Practical Backpacking™ Podcast
By Bernie (Reality)
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The Practical Backpacking™ Podcast features informative interviews with adventurers and leaders in the outdoor community. More episodes are available at www.practicalbackpacking.com/show/
||CleanPBP Episode 54 - The Unseen Africa||This episode features an intercontinental talk that I had with Francis Tapon. Francis is in the midst of a 4-year adventure in which he will visit the 54 countries of Africa. Part of his mission involves creating a television show that...||6/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 53 - Tell it on the Mountain||In this episode Shaun Carrigan, producer of the long-awaited Tell it on the Mountain film, talks about the inspiration, experiences, and challenges behind producing this adventurous tale that follows the journeys of several hikers along the Pacific...||4/16/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 52 - Brunton Solar Power||This episode is all about power in the backcountry. Chris Currah, Product Line Manager for Brunton, talks with me about solar and portable power options to charge everything from headlamps to laptops. Chris explains some basic terms associated...||4/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 51 – Hiking Goals||In this episode, Kolby Kirk (Condor) talks with me about his hiking goals, journaling, trail adventures, and creative projects. - Kolby speaks candidly about his hiking experiences and shares his personal approach to getting the most out of his time s..||2/18/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 50 – Eric Ryback Hiking Legend||This episode features my talk with hiking legend Eric Ryback. - Eric hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1969, the Pacific Crest Trail in 1970, and the Continental Divide Trail in 1972. He is recognized as the first person to thruhike the Pacific Crest Tr.||3/24/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 49 – Outdoor Research Handwear||In this episode I interview, Ammi Borenstein, the Director of Design and Development for Outdoor Research. - Ammi answers use-specifc questions regarding the company's wide-ranging line of gloves and mittens.||12/15/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 48 – Eddie Bauer First Ascent||This episode features details regarding cold-weather insulation clothing in the First Ascent line from Eddie Bauer. - To get the facts on layering, insulative clothing, and insight into the history and outdoor gear offerings of Eddie Bauer,||12/9/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 47 – Trail Designs Ti-Tri Sidewinder||In this episode, I talk with Russ Zandbergen about the Trail Designs Ti-Tri Sidewinder stove system and inferno wood-burning insert. - Russ is the President and Co-Founder of Trail Designs LLC and maintains the innovative manufacturing company along w..||11/28/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 46 – Exped DownMat||This episode presents a conversation that I had with Kaj Bune. Kaj is the Director of Marketing for Exped LLC in North America. - Our talk centers on the company's DownMat - Exped's popular goose-down backcountry sleeping mat that features an integra.||10/18/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 45 – Hammocks 101||This episode is all about hammocks. I've asked Brandon Waddy of Warbonnet Outdoors to help answer some basic, introductory questions regarding camping hammocks and hammock accessories. - Brandon and I discuss the types, benefits,||2/13/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 44 – RailRiders||This episode features my conversation with John d'Arbeloff - the President and Founder of RailRiders. - Our talk focuses primarily on the company's popular VersaTac pants and Eco-Mesh shirt. However, there's a generous overview of several other RailR.||11/23/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 43 – Blue Mountain Heritage Trail||In this episode I talk with Dick Hentze. Dick is the Chairman of the Board for the Blue Mountain Heritage Trail Association [501(c)(3)]. - Dick amd others are working hard to establish a new, long trail for backpackers and other outdoor enthusiasts to..||9/3/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 42 – Walking the Amazon||This episode features my interview with former British Army Captain Ed Stafford. Ed is in the midst of an expedition of a lifetime - backpacking the entire length of the Amazon River. - Driving himself through constant obstacles and denying fear's ho.||7/7/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPBP Episode 41 – Backpacking Couple||In this episode Lawton Grinter (Disco) and Felicia Hermosillo (P.O.D.) share what it was like to backpack as a couple for over 5,000 miles. - In recent years, the couple hiked both the Continental Divide Trail (see Walkumentary) and the Pacific Crest ..||4/16/2009||Free||View in iTunes|
great to see podcast
this is a great indepth podcast about hiking. no alot about hiking, but this is the best
Keeping my goals in line
I have been encouraged to keep up my goal to section hike the PCT. Thanks you and keep them coming!
My favorite podcast. The interviews are awesome and well done. His philosophy of hiking your own hike is just what everyone needs to hear. I've learned a lot from listening.