The Trail Show #109: The Snowdonia Way

Show #109 – #sobolife – On this month’s Trail Show we enjoy the dog days of summer with D-Low explaining the finer points of tofu and plant based meats, Colorado’s 14ers are contemplated, special guest Liz “Snorkel” Thomas joins us to talk about hiking the Snowdonia Way in Wales while reading a guidebook backwards, we remember trails from days past, Spesh raises money for his upcoming Mars hike, POD enjoys salt on salads but cannot drive 55, paper towels are lamented, a donor raised $3.25 for the show, historical trash is categorized, moors vs heaths are pondered, we learn about tree eating sheep, OOO has too much carbonation, Disco talks poop bags after we get a crucial anonymous tip, rooftop tents are considered, and the future of thru-hikes during western wildfires causes grimaces. D-Low takes the Ask-A-Hiker reins and our monthly donors are held high.

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Salty for the brews from Truve and to Trail Show Nation for all the other tasty treats we enjoyed!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Pat “AXYL” Dixon off the “HeHo” album….showcasing all those Trail Show ditties!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #108: The Southern Sierra High Route

Show #108 – #brownliquor – On this month’s Trail Show we find D-Low in the Big Apple, special cohost POD speaks on the highs and highers of the Southern Sierra High Route (SoSHR), Spesh talks to us about bear attacks and hot trails, Buck-30 regales us twice and spots a moose, grumbling gratitudes are recommended, Disco speaks German while not drinking brown liquor, printing PDFs not to paper are considered, and apparently backcountry rangers have amazing bodily control. D-Low is back for a triple-shot of Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are played backwards. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Lisa & Eric for Show 108’s backcountry bombers! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #107: The New England Trail

Show #107 – #grandmagatewood – On this month’s Trail Show we seem to have misplaced D-Low, Tennessee bears are discussed, Leave No Trace is traced, special guest Jacob “Iron Triangle” Deutsch joins us to talk about the ups and downs of the New England Trail, the Hooch saga begins, waterproof shoes are poo-poo’d, Aria Zoner sends a missive, Disco receives an apology, tales of long trails and bears are heard from Alaska, OOO encounters an alligator, Speshul gets roto-rooturd, and a listener mixes pink p-cord with tent stakes. Oh yeah….Grandma Gatewood calls in. OOO takes the Ask-A-Hiker reins and our monthly donors are exalted. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Trail Show Nation for Show 107’s wheat sodas! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Burt Rocket off the “Fiberglass Frenzy” album from Double Crown Records

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #106: The Loco Trail-Vol 3 (Boulder Colorado Edition)

Show #106 – #timestamp – On this month’s Trail Show the band is back together again in person in the historic beer district, pandemic hikes are still cancelled, a PCT haven is being resurrected, trespassers are warned, plastic clothes are worn, Trail of the Month heads to Boulder, Colorado with tales of snack bags, elderly hiker persuasion and gummi things, we hear from Geode about hikers not hearing, Disco reminisces on time with baby goats, OOO prepares for a long journey, POD sings for you, Speshul pulls his pants down, and we talk about a tent stake that excels at scooping dirt. Under garments are deliberated on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are renowned.

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks goes to Lemuel and Pisco for Show 106’s frosty beverages!

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by GOODR SUNGLASSES! Sunglasses that don’t slip, don’t bounce, all polarized and all affordable. Head over to www.goodr.com and use code TRAILSHOW15 at checkout for 15% off your entire order. Look good, hike goodr! Your face will thank you!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

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The Trail Show #105: The Loco Trail-Vol 2 (Michigan Edition)

Show #105 – #snickle – On this month’s Trail Show we try new things, special guest Clay Jacobson of the Idaho Trails Association talks to us about all the good work ITA is getting done, Buck-30 joins us for a new segment, POD fills in on trail news to tell us about #trailrage and winter thru-hikes, Death March Trombley calls in and gives D-Low some sympathy, Trail of the Month heads to Michigan with tales of blue jeans and lakes-o-plenty, D-Low speaks on plates and screws and horses*, Disco remembers nights in the swamp and receives a nastygram from Michigan, POD hides coffee and cereal, we hear from Iron Triangle via the Hotline, and we talk about staking out tents without stakes. Aging gracefully is examined on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are recognized. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  A plethora of tall boys from South Lake Brewing c/o Ryno and Marie! 

Trail Show NFTs can be found at https://opensea.io/assets/thetrailshow. We may actually auction off our first NFT if and when ETH gas fees become somewhat reasonable….stay tuned! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #104: The Loco Trail-Vol 1 (Florida Edition)

Show #104 – #NFT – On this month’s Trail Show we discuss things that are non-fungible, Speshul brings attention to golden beer cans, hellbenders and the dangers of #privylife, the Hotline brings tales of revenge and mud falcons, OOO opens up our three part Loco Trail of the Month series with an adventure in Florida, Buck-30 gets vaccinated and gives us a Florida Trail recap*, D-Low shows up with his arm in a sling, POD finds some tequila, Disco sleeps in a real tent and revisits blue sponge specifics, and we dive into the fantastic video world of Beau Miles with his 90km walk to work. Relationship advice (we think) is debated on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are praised and thanked. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Fine selections c/o Trail Show Nation! 

