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The Backpacking Podcast

The Backpacking Podcast

By John Kelley, Jeremiah Stringer

Be prepared to listen to great stories, hear from incredible guests, and laugh until your stomach hurts. Jeremiah Stringer and John Kelley share from experiences and knowledge from the trail while bringing the fun back to backpacking podcasts. The main goal here is to make you smile, and you'll quickly realize that Wednesdays are the best day of the week.
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136 Truck Tents, New Socks, and Long Hikes in the Woods

The Backpacking PodcastNov 02, 2022

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155 Marty Morissette - Outdoor life in the CANADIAN WILDERNESS

155 Marty Morissette - Outdoor life in the CANADIAN WILDERNESS

JK and Jeremiah hang out with our friend from the great white north of Canada, Marty Morisette.  We talk about everything from surviving crazy cold weather to getting your kids out in the backcountry.  We also chat about life as a youtuber and social media outdoorsman while trying to keep working a 9 to 5.   Check out Marty on these platforms:  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@UC_r18WC3sQi_vEacyfJQwqQ   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/martymorissetteyt/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@martymorissetteyt
Mar 15, 202301:07:47
154 Fatal Flaws In The Backcountry

154 Fatal Flaws In The Backcountry

Jeremiah and JK chat about 5 fatal mistakes that could actually be life threatening and how to prevent them from happening.
Mar 08, 202335:26
153 Does Jeremiah Know His National Parks?

153 Does Jeremiah Know His National Parks?

JK tries to stump Jeremiah on his National Park knowledge.  Think you can beat the King of Kentucky Backpacking in a battle of wits?
Mar 01, 202358:53
152 JESSICA MILLS ("Dixie" from Homemade Wanderlust) - An Alabama Girl Becomes a Backpacking Phenom

152 JESSICA MILLS ("Dixie" from Homemade Wanderlust) - An Alabama Girl Becomes a Backpacking Phenom

In this episode, the guys are chatting with Jessica “Dixie” Mills from Homemade Wanderlust. They discussed her recent Kilimanjaro trip, past adventures, and gave the livestream audience the opportunity to ask questions.  If you ever wondered if Dixie was the genuine article, this episode will prove she definitely is.
Feb 22, 202301:19:53
151 Who Decides What Ultralight Is?

151 Who Decides What Ultralight Is?

JK and Jeremiah discuss what it takes to get to that allusive title of "ultralight" while still disagreeing on the merits of Chick-Fil-A and whether or not Jeremiah is buying what JK is selling.
Feb 15, 202346:00
150 The Government CAN Fine You For Using Cameras in National Parks/Forests

150 The Government CAN Fine You For Using Cameras in National Parks/Forests

Tonight, Jeremiah and JK chat about a recent trip that Jeremiah took this past week and what exactly happened.  We also take some time to talk about the ruling that has made it nearly impossible for YouTubers, or possibly anyone to film in the backcountry without paying for a permit.
Feb 08, 202301:02:15
149 Dirty Secrets Backpackers Won't Talk About

149 Dirty Secrets Backpackers Won't Talk About

JK and Jeremiah talk about those things that most people won’t talk about in public when it comes to backpacking. Some are weird.  Some are rude.  Some are just down right disturbing.  Laugh along with us as we discuss the secret underbelly of backpacking
Feb 01, 202358:56
148 How to Prepare for a BIG Hike and Not Fail!!!!

148 How to Prepare for a BIG Hike and Not Fail!!!!

In this episode, Jeremiah and JK talk about preparing for a hike that's more than just a week or just simply larger in scale.  How do you get ready?  What gear do you need?  Hopefully, we can answer some of those questions.
Jan 25, 202358:27
147 - ANDREW SKURKA: Gear Tips, Trail Guidance and Being the Professor of Backpacking

147 - ANDREW SKURKA: Gear Tips, Trail Guidance and Being the Professor of Backpacking

Jeremiah and JK get to hang out with outdoor legend, Andrew Skurka, to chat about everything from recent adventures to the gear he uses out on trail. This is like getting a masterclass in backpacking from a true professional.  If you'd be interested in registering for one of Andrew's trips, go to: www.andrewskurka.com
Jan 18, 202301:11:00
146 Chasing a Polar Vortex and Being Let Down in the Red River Gorge

146 Chasing a Polar Vortex and Being Let Down in the Red River Gorge

Jeremiah and JK spend some time talking about recent trips, bad weather and even the College Football Championship.
Jan 11, 202334:56
145 We REACT To Your COMMENTS!!!

145 We REACT To Your COMMENTS!!!

We sincerely apologize for the audio in this podcast.  We had some technical difficulties, but were able to use our laptop audio.  In this episode, JK and Jeremiah react to viewer and listener comments. How rough were you guys on the podcast?  Listen to the podcast and find out.
Jan 04, 202329:46
144 Your Tent is NOT WARM ENOUGH, and Some of Your Other Gear Might Not Be Either.

144 Your Tent is NOT WARM ENOUGH, and Some of Your Other Gear Might Not Be Either.

Jeremiah and JK discuss how to have the proper gear for winter backpacking. Are tents better than hammocks?  Are quilts better than sleeping bags?  Hopefully, you can find some answers in this episode.
Dec 28, 202244:31
143 Hypothermia Kills!!! How To Dress Warm In Cold Weather

143 Hypothermia Kills!!! How To Dress Warm In Cold Weather

JK and Jeremiah have a little chat about dressing properly in cold weather.  How do you layer? How do you stay dry? Can Jeremiah and John agree on any of this?  Listen up and find out.
Dec 21, 202253:15
142 New Gear We're Using in 2023: Good Choices? Bad Choices?

142 New Gear We're Using in 2023: Good Choices? Bad Choices?

Jeremiah and JK chat about some of the new gear they're excited about getting out on trail with in 2023. Are they making good choices?  You decide!
Dec 14, 202201:09:20
141 Our Favorite BACKPACKING GEAR of 2022!

141 Our Favorite BACKPACKING GEAR of 2022!

Jeremiah and JK discuss the gear that they were most excited to discover in 2022, as well as some close runners up.
Dec 07, 202222:37
140 JASON WISH Secret FKT Attempts, Dealing with Injury, and Knowing When to Call It Quits

140 JASON WISH Secret FKT Attempts, Dealing with Injury, and Knowing When to Call It Quits

In this episode, Jason Wish makes a surprise visit to the Casa De Stringer.  We talk about everything from his many FKT attempts to what shoes he's fallen in love with in the last year.
Nov 30, 202201:05:25
139 JESSE MANNTAI - Grizzly Bears Are Bumble Bees and Wise Men Prepare At Night

139 JESSE MANNTAI - Grizzly Bears Are Bumble Bees and Wise Men Prepare At Night

In this episode, JK and Jeremiah get to have a great conversation with Jesse Manntai of the YouTube Channel Backcountry Forward.  We talk about everything from finishing the GDT to getting married, and, as always, Jesse keeps the positivity going. Check out Jesse's wild adventures on his YouTube Channel, Backcountry Forward: https://www.youtube.com/@BackcountryForward
Nov 23, 202201:02:38
138 GREG MORTON and KATE LYSAUGHT - From Feral to Fitting Back In: a Journey from the AT and Back.

