The Trail Show #124: A2A Redux

Show #124 – #tenteramental – On this month’s Trail Show, we announce our first merch drop in two years…. Trail Show Hoodies!!! Clay drank D-Low’s beer, Fidgit and Neon of Her Odyssey join us for a very special Trail of the Month covering their 20000 mile / 7 year journey across the Americas, the Hotline explodes with calls from El Hikador, The President, Daya, She-ra, and a listener who believes D-Low might be Wheezy Waiter. Disco drives to Mexico, POD cheats with a short step trot, OOO endures a night of sirens after a major SEC surprise, D-Low laments family-sized tents, POD covers fungus decriminalization, on-trail emergencies, and Boots McFarland’s new book. D-Low gets a series of audio Ask-A-Hiker questions from Sticky Wicket that starts another cutlery discussion.

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Trail Show Nation for this episode’s beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the Krontjong Devils “Music from the Stars” album…. get this legendary album and all the tunes at Double Crown Records!

Trail Show Hoodies are available now in six fabulous colors through Cyber Monday November 28th! Get one (or two) while they last!!

*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 #123: Snowbird 5000

Show #123 – #nanoroasters – On this month’s Trail Show, we hear from The Bobbi Stanton, Richard “Skittles” Larson joins us for a very special Trail of the Month covering his Snowbird 5000 hike from Key West to the Northwest Angle, Bear Sweatz calls in, D-Low discusses hiking in the metaverse and nanoroasters, OOO is spotted on the Palmetto Trail, Geode is spotted in Boulder, Chuckles is spotted on the CDT, Elvis is not spotted but mentioned, an anatomy argument breaks out, POD covers a new national monument in Colorado, a company making changes, and trail conditions in Florida, and D-Low gets an Ask-A-Hiker question from the Wampire that starts a ruckus.  

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Thunder Island Brewing for the delicious Ya Ya Ee Hazy IPAs! Big thanks to Trip the Light for the Wasatch Brewing brews and to Allgood for the Breakside Brewery ipa’s! 

This episode was made possible by Audible…the leading seller of audiobooks including best sellers and new releases like I Hike Again. New members can support The Trail Show and get a free download with a 30 day free trial membership at www.audibletrial.com/thetrailshow. Thank you Audible! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the Gruesome Twosome Halloween compilation of evil hits….get this spooky album and all the tunes at 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 #122: Mount Damavand

Show #122 – #floridaman – On this month’s Trail Show, we head halfway across the planet to Mount Damavand for a very special Trail of the Month with OOO and Moosh, poison oak salads are discussed, D-Low hikes Sniktau again, OOO hikes the Congaree, Disco goes to South Carolina, POD covers trail closures, the future of PLBs, and Her Odyssey reaching the sea, Skittles sends a missive from northern Minnesota, Wampire weighs in, a Hotline call speaks on the The Trail Show bump, and D-Low gets confused during Ask-A-Hiker.

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Lemuel and Trail Show Nation for Show 122’s beers, and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Japan’s The Routes….get their Shake Five album and all the tunes at 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 #121: The Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit (TCHC)

Show #121 – #bleach – On this month’s Trail Show, the band is back together and the Hotline explodes, special guests Twinkle and Grace talk to us about hiking the Cordillera Huayhuash Circuit in Peru, OOO sees naked horse riders and climbs an 18,000 foot peak, D-Low hikes 29.6 miles and speaks on tiny hands and poisonous plants, Disco resurrects the Harlem Shake, POD covers a new trail in PEI, a new Lyme Disease vaccine, and Apple Pie’s completion of all the US National Scenic Trails in Trail News, Skittles sends a missive from Minnesota, Wampire discusses how crowded the Euro trails are, Fancy Mac talks about possessed horses on the GR 10, and a plethora of Hotline calls that can’t be missed! D-Low contemplates a question on brown liquor and wine during Ask-A-Hiker.  

