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An overweight, 61-year-old retiree, with zero hiking experience, decided to hike the entire 2,185.3 mile length of the Appalachian Trail in 2014. What could possibly go wrong? As his brother, Mike, commented, "It's a bit like taking up boxing and fighting Mike Tyson in your first bout." Join Steve and his guests as they discuss all aspects of the trail, from gear to Lyme Disease, then back to trail magic and injury.
 
Scott & Ariane have been guiding outdoor hiking treks for years. Follow their funny yet educational stories and experiences as they share “everything outdoors”. From backpacking the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest Trail. You never know who they will meet along the way. If you embrace Mother Nature, this show is for you. Trust The Trail will inspire you to connect with the outdoors in a whole new way.
 
What's it like to hike and live in the backcountry for 5 months? Host and thru-hiker Kyle O'Grady, who has completed every last step of the Appalachian Trail, interviews other thru-hikers, peak-baggers, and backpackers who are almost as crazy as him. Is life while thru-hiking really as glamorous as the social media stars make it out to be? Is pooping in the woods really that big of a deal? Find out these answers and more on Trail Tales.
 
From the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest and everything in between. Backpacker Radio is a show all about the wonderful world that is thru-hiking and long distance backpacking. Co-hosts, Zach "Badger" Davis and Juliana "Chaunce" Chauncey muse on the backpacking life and the latest from the trail every other week. Topics include but are not limited to news, trail culture, interviews, gear, advice, and all you can eat buffets.
 
Trail Correspondents is a teleportation machine to the trail- in audio form. Every other week, a select handful of thru-hikers on the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, and the American Discovery Trail, give us a glimpse into the world of long distance backpacking. Through their eyes and vocal cords, we learn all about the highs, lows, and nitty gritty details that go into a half-year, cross-country trek. Trail Correspondents is the next best thing to being on ...
 
Hiking and backpacking can seem intimidating - especially as a beginner. Each week, Mallory Moskowitz will share the best ways to get out on the trail more often, we'll chat all things backpacking gear, hiking food, safety tips, epic fails, and more. If you're a brand new hiker, or an experienced hiker looking for new inspiration, this podcast is for you.
 
Stories from the Trail is the hiking community's only live call-in show, created by and for people who love to talk trail. We go beyond the Appalachian Trail don't limit our conversations to hiking. Hosts Reptar, Gary Sizer (aka "Green Giant", author of Where's the Next Shelter?) and Megan Thompson (aka "Voldemort") will bring you their conversations with people who live outside. SUPPORT THE SHOW! https://www.patreon.com/StoriesFromTheTrail
 
Raging rivers, hungry bears, huge avalanches—no matter how prepared you are, a walk in the woods can go from innocent to disastrous in the blink of an eye. Out Alive is a podcast series about real people who survived the unsurvivable. Each survivor takes you through what happened, from the packing mistakes to the missed signals to the plain bad luck, while experts and witnesses weigh in on how things went wrong.
 
What the hell is "Hiker Trash?" Some wear the term as a badge of honor, others use it in disgust, but Hiker Trash is more than a mere adjective for a dirty thru-hiker. Hiker Trash is a philosophy, a way of life, potentially even a catalyst for finding meaning. Thru-hiker, Scott "Hell Ya Jesus" Hughes, shares and explores what it really means to be Hiker Trash through personal anecdotes and interviews with hikers, adventurers and all those who challenge the status quo in Hiker Trash fashion
 
70 years ago, the Appalachian Trail was thru-hiked for the first time by WWII veteran Earl Shaffer. The2180 is a series of 70 stories from 70 people who have made the Appalachian Trail a part of their life, and in the process, have found a larger understanding of themselves and the world around them through the crown jewel of the American hiking experience.
 
Whether you're planning a weekend overnight or a months-long hike of the Appalachian Trail, Weekly Hiking Tip will save you time, money, agony, and facilitate a fun, successful journey into the outdoors. Join Dan Feldman, author of Long Distance Hiking and 2-time thru-hiker, each week as he shares backpacking tips from aches and pains to z-rests.
 
After working in finance for 8 years, I quit my city job and spent 18 months travelling the world, climbing Kilimanjaro, backpacking around South America and doing a ski season. I used this time to help me decide on what I wanted to do with my life. ​ I set up Tough Girl Challenges as a way of motivating and inspiring women and girls. I'm the host the Tough Girl Podcast where I interview inspirational female explorers, adventurers, athletes and everyday women who have overcome great challeng ...
 
