The Trail Show #61: The OT

Show #61 – Ah the San Angelo Life! On this month´s Trail Show, Speshul 41 is back in studio with tales of bear attacks, ticks and Dr. Krieger, Ken Kurtz of the Ozark Trail Association talks MEGAs and building trail in Missouri, Julie Mach of the Colorado Mountain Club guests with us in studio, P.O.D. discusses the darkies, we hear from a Trail Show VIP, Speshul brings us an interview via satellite feed from the Ozarks, D-Low’s advice in debunked, Disco fears Zika, and we discuss the Reveal Podcast episode “America’s Ring of Fire.” Our monthly Trail Show donors are admired, we find a postcard in the mailbag and P.O.D. fields Ask-A-Hiker queries.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (a boat load of Bay Area beers (and ice) from the Onion!), Trail News, Trail O’ da Month (Ozark Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with P.O.D.

Big thanks to Ken Kurtz of Ozark Trails Association for talking OT on this month’s show. Learn more at http://ozarktrail.com/

And special thanks goes to Julie Mach of the Colorado Mountain Club for bringing us up to speed on CMC’s conservation efforts. Get involved at https://www.cmc.org/

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by ALDHA-West! Register for this year´s ALDHA-West Gathering (Sep 29-Oct 1) in beautiful Keystone, CO by visiting www.aldhawest.org

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The Trail Show #60: The OHT

Show #60 – #bearpiñata! On this month´s Trail Show, P.O.D. takes over Trail News, D-Low dreams of Tontitown, Steven Parker of the Ozark Highlands Trail Association brings us up to speed on this 200+ mile walk in the woods, Speshul 41 sends us a message from Minnesota, we learn that gunpowder and fire don’t mix, “Out of Order” tosses us one final dispatch from the end, Steve Staley talks 30 years of trail maintenance on the Colorado Trail, Boomer bushwhacks … for years, Disco eulogizes Boone’s Farm, and we discuss the short film “Alcove” by Chris. Thanx and praize torrents down on our monthly Trail Show donors, we peek inside the mailbag and D-Low answers more Ask-A-Hiker questions than you can shake a stick at.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (4 beers from Springfield Brewing Co c/o The Curtis Ware & a vintage bottle of Pisco c/o Craig “What a Guy” Gulley), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Ozark Highlands Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Steven Parker of Ozark Highlands Trails Association for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more at http://ozarkhighlandstrail.com/

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The Trail Show #59: The Inca Trail

Show #59 – 5 Years in da Bag! On this month´s Trail Show, we exhume the late Paul “Mags” Magnanti from the dead to guest with us and bring us all the news that’s fit to be heard, D-Low talks mushroom death suits and the benefits of sleeping on 2x4s, Executive Director of the Idaho Trail Association Jeff Halligan talks trail work and crosscut saws in the Gem State, Speshul 41 sends us a missive from inside a vacuum at the bottom of a lake, POD discusses the finer points of Andean train rides and hiking in jeans, D-Low talks Inca Trail and other Inca Trails during Trail O’ da Month, “Out of Order” sends us dispatches from Portuguese highways, Mags pays homage to Charlie and discusses the book “On the Trail” by Silas Chamberlain. Thanx and praize rains down on our generous monthly Trail Show donors, we unpack another large mailbag and Mags goes dirtbag during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (3 beers from 3 breweries c/o Trail Show Nation), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Inca Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low & Out of Order.

Big thanks to Jeff Halligan of Idaho Trails Association for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more at www.idahotrailsassociation.org

Our newest Bonus Show #7 is available on iTunes! Go.Get.It.

 

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The Trail Show #58: AZT Redux

Show #58 – Spring is in the air! On this month´s Trail Show, we plunge into Disco’s recent hike on the Arizona Trail, the Founder of Adventure Scientists, Gregg Treinish, talks to us about the important work they are doing, Speshul 41 discusses trams, bear cans and the fate of ADZPCTKO, special guest Amanda “Zuul” Jameson speaks on spending 12 months in a Subaru with Speshul, “Out of Order” sends us correos from Spain, POD admires Buck-30, and we interrogate Snorkel on her new book “Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike.” Thanx and praize showers down on our generous monthly Trail Show donors, we hoist a large mailbag this and The Ground Claw is thoroughly inspected during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Indiana brews thanks to “Juice” and a delightful IPA from New Zealand care of the Stantons), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Arizona Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with P.O.D.

Big thanks to Gregg Treinish of Adventure Scientists for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more at www.adventurescientists.org

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by Altra Running. Get the best trail shoes on the planet at www.altrarunning.com & tell them The Trail Show sent ya!!! #EmbraceTheSpace @altrarunning

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Bonus Show #7: Designing Your Own Hiking Route

Available on iTunes!!! This month on The Trail Show Bonus Show #7, we examine the ins and outs of designing your own hiking route! Special guests Ryan “Dirtmonger” Sylva and Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck join our very own Speshul 41, to discuss the routes they successfully designed and hiked while P.O.D. and Disco pepper them with questions and insults! Tune in to learn how each of these three hikers designed their own hiking routes, overcame adversity and progressed from established trails to the great unknown of forging their own path.

