Backpacker Radio

From the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest and everything in between. Backpacker Radio is a show all about the wonderful world that is thru-hiking and long distance backpacking.

Co-hosts, Zach "Badger" Davis and Juliana "Chaunce" Chauncey muse on the backpacking life and the latest from the trail every other week. Topics include but are not limited to news, trail culture, interviews, gear, advice, and all you can eat buffets.


Listen Now: #44 | Renee "She-ra" Patrick on Her Triple Crown, Establishing the Oregon Desert Trail, and Her Potent Bearomones

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#37 | Jenny & Scott Jurek on the Appalachian Trail Speed Record, Parenting, and What's Next

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#44 | Renee "She-ra" Patrick on Her Triple Crown, Establishing the Oregon Desert Trail, and Her Potent Bearomones

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#43 | Clay Bonnyman Evans on AT Cults, YouTube Scam Artists, and Trail Murder Statistics

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#42 | Clare Gallagher

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#41 | Chaunce (Yes, Juliana Chauncey)

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#40 | Jim Kern + Pox Holiday

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#39 | The Real Hiking Viking on The Jordan Trail, "Failing" on The Long Trail, and Upcoming Plans

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#38 | Legend on his Arizona Trail FKT, The Great Western Loop, and Supergluing His Foot Shut

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#36 | Jon "Airborne" Schwarze on His PCT Yo-Yo

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#35 | Weezer on Hiking Sober, Processing Grief, and Metamorphosis on the Pacific Crest Trail

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#34 | Ken Ilgunas on Trespassing Across America

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#33 | Andrew Skurka

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#32 | Peter Downing on Ultra Running, the Peace Corps, and Suffer Better

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#31 | Justin "2Taps" Helmkamp on the Te Araroa and Wilderness Therapy Guiding

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#30 | Gummy Bear on Being a Gay, Plus-Sized Hiker, PCT 2019 PSA, and Things to Freak Out About Before a Thru-Hike

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BPR Community Show #1 | Advice to Prospective Thru-Hikers

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#29 | Valentine's Day 2.0 with Grizzly + Jenna, Tent Orgies, and How to Hike 30-Miles in a Day

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#28 | The Continental Divide Trail Episode featuring Teresa Martinez, Layering for the Appalachian Trail, and Vlogging Etiquette

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#27 | The Colorado Trail Episode with Bill Manning, Chaunce's Big Reveal, and The Top Sleeping Bags on the Appalachian Trail

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#26 | Scout + Frodo, The Top Tents on the Appalachian Trail, & Forgotten Internet Holidays

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#25 | Bethany "Fidgit" Hughes on Trekking the Length of the Americas

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#24 | Mike "Kickstand" Papadatos, from Backpacking Novice to the Calendar Triple Crown

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Trail Correspondents #17: Life After the Trail

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#23 | Heather "Anish" Anderson on Her Calendar Triple

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Trail Correspondents #16: The End

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#22 | "Guthook" on Building the Most Popular Thru-Hiking App

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Trail Correspondents Episode #15: Diversity on the Trail

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#21 | Nathan "Puma" Bauman on His 18-Month Adventure, Photography Tips, & The Best Trail Magic Items

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Trail Correspondents #14: The Evolution of Groups on Trail

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#20 | The Real Hiking Viking on His Colorado Trail FKT Attempt

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#19 | Piers Ellison on His PCT Brown Recluse Spider Bite, Hiking with a Guitar, and Considerations for International Hikers

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Trail Correspondents Episode #13: Technology Use on a Thru-Hike

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#18 | Andrew Downs on the Future of the Appalachian Trail, Thru-Hiker Entitlement, and Trail Maintenance

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Trail Correspondents Episode #12: The Lows

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#17 | Thru-Hiking Injury Prevention and Recovery Tips with Dr. Emily Kelly

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Trail Correspondents Episode #11: The Highs

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#16 | Furball on Thru-Hiking with Your Dog, Tour du Mont Blanc, and Appalachian Trail Terminology

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Trail Correspondents #10 | Trail Food, Changing Physiques, and Gear Sent Home

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#15 | Jennifer Pharr Davis, The Best Thru-Hiking Backpacks, and Clothes on the PCT

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#14 | Data, Chaunce Gets Covered in Poo, and the Land and Water Conservation Fund

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Trail Correspondents #9: The Wildcard Show

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#13 | The Trail Days Show! Ft. The Real Hiking Viking, Gary Sizer, & Megan Thompson

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#12 | Niki "Bionic Woman" Rellon, First Female to Hike the Appalachian Trail on Prosthetic Leg

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Trail Correspondents Episode #8 - The Biggest Surprises (Pt II)

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Trail Correspondents #7: The Biggest Surprises (Part 1)

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#11 | Thru-Hiking Nutrition with Katie Gerber and the Best Sleeping Bags for Thru-Hiking

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Trail Correspondents #6: The First Week on Trail (Part 2)

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#10 - Ballflap & His Soggy Igneo, PCT Trail Angel Frodo, and the Best Tents for Thru-Hiking

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Trail Correspondents #5: The Night Before the Trail (Pt. 2)

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#9 - Hey Girl from Sounds of the Trail, Boots vs. Trail Runners, & Using Permethrin

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Trail Correspondents #4: The First Week on Trail (Part I)

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#8 - Dirt Squirrel, the Best Restaurants on the Pacific Crest Trail, and Thru-Hiking as a Vegan

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Trail Correspondents #3: The Night Before (Part I)

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Trail Correspondents #2: Meet Our Pacific Crest Trail and Continental Divide Trail Hikers

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#7 - Jeffrey "Legend" Garmire on Hiking the Triple Crown in a Calendar Year

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Trail Correspondents #1 - Introducing our 2018 Appalachian Trail Hikers

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#6 - Steven "Twinkle" Shattuck on Dirt-Bagging for a Year, The Best Headlamps for Thru-Hiking, and Curing Anxiety on Trail

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#5 - Shailee Basnet on Summiting Everest, The AT vs. PCT, and Thru-Hiking Purism

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#4 - The Real Hiking Viking Pt II, Scariest Moments from the Trail, & Thru-Hiking Nutrition

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#3 - The Love, Romance, and Heartbreak Show Featuring Reptar

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#2 - Scuba Steve on Hiking Through the Sierra in Record Snow, Poop Stories, and The Top Gear on the Appalachian Trail

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#1 - The Real Hiking Viking