This is Real Talk Radio, a podcast filled with honest conversations about... everything! Join host Nicole Antoinette and her guests as they dive deep into work, love, sex, money, sobriety, friendship, racism, body image, mental health, grief, fear, big life changes, and more. To help support this 100% listener-funded show, visit https://www.patreon.com/nicoleantoinette.
 
Fitness and weight loss expert Vinnie Tortorich, author of best-selling book "Fitness Confidential", dispels the widespread mistaken beliefs regarding weight loss and exercise and teaches us how to lose weight, get fit and reclaim our lives. Using his 35 years of experience in the fitness and weight loss industry in Hollywood combined with an absolute commitment to good health, Vinnie has helped hundreds of thousands of people around the world lose hundreds of thousands of unhealthy pounds i ...
 
Outdoorsman and theologian Tony Jones sits down with fascinating people who find transcendence in their outdoors experiences. Hunters and anglers, hikers and kayakers, talk about how they connect to the divine, and to themselves, as they pursue their passions. The conversations are at turns poignant and humorous, illuminating and inspiring. If your spirituality is connected to the outdoors, this is the podcast for you.
 
Our podcast deals with the subjects of married life, health and wellness, compromise, child rearing, being in a blended family and living life in our fast-paced, social media driven world. Sometimes we have to work to make things fit together, sometimes we want to throw a fit, and we could all be just a little more physically fit. Learning how to make it all work requires a lot of effort, but the rewards are well worth it.
 
Carolina Outdoors Show Sponsored By Jesse Brown's Outdoors Bill Bartee and Don Yager bring their passion and years of outdoor experience to the airwaves of WBT each Saturday morning at 5am. If it's an outdoor adventure they've done it or they know someone who has and they spend an hour each weekend sharing those adventures with you. Take a look at this list and see if any of these interest you: Scouting a field for dove turkey or deer Paddling both on flat and white water Climbing rock on th ...
 
Explore stories & systems to live better & work smarter with author, blogger, and digital marketing specialist, Jason Scott Montoya. Podcast episodes include inspirational people interviews, book discussions, listen-to-learn discussions, & blog reads from https://www.jasonscottmontoya.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sharelife/support
 
The Tough Girl Podcast is all about inspiring and motivating YOU! I will be interviewing inspirational women from around the world, who’ve faced and overcome difficult challenges and situations, they will share their story, their knowledge and provide advice and essential tips for you to overcome your own personal challenges. Please check out the Tough Girl Challenges website - www.toughgirlchallenges.com and follow on twitter @_TOUGH_GIRL
 
The Training For Trekking Podcast is created to help hikers, trekkers and mountaineers prepare for their bucket list adventures. Rowan shares with you the simple training strategies to get you fit, strong and resilient to tackle anything the trail will throw at you. He also dives deep into subjects such as how to prevent altitude sickness, nutrition while hiking, injury prevention and much, much more. So you can have the very best chance of a safe, enjoyable and successful adventure!
 
Plain Ordinary Dragon was originally born as a concept back in 2006, while I was going through the Dale Carnegie class “How to Win Friends and Influence People”. During one of the exercises, I came to realize just how amazing each and every person in the class was, if, I took the time to really get to know & understand them. Not just the folks who have accomplished impressive feats, built businesses, hiked the Appalachian Trail, or participated in historic events, but the single mom who has ...
 
There has been a longing in me that recently was awakened by talking with a number of awesome men who have helped breathe a new sense of adventure into my heart. We must stop using the excuse of having kids and a mortgage to hold us back from a life filled with adventure. I want to share their stories (and more) with you, along with weekly challenges with your friends and family! I want to encourage you to live adventurously every day through a mix of casual, critical, and crucial adventures.
 
