BirdShooter in front on Harrison’s Pierce Pond Camps – Sept 2019. In Episode 75, Tim Harrison tells us his experience with #hikers over the years, shares some happy and sad moments at Pierce Pond, and offers some suggestions for those #backpacking the #AppalachianTrail in Maine. Get it here .. https://ift.tt/2ydOE6l

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Episode 75: Harrison’s Pierce Pond Camps

Harrison's Pierce Pond Camps

In Episode 75, Tim Harrison snowmobiles to the top of Bates Ridge in northern Maine to catch up after our visit to Harrison's Pierce Pond Camps last fall.  The camp is 1/10th of a mile off the Appalachian Trail and is coveted by thru-hikers for the hearty 7am breakfast - served to backpackers in the scenic backdrop off Pierce Pond Lean-To and 16 miles from the nearest township. In the show, Tim tells us about running the camp since 1986, his experience with hikers over the years, shares … [Read more...]

The “Pandemic Podcast” is live! Recorded via Zoom (per social distancing guidelines), we discuss the impact to #hiking in city, state, and national parks in our area, some worthy Netflix shows, and our #backpacking plans for the post-pandemic era. Episode 74 is here … https://ift.tt/3dQkrdU

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Maybe a little rain, but no Coronavirus here. Just swirling clouds and views to the #AppalachianTrail

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Sunset from a firetower on the #AppalachianTrail in North Carolina last weekend

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Where hiking boots go to die – Neels Gap, GA

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Sunset at Wesser Bald last night

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Sunset at Wesser Bald last night

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Episode 73: Tunes For The Trail?

In Episode 73, we discuss the most appropriate hiking & backpacking songs for the trail.  The assignment was to come to the studio with 3 songs that relate to hiking/backpacking - in either the lyrics or song title.  In the show, we listen and debate each song and give honorable mention to some others that didn't make our list. This is a very subjective topic with many options and opinions and it is likely to stir up some controversy.  We rarely reach agreement since there are … [Read more...]

Commutes are better with the #N2Backpacking podcast

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