The Trail Show #71: The Fisherman’s Trail (Rota Vicentina)

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/.

The Trail Show #70: The Tucson LOOP

Show #70 – #nuderamen – On this month´s Trail Show we discuss mountain bikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, special guest Wesley “Crusher” Trimble joins us in studio to talk American Hiking Society, single serve wet-ones and 22 mile fun runs, P.O.D. discusses a new trail in New England and cooking sans clothes, Scott “Squatch” Herriott skpes in to discuss his new film “3 Trails in Australia” and plans for haggis, Sirena Dufault talks to us about her jaunt on The LOOP and Jasmine the mini-donkey, Wolverine gives us an update from south of the wall, and a Trail Tip Trifecta is delivered. We pay homage to our monthly Trail Show donors, and to the iTunes Top 5’ers! A fat mailbag is pried open and D-Low rides the rails during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious IPAs courtesy of Chardonnay, local Colorado favorites care of Bobbi and a 6’er of Gold Rush Belgian Ale thanks to Crusher), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (The LOOP), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Crusher for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the American Hiking Society at https://americanhiking.org/.

And thanks goes to Sirena Dufault (https://trailsinspire.com/) for schooling us on The LOOP! Learn more about this urban hiking adventure at http://webcms.pima.gov/government/the_loop/.

The Trail Show #69: The WASU

Show #69 – #probablynot – On this month´s Trail Show we discuss the #scamplife, Triple-O gets evicted and goes dancing, special guest PMAGS is resurrected from the underworld and talks to us about his Walk Across Southern Utah and hiking with puppies, P.O.D. discusses the NAG and feral pit bulls attacking feral cattle, D-Low delivers a new impression and goes hiking when his flight is cancelled, we discuss our conservation wishes, Disco almost gets bit by man’s best friend, and we all practice hand motions. “Kintaro Walks Japan” is dissected during Media Review. We talk knitting during gear review, bow down to our monthly Trail Show donors, and experience the wonders of The Bobbi Walters cookiepalooza! The mailbag is unwrapped and D-Low teeters on the rails during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Connecticut beers courtesy of Trail Show VIP Jenny D!), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Walk Across Southern Utah), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to PMAGS for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about his Walk Across Southern Utah at https://pmags.com/wasusage-to-pine.

And big thanks to Arno at Bellwether Coffee for providing some delectable covfefe for the show. Find Bellwether Coffee at https://www.bellwethercoffee.com/.

Last but not least check out the Bellingham Ruck in Bellingham, Washington on Saturday, March 31st. Register now at http://www.aldhawest.org/.

The Trail Show #68: OuT

Show #68 – LNT! On this month´s Trail Show we go back to Arkansas, special guests Zuul and Speshul 41 talk LNT, long strange trips and picking up diapers, live via Skype from the land down under Cam “Swami” Honan discusses the finer points of vegemite, True Grit and a hike along the Ouachita Trail, P.O.D. talks rabies and makes a superman pose, the 52 hike challenge is recommended, Elon Musk’s blowtorch makes an appearance, and we learn the thumb trick. “On Trails” by Robert Moor is examined during Media Review. We talk cutlery during gear review and give a big shout to our monthly Trail Show donors. The mailbag is unbagged and Speshul 41 takes over Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (tasty Arkansas beers courtesy of Trail Show VIP Steven “Chaps” Parker), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Ouachita Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with Speshul 41.

Music on this month’s show courtesy of Aria Zoner. Check out his music and guidebooks at https://www.wholefoodhiker.com/.

Big thanks again to Swami for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Ouachita Trail at https://www.thehikinglife.com/2014/07/ouachita-trail/.

And big thanks to Speshul and Zuul for schooling us on the seven Leave No Trace Principles. Learn more about Leave No Trace at https://www.lnt.org.

Last but not least join us for the annual Rockies Ruck in Golden, Colorado on Saturday, March 17th. Register now at http://www.aldhawest.org/.

The Trail Show #67: A2A

Show #67 – #slowtravel – On this month´s Trail Show we go south south north, D-Low reads cans, Triple-O takes us in off the streets, extra special guests Fidgit and Neon talk roadkill, butterflies and what it is to be on a 20,000 mile quest, P.O.D. discusses the finer points of mañana, we hoist a beer to Warren Miller (R.I.P.), Speshul-41 goes iguana, we talk tech, throat chafing is cured, and someone opens Zima then malt liquor. The classic 1968 film “Mountains of Storms” is revered during Media Review. We almost stumble upon a tent stake to be avoided at all costs during gear review and give thanx and praize to our monthly Trail Show donors. The mailbag is unsealed and D-Low takes us to a dramatic conclusion during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Michigan beers courtesy of Trail Show VIP Frito “Roll Tide” Garcia), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (America 2 America), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Fidgit and Neon for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about their incredible hike from the bottom of South America to the top of North America at https://her-odyssey.org.

Special thanks to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners for sponsoring this month’s Trail Show. Learn more about their upcoming “Climb Against the Odds” at https://www.bcpp.org/get-involved/events/climb/.