Check out Beau Miles video “Walking 90KM To Work” and all his other fantastic short films on YouTube

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Surfites off the “The Surfites and Co.” album from Double Crown Records! 

Trail Show NFTs can be found at https://opensea.io/assets/thetrailshow. We may actually auction off our first NFT if and when ETH gas fees become somewhat reasonable….stay tuned! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #103: The Eastern Continental Trail

Show #103 – #scalpwoundselfies – On this month’s Trail Show we welcome the month of love as we simultaneously lament pandemic fatigue. Special Guest “Jupiter” joins us to talk moose and zombie encounters in addition to being offered deodorant at gunpoint along the Eastern Continental Trail. Spesh wonders about 942 hikers on a mountain, not recognizing hikes during a pandemic and spending 14 days in a motel in Mojave. D-Low walks to a COVID testing site and then hikes in his basement, jokes and pick-up lines are told on the Hotline, DM’s mom calls in, we get an update on Small Banana, and Sirena Rana joins us during our Media Review to discuss her new book Best Day Hikes on the Arizona National Scenic Trail. Places to dwell are examined on Ask-A-Hiker and the monthly donors are hoorahed. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Wheat sodas c/o Trail Show Nation!!

Get more info on the Eastern Continental Trail on Jupiter’s website jupiterhikes.com and check out his ECT documentary on YouTube.

Signed copy’s of Sirena’s new AZT book are available now at https://trailsinspire.com/books/.

Thanks goes to this month’s show sponsor: Hermosillo Hemp. Ease your on trail aches and pains with some of Frito’s Feel Good Balm at www.hermosillohemp.com and be sure to tell him The Trail Show sent ya!

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth.

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The Trail Show #102: The Iceland Traverse

Show #102 – #artisanalice – On this month’s Trail Show we welcome in a New Year as D-low finds himself on the other side of a wall, Special Guest Garret “The Onion” Christensen talks to us about his hike of the Iceland Traverse, wind, rain, ice, swift rivers and hiking until 1am to find a rock, Spesh speaks on blowtorching metal pay boxes, OOO goes chest deep on the Florida Trail, Buck-30 sends a missive on brass knuckle murder knives, D-Low talks about PCT permits*, POD discusses not bathrooming on Zoom, cocaine hippos are revisited, Disco reminisces about west Texas cell coverage and of course ice types are examined….in detail. Social trails are referenced on Ask-A-Hiker and the monthly donors are asked to stand and take a bow. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  A wall of beers C/O Tony Pitts from Cheboygan Brewing Co and some very nice selections from Lostforty Brewing, New Province Brewing Co, and Fossil Cove Brewing C/O Steven Parker….thanks and praise! 

Get more info on the Iceland Traverse at the Onion’s website https://garrettheonion.blogspot.com/ or at Jon Ley’s website http://phlumf.com/ 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Royal Vikings off the “The Surfites and Co.” album from Double Crown Records! 

*Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth….especially from D-Low. Enjoy! 

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The Trail Show #101: The Blue Mountain Trail

Show #101 – #spreadthewordstirtheturd – On this month’s Trail Show Christmas Spectacular….POD sings to us, Special Guest Renee “She-ra” Patrick talks to us about her hike of the Blue Mountains Trail in Oregon, Wesley “Crusher” Trimble talks about his new short film “Within Weakness” and maintaining a proper beard, D-low runs for the border, a late grandmother phones in, false zoom calls are relayed, Montana’s dirty shame is shown, Hood seeks penance, BearSweatz thins the forest, OOO hikes on the FT, Speshul41 speaks on LNT, and Disco is leery of non-water drinkers. The listeners Ask-A-Hiker and the monthly donors are caroled.

Beer O’ Da Month:  A collection of delectable wheat sodas care of Trail Show Nation!

Get more info on the Blue Mountain Trail at the Greater Hells Canyon Council website https://www.hellscanyon.org/blue-mountains-trail.

Crusher’s film “Within Weakness” is available now at https://www.rmfi.org/within-weakness.

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Various Artists off the “Seasonal Favorites: Volume 4” album from Double Crown Records!

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The Trail Show #100 !!!

Show #100 – #gefiltefish – The Trail Show reaches a HUGE MILESTONE with this 100th Episode!!! Special Guests including the late Paul Mags, The Bobbi Walters, Gummi Bear, The Onion, Buck-30, Snorkel, Allgood, Salty, Squatch, Cliff Kipp, Clay Jacobson, Dirtmonger, Bobcat and more make this an extra special show. We hear tales of D-Low’s involvement in the four seasons landscaping snafu, reminiscing of the “power tools” episode, planning ice raids, Squatch loses and finds LuLu, Spesh discusses tennis shoes, Cliff fat-fingers a SPOT device, gefilte fish recipes are cooked up and much much more.

And for the first time since The Trail Show’s inception, a video version of this episode is available on YOUTUBE: https://youtu.be/RES0HbHiSho

Thanks to Trail Show Nation on 100 episodes! Now go out there and Get on the Trail!! www.thetrailshow.com

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