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Less gear, more beer!

    The Trail Show #90: The TCT

    The Trail Show #90: The TCT

    Show #90 – #bluetoothspeakerpeople - On this month’s Trail Show we are joined by Tim Kolicko of Traverse Image to talk about Bears Ears National Monument and his upcoming film On Strange Soil, Trail Show VIP Bernard “Gummi Bear” Wolf panels with us in studio to discuss his hike of the Teton Crest Trail along with counterfeit Park Rangers and food locker dumping, Speshul speaks on wolves, gator attacks, Space Force and tinder swiping, OOO gets an Antiquities Act tattoo while making sunset videos, POD relays tales of permit deep fakes, D-Low finds wraps and mushrooms, Disco gets tackled at an ATM and is visited by Barry White. We sing our monthly donors and turn the mailbag inside out! D-Low is back for Ask-A-Hiker and a special guest reviews a special tent stake.



    This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Victorinox Swiss Army! You know the brand Victorinox Swiss Army: they make the iconic red Swiss Army Knife. But did you know that they also make multi-tools, SwissCards, best-in-class travel luggage, Swiss-made watches, and other products? Find the perfect trusted companion for your next adventure by visiting www.Victorinox.com and our listeners save 15% using code TRAILSHOW15. 



    Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Fidgit and Michigan beers courtesy of Larry Boy!



    Get more info on the Teton Crest Trail via the CleverHiker!



    Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band Reverberati off their album Combat Surf. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

    • 3 hrs 15 min
    The Trail Show #89: The OCT

    The Trail Show #89: The OCT

    Show #89 – #microinfluencer - On this month’s Trail Show we are joined by Christian Koch, co-owner of Elevation Brewing Company in Poncha Springs, Colorado to talk beer and drink beer of course, Trail Show 10th Chair Liz “Snorkel” Thomas discusses her new book Hiking Waterfalls Southern California and becoming a stellar driver, special guest and former Trail Show legal Brian “Buck-30” Tanzman calls in to relay tales of harassment, running thru tunnels, and drinking municipal runoff along the Oregon Coast Trail, Speshul chats about being treed by hogs, segways and trust falls, Salty speaks on rice, hot sauce and rucks, POD talks slimy soap and bathtub rings, and Disco remembers standing in grey water but dreams of fine intern treatment. We tribute our monthly donors and open the mailbag wide! Salty commandeers Ask-A-Hiker and tent stakes are straightened.



    This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Andrew Skurka’s Guided Trips. Learn to backpack or backpack better while undertaking a wilderness adventure that will expand your skills and comfort zone! Apply now for a 2020 trip at https://andrewskurka.com/guided-trips/.



    Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Elevation Brewing Company in Poncha Springs!



    Get more info on the Oregon Coast Trail via Buck-30’s postholer page!



    Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band Burt Rocket off their album Fiberglass Frenzy. Get the jams at Double Crown Records!

    • 2 hrs 34 min
    The Trail Show #88: TEMBR

    The Trail Show #88: TEMBR

    Show #88 – #homogenize - This month's Trail Show is in the running for the LTSE (Longest Trail Show Ever) so buckle up and enjoy the ride! The entire crew is in Boulder’s Historic Beer District for Show 88 along with a revolving door of incredible guests:  Zuul from Big City Mountaineers talks about all the important work BCM is doing, Wolverine tells us about his hike of the Trans Ecuador Mountain Bike Route (TEMBR), Trail Show VIP Snowflake Rispolli relays a Trail Tip you will never ever ever forget, and the late PMags talks about his new book “How to Survive Your First Trip in the Wild” and also about his new zip code! Speshul discusses off leash dogs, sculpture gardens and mountain lion kills, POD breaks toes, OOO recommends bleep packing dot com, Fidgit sends us a missive and Moonkid patches in from the hexagon, Disco reminisces on Bishkek summers, Four Points bars are consumed, D-Low eats guinea pig tenders, and BearSweatz is back on The Hotline. We serenade our monthly donors and put the mailbag into a mailbox! D-Low helps us through our monthly Ask-A-Hiker questions and tent stakes are sharpened.



