Posts tagged Hiking
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 67 Becoming Adventure Ready with Katie Gerber

Katie Gerber is a certified Nutritionist who specializes in helping outdoor enthusiasts reach their nutrition goals so they're ready for whatever adventure comes their way.  Most importantly, she helps them become Adventure Ready.

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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 51 Born In The Boundary Waters with Granite Gear

Granite Gear was born in the Boundary Waters helping canoe goers portage their gear from one body of water to another. Fast forward 32 years, and they have a wide array of products to include ultralight packs found on all the long trails in the U.S.

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Episode 46 Running 500 Miles in 10 Days with Christof Teuscher

Christof Teuscher is the new FKT holder of the WA section of the PCT.  We chat what it means to run 500 miles in just 10 days, how it works, and where this all began personally.  Lots of great wisdom on how to push those personal limits!

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Episode 33 Designing with Sierra Designs

George Bryant is the VP and GM of Sierra Designs.  On this episode, George walks me though the design process and culture behind Sierra Designs.  This episode is a unique window into a company known for creating livable and versatile backpacking products.

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Episode 32 Saving Our Trail Systems with Clay Jacobson

Clay Jacobson is an experienced Thru Hiker who now works with the Idaho Trail Association helping to keep trails maintained and open for public access.  On this episode, we dive into the current state of trails in the US and what people can do to help.

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