138 GREG MORTON and KATE LYSAUGHT - From Feral to Fitting Back In: a Journey from the AT and Back.

Tonight, we're going to enjoy chatting with 2022 Appalachian Trail Thru Hikers, Greg Morton and Kate Lysaught about their adventures on the trail. There's a ton of great conversation, laughter, and, quite possibly, a great poop story.
Nov 16, 202201:03:54
137 JASON WAUGH - Gear Failure, Digging For Poop, Visits From Fireball Angels

137 JASON WAUGH - Gear Failure, Digging For Poop, Visits From Fireball Angels

John and Jeremiah are joined by Mr. Backpacking With Jason, Sir for an episode full of laughs, stories from the trail and of course, pooping. 
Nov 09, 202201:07:02
136 Truck Tents, New Socks, and Long Hikes in the Woods

136 Truck Tents, New Socks, and Long Hikes in the Woods

Jeremiah and JK sit down to talk about recent and upcoming adventures, as well as some new gear they’re trying out.
Nov 02, 202235:10
135 - Jeremiah Takes Over and Everything Falls Apart!

135 - Jeremiah Takes Over and Everything Falls Apart!

What happens when Jeremiah takes the reigns of the Backpacking Podcast?  What kind of shenanigans will he try to pull off?  Could this mean the end of the Backpacking Podcast?  Probably not, but that definitely sounds epic!!!!
Oct 26, 202201:12:37
134 - Q&A with the Guys

134 - Q&A with the Guys

Questions were asked, questions were answered, and everyone had a great time during this live stream.  We tackle everything from gear to our most coveted hikes.
Oct 19, 202201:13:04
133 Buckley and Bridgette Stringer - Hiking World's Collide in the Red River Gorge

133 Buckley and Bridgette Stringer - Hiking World's Collide in the Red River Gorge

Jeremiah is going in solo this week on the livestream, but he has two fantastic guests in our good friend, Buckley, and Jeremiah's better half, Bridgette. Everything from YouTuber meetups and basement renovations is discussed. There's no shortage of laughs.
Oct 12, 202201:03:22
132 Gear Companies Should HIRE US! Disappointments and Confusion Over New Gear

132 Gear Companies Should HIRE US! Disappointments and Confusion Over New Gear

In this episode, JK and Jeremiah discuss gear purchases that made them scratch their heads at companies' decisions in production.
Oct 05, 202201:02:11
131 JAYMIE SECORD - Conquering Kilimanjaro and Becoming Joe Wilderness

131 JAYMIE SECORD - Conquering Kilimanjaro and Becoming Joe Wilderness

JK and Jeremiah get the chance to talk with Canada's own, Joe Wilderness, Jamie Secord.  We'll be talking about all of his hiking exploits and his most recent bucket list hike up to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.  We'll touch on the preparation, the hike itself and the mental gymnastics you play in order to climb the world's tallest free-standing mountain.
Sep 28, 202201:05:07
130 Jeff Garmire - FKT Life: Hallucinations, Hunger, and Finishing with a Splash

130 Jeff Garmire - FKT Life: Hallucinations, Hunger, and Finishing with a Splash

Jeremiah and JK are excited to hang out with the one and only Tiger King, Legend himself, Jeff Garmire. After completing his FKT of the John Muir Trail, Jeff will share how the journey was and whatever else comes to mind.  We can promise you, that whatever else, will be highly entertaining.
Sep 21, 202201:11:04
129 Kelly Hays - Heartbreak on the PCT and Moving Forward

129 Kelly Hays - Heartbreak on the PCT and Moving Forward

Jeremiah and JK hang out with AT thru hiker and van lifer, Kelly Hays, as we chat about recent adventures and her tough decision to step off the Pacific Crest Trail.
Sep 14, 202201:00:23
128 Ripped Toenails, Far Out Updates, and The Dream Job

128 Ripped Toenails, Far Out Updates, and The Dream Job

JK and Jeremiah talk about life, trails, and recent updates to the Far Out app that are of significance to them.  They also chat about a hiker's dream job.
Sep 07, 202231:31
127 Rob Pelton: Inspiration from Nepal, Being a Hammock Master, and Enjoying Life

127 Rob Pelton: Inspiration from Nepal, Being a Hammock Master, and Enjoying Life

Join us tonight for the livestream as we chat with Rob Pelton of YouTube fame and one half of Chewing the Fat. We'll be talking about everything from hiking the Superior Hiking Trail, Spending time in Nepal, and severe cold weather backpacking.
Aug 31, 202201:01:30
126 Devin Ashby: Backpacking with Kids, Futuristic Wag Bags, and Making the Ultimate Day Pack

126 Devin Ashby: Backpacking with Kids, Futuristic Wag Bags, and Making the Ultimate Day Pack

In this episode, we're talking with the OG of the outdoors and start of Backcountry Exposure on YouTube, Devin Ashby.  We'll be talking about everything backpacking, as well as chatting about his 9 to 5 as general manager of Waymark.
Aug 24, 202201:09:58
125 Shaved Eyebrows, High End Gear, and Challenge Hikes: An EPIC Q&A!

125 Shaved Eyebrows, High End Gear, and Challenge Hikes: An EPIC Q&A!

Jeremiah and JK risk it all by doing a live Q&A Episode that may be one of the most entertaining episodes we've ever had.
Aug 17, 202201:16:50
124 Brad Felton: The High Uintas, Smelling like Beef and Cheese, and Open Air Defacation

124 Brad Felton: The High Uintas, Smelling like Beef and Cheese, and Open Air Defacation

JK and Jeremiah hang with Brad Felton from As The Crow Flies Hiking on YouTube.  We talk about everything from his recent trip to the Uinta Mountains in Utah, backpacking with other YouTubers, and there's even an appearance from Backpacker Bob....the homeless hiker.
Aug 10, 202201:01:09
123 Brian "Flash" Carpenter and Ben "Guru" Minegar - Hiking the JMT and Living to Talk About It

123 Brian "Flash" Carpenter and Ben "Guru" Minegar - Hiking the JMT and Living to Talk About It

In this audio only episode, Jeremiah and JK sit down to chat with two guys who just finished the world famous John Muir Trail in California.  They share their triumphs, their struggles, and how to deal with rodents on trail.
Aug 03, 202201:02:09
122 Broken Backs, KY Heat, and Falling Trees

122 Broken Backs, KY Heat, and Falling Trees

Jeremiah and JK chat about everything from cancelled trips to making YouTube videos.
Jul 27, 202230:21
121 Tannins in the Water, Backcountry Bidets, and Burning Plastic in the Campfire

121 Tannins in the Water, Backcountry Bidets, and Burning Plastic in the Campfire

Todays episode is all about "This vs. That". Jeremiah and JK compare different pieces of gear, different styles of backpacking and even hit on a bit of a controversial topic at camp.
Jul 20, 202201:12:53
120 The 7 Most ANNOYING People You Hike With

120 The 7 Most ANNOYING People You Hike With

In this episode, JK and Jeremiah discuss the 7 types of people that can drive you crazy when on trail.  Is it possible that they're talking about themselves?
Jul 13, 202236:36
119 Someone Shaved Jeremiah's Hair On Trail, Ban Horses From Hiking Trails, Visiting South Dakota

119 Someone Shaved Jeremiah's Hair On Trail, Ban Horses From Hiking Trails, Visiting South Dakota

John and Jeremiah deep dive into Jeremiah's recent trip to South Dakota with a crew of other backpackers. Jeremiah was forced to wear terrible facial hair and hike on trails that were shared with horses all while hiking the Black Hills of South Dakota to see Little Devils Tower & Mount Rushmore.
Jul 07, 202201:03:39
118 Walking Tacos, Attempted Vehicular Manslaughter, and Beautiful Bald Mountains

118 Walking Tacos, Attempted Vehicular Manslaughter, and Beautiful Bald Mountains

In this episode, we give a sincere thank you to everyone who sent wag bag messages to our friend, we chat about recent trips, and discuss just how crazy people can be in the Smoky Mountains.
Jun 29, 202201:00:39
117 Summer Hacks, New Gear and John Rants Like an Old Man

117 Summer Hacks, New Gear and John Rants Like an Old Man

Jeremiah and JK share some hacks they use on trail in the summer while talking about topics that get John a little heated.
Jun 22, 202201:00:20
116 Are Wag Bags Going to Be Put Into Law?

