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Scott and Ariane December 28, 2017 0

Episode 39: The Tale of Two Trails Interview with Leigh Rothermel

We interview Leigh Rothermel (shortstack) from Mountain Crossings of what it took to Thru-Hike 2 of the longest national trails in the Country. The Appalachian Trail and the

Scott and Ariane December 28, 2017 0

How to convert a Vintage Airstream to Ecco Friendly

When we bought a vintage Airstream from the 70's, both of us knew that it would be a huge project to completely update our Lucy to one that fits our lifestyle. Let's face it, the 70's decade wasn't known for environmentally friendly products. We kn...

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Scott and Ariane December 21, 2017 0

Episode 38: Hiking with Heat Miser VS Snow Miser

Our Holiday Podcast is all about some fun. Driving in the car the other day we debated who we would rather go hiking with. Heat Miser or Snow Miser from the animated show "The Year Without Christmas".  We laughed so hard we wanted to do a Podcast a...

Scott and Ariane December 21, 2017 0

3 Hot Drinks You Can Make Around the Campfire

With National Hot Toddy Day coming around the corner, we thought this would be the perfect time to share our favorite hot drinks (with a little somethin somethin) to keep you feeling good around the campfire on a cold night. Of course we always ...

Scott and Ariane December 19, 2017 0

Ariane & Scott’s Backpacking Gear List

Our Gear is based on our lifestyle when hiking or camping in the wilderness. Not all the gear listed we use ALL the time. Of course it varies on where we are going, how long will we be there, and is weight important to us? Every trip, every trail w...

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Scott and Ariane December 14, 2017 0

Episode 37: Baby It’s Cold Outside

One of our favorite things to do is to go hiking in the Winter Snow. Well, we sure did get our wish this winter in Northern Georgia. On this episode we try and inspire and motivate you to get outdoors in the Winter and see it in a different perspec...

Ariane Petrucci December 14, 2017 0

The Trail Down Below

Most people think when you hike a trail you are hiking in the woods. Whether it's a State Park, National Park or a Recreation Area, you visualize a place where the sun is shining and nature is bursting with noise. You probably never think about pit...

Scott and Ariane December 14, 2017 0

How we Insulated a 40 Year Old Airstream

One of the biggest decisions we made was how to insulate our vintage Airstream.  First, a little history lesson. Old campers, specifically vintage Airstreams came with pink fiber glass insulation and attracted almost every living creature that coul...

Scott and Ariane December 8, 2017 2

Hiking in the Snow

Nothing like hiking in the snow and soaking up the beauty of winter. It's one of our favorite times to go backpacking and spend time outdoors. Last year, we went up into the GSMNP in January with 12 ...

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Scott and Ariane December 7, 2017 0

Episode 36: Lightening the Load

On this episode we discuss getting rid of the stuff, and trusting the trail. No matter what "the trail" means to you. Less is more! We openly share what our lives have been like since we have purged all of our junk. How does that relate to our life...

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Scott and Ariane December 2, 2017 0

Episode 35: Prepping for the Appalachian Trail

On this episode we share our experience with how we inspire and motivate potential Thru-Hikers  prepping for the Appalachian Trail. We partnered with Mountain Crossings Outfitters and are offering 4 AT Prep Classes taught right on the Appalachian T...

TheBackPacker December 2, 2017 0

12 Gifts For The Outdoor Lover That Are A Must

What would be the Holiday's without a desire to get out on the road and spend time with family and friends. Of course, it's also a time to get outdoors and hike off the Turkey Dinner that is still haunting you on the scale. As travelers, we are alw...