The Trail Show #73: The BDT

Show #73 – #nutstobutts – On this month´s Trail Show we set up shop in a new basement, Speshul 41 brings us up to speed, OOO eats the bar, D-Low goes on a landscaping retreat, mosquito repellents are considered, fires are put out, in studio guest Katie “Salty” Gerber shines some light on eating well while on trail, special guest Chris “Wolverine” Hillier joins us via satellite link to talk about gasoline water, delicious food and not quitting the Baja Divide Trail, Moonkid sends us an update from Peru, The Onion brings us crickets and tales from the Canadian Rockies, Disco talks about how not to slice beer bottles, P.O.D. reminds us you can’t learn a new language in one month and we review the new book “On the Trail with Boots McFarland: Vol 1” by Geolyn Carvin. We don’t forget to our monthly Trail Show donors and of course we throw open the mailbag! OOO commandeers Ask-A-Hiker and we flip the script during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (a pallet of delicious Idaho beers courtesy of Rand Snyder and tasty Oklahoma and Michigan beers (and Pink Bourbon coffee) courtesy of Salsa and Turbosnail), Trail News with Speshul 41, Trail O’ da Month (The Baja Divide Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with Out of Order.

Big thanks to Katie “Salty” Gerber for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about eating well both on and off trail at https://www.katiegerber.com.

Music on this month’s Trail Show courtesy of Joshua “Bobcat” Stacy! Check out Bobby’s music at www.joshuastacy.com and http://www.ghosttrainmusic.com/music/.

And learn more about the Baja Divide Trail via Wolverine’s blog: http://wolverinecdt.blogspot.com/.

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The Trail Show #72: The UHT

Show #72 – #allkillernofiller – On this month´s Trail Show we discuss D-Low trapping wild animals, bear attacks, #ALLCAPS, roasting marshmallows over lava, special guest Kevin “LarryBoy” DeVries joins us in studio to talk Uintas and dish out trail tips, Wolverine gives us a final missive from the Baja Divide Trail, Pepperflake talks Sangres, Marcus Selig from National Forest Foundation brings us up to speed on NFF’s work, Disco talks wildfires, POD keeps us on the rails and we review the book “Look Big” by Rachel Levin. We pay tribute to our monthly Trail Show donors and peer deep into the mailbag! D-Low reads post-Thanksgiving gift guides during Ask-A-Hiker and we have a listener-submitted item for Gear Review.

And as always.… Beer O’ da Month (delicious beers courtesy of Eric & Lisa & The Curtis Ware), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (The Uinta Highline Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Marcus Selig for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the National Forest Foundation at https://www.nationalforests.org

And learn more about the Uinta Highline Trail via LarryBoy’s blog:  http://prettyeasytoremember.blogspot.com/2018/03/the-highline-trail-guide.html?m=1

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The Trail Show #71: The FMT

Show #71 – #yellowjacket – On this month´s 6-Year Anniversary Trail Show Speshul meets Zinke, we discuss dust and ticks, special guest Mitsu Iwasaki joins us via Skype to talk Outward Bound, D-Low discusses #vanlife, Moonkid gives us an update from Boliva, Out of Order breaks down a hike on the Fisherman’s Trail in Portugal, Speshul goes LNT during Trail Tip, Disco is on Benadryl, and POD takes us down Trail Show memory lane. We pay respects to our monthly Trail Show donors, and unleash the longest mailbag letter ever! D-Low spits yellow jackets during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Colorado beers courtesy of Craig “Pisco” Gulley), Trail News with Speshul, Trail O’ da Month (The Fisherman’s Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Mitsu Iwasaki for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about Outward Bound at https://www.outwardbound.org/ and https://www.nwobs.org/.

And learn more about The Fisherman’s Trail at http://en.rotavicentina.com/fishermens.html and check out OOO’s hike across Europe at https://predictablylost.com/.

