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Episode 24: Choosing a Shelter

If you’re gearing up for a long distance hike this year, you may be in the market for a shelter. In this episode, Dan breaks downs the pros and cons of four different popular shelter types: tents, hammocks, tarps, and tarp tents. Like the show intro music?  Check out the …

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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 …

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 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 …