Gift For The Camel!

If you heard him in Episode 40, you'll agree that I need to get this shirt as a gift for The Camel … [Read more...]

Protected: Backcountry Hors D’oeuvres

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Knights Of Ni

Pratt does his best impression of Monty Python's the Knights Of Ni during a backcountry trip in the Smokies. … [Read more...]

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Episode 35: The Most Influential Hikers And Backpackers Of All Time

In Episode 35, we discuss the most influential hikers and backpackers of all time as we sit by a campfire in North Georgia on an autumn night with coyotes running wild in the background.  First, a shout out to the trail conferences, clubs, maintainers, ridge-runners, trail angels, and financial benefactors to Trail - because you are collectively more important than any individual for your contributions.  But tonight we review some of the names that came up the most frequently in hiking and … [Read more...]

Fugarwi Pong

This is what we do on a rainy day at Camp Fugarwi. You just have to put your knees in to it. … [Read more...]

Keep Calm & Carry Guns

Muscle Jim is calm and would like to show you his guns. … [Read more...]

You never know what you might find crawling around in the backcountry…

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Episode 32: Backcountry 201 – Advanced Rookie Mistakes

In Episode 32, the conversation on Rookie Mistakes continues as we sit fireside on Justus Creek along the Appalachian Trail in North Georgia. In this discussion, Beer Run, PokeyBo, and Therm Rider talk about some classic rookie moves: taking the wrong gear, hiking above your skill level, and taking too much. “Backcountry 201” is the second installment in this mini-series where we sit around the campfire and discuss the fundamentals of backpacking.  In this episode, we go "off trail" a … [Read more...]

From The Upper Deck

After some coaxing, we finally got Will to do the rope swing from the upper deck at our campsite. … [Read more...]