116 Are Wag Bags Going to Be Put Into Law?

116 JK & JSJeremiah and JK chat about several topics, but really dive into whether or not the wag bag will become a law in all national parks.
Jun 15, 202236:06
115 Going Ultralight On Big 3, Motorcycles To Save Gas, Hiking South Dakota, Ditching Stuff Sacks

115 Going Ultralight On Big 3, Motorcycles To Save Gas, Hiking South Dakota, Ditching Stuff Sacks

John & Jeremiah discuss how to become more ultralight and how, as you get older, it often becomes a necessity.
Jun 08, 202240:36
114 When Karen Strikes, The Kentucky Crud, and Waterfalls for Days

114 When Karen Strikes, The Kentucky Crud, and Waterfalls for Days

JK and Jeremiah sit down to chat about Jeremiah's most recent trip to the Sipsey Wilderness in the great state of Alabama.
Jun 01, 202235:17
113 RUE MCKENRICK: Rise of Backpacking, Conservation by Blazing Trails, Walking Perimeter of the US (14,000 mi)

113 RUE MCKENRICK: Rise of Backpacking, Conservation by Blazing Trails, Walking Perimeter of the US (14,000 mi)

Jeremiah Stringer and Rue McKenrick talk about blazing the American Perimeter Trail, a 14,000 mile trail that hugs the perimeter of the the United States. They discuss everything from the rise and popularity of backpacking to utilizing trail blazing in order to help with conservation efforts in the US.
May 25, 202201:17:56
112 New Gear, Summer Travel, and Double Booking

112 New Gear, Summer Travel, and Double Booking

Jeremiah and JK sit down for a chat about the upcoming summer months, future plans and a little gear talk.
May 18, 202235:43
111 MIYAGI AND TRIPS: Road Trips, Embarrassing Moments, and Growing Old Together On Trail

111 MIYAGI AND TRIPS: Road Trips, Embarrassing Moments, and Growing Old Together On Trail

JK and Jeremiah sit down with some of their favorite people, Miyagi and Trips. We talk about everything from how they met, started their backpacking adventures and where they're heading next.  We also dive deep into one of Trips' most embarrassing moments on trail.
May 11, 202201:06:46
110 JOSUE "SPIDER MEATBALL" GOMEZ: Beating the Odds, Mental Stress, and Winning

110 JOSUE "SPIDER MEATBALL" GOMEZ: Beating the Odds, Mental Stress, and Winning

The guys hang out with Spider Meatball himself, Josue Gomez.  Josue is the videographer at Zpacks, and his story of discovering the trail and mental wellness is inspiring.
May 04, 202201:03:34
109 Car Camping Gone Wrong, Hiking the Whites, and Seam Sealing Should be Standard

109 Car Camping Gone Wrong, Hiking the Whites, and Seam Sealing Should be Standard

JK and Jeremiah talk about everything going on in the world of backpacking, and even share a little from some recent trips.
Apr 27, 202201:10:39
108 HUNTER'S TRIP/TAPS AND TRAIL: Finding Love on the AT and Figuring Out What To Do With It

108 HUNTER'S TRIP/TAPS AND TRAIL: Finding Love on the AT and Figuring Out What To Do With It

JK and Jeremiah get to sit down for an incredible conversation with Hunter and Jessika, better known as "Hunter's Trip" on YouTube and Instagram and "Taps and Trail" on YouTube and Instagram.  We talk about everything from their common love for gear, fitness and the trail.
Apr 25, 202201:08:03
107 TIM BUCK: Desert Hiking, Friendships on Trail, and A Mess No One Wants to Clean Up

107 TIM BUCK: Desert Hiking, Friendships on Trail, and A Mess No One Wants to Clean Up

JK and Jeremiah sit down for a chat with "Backpacking with Buckley" creator, Tim Buck.  We talk about everything from our favorite places to backpack to some very embarrassing stories that might make your stomach turn.
Apr 13, 202201:02:00
106 KYLE O'GRADY Actually Likes Hiking, but NOT Podcasting, and He's Hiking the PCT!

106 KYLE O'GRADY Actually Likes Hiking, but NOT Podcasting, and He's Hiking the PCT!

Jeremiah and JK sit down with friend of the show, Kyle O'Grady to chat about his upcoming hike of the PCT, and he shares how he's taking a break from his popular podcast, "Trail Tales".  Of course, Kyle shares his unique humor and roasts Jeremiah with the help of JK.
Apr 06, 202201:08:45
105 BACKPACKING & BLISTERS - Sasquatch, OG Podcasting, and Private Pooping

105 BACKPACKING & BLISTERS - Sasquatch, OG Podcasting, and Private Pooping

JK and Jeremiah sit down with Derek and Carl from the Backpacking and Blisters Podcast to talk about anything and everything they can come up with.
Mar 30, 202201:00:11
104 ELEVATED OATS - Building a Conscious Brand With Your Best Friend.

104 ELEVATED OATS - Building a Conscious Brand With Your Best Friend.

Tonight, we sit down for a chat with Megan and Lacey from Elevated Oats. They are both former military who share a passion for mental health and encouragement. They don't just serve great food, they have a great cause.
Mar 23, 202201:01:32
103 PAPA BEAR HIKES - Long Trail Hiking, Leading the Scouts, and Find Joy in the Next Generation

103 PAPA BEAR HIKES - Long Trail Hiking, Leading the Scouts, and Find Joy in the Next Generation

Jeremiah and JK chat with Martin Armitage, better known as Papa Bear from the Papa Bear Hikes Podcast. Martin is a Podcaster, Author and Outdoor enthusiast who has worked for years with the Boy Scouts of America.  Join in as we chat with Papa Bear himself.
Mar 16, 202201:02:52
102 KELLY HAYS - Michael Jordan, Thru Hiking and That Van Life

102 KELLY HAYS - Michael Jordan, Thru Hiking and That Van Life

Jeremiah and JK chat with AT thru hiker and YouTube star, Kelly Hays about everything from her love of basketball, being a dietician and all her thru hiking adventures.
Mar 09, 202201:00:35
101 SEAN "SHUG" EMERY - Royalty of Minnesota, Hammock Camping, and Cold Weather

101 SEAN "SHUG" EMERY - Royalty of Minnesota, Hammock Camping, and Cold Weather

Jeremiah and JK get the opportunity to hang out with the true OG of Backpacking YouTubers, Sean "Shug" Emery.  Come hang out with us as we get the opportunity to talk with the legend himself.
Mar 02, 202201:37:23
100 DAN BECKER: Future Trips, Favorite Gear, and Would Dan Use the Poop Hammock?