    This month’s Trail Show is sponsored by Andrew Skurka’s Guided Trips. Learn to backpack or backpack better while undertaking a wilderness adventure that will expand your skills and comfort zone! Apply now for a trip at https://andrewskurka.com/guided-trips/.



    Beer O’ Da Month: Birmingham, Alabama beers courtesy of Ghost Train Brewing!



    Get more info on Wolverine’s TEMBR hike and check out his blog at http://wolverinecdt.blogspot.com/.



    Music on this
    month’s Trail Show was from the band The Kanaloas off their album Surf A Go Go.
    Get the jams at www.doublecrownrecords.com.

    • 3 hrs 24 min
    The Trail Show #87: NYC Hike

    The Trail Show #87: NYC Hike

    Show #87 – #ringofsadness - On this month´s Trail Show we are back in Boulder’s Historic Beer District sans Spesh add Frito “Roll Tide” Garcia. Special guest Liz “Snorkel” Thomas talks to us about her NYC Urban Hike and vacuuming tigers, D-Low discusses dog packs for toddlers, OOO helps us pronounce Florida towns and mispronounce other words, Frito talks pantaloons and tent stakes, Spesh phones in the news, POD speaks on mateable sleeping bags, Disco relays a camping story of woe, Moonkid brings us an update and a trail tip on melting shoes, and The Trail Show Hotline delivers. We croon towards the monthly donors and turn the mailbag upside-down! D-Low leads us through our monthly Ask-A-Hiker questions and tent stakes are yakked about during gear review.



    Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Trail Show Nation!



    Get more info on
    Snorkel’s NYC hike and the Trust for Public Lands at www.eathomas.com and www.tpl.org.

    • 2 hrs 3 min
    The Trail Show #86: CDT Redux

    The Trail Show #86: CDT Redux

    Show #86 – #breakyourownrules - On this month´s Trail Show the she hikers outnumber the he hikers, special guest Bethany “Fidgit” Hughes of Her Odyssey talks to us about her hike of the CDT, parking lots in Rawlins, farkle and morning fires. Also in studio we are joined by Sassuhphrass & Buddy. Sassuhphrass speaks on bobcats in the backseat, Buddy hangs with mountain goats and avoids the #divorcecycle, POD gets windy on Humboldt, Disco meets a French hiker in Alabama and talks Doug-fir cones, Death March sights Alice Largely, Fidgit embraces #MYOT, we get a call from Keanu Reeves, POD sees the demise of a privy in the Gunks, we learn 3 words, and someone recommends 2 pads 3 people. We sing to the monthly donors and spy into the mailbag! The group takes on Ask-A-Hiker and we deliberate on tent stakes during gear review.



    Beer O’ Da Month: Tampa & Denver beers courtesy of Gary Lawrence!



    Music on this month’s Trail Show was courtesy of Joshua “Bobcat” Stacy. Check out Bobby’s music at https://joshuastacy.bandcamp.com/.

    • 1 hr 53 min
    The Trail Show #85: ICT Redux

    The Trail Show #85: ICT Redux

    Show #85 – #snowbos - On this month´s Trail Show we get the band back together and talk to POD about her hike of the Idaho Centennial Trail and drinking footwater. We are joined by Snorkel & The Punisher of Treeline Review to discuss only hiking related things. We are also joined once again by Cliff Kipp of the Montana Conservation Corps to get an update on all the good work they are doing. Speshul 41 talks wolves, bears, cats and pool maintenance, D-Low has been located with sessionable double IPAs, the Wolfman’s brother drops in, The Bobbi Walters and the former Secretary of the Interior calls in, Bigfoot is considered, Disco talks racquetball, OOO gets waylaid by folding kayaks, Wolverine brings us a final update, Fidgit sings for us, and Bear Sweatz brings us peace and love. We pay homage to the monthly donors and inflate the mailbag! D-Low is back for Ask-A-Hiker and we discuss a real tent stake during gear review.



    Beer O’ Da Month: Colorado beers courtesy of Trail Show Nation!



    Learn more about the Montana Conservation Corps at www.mtcorps.org.



    Music on this month’s Trail Show was from the band The TomorrowMen off their album Futourism. Get the jams at www.doublecrownrecords.com.

    • 3 hrs 8 min

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