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#104 | Starting your own Backpacking Gear Company with Jacob Younger

February 9th, 2021

Jacob Younger and I met each other on the Northville Placid Trail in September 2020. He told me about making his own gear, starting a company, and I thought it was really interesting and invited him on the podcast! 

Check out Jacob's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therealjyoungs/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Instagram (@kylehateshiking), or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

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#103 | A Harrowing Reminder of what can go Wrong on the PCT (and other trails) with Doug Laher

February 2nd, 2021

Trevor Laher passed away while attempting a thru hike of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) in March of 2020. Despite the tragic circumstances, his father Doug Laher has made it his mission to educate other hikers of the PCT and beyond about how the accident could have been prevented. Doug joins me in this episode to talk about Trevor's legacy, the accident, and what we can all learn from it. 

Read more: https://www.pcta.org/2021/doug-lahers-call-for-safety-in-memory-of-his-son-trevor-87656/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Instagram (@kylehateshiking), or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

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#102 | What was an Appalachian Trail thru hike like in 1999? Interview with Troy Zohner

January 26th, 2021

Troy Zohner (Tomcat) joins the show to talk all things thru hiking, peak-bagging, and backpacking. He hiked the Appalachian Trail in 1999, and then went on to complete and attempt numerous other hikes. If you name it, there is a good chance Tomcat has done it!

Tomcat's blog: http://www.tomcatsadventures.com/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Instagram (@kylehateshiking), or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

If you're really into Trail Tales and want to receive some bonus content, please consider supporting the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/trailtales

Feel free to leave me a five-star review on iTunes, and subscribe if you like the show! My personal Instagram is @kylehateshiking, so feel free to follow me on there as well.

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#100 | Baker interviews the #1 HOT NEW Hiking Influencer: Kyle Hates Hiking

December 29th, 2020

In the 100th episode special, Baker takes over the job of interviewer and asks me all about my journey to becoming the #1 HOT NEW hiking influencer....lol. He asks me about the process behind my content, Flossy's involvement, my favorite YouTubers/podcasts, and much much more. PLUS this episode features some "new advertisers"... you won't want to miss it.

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Instagram (@kylehateshiking), or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

If you're really into Trail Tales and want to receive some bonus content, please consider supporting the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/trailtales

Feel free to leave me a five-star review on iTunes, and subscribe if you like the show! My personal Instagram is @kylehateshiking, so feel free to follow me on there as well.

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#98 | A Brutal Face Injury in the 100 Mile Wilderness with Appalachian Trail thru hiker Nikoline Hamann

December 8th, 2020

Nikoline Hamann joins the show all the way from Denmark to talk about her thru hike of the Appalachian Trail! We talk about the inspiration it took to commit to the idea of the Appalachian Trail despite living on a different continent, some of the highs and lows of her thru hike, and at the end she tells a story of how she fell and injured her face... only days away from Katahdin. 

Nikoline's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nikolinehamann/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Instagram (@kylehateshiking), or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

If you're really into Trail Tales and want to receive some bonus content, please consider supporting the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/trailtales

Feel free to leave me a five-star review on iTunes, and subscribe if you like the show! My personal Instagram is @kylehateshiking, so feel free to follow me on there as well.

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#97 | When a NOBO and SOBO pass each other on the Appalachian Trail with Rose “Comics” Turner

December 1st, 2020

Rose "Comics" Turner joins the show this week to talk all about the Appalachian Trail and creating comics on it! That's right, Comics made creating art an integral part of her Appalachian Trail thru hiking experience. Also, since she hiked a good portion of the trail SOBO in 2018, we spend some time trying to figure out when we passed each other (since I went NOBO that same year). Follow Comics on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rotucomics/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Instagram (@kylehateshiking), or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

If you're really into Trail Tales and want to receive some bonus content, please consider supporting the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/trailtales

Feel free to leave me a five-star review on iTunes, and subscribe if you like the show! My personal Instagram is @kylehateshiking, so feel free to follow me on there as well.

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#92 | A 2020 Appalachian Trail thru hiker answers TOUGH questions about Covid with Rune Ravn

October 20th, 2020

It's no secret that thru hiking in 2020 is a very controversial topic. I usually try to stay out of controversial issues, but due to a number of listeners who reached out to me (and my own curiosity) I finally cracked... I present to you, and interview with Rune Ravn, a 2020 Appalachian Trail thru hiker. I ask Rune to tell his story, and ask him a number of tough questions about covid and the ethics of hiking during the pandemic. I believe it's very important to hear all sides of the story, so I hope you will listen with an open mind. Check out his YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/JustAboveU

Huge thanks to CS Instant Coffee for sponsoring this episode! Go check them out through my affiliate link: https://cs-instant-coffee.peachs.co/a/kyle-ogrady/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Twitter, Instagram, or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

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#89 | Flossy and I are Thru Hiking the Northville Placid Trail… hopefully

September 22nd, 2020

Flossy joins me once again to discuss the backpacking and hiking we have done since our last episode (episode 89), as well as our hiking plans for the future. We are going to be attempting to thru hike the Northville Placid Trail in the Adirondacks... we talk about what we are excited for, the build up to the hike, and what we are nervous for. 

Huge thanks to CS Instant Coffee for sponsoring this episode! Go check them out through my affiliate link: https://cs-instant-coffee.peachs.co/a/kyle-ogrady/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Twitter, Instagram, or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

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Feel free to leave me a five-star review on iTunes, and subscribe if you like the show! My personal Instagram is @kylehateshiking, so feel free to follow me on there as well.

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#88 | CRUSHING the FKT for the White Mountains Direttissima

September 15th, 2020

Will Peterson thru hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2019, and after cancelling a 2020 PCT thru hike he decided to go after the White Mountains Direttissima FKT. Despite no previous experience setting FKTs, Will crushed the route and ended up setting the new unsupported FKT at 5 days, 13 hours and 5 minutes. Super awesome!

Article about Will's White Mountains Direttissima FKT: https://thetrek.co/my-trip-report-from-setting-the-white-mountains-direttissima-record/

Check out this episode's sponsor, Sawyer Products: https://sawyer.com/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Twitter, Instagram, or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

If you're really into Trail Tales and want to receive some bonus content, please consider supporting the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/trailtales

Feel free to leave me a five-star review on iTunes, and subscribe if you like the show! My personal Instagram is @kylehateshiking, so feel free to follow me on there as well.

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#86 | Hiking the Vermont Long Trail as a first Thru Hike

August 18th, 2020

My good friend Kayla joins the show this week to talk all about her FIRST THRU HIKE EVER in which she completed MY FAVORITE TRAIL EVER i.e the Vermont Long Trail! The Long Trail is tough, and hiking it in a group of 4 is even tougher, so I think it's awesome that she was able to crush it! We talk about group hiking, some of her favorite spots on the trail, and at the end of the episode she shares a story of a bear encounter in the Adirondacks.

Please consider supporting my 46Climbs team to raise money for suicide prevention.

Video explaining what 46Climbs is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQXr9AvW5Bo

Link to my fundraising page: https://afsp.donordrive.com/team/258063

Thanks to Sawyer Products for sponsoring this episode. Go learn about them at: https://www.sawyer.com/

Like what you hear? Want to talk some smack? You can contact me on Twitter, Instagram, or send me an email: trailtalespod@gmail.com

If you're really into Trail Tales and want to receive some bonus content, please consider supporting the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/trailtales

Feel free to leave me a five-star review on iTunes, and subscribe if you like the show! My personal Instagram is @kylehateshiking, so feel free to follow me on there as well.

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