Posts tagged Backpacking
Episode 82 Thru Hiking, Happiness, and Taking Action with Dylan Tonkin

Dylan Tonkin quit his job to Thru Hike the Appalachian Trail not knowing what he'd do afterwards. He went on to hike the PCT and is now a business owner. On this episode, we discuss the importance of finding happiness and what it's like finding it.

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Episode 71 The Te Araroa Trail and The Hike For Mental Health with Justin Helmkamp

Justin Helmkamp is a long distance hiker who, when not hiking, spends his time with teenagers and young adults in Wilderness Therapy.  We cover his recent hike of the Te Araora and explore how the wilderness can promote a healthy mind.

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Episode 58 Saved By Mountains with Jeff Oliver

In 2013, Jeff "IBTAT" Oliver quit drinking and began hiking.  In 2018 he completed the AT.  He now has his sights set on the PCT in 2019 and when complete, will be only one trail away from completing the Triple Crown.  This is his story.

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Episode 57 The Hot Springs Trail with Aria Zoner

Aria Zoner is the author of the Hot Springs Trail guidebook and the voice behind wholefoodhiker.com.  He is about as passionate as they come when it comes to backpacking and helping people make the most of their time in the backcountry.

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Episode 56 Going Feral with Jimmy Funkhouser

Jimmy Funkhouser is the owner and founder of Feral, a backpacking outfitter in the Denver area.  On this episode, we dive into what made Jimmy to leave his corporate life to start something of his own and how Feral is set on doing things different.

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