The first 30 minutes is a discussion about Fiona Hill from Bob’s novel Sea Turtles.
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
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
This is one of the most entertaining of the lot!
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
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.
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
I’ll add show notes later…
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.
I might add a detailed description later…