Download Bonus Show #7 today on iTunes or at www.cdbaby.com.

And be sure to check out the free monthly Trail Show podcast at www.thetrailshow.com.

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The Trail Show #57: The SDTCT (Part B)

Show #57b: February’s show was so packed with beers, trails & nonsense that we had to split it into 2 parts! Part A was made available back in February so if you haven’t heard it yet, go download it. Part B is what we present to you today … highlights include Cliff Kipp from the Montana Conservation Corps relaying tales of bear carnage, Cactus & Aroo transporting us to dry washes on the San Diego Trans County Trail (SDTCT), talk of the Sierra snowpack on Ask-A-Hiker, Bobcat’s letter to the mailbag, a review of the film Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things, a golden rock on eBay and much much more!

Thanks again to our beer donors: Perrin Brewing Co brews care of Shovel & Stumble, Sam Adams Hopscape & Fresh as Helles care of Sam Adams, assorted Confederate brews care of Dr. Drei and a few extra specials from Cactus.

Big thanks again to Cliff Kipp from the Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more at www.mtcorps.org

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The Trail Show #57: The SDTCT (Part A)

Show #57a – D-Low is back from the SWAMP! On this month´s Trail Show, we drink a lot of beer and speak to a lot of beer people, Havasupai goes digital, special guest Cliff Kipp from the Montana Conservation Corps joins us, we discuss starting fires with Cheerios, Cactus & Aroo make us want to hike the San Diego Trans County Trail, “Out of Order” gets further south, Speshul encourages us to #keepitpublic, POD battles D-Low in the Micraphonagon, Disco pushes buttons and has horse pucky directed at him. We give thx and praize to our monthly Trail Show donors, the mailbag is rummaged thru and Trail Show Brewery & Beer of the Year Award is resurrected!

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Perrin Brewing Company brews care of Shovel & Stumble, Sam Adams Hopscape & Fresh as Helles care of Sam Adams, assorted Confederate brews care of Dr. Drei and a few extra specials from Cactus), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (San Diego Trans County Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with P.O.D-Low.

Big thanks to Cliff Kipp from the Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more at www.mtcorps.org

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The Trail Show #56: The GBT

Show #56 – Full House in the Sangres! On this month´s Trail Show, Flat Tires are examined, ramen noodles are cross-examined, special guest Marcus Selig from the National Forest Foundation joins us, Ryan “Dirtmonger” Sylva pinpoints the middle of nowhere which is somewhere on the Great Basin Traverse, Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck comes back to be our Moses and throw a few barbs, “Out of Order” exits Germany, Speshul speaks on antiquities and #storagelife, POD performs a hostile takeover of D-Low’s old segment, Disco walks thru puddles and samples beer flavored things. We rain thanx and praize on our bighearted monthly Trail Show donors, the mailbag runneth over and Speshul goes from hook to angle.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious California brews thanks to Trail Show VIP Curtis Barrett), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Great Basin Traverse), and Ask-A-Hiker with P.O.D.

Music on this month’s Trail Show courtesy of Pat “AXYL” Dixon!

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The Trail Show #55: The SkIT

Show #55 – It’s our 2016 Holiday Spectacular! On this month´s Trail Show, we pay tribute to Mike “D-Low” DiLorenzo and he pays tribute to us with a horrific anecdote, an old caller phones in, special guest Ryan “Dirtmonger” Sylva relays stories of twitchers and gnar on the Sky Islands Traverse, Scott “Squatch” Herriott is back with his Tales from the Trail, “Out of Order” chimes in, Speshul speaks on fires, house bills and hedging one’s bets, POD is not a shiker, Disco is attacked by a plunger and we review the article subtitled “Stop Making Trails.” Thanx and praize showers down on our generous monthly Trail Show donors, we tear open the mailbag and the gear review takes an unsuspecting twist.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Michigan brews thanks to Perrin Brewing Co.), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Sky Islands Traverse), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

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/.

Beer for this month’s Trail Show was graciously provided by Perrin Brewing Company. Visit their brewery next time you are in the Grand Rapids, MI area and check out their website: http://www.perrinbrewing.com/

 

 

 

 

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The Trail Show #54: The NNML

Show #54 – Holy Cow! On this month´s Trail Show, we learn about that itchy feeling that comes from some hot springs, D-Low odes to Eddie VH, special guest Amanda “Not A Chance” Timeoni tells of adventure and meadow bagging on the Northern New Mexico Loop, “Out of Order” brings us another missive from Germany, Speshul goes solar, POD doles out statistics advice and we review the short film “Theodore Jones” from “Out of Order.” Thanks and praise reigns down on our monthly Trail Show donors, we unpack a full mailbag and go further down the rabbit hole during gear review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (frosty California brews thanks to Trail Show VIP Trevor “Homework” McKee), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Northern New Mexico Loop), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

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