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Steven “Chaps” Parker for Show 121’s beers, jeers, and cheers! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Finland’s The Doltones….get their Stormrider album and all the tunes at 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 #120: The Paonia to Crested Butte Route (The PBR)

Show #120 – #keentothescene – On this month’s Trail Show, Larry Boy cohosts with us while drinking pink beers and brings us up to speed on how not to explore caves, special guest Rigatoni talks about DIYing a route (PBR) to Crested Butte, mosquito dabbing, and hitching ambulances, POD relays carnage in Yellowstone and hiker rescues in Colorado, we discuss the future of thru-hiking….loops!, summer trips to Peru are abandoned, sound effects are heard on the JMT, ER nurses write in, Skittles rings in from the thumb, the Wampire is back on the trail, and Disco rants about the state of water treatment. POD-Low relays questions on umbrellas and ACLs during Ask-A-Hiker. Disco has an Ask-The-Listeners question.

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to David “Bowl of Pasta Big as ya Head” Vitti and Craig “Pisco” Gulley for Show 120’s beers and jeers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Norway’s Baja Bug….get all the tunes at 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 #119: The Gear Show

Show #119 – #thegearshow – Originally released in 2014, Trail Show Bonus Show #1 a.k.a. The Gear Show featuring the late PMags and Hearsay… get ready for a Trail Show like you’ve never heard before! One hour of gear talk!! You heard us right, it’s a gear centric show where we talk about gear we love, gear we hate and everything in between – including our disdain of each other’s most cherished gear.

*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 #118: The Death Valley Loop (DeVL)

Show #118 – #olestra – It’s our 10 Year Anniversary Show and we’ve got a good one for you! On this month’s Trail Show, special guest John Z talks to us about his hike of the Death Valley Loop, long water carries and the pleasure of being in the middle of nowhere, POD has news about a new pit toilet lady, we take you on a trip down memory lane, the late PMags speaks on berry powder, POD has bloody shins, a Gila monster finds OOO, Tuff Broad rates cinnamon rolls, D-Low is anxious over drip irrigation, trips are recounted and snow-packed trails are hiked, Skittles gets rained on in Ohio, we hear numerous first hand accounts of people never listening to The Trail Show, and our donors are exalted. The Belted Kingfisher bombards D-Low with questions during Ask-A-Hiker.

Check out John Z’s video on the Death Valley Loop!

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Trail Show Nation on 10 YEARS of beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Reverberati….get all the tunes at 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 #117: The Tonto Trail (Double T)

Show #117 – #ganjarnival – On this month’s greenest Trail Show ever, Fourshoes and Genevieve join us to talk about their hike of the most mysterious trail we’ve ever featured….the Tonto Trail (Double T) and the pleasure of carrying 13 days of food, POD has news about the Ice Age Trail sort of, Brute calls in but does not sing, OOO searches for pink rattlers, Moonkid brings us a final update, trips are reported and petrified things are rated, D-Low gets evacuated, Disco takes care of unfinished business, Skittles rings in from Kentucky, we receive two calls from the President, POD speaks on paper checks, OOO tells us what and where things are legal, and a new format is unveiled for our faithful donors. D-Low hands off a CBD question and questions a cowboy camping braggadocery question.  

Get more info on the Tonto Trail

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Ryno & Marie for Show 117’s beers and cheers! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Other Timelines….get all the tunes at 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 #116: The Trans European Alpine Route (TEAR)

Show #116 – #chakrabalanced – On this month’s Trail Show, Dylan “RightOn” Ivens joins us to talk about his hike across 16 countries on the Trans European Alpine Route (TEAR), rucks go digital, we hike thru the metaverse, mosquitoes imbibe, someone is impaled by a tent stake, an inappropriate license plate turns out to be quite appropriate, D-Low meets Skurka again, PCT permits change again, swashbuckling, BearSwetz finds a sheet pizza, trail town bakeries are debated, Skittles meets Dog Skittles, urine is saved, POD goes full windmill, OOO gives advice Disco should have listened to, and a southern man speaks during mailbag. D-Low has fields a cold weather inquiry during Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are trail-named! 

Get more info on the Trans European Alpine Route

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to The Weekend and Trip the Light for Show 116’s beers and cheers! 

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Surfites off the “Surfites & Co.” album….get all the tunes at 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 #115: Tahoe Rim Trail Redux

Show #115 – #ballcalluses – On this month’s Trail Show, Trail Show VIP Justin “Quality” Knowles joins us to talk about his hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail and his work with the TRTA, megaflashes are spoken on, Wilderness is prescribed, the German Wampire is back, D-Low visits the scene of the crime, POD talks dry needling, Skittles hikes into Dixie, Heaps and Lemuel call in, a baby plover is born, Disco and thens, sounds are solved on Wampire Roulette, chicharrones are examined, restaurant cutlery is clarified, and we are serenaded with a new show song. D-Low has fields a gear question on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are named!

