Trust the Trail Podcast
Scott and Ariane June 14, 2018 0

Episode 62: What Backpacking Teaches You

On this episode we discuss "What Backpacking Teaches You". We explore the life lessons that putting on a pack, trekking into the wilderness, combating all kinds of weather and how it all parallels lessons that can be learned in your own personal jo...

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Scott and Ariane June 7, 2018 0

Episode 61: Gadgets Need Them or Leave ‘Em?

On this episode you'll get to vote on the top 7 wackiest outdoor gadgets, determining their worth.  In the spirit of summer, whether it's hiking - backpacking - kayaking or car camping - we share with you gadgets that make you say... "WHAT?!" Wh...

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Scott and Ariane May 31, 2018 0

Episode 60: Alcohol Isn’t Just For Drinking

On this episode we talk about alcohol stoves. The different types, the benefits it provides, we share personal stories in us learning to use it and the reasons we prefer it. It's an entire episode devoted to discussing the Alcohol Stove. It's histo...

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Scott and Ariane May 24, 2018 0

Episode 59: Home Is Where Your Tarp Is

On this episode we discuss the differences between Home and the Trail. We ask you what is your comfort zone limit? What is your one weight penalty or item you are unwilling to compromise that makes you at home. Is there a difference between a tent ...

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Scott and Ariane May 17, 2018 0

Episode 58: Ticks Are Sneaky Little Suckers

On this episode we discuss that pesky little irritant otherwise known as THE TICK. We talk about how to keep them from attaching to you as well as recognizing signs of possible Lyme Disease. We share with you WHY they are predicted to be so bad thi...

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Scott and Ariane May 10, 2018 0

Episode 57: May Your Gear Be With You

On this episode we talk about being ONE with your gear.  Discussing how we've chosen our current gear based on our trail lifestyle and how that comfortably works to create an effortless and enjoyable backpacking experience. Not everyone's trail lif...

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Scott and Ariane May 3, 2018 0

Episode 56: Bringing Protection Into The Backcountry

On this episode we share our knowledge with the best way to store your food while in the backcountry, how to hang your food bag, and discuss the Bear Canister debate. Is it really necessary to bring one? We also will give you a list of all the Nati...

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Scott and Ariane April 26, 2018 0

Episode 55: Shaving Food Weight on the Appalachian Trail

On this episode we explore how to use your body to save weight in packing your food for the first 100 miles of your Appalachian Trail thru-hike. Then we bust the myth on cold soaking your food, reviewing what value it may or may not provide. Does "...

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Scott and Ariane April 19, 2018 0

Episode 54: You’re Gonna Get Wet

On this episode we discuss how to choose rain gear for your next hike, and define what "waterproof" really means. We also share two kinds of ratings that you should look for and different rain gear fabrics that will help you determine what to buy f...

Backpacking the Sycamore Wilderness Canyon
Scott and Ariane April 18, 2018 3

Arizona’s Sycamore Wilderness Canyon

One of the most remote places Ariane and I have ever gong hiking in. The Sycamore Wilderness Canyon offers a adventure like no other. But you won't find any roads, develope...

How to renovate a Airstream Argosy
Scott and Ariane April 17, 2018 0

How to Build a Bed in a Airstream Argosy

Rarely do we get to put to test our woodworking skills. However, renovating a Airstream Argosy and custom building everything will test your knowledge quickly. Our first woodworking test was building our queen size bed frame that open up to provide...

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Scott and Ariane April 12, 2018 1

Episode 53: A Creek With No Water

On this episode it's all about the adventures and beauty of the Sycamore Wilderness Canyon and how we found the perfect campsite that we will never forget. We also share how 10  years ago, Scott was lost in the Canyon and how he found his way out. ...