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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The Trail Show #40: The GDT

Show #40 – Oh Lordy it’s Show Fordy! On this month’s show, we give thanks and praise for Heady Toppers, the fate of NatGeo is speculated, special guest Cam “Swami” Honan regales us with prison break stories, drone target practice is discussed, D-Low speaks on Lex Luthor, Joshua “Bobcat” Stacy schools us on the Great Divide Trail live via satellite link, #denalibama is hashtagged, and we read Michael Gurnow’s “Nature’s Housekeeper.” We also doff our hats in honor of our Trail Show monthly donors, transmit a few instamessages from the Mailbag and Mags talks about Ed’s tool during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Vermont/New Hampshire beers thanks to TTS VIP Ingrid G), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Great Divide Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Many thanks to Joshua “Bobcat” Stacy for providing music for this month’s Trail Show. Check out Bobby’s music at www.joshuastacy.com and http://www.ghosttrainmusic.com/music/ .

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by the American Long Distance Hiker Association – West (ALDHA-WEST)! Home of the Triple Crown Award. www.aldhawest.org.

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The Trail Show #39: The WRHR

Show #39 – Get off the Trail! On this month’s show, we talk terror on Mt. Monserrate with Cam “Swami” Honan, flamethrower ethics are discussed, D-Low seeks out unfiltered cigarettes, special guest Liz “Snorkel” Thomas stirs the pot, the ante is upped on the #MagsChallenge, proper prom attire is hashed out with Mags, and we read Nancy Pallister’s “Beyond Trails in the Wind River Mountains.” We also nudge our caps to our Trail Show monthly donors, relay a few greeting cards from the Mailbag and Mags talks D&D during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Texas beers thanks to Gringo Madness & California beers courtesy of Snorkel), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Wind River High Route), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by Gossamer Gear! Take less. Do more. www.gossamergear.com.

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The Trail Show #38: SHR Redux

Show #38 – Get on the Trail! On this month’s show, we go all the way back to the year 2000, we talk bison vs woman, alligator is eaten, Squatch is tracked down in Iceland, POD recaps her jaunt on the Sierra High Route, spilling champagne is investigated, D-Low’s maps are stolen, the #MagsChallenge is issued, and we take a gander at “Mile … Mile and a Half.” We also swivel our headgear towards our Trail Show monthly donors, decipher a few missives from the Mailbag and Mags goes multi-use during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Terrapin Beer Co. beers thanks to Jeff Wood), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Sierra High Route Redux), Jerky O’ Da Month (thanks to Chuck at mountainamericajerky.com) and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by TrailGroove Magazine! Get the current issue at www.trailgroove.com.

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The Trail Show #36: The KCHBR

Show #36 – Happy Birthday Mags! On this month’s show, we revisit clothing fires, the Longmont Brew Hike is replayed, D-Low sings some Neil, special guest Andrew Skurka talks to us about the newly minted Kings Canyon High Basin Route and how Short is the new Long, Big H hiking is dissected, nipple tape is revealed, and we view “Wild Horses” and examine “la French Wedge.” We also bend our visors to our Trail Show monthly donors, read a few cables from the Mailbag and Mags talks chemistry during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Frito Garcia & Erin S.), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Kings Canyon High Basin Route), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

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The Trail Show #34: The Chin Chinny ChinT

Show #34 – It’s not about the mileage, it’s about the smileage! This month the 2014 Trail Show Beer & Brewery of the Year is announced, we discuss blue bagging on Everest, a palcohol update is doled out, Whitney “Allgood” LaRuffa & Liz “Snorkel” Thomas speak on the first ever Chinook Trail thru-hike & chicken fried steak, D-Low wraps his kid in a plastic bag, Mags takes Texans to minus 5, the #BeLikeMike Contest Winner is announced, YKH’ers are studied, taking beer to 30,000 feet is explored and we read “Lying on the Trail” by Just Bill. We also tilt our fedoras to our Trail Show monthly donors, read a few telegrams from the Mailbag and Mags develops a treatise on peanuts during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Russ Kinder & Allgood), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Chinook Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big Thanks to Mike “spider ball” Russell and his band ‘Wedding Dress’ for allowing us to showcase some of their music on this month’s show. Go download some of their music today at weddingdress.bandcamp.com. If you play music or are in a band and want to have your music featured on a future Trail Show episode, email for details.