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The Trail Show #70: The LOOP

Show #70 – #nuderamen – On this month´s Trail Show we discuss mountain bikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, special guest Wesley “Crusher” Trimble joins us in studio to talk American Hiking Society, single serve wet-ones and 22 mile fun runs, P.O.D. discusses a new trail in New England and cooking sans clothes, Scott “Squatch” Herriott skpes in to discuss his new film “3 Trails in Australia” and plans for haggis, Sirena Dufault talks to us about her jaunt on The LOOP and Jasmine the mini-donkey, Wolverine gives us an update from south of the wall, and a Trail Tip Trifecta is delivered. We pay homage to our monthly Trail Show donors, and to the iTunes Top 5’ers! A fat mailbag is pried open and D-Low rides the rails during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious IPAs courtesy of Chardonnay, local Colorado favorites care of Bobbi and a 6’er of Gold Rush Belgian Ale thanks to Crusher), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (The LOOP), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Crusher for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the American Hiking Society at https://americanhiking.org/.

And thanks goes to Sirena Dufault (https://trailsinspire.com/) for schooling us on The LOOP! Learn more about this urban hiking adventure at http://webcms.pima.gov/government/the_loop/.

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The Trail Show #69: The WASU

Show #69 – #probablynot – On this month´s Trail Show we discuss the #scamplife, Triple-O gets evicted and goes dancing, special guest PMAGS is resurrected from the underworld and talks to us about his Walk Across Southern Utah and hiking with puppies, P.O.D. discusses the NAG and feral pit bulls attacking feral cattle, D-Low delivers a new impression and goes hiking when his flight is cancelled, we discuss our conservation wishes, Disco almost gets bit by man’s best friend, and we all practice hand motions. “Kintaro Walks Japan” is dissected during Media Review. We talk knitting during gear review, bow down to our monthly Trail Show donors, and experience the wonders of The Bobbi Walters cookiepalooza! The mailbag is unwrapped and D-Low teeters on the rails during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Connecticut beers courtesy of Trail Show VIP Jenny D!), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Walk Across Southern Utah), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to PMAGS for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about his Walk Across Southern Utah at https://pmags.com/wasusage-to-pine.

And big thanks to Arno at Bellwether Coffee for providing some delectable covfefe for the show. Find Bellwether Coffee at https://www.bellwethercoffee.com/.

Last but not least check out the Bellingham Ruck in Bellingham, Washington on Saturday, March 31st. Register now at http://www.aldhawest.org/.

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The Trail Show #68: OuT

Show #68 – LNT! On this month´s Trail Show we go back to Arkansas, special guests Zuul and Speshul 41 talk LNT, long strange trips and picking up diapers, live via Skype from the land down under Cam “Swami” Honan discusses the finer points of vegemite, True Grit and a hike along the Ouachita Trail, P.O.D. talks rabies and makes a superman pose, the 52 hike challenge is recommended, Elon Musk’s blowtorch makes an appearance, and we learn the thumb trick. “On Trails” by Robert Moor is examined during Media Review. We talk cutlery during gear review and give a big shout to our monthly Trail Show donors. The mailbag is unbagged and Speshul 41 takes over Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (tasty Arkansas beers courtesy of Trail Show VIP Steven “Chaps” Parker), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Ouachita Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with Speshul 41.

Music on this month’s show courtesy of Aria Zoner. Check out his music and guidebooks at https://www.wholefoodhiker.com/.

Big thanks again to Swami for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Ouachita Trail at https://www.thehikinglife.com/2014/07/ouachita-trail/.

And big thanks to Speshul and Zuul for schooling us on the seven Leave No Trace Principles. Learn more about Leave No Trace at https://www.lnt.org.

Last but not least join us for the annual Rockies Ruck in Golden, Colorado on Saturday, March 17th. Register now at http://www.aldhawest.org/.

