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Less gear, more beer!

    The Trail Show #120: The Paonia to Crested Butte Route (The PBR)

    The Trail Show #120: The Paonia to Crested Butte Route (The PBR)

    Show #120 – #keentothescene – On this month’s Trail Show, Larry Boy cohosts with us while drinking pink beers and brings us up to speed on how not to explore caves, special guest Rigatoni talks about DIYing a route (PBR) to Crested Butte, mosquito dabbing, and hitching ambulances, POD relays carnage in Yellowstone and hiker rescues in Colorado, we discuss the future of thru-hiking….loops!, summer trips to Peru are abandoned, sound effects are heard on the JMT, ER nurses write in, Skittles rings in from the thumb, the Wampire is back on the trail, and Disco rants about the state of water treatment. POD-Low relays questions on umbrellas and ACLs during Ask-A-Hiker. Disco has an Ask-The-Listeners question.







    Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to David “Bowl of Pasta Big as ya Head” Vitti and Craig “Pisco” Gulley for Show 120’s beers and jeers!







    Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Norway’s Baja Bug….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records!







    *Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 57 min
    The Trail Show #119: The Gear Show

    The Trail Show #119: The Gear Show

    Show #119 – #thegearshow – Originally released in 2014, Trail Show Bonus Show #1 a.k.a. The Gear Show featuring the late PMags and Hearsay… get ready for a Trail Show like you’ve never heard before! One hour of gear talk!! You heard us right, it’s a gear centric show where we talk about gear we love, gear we hate and everything in between – including our disdain of each other’s most cherished gear.







    *Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    The Trail Show #118: The Death Valley Loop (DeVL)

    The Trail Show #118: The Death Valley Loop (DeVL)

    Show #118 – #olestra – It’s our 10 Year Anniversary Show and we’ve got a good one for you! On this month’s Trail Show, special guest John Z talks to us about his hike of the Death Valley Loop, long water carries and the pleasure of being in the middle of nowhere, POD has news about a new pit toilet lady, we take you on a trip down memory lane, the late PMags speaks on berry powder, POD has bloody shins, a Gila monster finds OOO, Tuff Broad rates cinnamon rolls, D-Low is anxious over drip irrigation, trips are recounted and snow-packed trails are hiked, Skittles gets rained on in Ohio, we hear numerous first hand accounts of people never listening to The Trail Show, and our donors are exalted. The Belted Kingfisher bombards D-Low with questions during Ask-A-Hiker.







    Check out John Z’s video on the Death Valley Loop!







    Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Trail Show Nation on 10 YEARS of beers and cheers!







    Music on this month’s Trail Show was from Reverberati….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records!







    *Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

    • 2 hr 17 min
    The Trail Show #117: The Tonto Trail (Double T)

    The Trail Show #117: The Tonto Trail (Double T)

    Show #117 – #ganjarnival – On this month’s greenest Trail Show ever, Fourshoes and Genevieve join us to talk about their hike of the most mysterious trail we’ve ever featured….the Tonto Trail (Double T) and the pleasure of carrying 13 days of food, POD has news about the Ice Age Trail sort of, Brute calls in but does not sing, OOO searches for pink rattlers, Moonkid brings us a final update, trips are reported and petrified things are rated, D-Low gets evacuated, Disco takes care of unfinished business, Skittles rings in from Kentucky, we receive two calls from the President, POD speaks on paper checks, OOO tells us what and where things are legal, and a new format is unveiled for our faithful donors. D-Low hands off a CBD question and questions a cowboy camping braggadocery question.  







    Get more info on the Tonto Trail. 







    Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Ryno & Marie for Show 117’s beers and cheers! 







    Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Other Timelines….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records! 







    *Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

    • 1 hr 41 min
    The Trail Show #116: The Trans European Alpine Route (TEAR)

    The Trail Show #116: The Trans European Alpine Route (TEAR)

    Show #116 – #chakrabalanced – On this month’s Trail Show, Dylan “RightOn” Ivens joins us to talk about his hike across 16 countries on the Trans European Alpine Route (TEAR), rucks go digital, we hike thru the metaverse, mosquitoes imbibe, someone is impaled by a tent stake, an inappropriate license plate turns out to be quite appropriate, D-Low meets Skurka again, PCT permits change again, swashbuckling, BearSwetz finds a sheet pizza, trail town bakeries are debated, Skittles meets Dog Skittles, urine is saved, POD goes full windmill, OOO gives advice Disco should have listened to, and a southern man speaks during mailbag. D-Low has fields a cold weather inquiry during Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are trail-named! 







    Get more info on the Trans European Alpine Route. 







    Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to The Weekend and Trip the Light for Show 116’s beers and cheers! 







    Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Surfites off the “Surfites & Co.” album….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records! 







    *Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy! 

    • 1 hr 48 min
    The Trail Show #115: Tahoe Rim Trail Redux

    The Trail Show #115: Tahoe Rim Trail Redux

    Show #115 – #ballcalluses – On this month’s Trail Show, Trail Show VIP Justin “Quality” Knowles joins us to talk about his hike of the Tahoe Rim Trail and his work with the TRTA, megaflashes are spoken on, Wilderness is prescribed, the German Wampire is back, D-Low visits the scene of the crime, POD talks dry needling, Skittles hikes into Dixie, Heaps and Lemuel call in, a baby plover is born, Disco and thens, sounds are solved on Wampire Roulette, chicharrones are examined, restaurant cutlery is clarified, and we are serenaded with a new show song. D-Low has fields a gear question on Ask-A-Hiker and our monthly donors are named!







    Become a member of the Tahoe Rim Trail Association today!







    Beer O’ Da Month: Big thanks to Trail Show Nation and Brian Saum once again for Show 115’s beers and cheers!







    Music on this month’s Trail Show was from The Tomorrowmen off their “Futourism” album….get all the tunes at Double Crown Records!







    *Disclaimer: The Trail Show is a comedy podcast that sometimes talks about hiking and always talks about beer, and absolutely nothing we say should be taken at face value or misinterpreted as truth. Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
386 Ratings

386 Ratings

green mountain grrl ,

Long Showers, Motel Baths *&* Road Walks

The very best Trail variety show! Thanks for making a show that doesn’t feel like I’m listening irl ‘Always Sunny….’ Mucho besos

NKrume ,

Best pod for long, real long commutes

Too bad I never listen and work from home :(

dbraunlich ,

Another covid lecture

Was excited to hear the episode with Jupiter and a new hiking pod. Couldn’t make it through the THIRTY MINUTE (maybe longer) covid virtue signaling lecture.

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