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The Trail Show #33: The VL

Show #33 – Less Gear-More Beer is the name of the game! This month we conversate on trail permits & undocumented hikers, Ryan “Dirtmonger” Sylva speaks on the Vagabond Loop, D-Low goes to Mexico or Hawaii, Mags gets evicted on Valentine’s Day, Bull salmonella is investigated, the Colorado Ruck is yakked about, as is Leadville & Longmont, cow patty pillows are inflated and the PBS documentary “The Big Burn” is assessed. We also tip our hard hats to Trail Show monthly donors, read a few pieces of correspondence from the Mailbag and Mags expounds on the powers of capsaicin during the Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Angus McB, Ryan & Marie, and Just Bill), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Vagabond Loop), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big Thanks to the Leadville Hostel & Wild Bill for sponsoring the February show. We love the Leadville Hostel & you will too. Leadvillehostel.com is the place to find them on the web and the only place to stay next time you find yourself in Leadville!

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The Trail Show #32: The WT (Part B)

Show #32b –January’s show was so packed with beers, trails & nonsense that we had to split it into 2 parts! Part A was made available 2 weeks ago so if you haven’t heard it yet, go download it. Part B is what we present to you today … a smorgasbord of hikers telling all manner of tales from the trail. It’s a bonus show for the price of FREE so enjoy!

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The Trail Show #32: The WT (Part A)

Show #32 – It’s 2015, Live Large! This month’s show was so packed with beers, trails & nonsense that we had to split it into 2 parts! We talk of cow beheadings, Rucks both west & more west, a recent trip to Moab, a slew of hikers hoist beers from Indiana & Germany, extra special guest Glen Van Peski regales us with tales from the Wonderland Trail, we show our Leadville cards, P.O.D. discusses the Heroes Project, D-Low meets the Real Hiking Viking and the film “Wild” staring Reese Witherspoon is discussed with great detail. We also tip our derby hats to our monthly donors, read a few letters from the Mailbag and Mags reviews an essential piece of Utah specific “gear.”

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Ben and Laine & Angus McB), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Wonderland Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

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The Trail Show #31: The GET

Show #31 – Merry Chrimble! On this month’s show, we talk of deadly mountains, YKTs, the deliciousness that is Moxie, Mike “Scooby” Paige helps us with 14 beers from Texas & Maine, special guest live via satellite link Jo Swanson brings us up to speed on the Great Eastern Trail, we examine goat rentals, Mags swims Capitol Reef, cement shoes are threatened, Hank Hill drops in and a thorough examination of the film “Return to the Wild” is completed. We also do a surprise Top 10, tip our cowboy hats to our monthly donors, read a few letters from the Mailbag and Mags reviews a crucial piece of holiday appropriate “gear.”

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Johnny Rocket & Stiltz), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Great Eastern Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

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The Trail Show #28: The IceAT

Show #28 – Autumn is here and so is our longest show to date! This month we play Trail Etiquette Roulette, recap our live show at Avery Brewing Co, Mags regales us with more disasters, special guest Scott Kinsey from Pat’s Backcountry Beverages brews us up some beer, we hear tales from this year’s crop of PCT thru-hikers courtesy of Trevor “Homework” McKee, more info on the upcoming Boulder Brew Hike is divulged, the morality of Kickstarter-funded thru-hikes is discussed, and a review of the film “Damnation.” We also do the iTunes Top 5, tip our caps to our monthly donors, read a few letters from the Mailbag and Mags reviews a crucial item in any worthy traveler’s arsenal.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Mary “Speedstick” Moynihan / Hop Valley Brewing Co. from Bend, OR), Trail News with Mags, Trail O’ Da Month (Ice Age Trail), Disco’s Trail Tip O’ Da Month and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low (the longest question D-Low has ever received!).

The September Show is sponsored by The Trail Show Bonus Show #4. For the extremely low price of $0.99, you can download our latest Bonus Show. On BS#4, we recap our favorite moments from the first 24 shows! Join us as we take a trip down memory lane and pull back the curtain to reveal what was really going on during some of those nonsensical moments that you’ve come to love (and hate). And as an added bonus – some never before heard Trail Show audio!! Get Bonus Show #4 today at http://cdbaby.com/artist/thetrailshow.

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