Become a member of the Tahoe Rim Trail Association today!

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Trail Show Nation and Brian Saum once again for Show 115’s beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Tomorrowmen off their “Futourism” album….get all the tunes at 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 #114: The Foothills Trail

Show #114 – #69hotline – On this month’s Trail Show D-Low mixes grapes and grains, Trail Show VIP Trevor Bollmann joins us to talk about his hike of the Foothills Trail in the Carolinas with a torn ACL, an ode to YouTubers gone but not forgotten, Bear Sweatz has a family photo dilemma, the Hikeador bears down, OOO sets watch on Weavers Needle, POD speaks on snowpack and graffiti, Skittles runs from dogs, D-Low is not anti-profen, the Wampire is still missing, The Weekend gives us a talking-to, we are not a Florida Trail podcast, cinnamon rolls from Maine are requested, and Disco does not run Bordertown. D-Low has a concerning letter on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are shouted out!

Become a member of the Foothills Trail Conservancy today!

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Brian Saum for Show 114’s Pennsylvania beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the Austin’s own The Del-Vipers off their “Terror of the Del-Vipers” album….get all the tunes at 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 #113: The Maah Daah Hey Trail

Show #113 – #gatewood – On this month’s Trail Show, bells are jingled, MegaMan joins us to talk about his hike of the Maah Daah Hey Trail in North Dakota along with best practices for bison encounters, Squatch links in to bring us up to speed on his new scripted film Unverified, the Hikeador defends rooftop tents, OOO hikes Angels Landing and soaks at 3am, Skittles regales us with tales from a Florida swamp, D-Low throws his body through a dryer, the Wampire goes missing, Trip the Light and Sweaty D ring in, the late Grandmother Gatewood calls again, Fancy Mac challenges us, we sing about llamas, and POD speaks to Fidgit. D-Low has 28 questions on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are swiftly remarked.

Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Simblissity and Fancy Mac for Show 113’s beers and cheers!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the Italy’s own Reverbarati off their “Combat Surf” album….get all the tunes at 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 #112: The Mogollon Rim Trail

Show #112 – #swingdingle – Please note that there are some audio glitches on Episode 112 c/o Zoom and we almost lost the entire show….next month will be better….we hope! 

On this month’s Trail Show, Iron Mike joins Disco to talk about their hikes of the Mogollon Rim Trail in Arizona, Ziplocs are abused, Stamps recommends a trail and Skittles begins a 5000 mile journey, D-Low wants beverages and packing peanuts, Trail Tip of the Month is back, we don’t talk about sleeping pads, missing hikers don’t answer phones, and OKTs are set. D-Low takes the Ask-A-Hiker reins and our monthly donors are elevated rapidly. 

Beer O’ Da Month:  Big thanks to Fidgit and Her Odyssey for Show 112’s Canadian mead! 

*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 #111: The Red Tent Show

Show #111 – #redtent – Originally released in 2015, Trail Show Bonus Show #5 a.k.a. The Red Tent Show… we discuss all things outdoors and how they can be different for Red Tenters. Five women with more than 50,000 miles of backpacking experience throw open the red tent vestibule and tell you how it really is. Get ready for a Trail Show like none you have ever heard before!!!

*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 #110: The Three Passes High Route

Show #110 – #elderberries – On this month’s Trail Show special guest “Flamingo” joins us to talk about important work, his passion for the Sierra Nevada and California’s Three Passes High Route, Speshul drinks six month old beer, D-Low makes elderberry things and contemplates being a deer, POD becomes a fastpacker, Bear Sweatz rings in, OOO looks to Weaver’s Needle and tort law, Fidget congratulates Buck-4thy, advice is examined, Moonkid gives us an update, chocolate is squeezed and the German Wampire provides bags of content! D-Low relays an Ask-A-Hiker question and our monthly donors are revered. 

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

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the San Gabriel Valley’s finest “The Volcanics” off the “Stompin’ Garage” album….get all the rad tunes at 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 #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 #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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