The Trail Show #43: Live from ALDHA-West

The Trail Show #43: Live from ALDHA-West

Show #43 – #buttdivot. On this month’s show we take over Fanning Hall at Camp Kiwanis on the flanks of Oregon´s Mt. Hood to bring you a special live show from the annual ALDHA-West Gathering. A revolving door of extra special guests parade thru this Live Show including but not limited to: Sweet Tater, Bobcat, Allgood, Gorilla, Freefall, Squatch, Snorkel, Pepper and the lucky winner of the “Win a Date with Bobcat Contest!” Disco stumps the crowd during trail trivia, Mags talks Triple Crown, D-Low announces our brand ambassador program, we give away more schwag than sticks can be shaken at, POD makes 3 people turn purple and we get schooled during Trail Tip.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Oregon kegs from Thunder Island Brewing Co, Hop Valley Brewing Co and Basecamp Brewing Co), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (The Triple Crown), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Go to Thunder Island Brewing´s website & contribute to the “Buy a Hiker a Beer” fund.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by the American Long Distance Hiking Association – West (better known as ALDHA-West).  Become a member today at www.aldhawest.org.

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The Trail Show #42: The NCT

Show #42 – Doulafari! On this month’s show, special guest Rick “MacGyver” Howell panels with us in studio, Mags goes looking for agates, Luke “Strider” Jordan talks highs and lows of the North Country Trail in our “Long is the new Short” segment, POD professes her love of kids, MacG sells Mags on compressions, D-Low discusses the vagaries of scaffolding, and we listen to dire warnings about the drug Nature. We are humbled once again by our Trail Show monthly donors, break open the Mailbag and Mags turns blue during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (various delicious brews from Strange Craft Beer Co. thanks to all the amazing Trail Show donors), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (North Country Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Check out Strider´s NCT journal at stridernct.com.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by the creators of Guthook´s Guides! Whether you’re a hiker or a trail organization thinking about creating your own app, check out Guthook’s Guides at guthookhikes.com or in the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Store.

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The Trail Show #41: The CCT

Show #41 – Get Wrenched! On this month’s show, POD takes the reigns as we recap our ALDHA-West sojourn, the #MagsChallenge winners are announced, especial guest M. John Fayhee talks Narcos, Cactus Ed & time served in Copper Canyon, POD interviews Trauma about his traverse of Copper Canyon, Mags speaks on hanging chads in Florida, D-Low examines suspension bridges, an eerie silence takes over the show, and we take a hard look at the film “Wrenched.” We also raise our glasses towards our Trail Show monthly donors, relay the relayables from the Mailbag and Mags talks pipefitting during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (4 Hands Brewing Co. brews thanks to TTS VIP Craig G), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Copper Canyon Traverse), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

All things M. John Fayhee can be found at mjohnfayhee.com.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by Purple Rain Adventure Skirts! Skirts and kilts available at www.purplerainskirts.com.

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The Trail Show #40: The GDT

Show #40 – Oh Lordy it’s Show Fordy! On this month’s show, we give thanks and praise for Heady Toppers, the fate of NatGeo is speculated, special guest Cam “Swami” Honan regales us with prison break stories, drone target practice is discussed, D-Low speaks on Lex Luthor, Joshua “Bobcat” Stacy schools us on the Great Divide Trail live via satellite link, #denalibama is hashtagged, and we read Michael Gurnow’s “Nature’s Housekeeper.” We also doff our hats in honor of our Trail Show monthly donors, transmit a few instamessages from the Mailbag and Mags talks about Ed’s tool during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Vermont/New Hampshire beers thanks to TTS VIP Ingrid G), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Great Divide Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Many thanks to Joshua “Bobcat” Stacy for providing music for this month’s Trail Show. Check out Bobby’s music at www.joshuastacy.com and http://www.ghosttrainmusic.com/music/ .

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by the American Long Distance Hiker Association – West (ALDHA-WEST)! Home of the Triple Crown Award. www.aldhawest.org.

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The Trail Show #39: The WRHR

Show #39 – Get off the Trail! On this month’s show, we talk terror on Mt. Monserrate with Cam “Swami” Honan, flamethrower ethics are discussed, D-Low seeks out unfiltered cigarettes, special guest Liz “Snorkel” Thomas stirs the pot, the ante is upped on the #MagsChallenge, proper prom attire is hashed out with Mags, and we read Nancy Pallister’s “Beyond Trails in the Wind River Mountains.” We also nudge our caps to our Trail Show monthly donors, relay a few greeting cards from the Mailbag and Mags talks D&D during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Texas beers thanks to Gringo Madness & California beers courtesy of Snorkel), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Wind River High Route), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by Gossamer Gear! Take less. Do more. www.gossamergear.com.

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The Trail Show #38: SHR Redux

Show #38 – Get on the Trail! On this month’s show, we go all the way back to the year 2000, we talk bison vs woman, alligator is eaten, Squatch is tracked down in Iceland, POD recaps her jaunt on the Sierra High Route, spilling champagne is investigated, D-Low’s maps are stolen, the #MagsChallenge is issued, and we take a gander at “Mile … Mile and a Half.” We also swivel our headgear towards our Trail Show monthly donors, decipher a few missives from the Mailbag and Mags goes multi-use during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Terrapin Beer Co. beers thanks to Jeff Wood), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Sierra High Route Redux), Jerky O’ Da Month (thanks to Chuck at mountainamericajerky.com) and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by TrailGroove Magazine! Get the current issue at www.trailgroove.com.

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The Trail Show #36: The KCHBR

Show #36 – Happy Birthday Mags! On this month’s show, we revisit clothing fires, the Longmont Brew Hike is replayed, D-Low sings some Neil, special guest Andrew Skurka talks to us about the newly minted Kings Canyon High Basin Route and how Short is the new Long, Big H hiking is dissected, nipple tape is revealed, and we view “Wild Horses” and examine “la French Wedge.” We also bend our visors to our Trail Show monthly donors, read a few cables from the Mailbag and Mags talks chemistry during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Frito Garcia & Erin S.), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Kings Canyon High Basin Route), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

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The Trail Show #35: The GPT

Show #35 – The Leadville show in Boulder! On this month’s show, D-Low gets us ready for his new Kickstarter campaign, we celebrate the Indian Army, special guest Steve Myers talks to us about the Great Plains Trail, POD flashes an armpit, D-Low hikes to the Cannabis Cup, we skype in Sirena Dufault to talk Arizona Trail, tater chips are crushed, a new idea on where to hike on that trip of a lifetime is explored and we watch “Flip Flop Flipped” – Squatch’s final installment in his AT trilogy of documentaries. We also angle our sunhats towards our Trail Show monthly donors, read a few telexes from the Mailbag and Wild Bill relays multi-use stove fuel during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Sirena Dufault, That Brewery & Angus McB), Brew O’ Da Month (coffee courtesy of Eric Foster-Whiddon @Beansandstrings), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Great Plains Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big Thanks to Pat Dixon and The Wickets for allowing us to showcase some of their music on this month’s show. Go download that Beans and Strings Sampler album from The Wickets today at wickets.bandcamp.com.

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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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