100 DAN BECKER: Future Trips, Favorite Gear, and Would Dan Use the Poop Hammock?

Join us for episode 100 as Jeremiah and JK chat it up with Dan Becker.  We talk about everything from his youtube success to future plans and a few questions that he wasn't quite ready for.  Laugh along as we dig deep into the man himself!
Feb 23, 202201:01:58
99 Real Life, Heart Attacks Aren't Real, and New Tent Fabrics

99 Real Life, Heart Attacks Aren't Real, and New Tent Fabrics

JK and Jeremiah sit and chat about anything and everything, while still being able to bring it back to the newest fabrics being used in backpacking gear.
Feb 16, 202240:46
98 STEVEN SMITH: Mexican Coke, Coffee Is No Good, and Driving 15 Hours is Easy

98 STEVEN SMITH: Mexican Coke, Coffee Is No Good, and Driving 15 Hours is Easy

In this episode, we chat with Steven Smith of My Life Outdoors and learn a little bit more about the man in front of the camera and behind the website.  If you'd like to learn more about Steven, check out his website over at www.mylifeoutdoors.com or check him out on instagram @mylifeoutdoors and youtube @MyLifeOutdoors ​
Feb 09, 202201:02:08
97 Mosquitos Like the Smell of Sweat and Hot Tenting in January

97 Mosquitos Like the Smell of Sweat and Hot Tenting in January

Jeremiah and JK chat about everything from what scents and colors attract insects to finding the most comfortable way to relax in the backcountry in the wintertime.
Feb 02, 202242:25
96 The TRUE KY Hiking King, Free Blackmarket Tyvek, and Hiking in a BRONCO???

96 The TRUE KY Hiking King, Free Blackmarket Tyvek, and Hiking in a BRONCO???

Jeremiah and JK talk recent trips and all the fun involved.
Jan 26, 202232:21
95 JEREMY RODEFFER - Creating a New Piece of Gear and Making it Count

95 JEREMY RODEFFER - Creating a New Piece of Gear and Making it Count

JK and Jeremiah take some time to sit down and chat with Jeremy Rodeffer of the YouTube Channel, "All Things Outdoors" about his creation, the Polar Jammer and, even more importantly, the cause behind it.   Go check out Jeremy's Etsy page: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ATOD16
Jan 19, 202201:11:17
94 Shuffleboarding While Living on Coffee and Keto

94 Shuffleboarding While Living on Coffee and Keto

JK and Jeremiah take a little more serious approach to the podcast and discuss diets and healthy lifestyles, and whether they are sustainable over the long haul.  How does this affect backpacking?
Jan 12, 202254:23
93 THIS vs THAT: JK and Jeremiah Duke It Out!

93 THIS vs THAT: JK and Jeremiah Duke It Out!

Jeremiah and JK battle over backpacking preferences without losing their cool....or do they?  This episode is sponsored by Outdoor Beards.  Check them out at outdoorbeards.com
Jan 05, 202201:00:12
92 Filter Wishes Do Come True and Tales From The Trail

92 Filter Wishes Do Come True and Tales From The Trail

JK and Jeremiah discuss the new Platypus Quickdraw filter and share about recent trips.
Dec 29, 202131:28
91 Let's Fix the SAWYER SQUEEZE!

91 Let's Fix the SAWYER SQUEEZE!

JK and Jeremiah take apart one of the most popular water filters in the backcountry, the Sawyer Squeeze.
Dec 22, 202134:19
90 Energy Drinks, Losing Your Kentucky-ness, and Gear That Surprised Us

90 Energy Drinks, Losing Your Kentucky-ness, and Gear That Surprised Us

JK and Jeremiah talk about gear that surprised them with how much they loved them, and, of course, get way off topic.
Dec 15, 202153:46
89 Best Packs of 2021

89 Best Packs of 2021

JK and Jeremiah discuss their favorite backpacks that they’ve used this past year.
Dec 08, 202137:14
88 Q&A - Favorite Hiking Movies, Winter Backpacking, and Winging It

88 Q&A - Favorite Hiking Movies, Winter Backpacking, and Winging It

Jeremiah and JK sit down for the final livestream of 2021 to answer your questions….kinda. There’s a lot of laughter and Jeremiah merch promises.
Dec 01, 202101:15:19
87 CHRISTINE REED - Writing a Book With No Reservations And Still Seeking Adventure

87 CHRISTINE REED - Writing a Book With No Reservations And Still Seeking Adventure

JK and Jeremiah sit down to chat with the award winning author of "Alone in Wonderland", Christine Reed. We'll be talking about her book, hiking adventures and her recent hike of the Colorado Trail
Nov 24, 202101:08:53
86 Far Out Name Changes, Backpacking with Youtubers, and Jeremiah's Merch

86 Far Out Name Changes, Backpacking with Youtubers, and Jeremiah's Merch

JK and Jeremiah sit down to chat about recent trips, gear preferences, the Guthook/Far Out name change, and whatever else can come up in a livestream.
Nov 17, 202101:11:35
85 GREIR FLYNN - Long Trail Newby, Travel Nursing, and Van Life

85 GREIR FLYNN - Long Trail Newby, Travel Nursing, and Van Life

Greir is new to backpacking, but decided to take to the PCT and started an extensive section hike. He also is living a nomadic lifestyle trying van life where he works as a travel nurse.
Nov 10, 202101:10:13
84 MOMMY & ME ADVENTURES - Hiking Almost 2200 Miles With a 7 Year Old

84 MOMMY & ME ADVENTURES - Hiking Almost 2200 Miles With a 7 Year Old

Jeremiah and JK get to spend some time talking with Kayla and Fynleigh Percy about their recent thru hike of the Appalachian Trail and how it has affected them. Mommy & Me Adventures (YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM_UArb1rK7BHjBLIXZlNaw Instagram: mommy_and_me_adventures
Nov 03, 202101:01:53
83 NIKI RELLON (BIONIC GYPSY) - Hiking AT On Prosthetic Leg, Falling 45 ft, Rescued on Katahdin

83 NIKI RELLON (BIONIC GYPSY) - Hiking AT On Prosthetic Leg, Falling 45 ft, Rescued on Katahdin

Niki is the first female to complete the entire Appalachian Trail on a Prosthetic Let. She is a backpacker, author, inspirational speaker, trained chef, trained EMT, boxer and much more Website: BionicGypsy.com Book: "Push On: My Walk to Recovery on the Appalachian Trail"
Oct 27, 202101:03:48
82 PIE ON THE TRAIL: Bonus Episode - Traveling Abroad, Long Trails, and Bagels

82 PIE ON THE TRAIL: Bonus Episode - Traveling Abroad, Long Trails, and Bagels

JK and Jeremiah have an incredible conversation with international traveler and long trail hiker, Pie. We talk about everything from his recent hike through Iceland to his love of bagels and summer sausage.
Oct 22, 202101:13:01
81 DOC - Poop Embarrassment on Trail, Hiking the JMT, and Getting Struck by Lightning

81 DOC - Poop Embarrassment on Trail, Hiking the JMT, and Getting Struck by Lightning

Host of The John Freakin' Muir Podcast, Doc knows a little bit about everything, but not enough about anything to be an expert. Keeping his nose above the waterline and his toes above the tree line. https://thejohnfreakinmuirpod.wordpress.com/ @johnfreakinmuirpodcast
Oct 20, 202101:05:51
80 CHICKEN TRAMPER - A Cottage Company Success Story

80 CHICKEN TRAMPER - A Cottage Company Success Story

Jeremiah and JK catch up with the guys from Chicken Tramper after a year to see how they've grown, talk about hiring employees, and what's on the horizon.   WEBSITE: chickentrampergear.com INSTAGRAM: @chicken_tramper_gear YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0ftny3MT12sQ5zuksNUpHw
Oct 13, 202101:11:11
79 JESSE MANNTAI - Canadian Long Trails, Ramen Bombs, and The Perfect #2

