Your Adventure Travel "How To" Resource: learn about backpacking, bike packing, and paddling from planning, training, packing, gear selection, plus tour company recommendations.
This is a companion podcast to the Active Travel Adventures (ATA) podcast which focuses on inspiring and encouraging you to lead a bigger life through adventure travel. ATA teaches you the "who, what, when, and where" of exciting adventure travel destinations around the world while this podcast teaches you the "HOW"!
The bar is set that my reasonably fit 58 year old body can do these adventures provided I train. If I can do it, YOU CAN DO IT, too!
Bikepacking and Bike Touring Adventures
Today we discuss bike packing and bike touring (and the difference between the two). LEARN about:
Panniers versus bike bags for carrying your gear
The six main cross country USA bike trails
Rails to Trails paths
Europe and Asia bike resources
Boondocking : How to Camp for FREE!
Today we explore the wonderful world of boondocking, aka dry camping or dispersed camping.
Learn how to find sites, how to evaluate if a site is suitable for you and your rig, and assorted tips and the etiquette of boon docking.
Wilderness First Aid
Kit speaks with certified Wilderness EMT expert Casey Marcum about things we need to think about BEFORE we head into the wild, and then what to do if something goes wrong, and you or someone else gets sick or injured. Learn important hacks and tips.
Altitude Training for Adventure Travel and Hiking
Kit interviews Certified Personal Trainer and Coach, Becki Rupp of Trailblazer Wellness about what we need to know, and how to prepare for our big mountain adventures before and during our high mountain hikes.
The 'Summer of Kit' continues
The 'Summer of Kit' road trip in 'Sophie', Kit's new-to-her converted Sprinter camper van concludes, but she forgot about lack of internet access to produce new episodes while she traveled. Today we discuss the new schedule.
How to Build Resilience and Grit
Learn twenty strategies to become more resilient and to build grit so you can better handle all the setbacks life throws at you. Building grit and resilience is not just important to adventure travelers, but in all facets of life.
Great Travel Podcast
This is a wonderful companion show to another podcast, ACTIVE TRAVEL ADVENTURES, both hosted by the engaging Kit Parks. Listen to both — this show is about HOW to travel, the other is about WHERE to travel. But both feature the host’s thoroughness and bright, positive outlook. Full of information and tips, both shows are gems.
Covers a plethora of subjects! It’s like taking classes in travel! Thanks Kit!