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Appalachian Trail

020 Dad Bashes Fiona Hill, We Discuss What Dick Said, Dad Tells Farm Stories

The first 30 minutes is a discussion about Fiona Hill from Bob’s novel Sea Turtles.

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019 Pausing To Find Answers To Appalacian Trail Parking and Airport Questions

Visit the link below, then click the “A.T. Shuttle List” link for the PDF file dad and I discussed in this episode. http://www.appalachiantrail.org/hiking/find-a-hike/parking-shuttles-transportation

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018 Niagara Falls, Big Agnes Q-core, Training Hikes, Podcasting Benefits and Planning

This episode begins with an overview of my family vacation to Niagara Falls. Next we discuss the Big Agnes Q-Core air mattress I purchased from REI. Then we talk about what training we’ve done–dad has a weight vest with approximately 40 lbs of weight for solo training–and what we plan to do to get in … Continue reading »

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017 A Good Time Trying To Podcast About Backpacking

This is one of the most entertaining of the lot!

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016 Backpacking The Railroad Tracks Thru East To White Oak Hills

More hiking, overnight camping, and gear testing. One of my favorite types of episodes! We discuss what worked, what didn’t, and what we thoroughly enjoyed. For example, we enjoyed several scenic rest stops (sitting on a railroad bridge over a large creek, lying in the grass on a beautiful breezy mid-morning day at two separate … Continue reading »

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015 Map Study – Highest Elevation (3837) and Best Hiking In Shenandoah National Park

Once again, we stand over our maps in the map room and continue developing our trail plan. This is a good episode, with lots of factual details, such as trail huts, camp stores, and mileage in between.

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014 Backpacking Water Purification, Filters, Tablets, Protozoa, Bacteria, Viruses, and More

We talk about Giardia and Cryptosporidium, etc., during the first 15 minutes of this podcast. The remaining time we spend talking about the new gear we’ve purchased and gear we still think we need. The previous week we drank water from the cattle pond, and since cattle host all sorts of nasty protozoa, bacteria, and … Continue reading »

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013 Simply Our Shortest Podcast Yet (Or The Morning After Camping)

I’ll add show notes later…

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012 Appalachian Trail Guidelines and Rules Within Shenandoah National Park

I’ll probably have this episode transcribed. It’s loaded with factual information. Buy the Appalachian Trail Guide to Shenandoah National Park (with side trails) from the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club.

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011 Simply Our Longest Podcast Yet

I might add a detailed description later…

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