79 JESSE MANNTAI - Canadian Long Trails, Ramen Bombs, and The Perfect #2

JK and Jeremiah hang out with Jesse Manntai from Backcountry Forward about his recent hike of the Great Divide Trail, as well as his other backpacking adventures in the Canadian Rockies.
Oct 06, 202101:19:53
78 JONATHAN SLIDER - Bringing the Outdoors to Today's Youth

78 JONATHAN SLIDER - Bringing the Outdoors to Today's Youth

Jonathan runs the nonprofit "Trailblazing Hope Outdoors". It is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide a modality of healing through outdoor recreation for youth in our community.   Visit Trailblazing Hope on the web: https://www.trailblazinghope.com/ Email: info@trailblazinghope.com Instagram: trailblazinghopeoutdoors
Sep 29, 202101:09:34
77 BRIAN "THE FLASH" CARPENTER - Long Trails, Mortal Wounds, and Woodworking

77 BRIAN "THE FLASH" CARPENTER - Long Trails, Mortal Wounds, and Woodworking

Jeremiah and JK sit down and chat with Brian "The Flash" Carpenter and discuss his many long trail experiences, as well as his side business, Smoky Trail Signs. www.carpenter-woodworks.com instagram: carpattack
Sep 22, 202101:07:42
76 Jeremiah and JK Q&A

76 Jeremiah and JK Q&A

Jeremiah and JK answer a number of questions across the board from hammock camping, to tents, to the essential pooping in the woods.
Sep 15, 202101:34:25
75 The 2021 Gear BATTLE ROYALE!!!

75 The 2021 Gear BATTLE ROYALE!!!

JK and Jeremiah compare gear items to see who is the gear champion for 2021.
Sep 08, 202101:06:29
74 Battling An Outbreak, Nutrition, and Keeping Your Head On Straight

74 Battling An Outbreak, Nutrition, and Keeping Your Head On Straight

74 Jeremiah and JK talk about the battle to stay healthy on the trail on multiple levels; overall health, nutrition, and keeping your mental health at the forefront.
Sep 01, 202159:27
73 New Tents, E Bikes, and Angry Virtue Signaling

73 New Tents, E Bikes, and Angry Virtue Signaling

Jeremiah and JK chat about new gear, teaching people about backpacking, and people's passion about the backcountry.  Can you have too much backpacking in your life?
Aug 25, 202158:57
72 BRICE BURTON - Giving Back, Raising A Young Hiker, and Wag Bag Shenanigans

72 BRICE BURTON - Giving Back, Raising A Young Hiker, and Wag Bag Shenanigans

JK and Jeremiah spend some time chatting with the founder of The Kentucky Outdoor Adventure Project, Brice Burton. We talk about everything from Pacific Northwest backpacking to bringing up the next generation of backpackers.   Check out The KOAP at https://www.kentuckyoap.org
Aug 18, 202159:45
71 JK and Jeremiah Are Dreaming of NEW GEAR!!!

71 JK and Jeremiah Are Dreaming of NEW GEAR!!!

Jeremiah and JK talk about gear they're wanting to get their hands on for the fall backpacking season.  Do they want tents? New clothes? Hammock gear?  Settle in and enjoy the conversation.
Aug 11, 202154:60
70 This Episode is About NOTHING, But It's ENTERTAINING!

70 This Episode is About NOTHING, But It's ENTERTAINING!

JK and Jeremiah sit down to talk about anything and everything from JK's recent bout with Covid to Jeremiah going kayaking. Sit down, relax, and enjoy the show!
Aug 04, 202155:10
69 TAYSON WHITAKER - Changing Perspectives, Carving a Legacy and Outlasting the Critics

69 TAYSON WHITAKER - Changing Perspectives, Carving a Legacy and Outlasting the Critics

JK and Jeremiah sit down to talk with the founder and owner of Outdoor Vitals, Tayson Whitaker.  Tayson shares everything from the beginnings of OV and future innovations, and even lets Jeremiah share some things he doesn't like about one of their products.  If you'd like to check out Outdoor Vitals, go to https://www.outdoorvitals.com
Jul 28, 202101:12:31
68 Can the LITTLE GUY WIN? Cottage Gear vs Big Box Gear!

68 Can the LITTLE GUY WIN? Cottage Gear vs Big Box Gear!

Jeremiah and JK chat about the differences between cottage brand companies and big box brand companies.  What are the pros?  What are the cons?  Is one more important than the other?  We'll leave that for you to decide.
Jul 21, 202155:57
67 How to TICK OFF Other Hikers! What Drives Backpackers Nuts?

67 How to TICK OFF Other Hikers! What Drives Backpackers Nuts?

JK and Jeremiah talk about all the ways that backpackers can be truly annoyed on the trail. This episode is sponsored by Outdoor Beards. Check them out at: https://www.outdoorbeards.com
Jul 14, 202101:01:44
66 Recent Trips, Trail Closures, and Personal Responsibility

66 Recent Trips, Trail Closures, and Personal Responsibility

Jeremiah and JK take a few minutes to talk about recent trips, big news from the Red River Gorge, and what we need to do to be more responsible in the backcountry.
Jul 07, 202101:10:50
65 JEFF GARMIRE - The Barkley, Backpacker Rivalries and Battle Royals

65 JEFF GARMIRE - The Barkley, Backpacker Rivalries and Battle Royals

Jeff Garmire is back! Today, we talk about the Barkley Marathon, long distance racing, and then things go sideways.  This could be the funniest episode of the podcast to date!
Jun 30, 202101:12:24
64 Weird Things People Take on Trail, and A Giveaway Update

64 Weird Things People Take on Trail, and A Giveaway Update

Jeremiah and JK talk about the strange things that people sometimes take on the trail, and also give an update on how you can win some pretty amazing prizes from out online giveaway. Here's the link for the giveaway: https://forms.gle/R5wznWU5SAuqoM778
Jun 23, 202133:07
63 Yellow Blazing, Hammock Camping, and Being a Man of Your Word

63 Yellow Blazing, Hammock Camping, and Being a Man of Your Word

JK and Jeremiah sit down to chat about recent trips, backpacking methodology and whatever else pops into their heads.
Jun 16, 202101:04:40
62 A HUGE Thank You, Backpacking Coffee, and LOTS OF GIVEAWAYS!!!!

