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.
Episode 38: Appalachian Trail Mailbag
Dan and Guthook open up the mailbag and tackle a list of questions about hiking the AT by a listener from Down Under. Also, an important announcement about the show...
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Episode 37: Hiking with Small Children
Hiking with a toddler or preschooler can be a really fun experience and can foster a positive attitude...if done right! In this week's show, Dan reveals five tips for helping your next hiking trip with the youngster be an enjoyable experience for all!
Episode 36: Matt and Julie Urbanski
Matt and Julie Urbanski join the show his week to talk about completing the triple crown, founding a successful running coaching business, and parenting a toddler in a travel lifestyle. Links from the show: Team RunRun The Barkley 100 Julie's Books
Episode 35 Leave No Trace (we really mean it!)
Dan and Guthook explore the wide world of Leave No Trace wilderness ethics and talk about some of the LNT challenges hikers often face: unattended trail magic, water caches, camp chores, and cat holes. Warning: Provocative content! Download Episode
Episode 34: Carey Kish
Carey Kish, a Maine-based outdoor writer, joins Dan this week and talks about what it takes to put together a solid guidebook and compile the impressive, newly-released 11th edition of the Maine Mountain Guide, available now at the AMC Store. Download Episode
Episode 33: Hot Weather Hiking, Skyline Lodge, Ultralighting
The hot weather is back and so is Weekly Hiking Tip! Dan and Guthook talk about staving off heat exhaustion during the height of summer, the Skyline Lodge controversy on Mt. Washington, and tips for ultralighting. Check out Atlas Guide's newly redesigned website!
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