The Trail Show #79: ODT Redux

Show #79 – #ondatrail – On this month´s longest Trail Show ever (LTSE) we pack Trail Show studios with numerous reprobates including special guest Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa who talks to us about his work at Six Moon Designs and joins Salty in recapping their hike of the Oregon Desert Trail (ODT) also known as “50 shades of sage.” Renee “She-Ra” Patrick brings us up to speed with her work on the ODT for the Oregon Natural Desert Association. Speshul talks H&R Block and Antarctica, #hindsighthikers are mentioned, an SMD backpack giveaway contest is announced, blue sponges are dirtied, fasting is discussed, a photo shoot goes down, Lorenzo the llama is lamented, Moonkid runs along the surf, and we double up our media review covering Cam “Swami” Honan’s new book The Hidden Tracks along with a review of the film Wildland. We tip caps to our monthly Trail Show donors and cut a hole in the mailbag! D-Low brings us Ask-A-Hiker and we continue our enlightening discussion on alternate uses of tent stakes during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (California beers courtesy of one Dan Hughley, and Virginia beers courtesy of T-bo Williams), Trail News with Speshul, Trail O’ da Month (The Oregon Desert Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Renee “She-Ra” Patrick of the Oregon Natural Desert Association for bringing us up to speed on all their good work. Become a member of ONDA today at https://onda.org/

Learn more about Allgood’s hike of the Oregon Desert Trail at https://thedagodiaries.com/ and Salty’s ODT hike at http://katiegerber.com/oregon-desert-trail/

Special thanks goes to John Carr Photography for the first ever Trail Show photo shoot that went down during Episode 79!! https://johncarr.photography/

This month’s episode of The Trail Show was brought to you by Six Moon Designs! Get a backpack, tent or one of their new Silver Shadow umbrellas at https://www.sixmoondesigns.com/ and be sure to check both our Instagram feed and Six Moon Design’s Insty feed for info on how to win a free SMD backpack!

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The Trail Show #78: Via Dinarica (Part B)

Show #78b – #Hell-y! – December’s Trail Show was so packed with beers, trails & nonsense that we had to split it into 2 parts! Part A was made available back in December so if you haven’t heard it yet, go download it. Part B is what we present to you today.… highlights include a double shot of clips from Moonkid, a trail name is given during Ask-A-Hiker, the Eagle Creek Trail is diss-cussed, Speshul speaks on pecan pies, special guest Shawn “Pepper” Forry talks to us about his current book Ultralight Winter Travel, Salty speaks to Sea Ray, and much much more!

Thanks again to our beer donors: Steven Goodrich sent us some tremendous Georgia beers and Jake Risch sent us some fine Oregon beers!

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The Trail Show #78: Via Dinarica (Part A)

Show #78a – #LWCF – On this month’s Trail Show the band is back together again, jokes are told, bear spray is spilled, the Eagle Creek Trail is still not the PCT, D-Low has forest bathers in his backyard, special guest Megan “L-Train” Leedom talks to us about her trek on the Via Dinarica, P.O.D. does a live remote with Her Odyssey, Disco never slaps a man chewin’ tobacco, OOO goes snowboarding, Speshul goes to Rome, Salty goes to Ohio’s only National Park, and we completely goof up Beer O’ da Month (apologies to Steven Goodrich who sent us some delicious Georgia beers!!!).

Show 78 was SOOOOO long we had to split it into two parts. Come back in January to hear the exciting conclusion to Show 78!

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The Trail Show #77: TGO Challenge

Show #77 – #thruhunting – On this month´s Trail Show we head over the hill for our first ever recording in Crested Butte, Craig “Pisco” Gulley joins us live via satellite link to talk Scotland’s TGO Challenge, Julie Nania joins us in studio to discuss why water is important and all the great work that High Country Conservation Advocates is up to, MacGyver takes over Trail News, Salty discusses bulking up, special guests “The Noodleheads” talk thru-hunting, Capi and what Germans say when faced with adversity, Moonkid sends us a dispatch from far away, P.O.D. keeps us on the rails, Disco discusses the lows of shadeless meadows, and we shout out Cascade Hiker Podcast during media review. We give praize and thanx to our monthly Trail Show donors and peek into the mailbag. Noodles take over Ask-A-Hiker and we learn about walkie talkies during Gear Review.