62 A HUGE Thank You, Backpacking Coffee, and LOTS OF GIVEAWAYS!!!!

Thank you, thank you, thank you for all of the support over the last year and a half.  To show our appreciation, we had a livestream giveaway where we gave away gear from multiple companies, and Ben McMillan, from Hilltop Packs, made a ground breaking announcement about the future of his company.  If you missed the giveaway, have no fear!  We are also doing an "audio podcast only" giveaway from multiple companies with lots of great gear.  STAY TUNED! Click on THIS LINK to qualify to win some really great gear in the "Mr. Backpacking With Jason Sir Memorial Giveaway!"
Jun 09, 202101:02:52
61 LLOYD VOGEL - Cottage Brands, Ultralight Backpacking and Building a Brand

61 LLOYD VOGEL - Cottage Brands, Ultralight Backpacking and Building a Brand

GarageGrownGear.com  Lloyd Vogel -Likes Gear. Lots of it. Lloyd was born and raised in the booming metropolis of Milwaukee, Wisconsin! He discovered his love of kayaking along the shores of Lake Michigan, and spends his ever diminishing free time kayaking, backpacking, playing ultimate frisbee, and eating disproportionally large meals.  Lloyd got his start in business through Big Outdoors, which merged with Garage Grown Gear in March 2017. Prior to that he was a special education teacher. While the world of startups and education are plenty different, a background in herding kittens has helped him in both professional pursuits.
Jun 02, 202101:08:27
60 DAN DURSTON - Yo Yo Thru Hiking, Not Really Guiding Trips, and Designing a Revolutionary Tent

60 DAN DURSTON - Yo Yo Thru Hiking, Not Really Guiding Trips, and Designing a Revolutionary Tent

JK and Jeremiah sit down for a chat with Backpacker and gear designer, Dan Durston.   https://www.durstongear.com
May 26, 202159:42
59 HUNTER MUSGROVE - Cottage Company Love, Sandal Hiking, and Learning to Use a Camera

59 HUNTER MUSGROVE - Cottage Company Love, Sandal Hiking, and Learning to Use a Camera

Jeremiah and JK get the opportunity to talk with Hunter Musgrove from "Hunter's Trip" on YouTube.  We chat about everything from living in multiple states, to falling in love with backpacking, to hiking with sandals. Find Hunter on Instagram: @hunterstrip
May 19, 202101:16:29
58 Q&A with JK & JEREMIAH

58 Q&A with JK & JEREMIAH

Jeremiah and JK take some time to answer real time questions from people tuned in to their livestream. There's lots of laughs and lots of fun in this one.
May 12, 202101:24:54
57 JULIA SHEEHAN - Long Trails, Best Camp Foods, and Aiming For the Triple Crown

57 JULIA SHEEHAN - Long Trails, Best Camp Foods, and Aiming For the Triple Crown

JK and Jeremiah sit down for a conversation with long trail hike, Julia "Rocket" Sheehan.  We talk about everything from her time in the military to he current goal of completing hiking's triple crown.  You can find Julia on YouTube and Instagram via the links below. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jls935 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/juliasheehan/
May 05, 202101:02:56
56 RANDY PIERCE & JUSTIN SYLVESTER - A Blind Climb Up 48 Mountains

56 RANDY PIERCE & JUSTIN SYLVESTER - A Blind Climb Up 48 Mountains

Jeremiah and JK chat with Randy Pierce and Justing Sylvester about their climb up all 48 4000 footers in New Hampshire.
Apr 28, 202101:03:14
55 APRIL FOOLS - Backcountry Ranting, Recent Trips, and Responsibility in the Backcountry

55 APRIL FOOLS - Backcountry Ranting, Recent Trips, and Responsibility in the Backcountry

JK and Jeremiah chat about recent experiences backpacking and the ongoing battle of money and YouTube.
Apr 21, 202101:03:03
54 DAVE MORROW - Outdoor Photography, Backcountry Responsibility, and Finding the Perfect Shot

54 DAVE MORROW - Outdoor Photography, Backcountry Responsibility, and Finding the Perfect Shot

Jeremiah and JK sit dow to talk with an outstanding photographer in Dave Morrow.
Apr 14, 202101:14:05
53 DAVID GRAY - Camping with Dogs, Nature Photography and Artistic Inspiration

53 DAVID GRAY - Camping with Dogs, Nature Photography and Artistic Inspiration

JK and Jeremiah sit down for a chat with David Gray about everything from photography to his many trips.
Apr 07, 202101:15:19
52 RUE MCKENRICK - American Perimeter Trail Update, Wearing awkward clothes on the trail, and What's Next

52 RUE MCKENRICK - American Perimeter Trail Update, Wearing awkward clothes on the trail, and What's Next

JK and Jeremiah sit down with the creator of the American Perimeter Trail, Rue McKenrick to get an update on how the trail is doing, and what's next for him.
Mar 31, 202101:13:11
51 FROZEN from Outdoor Adventures - Dealing w/ Mental Health, Becoming a Dad, and Hiking Long Trails

51 FROZEN from Outdoor Adventures - Dealing w/ Mental Health, Becoming a Dad, and Hiking Long Trails

JK and Jeremiah sit down to chat with Outdoor Adventures' Frozen about life on the trail, how it changes your life, and how to adjust to life after.
Mar 24, 202158:25
50 JUSTIN HICK Gear Reviews, Canadian Rockies, and Long Trail Hiking

50 JUSTIN HICK Gear Reviews, Canadian Rockies, and Long Trail Hiking

JK and Jeremiah sit down to chat with Justin Outdoors himself, Justin Hick, about life, hiking, and being an outdoor YouTuber.
Mar 17, 202101:12:12
49 CHRIS SMEAD Movie Making, Rock Climbing, and Planning for the Future

49 CHRIS SMEAD Movie Making, Rock Climbing, and Planning for the Future

JK and Jeremiah sit down to talk with the founder of Outmersive Films, Chris Smead, about past projects, his time in the backcountry, and what the future holds.
Mar 10, 202101:00:19
48 ODIE NORMAN - Making Memories, Living the Dream, and Burning the Midnight Oil

48 ODIE NORMAN - Making Memories, Living the Dream, and Burning the Midnight Oil

Jeremiah and JK hang out with Odie Norman, AT thru hiker and creator of the Hiker Yearbook.  We discuss everything from the early days of the yearbook through it's introduction to the west coast and PCT hikers.
Mar 05, 202101:08:53
47 THE STRAWBRIDGE FAMILY - Triple Crowns, Hiking With Family, and Making a Difference

47 THE STRAWBRIDGE FAMILY - Triple Crowns, Hiking With Family, and Making a Difference

JK and Jeremiah get to sit down and talk to the Strawbridge family about their upcoming Appalachian Trail thru hike and finishing up the triple crown of hiking; the PCT, CDT, and now the AT.
Mar 03, 202101:09:29
46 HEATHER "ANISH" ANDERSON Defeating Gender Bias, Weight Problems and Breaking Records

46 HEATHER "ANISH" ANDERSON Defeating Gender Bias, Weight Problems and Breaking Records

JK and Jeremiah sit down for an amazing conversation with 2019 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year and the current FKT holder for the Pacific Crest Trail, Heather "Anish" Anderson.
Feb 24, 202101:00:33
45 ANDREW SKURKA Ultralight Backpacking, Bear Encounters, and Beans and Fritos

45 ANDREW SKURKA Ultralight Backpacking, Bear Encounters, and Beans and Fritos

Jeremiah and JK sit down to chat with one of the originators of ultralight backpacking, and a true adventurer, Andrew Skurka
Feb 17, 202159:49
44 SINTAX77 Cheeseburgers, Being an Introvert, and The World Watching You Become a Backpacker w/ Sintax77

44 SINTAX77 Cheeseburgers, Being an Introvert, and The World Watching You Become a Backpacker w/ Sintax77

In this episode, JK and Jeremiah get to sit down with one of the originators of the trail video, Sintax77.
Feb 10, 202101:15:07
43 SEAN SHUG EMERY Hangin' Out in Sector 7 with Shug! Whoooo Buddy!!!!

43 SEAN SHUG EMERY Hangin' Out in Sector 7 with Shug! Whoooo Buddy!!!!

Jeremiah and JK get the distinct pleasure of hanging out with a true backpacking legend, Sean "Shug" Emery. They talk about everything from circus performing, sobriety, and whether or not Shug actually likes camping in the cold.
Feb 05, 202101:38:10
42 Tarp Camping, False Summits, and Jeremiah Hates Insoles

42 Tarp Camping, False Summits, and Jeremiah Hates Insoles

JK and Jeremiah chat about future trips, gear and opinions on insoles.  This is all part of a pop-up livestream.
Feb 03, 202101:12:30
41 Shut It Down and Sleep In, Ancient Backpacking Gear, and Breaking Other People's Gear.

