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TheBackPacker February 15, 2018 0

Episode 45: Is Less Really More?

On this Episode, we compare 2 trends growing in popularity = lightweight backpacking and minimalist living - AND do the two truly parallel each other. So, we ask - is less really more? In recent years the nomadic life has become a socially appealin...

Scott Janz February 10, 2018 0

Does Camping in the Woods Scare You?

Isn't it funny how many things (and people) we trust everyday in our lives. Have you ever really thought about the blind trust you have with all the places you go and the individuals you HAVE to interact with to get to where you need to be.  Have y...

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Scott and Ariane February 8, 2018 0

Episode 44: Embrace the Suck

On this episode we discuss "Embrace the Suck" and how that relates to the outdoors. Mother Nature doesn't always care about your weekend plans, and She certainly doesn't take note to all the planning, costs and coordination involved in those plans....

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Scott and Ariane February 1, 2018 0

Episode 43: A Toast to the FullMoon

This is one outdoor Podcast you don't want to miss. On this episode we sit under the Super Blood FullMoon with our friends on a LIVE discussion about the outdoors. We raise a glass of champagne to celebrate the Full Moon and share laughs and storie...

Scott Janz January 21, 2018 0

Top 3 Mistakes New Backpackers Make

First, let me say that no one person has the "perfect" gear list or is "all knowing". After 20 years of backpacking, I am still learning. But there are commonalities that new backpackers should learn first. Ariane and I are always testing gear or d...

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Scott and Ariane January 18, 2018 0

Episode 42: Taste of the Trail

Many times eating in the backcountry can get mundane with the same ol foods. On this episode we share some of our favorite recipes we have cooked (many times) on the trail. We give you some great tips on what to buy, where to buy, and how to cook i...

Scott Janz January 16, 2018 0

Renovating our Vintage Airstream Electrical pt.1

Renovation our vintage Airstream is certainly a labor of love. It's not always easy and sometimes pretty frustrating, but all in all it has been a blast. As in most RV's, there are two types of electricity. The first, is much like your home elec...

Ariane Petrucci January 16, 2018 0

How I Go Lightweight

As a female hiker, I am constantly asked what gear I used when I travel outdoors and hit the trail. I also get a lot of questions about safety and going solo. It's not ever been too much of a concern going solo. In 2017 I hiked 300 miles of the App...

Scott and Ariane January 14, 2018 0

Why you should buy the Equinox Tarp Tent

Ok folks, here we go. I totally understand most people will not go out and buy a tarp to sleep under in any weather condition. However, before you say "NO WAY", let me argue my point. Let me start off by saying that in over 10 years of sleeping ...

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Scott and Ariane January 11, 2018 0

Episode 41: Barefoot Backpacking Bliss or Bust

On this episode we share what it was like when we backpacked 12 miles barefoot. Where we went, and how it felt. Hiking barefoot connects you to the trail in a whole new way and gives you a whole new perspective on just what you are missing when wea...

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Scott and Ariane January 4, 2018 2

Episode 40: Trail Blunders Are Real

It doesn't always come out the way you thought it would. Whether it's life or the trail. Sometimes things just go wrong. On this episode we have a laugh at our own expense as we list our top 10 Trail Blunders of all time. We did this episode

Scott and Ariane January 3, 2018 0

Paddle Back in Time – The Okefenokee Swamp

When we travel to different places around the Country and seek some epic adventures, the one that stands out to us, is a paddle through ...