The Trail Show #89: The Oregon Coast Trail

Show #89 – #microinfluencer – On this month’s Trail Show we are joined by Christian Koch, co-owner of Elevation Brewing Company in Poncha Springs, Colorado to talk beer and drink beer of course, Trail Show 10th Chair Liz “Snorkel” Thomas discusses her new book Hiking Waterfalls Southern California and becoming a stellar driver, special guest and former Trail Show legal Brian “Buck-30” Tanzman calls in to relay tales of harassment, running thru tunnels, and drinking municipal runoff along the Oregon Coast Trail, Speshul chats about being treed by hogs, segways and trust falls, Salty speaks on rice, hot sauce and rucks, POD talks slimy soap and bathtub rings, and Disco remembers standing in grey water but dreams of fine intern treatment. We tribute our monthly donors and open the mailbag wide! Salty commandeers Ask-A-Hiker and tent stakes are straightened.

This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Andrew Skurka’s Guided Trips. Learn to backpack or backpack better while undertaking a wilderness adventure that will expand your skills and comfort zone! Apply now for a 2020 trip at

Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Elevation Brewing Company in Poncha Springs!

Get more info on the Oregon Coast Trail via Buck-30’s postholer page!

Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band Burt Rocket off their album Fiberglass Frenzy. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!