41 Shut It Down and Sleep In, Ancient Backpacking Gear, and Breaking Other People's Gear.

JK and Jeremiah sit down and chat about recent trips, gear failures, and gear preferences.
Jan 27, 202101:01:45
40 Southern Slang, Things to Avoid When Backpacking, and Stories From the Backcountry

40 Southern Slang, Things to Avoid When Backpacking, and Stories From the Backcountry

JK and Jeremiah talk about things to avoid when you're in the backcountry and share stories of their own mistakes.
Jan 20, 202159:54
39 BRIAN “FLASH” CARPENTER Bleeding Out, Replica Trail Signs, and Thru Hiking the SHT

39 BRIAN “FLASH” CARPENTER Bleeding Out, Replica Trail Signs, and Thru Hiking the SHT

JK and Jeremiah sit down with Thru Hiker and Owner of Smoky Mountain Signs, Brian Carpenter.
Jan 13, 202101:12:56
38 Season 3 Premiere, Melting Trail Runners and Gear Favorites

38 Season 3 Premiere, Melting Trail Runners and Gear Favorites

Jeremiah and JK chat about the new season, recent trips and whatever else they can come up with.
Jan 06, 202155:26
37 Plane Crashes, Vistas for Days, and Hiking the Pinhoti Trail

37 Plane Crashes, Vistas for Days, and Hiking the Pinhoti Trail

Jeremiah and JK talk about JK's most recent trip to Alabama to hike with Brad from "As the Crow Flies Hiking" on YouTube, as well as chatting about some recent trips for Jeremiah and his wife, Bridgette.
Dec 18, 202043:40
36 Don't Get Lost in the Woods

36 Don't Get Lost in the Woods

JK and Jeremiah talk about getting out in the backcountry responsibly and not getting lost. (This episode is sponsored by Art of the Trek)
Dec 16, 202043:05
35 Hot Takes, Wide Feet, and Witch Doctors

35 Hot Takes, Wide Feet, and Witch Doctors

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Dec 11, 202001:01:29
34 BENNY "PLUG IT IN" BRADEN Clean Up After Yourself......Please! A Chat

34 BENNY "PLUG IT IN" BRADEN Clean Up After Yourself......Please! A Chat

Jeremiah and JK sit down to talk with Benny "Plug It In" Braden about his #erasethetracechallenge and celebrate over a year of being PTS free.
Dec 09, 202001:05:44
33 DEVIN ASHBY National Parks, Collegiate Backpacking Classes, and Chairs That Don't Exist Anymore

33 DEVIN ASHBY National Parks, Collegiate Backpacking Classes, and Chairs That Don't Exist Anymore

33 JK and Jeremiah have a conversation with the star or Backcountry Exposure on YouTube, the Backpacking Experience Podcast, and the GM of Waymark Gear, Devin Ashby.
Dec 04, 202001:08:12
32 BEN MCMILLEN Fanny Packs, Dyneema Sacks, and Bags That Ward Off Bear Attacks

32 BEN MCMILLEN Fanny Packs, Dyneema Sacks, and Bags That Ward Off Bear Attacks

Jeremiah and JK have a chat with the owner and founder of Hilltop Packs, Ben McMillan, and give away several of their new fanny packs.
Dec 02, 202001:07:44
31 JEFF GARMIRE Calendar Year Triple Crowner, Free Outside Author, and All Around Adventure Junkie

31 JEFF GARMIRE Calendar Year Triple Crowner, Free Outside Author, and All Around Adventure Junkie

31 JK and Jeremiah sit down for a conversation with author of the book, "Free Outside", Jeff Garmire
Nov 25, 202001:05:49
30 JUSTIN SYLVESTER Death Defying Deep Winter Backpacking, Serious Bushcraft Skills, and Literally Leading the Blind Up a Mountain

30 JUSTIN SYLVESTER Death Defying Deep Winter Backpacking, Serious Bushcraft Skills, and Literally Leading the Blind Up a Mountain

Jeremiah and JK get to sit down and chat with Justin Sylvester of the YouTube channel, "It's Good in the Woods".
Nov 20, 202001:06:18
29 MATHEW TREECE Creating an Outdoor Beard Brand, Helping Kids With Cancer, and Being a Star Wars Nerd

29 MATHEW TREECE Creating an Outdoor Beard Brand, Helping Kids With Cancer, and Being a Star Wars Nerd

Jeremiah and JK sit down for a conversation with the owner and founder of Outdoor Beards, Matthew Treece.
Nov 18, 202058:55
28 BRYCE NEWBOLD Going Stupid Ultralight, Running Marathons, and Basic Bushcraft

28 BRYCE NEWBOLD Going Stupid Ultralight, Running Marathons, and Basic Bushcraft

Jeremiah and JK talk with Bryce Newbold
Nov 13, 202001:37:40
27 AMY ROUTT Conquering the JMT, Backpacking with Your Fiancé, and Fostered Doggy Accidents

27 AMY ROUTT Conquering the JMT, Backpacking with Your Fiancé, and Fostered Doggy Accidents

JK and Jeremiah sit down for a conversation with JMT Thru Hiker, Amy Routt.
Nov 11, 202001:04:25
26 DAN BECKER Actually Backpacks!

26 DAN BECKER Actually Backpacks!

Jeremiah and JK hang out with their good friend, Dan Becker.
Nov 06, 202001:34:10
25 JASON WISH & RICKY VANDEGRIFT Completing An FKT With A Prosthetic, Friendly Competition, And Destroying Your Body

25 JASON WISH & RICKY VANDEGRIFT Completing An FKT With A Prosthetic, Friendly Competition, And Destroying Your Body

JK and Jeremiah get the opportunity to sit down with the current and former FKT holders of the Sheltowee Trace, Jason Wish and Ricky Vandegrift.
Nov 04, 202001:24:03
24 CHICKEN TRAMPER ULTRALIGHT GEAR Starting with Nothing: Chatting with Up and Coming Cottage Company

24 CHICKEN TRAMPER ULTRALIGHT GEAR Starting with Nothing: Chatting with Up and Coming Cottage Company

JK and Jeremiah chat it up with Austin and Nathan from Chicken Tramper Ultralight Gear.  Check them out at https://chickentrampergear.com
Oct 13, 202058:18
23 KYLE O'GRADY Hiking with Syntax 77, Suicide Awareness, and Being Dan Becker's Love Child

23 KYLE O'GRADY Hiking with Syntax 77, Suicide Awareness, and Being Dan Becker's Love Child

Jeremiah and JK get to hang out with Kyle O'Grady, the host of the Trail Tales Podcast and the YouTube Channel, Kyle Hates Hiking.
Sep 30, 202001:02:18
22 RUE MCKENRICK American Perimeter Trail - 12,000 Mile Trail

22 RUE MCKENRICK American Perimeter Trail - 12,000 Mile Trail

Jeremiah and JK talk with Rue McKenrick about the adventure of blazing the American Perimeter Trail, a 12,000 mile trail that literally goes around the perimeter of the US.
Sep 28, 202059:29
21 DEVIN ASHBY & JOSH EBERSOLE Backcountry Coffee and Backpacking in Utah

21 DEVIN ASHBY & JOSH EBERSOLE Backcountry Coffee and Backpacking in Utah

JK and Jeremiah go live with Josh Ebersole, and Devin Ashby surprises Jeremiah by calling in to the show.
Sep 24, 202001:30:19
20 SCHILL BROTHERS Smoked Meat, Hammocks in Michigan, and 6 Months of Vacation

20 SCHILL BROTHERS Smoked Meat, Hammocks in Michigan, and 6 Months of Vacation

We have our first ever livestream, and it's with the O.G.'s of backpacking livestreams, the Schill Brothers.
Sep 10, 202001:22:48
19 Hot Takes, Comfort on the Trail and Stop Taking So Many Clothes!!!

