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.

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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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The Trail Show #53: The L2H

Show #53 – Happy Halloween! On this month´s Trail Show, we learn about bipedal bears, we discuss why the internet is outraged … again, special guest Amanda “Zuul” Jameson talks PCT thru-hike transition, live via satellite link Liz “Snorkel” Thomas regales us with tales from the Lowest to Highest route, Out of Order talks chocolate, Speshul does not get hitched, D-Low shortens the show, POD keeps the mess together, the ESAC is debuted and we review the short film “Two Brothers” from the ATC. Thanks and praise reigns down on our monthly Trail Show donors, we read an incredible letter in the mailbag followed by some bad bologna and take a close look at DAC. 

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (frosty brews thanks to the Trail Show Nation), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Lowest to Highest route), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low. 

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Bonus Show #6: Red Tent Show 2

This month on The Trail Show Bonus Show #6 … the long awaited follow up to our first Red Tent Show … it’s Red Tent Show 2!

On this Bonus Show, we head back to the Red Tent to further explore all things outdoors and how they are different for Red Tenters. Guesting with P.O.D. for Red Tent Bonus Show 2 is She-Ra, Not a Chance and Snorkel … four women with more miles than most … these ladies of the trail throw open the red tent vestibule and tell you how it really is.

If you enjoyed the first Red Tent Bonus Show, you won’t want to miss this second one!!!

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The Trail Show #52: The BeHR

Show #52 – I´ll be your Moses! On this month´s show, we gather at our new South Boulder telecasting complex, discuss the vagaries of FKTs, special guest Steven “Twinkle” Shattuck sheds light on Montana´s Beartooth Range, maltodextrin is examined, Speshul does 27 Miles not McDoubles, D-Low attacks a wooky, POD loses it, Disco talks 14ers parade and we give high praise to the new book by Sebastian Junger called Tribe. Thanks and praise is dispensed to our monthly Trail Show donors, we parse thru a thin mailbag and continue our new series of Gear Reviews.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (frosty brews thanks to Jeff “Washpot” Grabham), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Beartooth High Route), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by Hikertrash! Check out their trucker hats, visors, shirts and more at www.wearehikertrash.com.

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The Trail Show #51: The WHW

Show #51 – Sláinte! On this longest show yet, we assemble on D-Low’s back patio to admire the landscaping, a legal victory is had, special guest Brian “Mr. G” Davidson educates us on haggis and Scotland’s West Highland Way, Junaid fields questions and ghosts a painter, D-Low places McClouds under pillows, POD strikes lightning and resurrects Ask-A-SheHiker, Disco croons, sporks are shown no love and we evaluate the PCT film “27 McDoubles + 90 Miles.” Thx and praise is distributed to our monthly Trail Show donors, we track down the Mailbag and begin a new series of Gear Reviews from the ground up.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (frosty brews thanks to Craig “Skygzr” Gulley), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (West Highland Way), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big THANKS to Clay “Woodward” Jacobson for the music on this month’s show. Listen to all the tunes from “A Long Slow Drift” at www.soundcloud.com/alongslowdrift.

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The Trail Show #50: The GR20

The Trail Show #50: GR20

Show #50 – HalfM! On this month’s show, we set up shop once again on D-Low´s back patio and celebrate 50 episodes and 500,000 downloads of The Trail Show, Speshul receives a special gift, we call Baghdad and Germany to the tune of crickets, Trailline is resurrected, D-Low loses his mind, POD evangelizes on the perfect campsite, and we take a peek at a short French film about Fra Li Monti. We give shout outs to our monthly Trail Show donors, deliver the Mailbag and remember the 80´s during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (partial shipment of New England brews thanks to “Shameless”), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (GR20), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by ALDHA-West! Register for this year´s ALDHA-West Gathering (Sep 30-Oct 2) in Nevada City, CA by visiting www.aldhawest.org.

