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Episode 21: SteriPEN

Since 1999, SteriPEN has helped travelers and backpackers worldwide make wilderness water safe for drinking. Dan talks to Miles Maiden, the inventor of SteriPEN, about SteriPEN’s past, present, and future. Download Episode

Episode 20: New Hampshire

If you’re thinking about heading to the Granite State to hike, but you wanna get off the beaten path, the Cohos Trail …

Episode 18: The PCTA

This week, Dan talks to Mark Larabee of the Pacific Crest Trail Association about raising funds through the PCTA’s annual appropriations request …

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 15: Missouri

Dan is back to kick off a series of episodes featuring short interviews with a trail agency or clubs in all 50 …

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% …