This Provo, Utah hotel

This Provo, Utah hotel seems to be telling me that I should be #backpacking nearby and not working in town this week. … [Read more...]

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Episode 42: Most Significant Backcountry Gear Of All Time?

In Episode 42, we discuss a March 2017 article that appeared in Outside Magazine titled "The 40 Most Significant Tools & Toys Ever Designed".  In honor of the magazine's 40th anniversary, the editors choose 40 products that "stood out for their sheer inventiveness" and their general impact on the outdoor community. Tonight we sit fireside on the South Carolina side of the Chattooga River and debate the merits of some items on the list.  Our group rarely reaches a consensus on each … [Read more...]

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...]

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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: 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...]