The Trail Show #66: The INT

Show #66 – Hanukkah Sameakh!!! On this month´s Trail Show we sing for ye, D-Low directs WAWA, special guest Chris “Wolverine” Hillier recaps his Israel National Trail thru-hike, P.O.D. bags peaks while Disco endures PowerPoints, Speshul-41 talks rocket launches, the 2 oz hygiene kit makes its formal debut, the bells go Irie, moose soup is served, and we hear from God. Two books (Memorizing Shadows, Junk Raft) and a blog (her-odyssey.org) are examined during Media Review. We analyze a real bottle opener (a.k.a. tent stake) and give thanx and praize to our monthly Trail Show donors. The mailbag is sliced open and D-Low hangs onto the rails (barely) during Ask-A-Hiker.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (New Mexico beers from La Cumbre Brewing, Marble Brewing and Tractor Brewing courtesy of Trail Show VIPs Mark & Julia), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Israel National Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Wolverine for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the his hike of the Israel National Trail at http://wolverinecdt.blogspot.com/

The Trail Show #65: The GPaT

Show #65 – D-LOW!!! On this month´s Trail Show we report on the #trailshowbump, former legal counsel Brian “Buck-30” Tanzman skypes in to talk Greater Patagonian Trail, P.O.D. issues a Mad Pooper retraction, #montanastrong Cliff Kipp from the Montana Conservation Corps is live via satellite to talk trail work, Bigfoot hotel and bear possession, D-Low does border wall shavasana, homage is paid to Ryan Zinke and Bear Grylls, Disco relays a wag bag trail tip, and we investigate the pros and cons of zoo dates. We bow down to Jah and our monthly Trail Show donors, unfurl the mailbag and return our Ask-A-Hiker segment to D-Low.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Arizona beers from Lumberyard Brewing and SanTan Brewing courtesy of Trail Show Nation), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Greater Patagonian Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Cliff Kipp for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Montana Conservation Corps at http://www.mtcorps.org

The Trail Show #64: The ACT

Show #64 – Broadcasting live from a yurt at the 2017 ALDHA-West Gathering!!! On this month´s Trail Show special guest Kristin Gates joins us to talk Greenland’s Arctic Circle Trail, dog mushing and polar bears, Trail Show 5th Chair Liz “Snorkel” Thomas also joins us to talk PNT, road walking and eating on video, Brooks Range Council’s John Gaedeke skypes in to discuss a proposed road in Alaska’s Brooks Range, a listener asks about cathole magicians, POD denies mad pooping, we discuss hiking with non-significant others, Disco puts his head in his hands during tent stake review … again, and we make some podcast/media recommendations (Cascade Hiker Podcast, Routes Podcast, ALDHA-West Gazette, Explorers Club). We bow down to our magnanimous monthly Trail Show donors, peak in the mailbag and throw our Ask-A-Hiker segment to Snorkel after a lengthy legal battle.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of ALDHA-West), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Arctic Circle Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with Liz “Snorkel” Thomas.

Big thanks again to John Gaedeke for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Brooks Range Council at www.brooksrange.org.

The Trail Show #63: LT Redux

Show #63 – KOOZIES!!! On this month´s Trail Show special guest Mike DeBonis (Executive Director of the Green Mountain Club) joins us to talk Long Trail, GMC and hiking in wool, POD warns of altitude, Vermont prescribes Nature, Iron Mike Unger breaks from the CT and joins us in studio, the PCT is on fire, Disco gets upset during tent stake review, doggy bags are examined, and we learn what a packbasket is. We doff our caps to our lavish monthly Trail Show donors, hoist the mailbag high and throw our Ask-A-Hiker segment to Iron Mike.

 

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (courtesy of Trip the Light, Iron Mike, and Chicory & Hoho), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (Long Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with Iron Mike Unger.

 

Big thanks again to Mike DeBonis for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about the Green Mountain Club at http://www.greenmountainclub.org

The Trail Show #62: The O3T

Show #62 – Bye Felicia. On this month´s Trail Show we broadcast from a VIP listener’s basement, extra special guest “Out of Order” joins The Trail Show in studio for never heard before tales from 6,300 miles of hiking across Europe, D-Low tells unsuccessful jokes and preps for kindergarten, POD flames out during our PocketMail talk, Disco talks koozies, Speshul goes to Six Flags, 03 downloads from Cuba, we discuss #snakesonatrail, and a listener sends a curious calendar. Our monthly Trail Show donors are revered, we find a thin mailbag and a beefy Ask-A-Hiker segment.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (Scavenger sends Mt. Massive IPA, Shovel send Perrin’s Dry Chai Stout, and OOO Brings a Bear Canister full of Florida Beers!), Trail News with P.O.D., Trail O’ da Month (O3T’s Europe North to South), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks again to Out of Order for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more about his walk across Europe at http://www.predictablylost.com/

