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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 on the trail 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.

Trail Tales - Thru-Hiking, Backpacking, and Peak-Bagging Kyle O'Grady

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    • 5.0, 98 Ratings

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 on the trail 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.

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

Trail Name Cornbread ,

Favorite Hiking Podcast

This podcast is pretty stellar. Very informative and entertaining. I enjoy the informal tone in which Kyle conducts his interviews. Trail Tales keeps me connected to the hiking community while I'm not able to be on a long hike.

Also, that Baker fellow you keep having on the podcast seems like a cool chap. You should have him on some more episodes.

@indybeats ,

Telling Tales

Kyle, I live in Indiana - was driving to Colorado for a series of day-hikes, when I found your podcast. I proceeded to listen to the first 17 episodes while driving to and from Colorado. I'm not a thru-hiker, just a 49 year old weekend warrior, but I love your array of guests and all the experiences they share. It has given this day hiker / 1-2 night backpacker invaluable information and confidence. I'm pumped that I still have 30 episodes to go! And inspired to try longer trips in the future! Maybe try a week on an AT segment next year, or maybe the Foothills in SC. Thanks for offering this invaluable resource. Terry in Indy

Richrecon ,

New hiker. Excellent info and material.

I am a new hiker and this is a great source of information and true experiences on the trail. I am on #3 now and cant get enough. Thanks.

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