Episode 13: Boredom

Boredom isn’t a fun thing to experience on a long trail.  Nor is it an exciting title for a podcast!  Nearly 30% of long distance hikers cope with boredom at some point.  This week, Dan talks about what you can do to avoid being bored on your next hike.   …

Episode 12: Coffee

Not enough sleep and a long day’s drive has Dan getting through this episode thanks to coffee!  He shares a few tips …

Episode 11: Footwear Part 2

Dan picks up the topic of footwear once again.  This time he talks about what hikers who were unhappy with their footwear …

Episode 10: Footwear

Footwear choice is one of many important decisions to be made when preparing for a long distance hike.  This week, Dan talks …

Episode 8: Lyme Disease

Lyme disease impacts scores of hikers each year.  In this week’s episode, Dan talks about prevention and treatment of Lyme and shares …

Episode 7: Lost Things

Dan’s computer dies and he reflects on losing things on the trail.  What would you do if you lost your phone or …

Episode 5: Shin Splints

Shin splints can ruin a hike.  In this week’s episode, Dan talks about to prevent shin splints and, if experiencing symptoms of …