And as always.… Beer O’ da Month (Gunnison beers from High Alpine Brewery courtesy of Trail Show Nation), Trail News with MacG, Trail O’ da Month (TGO Challenge), and Ask-A-Hiker with the Noodleheads.

Big thanks to Julie Nania of the High Country Conservation Advocates for talking to us about water and all their good work. Become a member of the HCCA today at https://www.hccacb.org

Learn more about TGO Challenge at https://www.tgochallenge.co.uk/

And get a brand new Trail Show t-shirt from now until November 26th at https://www.bonfire.com/thetrailshow/

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The Trail Show #76: The DT

Show #76 – #besmall – On this month´s Trail Show we overflow Trail Show studios with a trail crew, Salty takes over Trail News, Ryan “Dirtmonger” Sylva joins us in studio to talk about trials and tribulations on the Desert Trail, Julie Mach and four Colorado Mountain Club seasonal trail stewards join us to discuss all the great trail work they’ve been doing this year, Moonkid speaks of the most beautiful mountain in the world, Casey Kasem makes a brief appearance, P.O.D. teaches proper mic technique, and we shout out Foot Stuff during the media review. We give thanx and praise to our monthly Trail Show donors and throw open the mailbag! P.O.D. takes over Ask-A-Hiker and we learn about South American tent stakes during Gear Review.

And as always.… Beer O’ da Month (California & Canadian beers courtesy of Ben Benvie, Michigan beers care of Frito Guey, Florida beers thanks to Buddy “Not Sessions” Sessoms), Trail News with Salty, Trail O’ da Month (The Desert Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with PODeezy.

Big thanks to Julie Mach of the Colorado Mountain Club for bringing us up to speed on all their good work. Become a member of the CMC today at https://www.cmc.org

Learn more about the Desert Trail at http://freedirtmonger.blogspot.com/

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The Trail Show #75: The SHT

Show #75 – #campertunities – On this month´s Trail Show we revisit the scene of D-Low’s bee sting incident, Speshul 41 gives the Sangres a go, OOO is still not legal, D-Low recommends Top 10s, Grizzly joins us in studio to talk about his recent thru-hike of the most requested Trail O’ da Month in Trail Show history…. The SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL (hit the donate button)!!!! Alex Stigliano of the Florida Trail Association joins us live via satellite link to discuss the FTA’s recent work, vegetation that fights back and the ins and outs of building proper boardwalks, Salty sends us a missive from the Oregon Desert Trail, Disco talks Balzams, P.O.D. passes beer around in the same cup and we take a look at the book Beer Hiking Pacific Northwest. We shout our monthly Trail Show donors and pry open the mailbag! D-Low awakes for Ask-A-Hiker and we talk kabobs during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Virginia beers courtesy of Beaker, Colorado mead care of Laochri), Trail News with Speshul 41, Trail O’ da Month (The Superior Hiking Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Alex Stigliano of the Florida Trail Association for bringing us up to speed on all their good work. Become a member of the FTA today at https://www.floridatrail.org

Learn more about the Superior Hiking Trail at https://superiorhiking.org/

And don’t forget that October 2nd is the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act. Celebrate by taking a hike!

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The Trail Show #74: The SCT

Show #74 – On this month´s Trail Show we convene in our new legal chambers, Speshul 41 reports on bear encounters of the close kind, OOO makes it official, D-Low curses an incident, Fidget gives a fine intro, Nemo joins us live via satellite link to talk #lakebagging, jumping off boats, and the ins and outs of the Sunshine Coast Trail, Salty talks bars and malto, special guest Brian Sargeant joins us in studio to discuss the Colorado 14ers Initiative’s recent work, Moonkid sends us a tale of woe from South America, The Onion brings us a rough day on the GDT, Disco talks about 13ers, P.O.D. names a new show segment and we recommend another podcast for your listening pleasure. We hail our monthly Trail Show donors and unfurl the mailbag! D-Low is back for Ask-A-Hiker and we talk tent stake splints during Gear Review.

And as always.… Beer O’ Da Month (Canadian beers courtesy of Roadie, Pennsylvania and Ohio beers care of Rich Glasgow, and a bundle of hard to find Vermont beers from Eric Mootz!), Trail News with Speshul 41, Trail O’ da Month (The Sunshine Coast Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Brian Sargeant for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Colorado 14’ers Initiative at http://www.14ers.org/

And learn more about the Sunshine Coast Trail: https://sunshinecoast-trail.com/

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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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