The Trail Show #61: The OT

Show #61 – Ah the San Angelo Life! On this month´s Trail Show, Speshul 41 is back in studio with tales of bear attacks, ticks and Dr. Krieger, Ken Kurtz of the Ozark Trail Association talks MEGAs and building trail in Missouri, Julie Mach of the Colorado Mountain Club guests with us in studio, P.O.D. discusses the darkies, we hear from a Trail Show VIP, Speshul brings us an interview via satellite feed from the Ozarks, D-Low’s advice in debunked, Disco fears Zika, and we discuss the Reveal Podcast episode “America’s Ring of Fire.” Our monthly Trail Show donors are admired, we find a postcard in the mailbag and P.O.D. fields Ask-A-Hiker queries.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (a boat load of Bay Area beers (and ice) from the Onion!), Trail News, Trail O’ da Month (Ozark Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with P.O.D.

Big thanks to Ken Kurtz of Ozark Trails Association for talking OT on this month’s show. Learn more at http://ozarktrail.com/

And special thanks goes to Julie Mach of the Colorado Mountain Club for bringing us up to speed on CMC’s conservation efforts. Get involved at https://www.cmc.org/

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by ALDHA-West! Register for this year´s ALDHA-West Gathering (Sep 29-Oct 1) in beautiful Keystone, CO by visiting www.aldhawest.org

The Trail Show #60: The OHT

Show #60 – #bearpiñata! On this month´s Trail Show, P.O.D. takes over Trail News, D-Low dreams of Tontitown, Steven Parker of the Ozark Highlands Trail Association brings us up to speed on this 200+ mile walk in the woods, Speshul 41 sends us a message from Minnesota, we learn that gunpowder and fire don’t mix, “Out of Order” tosses us one final dispatch from the end, Steve Staley talks 30 years of trail maintenance on the Colorado Trail, Boomer bushwhacks … for years, Disco eulogizes Boone’s Farm, and we discuss the short film “Alcove” by Chris. Thanx and praize torrents down on our monthly Trail Show donors, we peek inside the mailbag and D-Low answers more Ask-A-Hiker questions than you can shake a stick at.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (4 beers from Springfield Brewing Co c/o The Curtis Ware & a vintage bottle of Pisco c/o Craig “What a Guy” Gulley), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Ozark Highlands Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low.

Big thanks to Steven Parker of Ozark Highlands Trails Association for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more at http://ozarkhighlandstrail.com/

The Trail Show #59: The Inca Trail

Show #59 – 5 Years in da Bag! On this month´s Trail Show, we exhume the late Paul “Mags” Magnanti from the dead to guest with us and bring us all the news that’s fit to be heard, D-Low talks mushroom death suits and the benefits of sleeping on 2x4s, Executive Director of the Idaho Trail Association Jeff Halligan talks trail work and crosscut saws in the Gem State, Speshul 41 sends us a missive from inside a vacuum at the bottom of a lake, POD discusses the finer points of Andean train rides and hiking in jeans, D-Low talks Inca Trail and other Inca Trails during Trail O’ da Month, “Out of Order” sends us dispatches from Portuguese highways, Mags pays homage to Charlie and discusses the book “On the Trail” by Silas Chamberlain. Thanx and praize rains down on our generous monthly Trail Show donors, we unpack another large mailbag and Mags goes dirtbag during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (3 beers from 3 breweries c/o Trail Show Nation), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Inca Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with D-Low & Out of Order.

Big thanks to Jeff Halligan of Idaho Trails Association for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more at www.idahotrailsassociation.org

Our newest Bonus Show #7 is available on iTunes! Go.Get.It.

 

The Trail Show #58: AZT Redux

Show #58 – Spring is in the air! On this month´s Trail Show, we plunge into Disco’s recent hike on the Arizona Trail, the Founder of Adventure Scientists, Gregg Treinish, talks to us about the important work they are doing, Speshul 41 discusses trams, bear cans and the fate of ADZPCTKO, special guest Amanda “Zuul” Jameson speaks on spending 12 months in a Subaru with Speshul, “Out of Order” sends us correos from Spain, POD admires Buck-30, and we interrogate Snorkel on her new book “Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike.” Thanx and praize showers down on our generous monthly Trail Show donors, we hoist a large mailbag this and The Ground Claw is thoroughly inspected during Gear Review.

And as always … Beer O’ Da Month (delicious Indiana brews thanks to “Juice” and a delightful IPA from New Zealand care of the Stantons), Trail News, Trail O’ Da Month (Arizona Trail), and Ask-A-Hiker with P.O.D.

Big thanks to Gregg Treinish of Adventure Scientists for guesting on this month’s show. Learn more at www.adventurescientists.org

This month’s episode of The Trail Show is brought to you by Altra Running. Get the best trail shoes on the planet at www.altrarunning.com & tell them The Trail Show sent ya!!! #EmbraceTheSpace @altrarunning

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.

Download Bonus Show #7 today on iTunes or at www.cdbaby.com.

And be sure to check out the free monthly Trail Show podcast at www.thetrailshow.com.

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/

 

 

 

 

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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