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The Trail Show #49: The Urban Hike Experience

The Trail Show #49: The Urban Hike Experience

Show #49 – Urbanitude! On this month’s show, we assemble once again at the D-Lowrenzo Stronghold, AXYL gets us back on the trail, special guest and 5th chair Liz “Snorkel” Thomas breaks down 1,500 miles of urban hiking, Junaid discusses the bison award & joins the fold, KC gets nocked, POD tells hikers to talk to la mano, and we review the PNT film “A Sense of Direction.” We give thanks and praise to our monthly Trail Show donors, speak on the Mailbag and study metal bars during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Texas brews thanks to Pat “AXYL” Dixon), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Urban Hiking), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Snorkel’s Thru Hiking 101 Class can be found at tinyurl.com/thruhiking101.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by Latino Outdoors! Support Latino Outdoors by visiting www.latinooutdoors.org.

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The Trail Show #48: The ICT

Show #48 – IDATUDE! On this month’s show, we congregate on D-Low’s back patio, an unexpected celebrity talks to us, special guest Clay “Woodward” Jacobson fields questions on the Idaho Centennial Trail, Junaid discusses privy sponsorship, book trivia is doled out, audio secrets are shared, D-Low gets tied up, the Idaho beer challenge is not met, and Mateo receives a down coat. We pay homage to our monthly Trail Show donors, read some memorandums of understanding from the Mailbag and explore D-Low’s Kingdom during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Idaho brews thanks to Clay & Ben), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Idaho Centennial Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Clay’s Idaho Centennial Trail website can be found at www.idahocentennialtrail.org.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC)! Become a member today at www.continentaldividetrail.org.

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The Trail Show #47: The BFT

Show #47 – Bigfoot Lives! On this month’s show, we are back in Colorful Colorado after a long hiatus, Speshul 41 guest hosts with us, special guest Michael Kauffmann talks Bigfoot Trail, Scott “Squatch” Herriott goes Squatching, wet backpacks remain undried, we debut a new segment, D-Low road walks, Frito Garcia 3peats, and a familiar billionaire calls in. We also hoist our steins in the direction of our Trail Show donors, read some missives from the Mailbag and we talk tea during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Michigan brews thanks to TTS Beer Sponsor 3 Peater Frito “Roll Tide” Garcia), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Bigfoot Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

The Bigfoot Trail Association can be found at www.bigfoottrail.org.

Squatch’s films can be found at www.squatchfilms.com.

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The Trail Show #46: New Zealand (Part 2)

Show #46 – Aotearoa! This is Part 2 of our special two part series covering P.O.D. and Disco´s thru-hike of New Zealand´s Te Araroa. On this month’s show we bring you the dramatic conclusion of what it is like to hike the southern half of the TA. We also bring you some post trail advice and thoughts from an international group of TA finishers that you won´t want to miss!

If you are considering a thru-hike of Te Araroa or just want to get a bit more info about hiking in New Zealand, these two shows are for you! Be sure to check out Trail Show #18 with Buck-30 as a primer for this series of New Zealand based shows.

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The Trail Show #45: New Zealand (Part 1)

Show #45 – Keepin´it Kiwi! On this month’s show we take you trailside with Disco, P.O.D. and special guest Richard “Skittles” Larson at the halfway point of their Te Araroa thru-hikes in New Zealand. They discuss the highs and lows of tramping the first 900 miles of this 1,800 mile pathway. If you are considering a thru-hike of Te Araroa or just want to get a bit more info about hiking in New Zealand, this show is for you! And be sure to check out Trail Show #18 with Buck-30 as a primer for this series of New Zealand based shows.

 

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The Trail Show #44: SHR Bonus Show

Show #44 – It´s 2016, Live Large! On this month’s free bonus show we take you into the weeds of a Sierra High Route thru-hike with 5 hikers that lived the adventure this past summer. Join Tomato, Snorkel, Bobcat, POD & Allgood as they recap their adventure in California´s high country. If you are contemplating a SHR hike or just want to know more about this roughly 200-mile tough and technical traverse across the High Sierra, this bonus show is for you.

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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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