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Episode 17: Blister Prevention

Blisters are unavoidable on a long hike….or are they??  This week, Dan talks about how frequently hikers get blisters, what causes them, …

Episode 16: Cravings

On this week’s show, Dan talks about at the top three foods long distance hikers crave the most, and the differences in …

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% …

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 …