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: Episode 1867 - On this Saturday show, Michelle Hummel joins Vinnie Tortorich to talk her life as a police officer, hiking the Appalachian trail, her tramily, surviving breast cancer, and more. Https://www.vinnietortorich.com/2021/06/hiking-the-appalachian-trail-for-a-good-cause-episode-1867 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS MICHELLE'S LIFE Michelle met…
 
Lisa Speas or "Conundrum" has been long-distance backpacking for many years traversing a variety of trails, the longest of which being the Appalachian Trail. Her AT journey was anything but typical and even included flatlining in the emergency room. Lisa and Ryan discuss her journey on the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal Towpath…
 
One hundred years ago, a Connecticut-born forester came up with a wild idea, creating a trail that stretched through the Appalachian Mountains, from Georgia to Maine. Now--thousands of hikers attempt to through-hike the Appalachian trail each year. Millions more use parts of the trail for recreation. This hour, we talk about the history and legacy …
 
Philip and I discuss The Appalachian Trail, crafting the history of the trail from the perspective of the people who built it and how and why they did so, the difficulty of knitting together a very long and narrow space that traverses many landscapes, Bill Bryson and his impact on the Appalachian Trail, and much more. Philip’s recommended reads are…
 
We are pulling on our hiking boots and stepping out on to the Appalachian Trail with author Philip D’anieri. Philip has written a book called The Appalachian Trail: A Biography which looks at the people behind the conception and construction of the trail over a period of 150 years. We discuss Bill Bryson and his 1998 book about the trail, the first…
 
Tony's guest is Chris Estus, aka "Bone Spur," aka "The Chappalachian." Chris is the 2021 United Methodist Chaplain on the Appalachian Trail, and he checks in from a zero day in Pennsylvania. He and Tony discuss extricating from daily life to hike the trail, going outdoors to connect with others, recovery ministry, what's in Chris's pack, some of th…
 
Nalini in her own words: “I’m a grants manager at a nonprofit that focuses on youth development by day and an outdoor enthusiast by weekend. Whether I’m tending to my balcony garden, walking in parks in my hometown of the Washington, D.C. area, hiking iconic trails in National Parks, or carrying everything I need for a week or six-month long backpa…
 
I've always wanted to go to Trail Days in Damascus, but haven't been able to. Fortunately, Jacob Younger is back on the podcast to talk about his experience at Trail Days 2021, and a bunch of other hiking nerd stuff. If you're really into Trail Tales and want to receive some bonus content, please consider supporting the show on Patreon: https://www…
 
Episode Type: Listen to Learn Welcome to another episode of the Share Life Podcast. Today, I'm speaking with Don Neder about the life, work, and societal lessons learned during his first leg of the Appalachian Trail hike. Don is a long-time entrepreneurial friend who founded FlowGevity where he helps people live the healthiest life (mental and phys…
 
: Episode 1866 - On this Friday show, Lierre Kieth and Derrick Jensen join Vinnie Tortorich to discuss their book, Bright Green Lies: How the Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It, beekeeping, glow kids, the environmental dangers of veganism, and more. Https://www.vinnietortorich.com/2021/06/bright-green-lies-lierre-keith-…
 
Sarah and I discuss We Are Satellites, what happens when a medical technology developed for one condition is used for another purpose or has a commercial application instead, how she chose to tell the story from four POVs, the ethical and moral issues related to using technologies in new and cutting edge ways, making sure her medical device would b…
 
Kristan and I discuss Pack Up the Moon, how reading books about other people’s grief provides a safe way to cry over the things in your own life, why she chose to incorporate letters into her book, providing a story for a group of people who don’t often get their own story, the origin of her title, her own experience with a medium and much more. Kr…
 
In 2018, Connecticut announced it would be part of an ambitious multi-state program to cut carbon emissions from transportation. In December 2020, Governor Lamont signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and D.C., committing to launch a regional transportation "cap and invest" program. But now, the regional program has…
 
As our world grows ever smaller and more connected, it’s easier to travel, but harder to find true adventure but at twenty-eight years old, Lucy is at the forefront of modern exploration. From high mountains, rainforests, to the Arctic, she has plotted a thrilling, inimitable path. Made a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society at age twenty three…
 
On this episode we share thoughts on the future of Outdoor audio and Backpacking Podcasts. We also break down the conversation we had recently from out Podcast Listeners on “What is the best coffee on the trail”? Find out the answer on this episode. by the way…you can always join in on our discussions on our Facebook group page – just go to: facebo…
 
In this episode, I discuss how a hiker should adjust their training, when life takes a downward turn and everything gets incredibly stressful. == Want to learn more about training for your hiking adventures? Join the Training For Hiking And Trekking Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/trainingforhikingandtrekking/…
 
We look at the career of Ella Grasso. Known as the first woman in the country to be elected governor who did not follow her husband, and the person who led the state through the Blizzard of 1978. She was also a state lawmaker, secretary of the state, and member of Congress from Connecticut, at a time when politics was mostly a man’s world. Guests: …
 