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The Trail Show #67: A2A

Show #67 – #slowtravel – On this month´s Trail Show we go south south north, D-Low reads cans, Triple-O takes us in off the streets, extra special guests Fidgit and Neon talk roadkill, butterflies and what it is to be on a 20,000 mile quest, P.O.D. discusses the finer points of mañana, we hoist a beer to Warren Miller (R.I.P.), Speshul-41 goes iguana, we talk tech, throat chafing is cured, and someone opens Zima then malt liquor. The classic 1968 film “Mountains of Storms” is revered during Media Review. We almost stumble upon a tent stake to be avoided at all costs during gear review and give thanx and praize to our monthly Trail Show donors. The mailbag is unsealed and D-Low takes us to a dramatic conclusion during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Michigan beers courtesy of Trail Show VIP Frito “Roll Tide” Garcia), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (America 2 America), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Fidgit and Neon for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about their incredible hike from the bottom of South America to the top of North America at https://her-odyssey.org.

Special thanks to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners for sponsoring this month’s Trail Show. Learn more about their upcoming “Climb Against the Odds” at https://www.bcpp.org/get-involved/events/climb/.

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The Trail Show #66: The INT

Show #66 – Hanukkah Sameakh!!! On this month´s Trail Show we sing for ye, D-Low directs WAWA, special guest Chris “Wolverine” Hillier recaps his Israel National Trail thru-hike, P.O.D. bags peaks while Disco endures PowerPoints, Speshul-41 talks rocket launches, the 2 oz hygiene kit makes its formal debut, the bells go Irie, moose soup is served, and we hear from God. Two books (Memorizing Shadows, Junk Raft) and a blog (her-odyssey.org) are examined during Media Review. We analyze a real bottle opener (a.k.a. tent stake) and give thanx and praize to our monthly Trail Show donors. The mailbag is sliced open and D-Low hangs onto the rails (barely) during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (New Mexico beers from La Cumbre Brewing, Marble Brewing and Tractor Brewing courtesy of Trail Show VIPs Mark & Julia), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Israel National Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Wolverine for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the his hike of the Israel National Trail at http://wolverinecdt.blogspot.com/

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The Trail Show #65: The GPaT

Show #65 – D-LOW!!! On this month´s Trail Show we report on the #trailshowbump, former legal counsel Brian “Buck-30” Tanzman skypes in to talk Greater Patagonian Trail, P.O.D. issues a Mad Pooper retraction, #montanastrong Cliff Kipp from the Montana Conservation Corps is live via satellite to talk trail work, Bigfoot hotel and bear possession, D-Low does border wall shavasana, homage is paid to Ryan Zinke and Bear Grylls, Disco relays a wag bag trail tip, and we investigate the pros and cons of zoo dates. We bow down to Jah and our monthly Trail Show donors, unfurl the mailbag and return our Ask-A-Hiker segment to D-Low.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Arizona beers from Lumberyard Brewing and SanTan Brewing courtesy of Trail Show Nation), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Greater Patagonian Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Cliff Kipp for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Montana Conservation Corps at http://www.mtcorps.org

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The Trail Show #64: The ACT

Show #64 – Broadcasting live from a yurt at the 2017 ALDHA-West Gathering!!! On this month´s Trail Show special guest Kristin Gates joins us to talk Greenland’s Arctic Circle Trail, dog mushing and polar bears, Trail Show 5th Chair Liz “Snorkel” Thomas also joins us to talk PNT, road walking and eating on video, Brooks Range Council’s John Gaedeke skypes in to discuss a proposed road in Alaska’s Brooks Range, a listener asks about cathole magicians, POD denies mad pooping, we discuss hiking with non-significant others, Disco puts his head in his hands during tent stake review … again, and we make some podcast/media recommendations (Cascade Hiker Podcast, Routes Podcast, ALDHA-West Gazette, Explorers Club). We bow down to our magnanimous monthly Trail Show donors, peak in the mailbag and throw our Ask-A-Hiker segment to Snorkel after a lengthy legal battle.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of ALDHA-West), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Arctic Circle Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with Liz “Snorkel” Thomas.

Big thanks again to John Gaedeke for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Brooks Range Council at www.brooksrange.org.

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