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Backpacker Radio

May 30, 2022

In today's episode of Backpacker Radio presented by The Trek brought to by Goodr, we are joined by a gaggle of AT Hiker Trash.  Today's episode comes to you from Trail Days, where we go through a series of rapid fire questions with hikers who are in the midst of their 2022 AT thru-hikes.  This one is the predictable amount of chaos.

We wrap the show joined alongside Mara and Leah for our favorite moments from the AT road trip, a triple crown of fast food restaurants, and a listener educates us on plant water.

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Interviews with current AT hikers!

Time stamps & Questions

00:04:47 - QOTD: What was your favorite moment from Trail Days Day 1?

00:16:48 - Scavenger hunt discussion

00:19:21 - Interview with Painkiller

00:24:35 - Interview with Platinum

00:32:14 - Interview with El Humidor and Footloose

00:44:10 - Interview with trek blogger Sidetrack

00:51:19 - Interview with trek blogger Catchup

00:59:51 - Interview with Good Zen

01:05:20 - Interview with Catchup

01:10:05 - Interview with Mindwell

01:16:02 - Interview with Ulasidena

01:21:05 - Interview with Mary Poppins


Triple Crown of fast food restaurants

Listener Voicemail 

5 Star Review

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