There’s a special kind of appeal to a solo adventure—being out on your own, away from everything and everyone. Unless, of course, something goes wrong and you find yourself in serious trouble. In this gripping story by our friends at The Outside Podcast, we hear from Claire Nelson, who was seeking peace and solitude in the desert but ended up badly…
 
: Episode 1865 - On this Wednesday show, Vinnie and Andy talk going stir crazy, sponsoring Badwater, setting goals and getting motivated, PVC's new combo packs, and more. Https://www.vinnietortorich.com/2021/06/setting-goals-getting-motivated-episode-1865 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS SPONSORING BADWATER We love sponsoring events. We've been to many …
 
The last time Appalachian Trail thru hiker Baker Bokorney was on the show, we put out a call for Trail Tales listeners to send him DMs on Instagram. That was pretty much the only criteria, and 8 of you delivered. Many of the messages discussed cool/lesser known thru hikes that folks want to complete, and many of them were roasting me as well. Wooho…
 
In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek, we are joined by the show's third co-host at this point, the real hiking viking. We do a deep dive on every inch of Jabba's recent hike of the Hayduke, including the challenges of long water carries, regular exposure to 100-plus degree days, navigating the route, and some truly epic stor…
 
Lavina Mehta is a 43-year-old award-winning Personal Trainer and mum of three who has been awarded an MBE for services to health and fitness during Covid-19 in October’s Queen Honour’s List. Over lockdown, she provided free twice-daily virtual workouts with her family, aimed at keeping people of all ages healthy and mentally positive from home. Her…
 
In this episode, I discuss a range of actions a hiker can take before, during and after hiking to prevent cramps, and help manage them when they happen. == Want to learn more about training for your hiking adventures? Join the Training For Hiking And Trekking Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/trainingforhikingandtrekking/…
 
Episode Type: Special Edition Welcome to another special edition of the Share Life podcast. This episode continues my special edition series, as part of the discovery process for my next book project, From The Garden to the Cross: How Jesus' Harrowing Mission Shows Us The Way Forward. In this discussion episode, part 5, we're reflecting on the deat…
 
From 24-hour-long zoom public hearings to a Capitol closed to the public, 2021’s legislative session was like no other. This hour, we recap what happened in the Connecticut General Assembly, and find out what legislation passed and what didn’t. And later, one of the bills that made it through expands HUSKY health care coverage to some undocumented …
 
When you think back to your childhood, what was your favorite thing to do? Did you have a favorite stuffed animal or did you spend a lot of time outside? Today, we talk about the importance of play. There are lots of conversations about learning loss in the pandemic but learning through play is as important as classroom learning. What does playtime…
 
: Episode 1859 - On this Monday show, Anna Vocino and Vinnie Tortorich talk NSNG® vs. keto, protein synthesis and bro science, muscle stimulation, and more. Https://www.vinnietortorich.com/2021/06/nsng-vs-keto-protein-muscles-more-episode-1864 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS STAYING IN REMISSION Vinnie had cancer 14 years ago. They told him it would co…
 
: Episode 1863 - On this Sunday School episode, Gina Grad and Vinnie Tortorich talk the dangers of steroids, intermittent fasting, protein, and more. https://vinnietortorich.com/2021/06/the-dangers-of-steroids-episode-1863 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS DANGERS OF STEROIDS Don't even try steroids. Doing them just once can mess with your body. Google w…
 
: Episode 1862 - On this Saturday show, filmmaker Peter Pardini joins Vinnie and the two talk moving out of California, funding andPeter's new film, and more. Https://www.vinnietortorich.com/2021/06/peters-new-film-episode-1862 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS PETER'S RECENT MOVE Peter lived in LA. He realized, though, the cost of living is so high in C…
 
Jess and I discuss Americanon, the way these thirteen books shaped culture, gender roles and beliefs in the U.S., evaluating American identity in terms of a different canon of books, looking into what books were owned in any given era, how she decided which books to include in Americanon, and much more. Jess’s recommended reads are: Negative Space …
 
: Episode 1861 - On this Friday show, Anna Vocino and Vinnie Tortorich talk voice acting, making documentaries, getting back on track post-pandemic, a dangerous weight loss drug, bro science and more. Https://www.vinnietortorich.com/2021/06/getting-back-on-track-post-pandemic-episode-1861 PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS VOICE ACTING Anna's voice is eve…
 
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