiago!!

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month, Ask-A-Hiker with D-low, Trail O’ Da Month (Oregon Desert Trail), Ask-A-SheHiker with P.O.D., Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month & Trail News with Mags.

Today’s show is sponsored by Bison Design Group. (http://www.BisonDesignGroup.com)

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Bonus Show #1: The Gear Show

Get ready for a Trail Show like you’ve never heard before! One hour of gear talk!! You heard us right, it’s gonna be a gear centric show where we talk about gear we love, gear we hate and everything in between – including our constant ridiculing of each other’s most cherished gear.

Wanna listen to the entire show? Head over to www.cdbaby.com/cd/thetrailshow & download Bonus Show #1 today!

And be sure to check out the free monthly show at: www.thetrailshow.com

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The Trail Show #12: The CT

Today we bring you Episode #12 – It’s our 1-Year Anniversary Show! On this month’s episode we discuss Disco & P.O.D.’s weekend at ADZPCTKO, Mags recent Dominguez Canyon hike, the Boulder Super Slam, the CDTC crowdfunding party, a few letters from The Trail Show mailbag, our new Colorado Trail Schwag Contest and Mags’ review of a JMT documentary. We’ll also be announcing our first ever The Trail Show meet-up and teasing our first ever The Trail Show Bonus Show!!

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month, Ask-A-Hiker with D-low, Noodlehead’s Top 10, Trail O’ Da Month (Colorado Trail), Ask-A-SheHiker with P.O.D., Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month & Trail News with Mags.

Today’s show is sponsored by the Continental Divide Trail Coalition. Get involved with the CDTC today! (http://www.continentaldividetrail.org)

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The Trail Show #11: The HDT

Today we bring you Episode #11 – Our Hayduke Trail Show! On this month’s episode we discuss the results of our Trail Show logo contest, Disco´s recent hike on the Hayduke Trail, the Embrace the Brutality controversy, the CDTC fundraiser & filming of two TTS podcasters, Scott “Squatch” Herriott’s “Tales from the Trail” (post-colonoscopy), our EPIC FAILS and Mags’ review of two short films.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month, Ask-A-Hiker with D-low, Noodlehead’s Top 10, Trail O’ Da Month (Hayduke Trail), Ask-A-SheHiker with P.O.D., Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month & Trail News with Mags. Thanks again for tuning in and for spreading the word about The Trail Show!!

Our new Trail Show logo is now featured on all the Trail Show schwag at Cafe Press! Get yer gear right now: (http://www.cafepress.com/thetrailshow)

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The Trail Show #10: The SHR

Welcome to Spring! Today we bring you Episode #10 – Our Beer Show! On this month’s episode we discuss Soul Train Night with P.O.D., Disco´s Pack Test, Mags´Recent Trip with Andrew Skurka, Disco´s upcoming trip on the Hayduke Trail in Utah, an end to D-low´s monastery beer problems, Scott “Squatch” Herriott’s “Tales from the Trail” live via satellite feed from SoCal, in-studio guest Mike “Scooby” Paige´s blind beer tasting and Mags’ review of the movie “Tell It On The Mountain.” And as always … Beer O’ Da Month, Ask-A-Hiker with D-low, Noodlehead’s Top 10, Trail O’ Da Month (Sierra High Route), Ask-A-SheHiker with P.O.D. & Trail News with Mags.

Thanks again for tuning in and for spreading the word about The Trail Show!! Today’s show is sponsored by The Trail Show Cafe Press Online Store. Get all your Trail Show schwag right now! (http://www.cafepress.com/thetrailshow)

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