19 Hot Takes, Comfort on the Trail and Stop Taking So Many Clothes!!!

JK and Jeremiah give some backpacking hot takes and chat about what it means to be comfortable on the trail.
Aug 16, 202059:58
18 HIKE OREGON Growing up in Germany, Writing a Book, and Finding New Views

18 HIKE OREGON Growing up in Germany, Writing a Book, and Finding New Views

Today's show features our first ever female guest and true outdoor O.G., Franziska of Hike Oregon. She shares with us all the things going on in her crazy life, and plans for a new book and other projects in the future.  We also might rant a little about some gear that went sideways.
Aug 05, 202059:51
17 Let's Get Serious For A Minute: A Chat About Public Lands

17 Let's Get Serious For A Minute: A Chat About Public Lands

JK and Jeremiah get serious for an episode as they discuss the importance of public lands and how we can help to preserve them.
Jul 15, 202054:17
16 Jeremiah's Personal Life, Jacking Up Your Body, and Butt Kicker Hill

16 Jeremiah's Personal Life, Jacking Up Your Body, and Butt Kicker Hill

JK and Jeremiah talk about how to prepare and take care of yourself to have a better experience on the trail.
Jul 08, 202059:27
15 Tim Watson has a beard!!!! Season 2 Premiere with Tim Watson

15 Tim Watson has a beard!!!! Season 2 Premiere with Tim Watson

The season 2 premiere kicks off with special guest, Tim Watson.  We talk about everything from upcoming trips, how Tim became a backpacker, and tips on beard straightening.
Jul 01, 202001:00:06
14 Linguistic Racism, Comfort on the Trail, and the Pocket UGQ Won't Put in their Quilts with Chad Houghton

14 Linguistic Racism, Comfort on the Trail, and the Pocket UGQ Won't Put in their Quilts with Chad Houghton

Chad Houghton joins the podcast for an unscripted talk about UGQ, how they make their quilts, and how COVID-19 is affecting them.
May 20, 202001:09:18
13 The Controversy in Your Backpack! Which items cause division in the backpacking world?

13 The Controversy in Your Backpack! Which items cause division in the backpacking world?

Jeremiah and JK talk about items that cause heated discussions between backpackers.
May 01, 202027:47
12 BENNY "PLUG IT IN" BRADEN Big Beards, 900 Miles of Trail, and dealing with PTS

12 BENNY "PLUG IT IN" BRADEN Big Beards, 900 Miles of Trail, and dealing with PTS

Jeremiah and JK get the opportunity to chat with Benny "Plug It In" Braden.  Plug It In shares his thoughts on his FKT of the 900 mile club in the Smokey Mountains, the various video projects he's been a part of, and his struggles and victories in dealing with PTS.  He also shares a little about the movie, "Highline" that got to be a big part of. Highline is now available for download on Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play, Vimeo and Microsoft Video.
Apr 15, 202001:08:47
11 Gear Failures: Broken chairs, bad pitches, and veshtibules (or vegetables?)

11 Gear Failures: Broken chairs, bad pitches, and veshtibules (or vegetables?)

In this episode, Jeremiah and JK talk about various gear failures they've had while out in the backcountry, and they argue over the correct pronunciation of vestibule.
Apr 09, 202043:12
10 DARWIN ONTHETRAIL Tattoos, Vegetarian Pizzas, and Living In A Van with Darwin!

10 DARWIN ONTHETRAIL Tattoos, Vegetarian Pizzas, and Living In A Van with Darwin!

JK and Jeremiah get the opportunity to chat with none other than Darwin from Darwin Onthetrail.  We chat about everything from what got him started backpacking to future projects and encouragement for this year's long trail class. http://youtube.com/darwinonthetrail https://www.patreon.com/darwinonthetrail http://darwinonthetrail.com/ http://instagram.com/darwin_onthetrail http://facebook.com/darwin.onthetrail https://theoutdoorevolution.com/through-the-great-southwest
Apr 01, 202001:21:20
9 Backpacking Gear Battle Royale

9 Backpacking Gear Battle Royale

JK and Jeremiah pit different gear items against each other to see who stands on top of the mountain as the best.
Mar 26, 202055:44
8 Fireside Chat with Hilltop Packs Owner, Ben McMillan and Mr. Backpacking with Jason Sir

8 Fireside Chat with Hilltop Packs Owner, Ben McMillan and Mr. Backpacking with Jason Sir

Jeremiah and JK get the chance to sit around the campfire at the Red River Gorge with Jason Waugh of Backpacking with Jason on YouTube and Ben McMillan, founder and owner of Hilltop Packs.
Mar 22, 202051:01
7 Down Insulation, Geese that Attack, and Jeremiah's Strange Night Time Habits

7 Down Insulation, Geese that Attack, and Jeremiah's Strange Night Time Habits

In this episode, Jeremiah and JK talk about the way that down insulation keeps us so warm when the weather gets colder.  We also find out about a traumatic experience that JK went through as a teen and how Jeremiah practices late night hygiene in his tent.
Mar 14, 202028:13
6 Winter Backpacking and Sleeping In Way Too Long!!!

6 Winter Backpacking and Sleeping In Way Too Long!!!

JK and Jeremiah share stories from their recent backpacking trips in Wisconsin and KY, and they share how they stay warm when sleeping in sub freezing temps.
Mar 04, 202050:57
5 What's On Your Feet? Should Jeremiah Hike Barefoot?

5 What's On Your Feet? Should Jeremiah Hike Barefoot?

In this episode, Jeremiah and JK talk about their experiences with footwear on the trail and what works best for them.
Feb 26, 202050:01
4 JASON WAUGH Jiu Jitsu, Wag Bags, and Jason Hates Mountain House (Backpacking With Jason)

4 JASON WAUGH Jiu Jitsu, Wag Bags, and Jason Hates Mountain House (Backpacking With Jason)

Jeremiah and JK welcome their first ever guest, Jason Waugh of the YouTube channel "Backpacking with Jason" to talk about a number of topics from fitness, to backpacking out west, and cooking on the trail.
Feb 19, 202047:22
3 The Backpack Evolution

3 The Backpack Evolution

In this episode, JK and Jeremiah share their journey of backpacks, from the first ones they purchased to the packs they're using today, and how technology has changed in packs.
Feb 12, 202028:33
2 Cold Weather Backpacking, and Severe ADHD

2 Cold Weather Backpacking, and Severe ADHD

In this episode, Jeremiah and JK talk about cold weather backpacking, how to dress for it, and some of the pitfalls.  The guys also get off topic, talking about everything from hygiene to Jeremiah's sticker collection.
Feb 05, 202055:12
1 An Introduction. Who are we?

1 An Introduction. Who are we?

In this episode, you'll get to know Jeremiah and John as they share their journeys into backpacking, and plans that they have for the future.
Jan 05, 202042:24