Backpacker Radio #140 | Climbing the Appalachian Path Pt 2: Methods to Practice, Harmful Wildlife, and Extra

In right this moment’s episode of Backpacker Radio offered by The Trek, we’re operating again the Appalachian Path panel.  This time, your favourite cinnamon connection are working in tandem to share some extra of their high, trail-tested recommendation for mountain climbing the AT.  This contains easy methods to stop in opposition to the most important menace offered by the Path, the precise resupply technique (or lack thereof), easy methods to practice for the Path, and way more.

We wrap the present with a triple crown of traits you’d need in a mountain climbing associate and we chat about a few of our favourite down jacket choices.   

Backpacker Radio #140 | Climbing the Appalachian Path Pt 2: Methods to Practice, Harmful Wildlife, and Extra


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AT Panel with Chaunce & Badger

Time stamps & Questions

00:03:48 – QOTD: How do you’re feeling about mint chocolate chip ice cream? 

00:10:40 – BPR Bulletins: WE ARE GOING TO TRAIL DAYS! 

00:13:10 – Badger Tip #1: Permethrin your garments! 

00:19:34 – Chaunce Tip #1: Give shelters a shot 

00:23:47 – Badger Tip #2: Dry out your gear

00:25:21 – Don’t fear about tidying your pack

00:26:52 – Chaunce Tip #2: Practice vertically 

00:28:34 – Options to stair stepper machines 

00:30:38 – Why operating isn’t sufficient coaching for the AT 

00:31:47 – Badger Tip #3: Don’t pre-plan resupplies on the AT

00:40:22 – Chaunce Tip #3: As an alternative of researching sights, analysis path cities and historical past 

00:44:29 – Make sure to have a seasoned hiker provide you with a shake down 

00:49:15 – Panel wrap up


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