I'm Gary Sizer, a.k.a. Green Giant, backpacker, amateur astronomer and writer. I am the author of Where's the Next Shelter?, the story of my 2014 thru hike and all of the incredible people I met along the way.
Maybe you've wondered, "What's the deal with those 'five finger shoes'?" (And shouldn't they be "five toe shoes"?) Or perhaps you're curious about minimalist footwear. You're in luck hikers! This week we have a trail runners expert on the line and we go in depth about shoe talk and so much more.
In 2016 O'Ree Crittenden set out to hike the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail. This would be enough of a challenge for any of us, but
In our first ever live streaming episode, you the listeners call in with questions, comments and of course, stories. Eventually we wind up on the
Matthew "Odie" Norman is best known on the AT as the bus-dwelling, shaggy-faced creator of the Hiker Yearbook, an old-school hardback annual
Back in Episode 9 we met Chris, who was beginning his Appalachian Trail thru-hike the following day. This is Chris's first long trail, and he's
New Hampshire is home to 48 peaks over 4,000 feet. For hikers who collect patches, the "NH48" is awarded to those who have visited all 48 peaks.
Worlds Collide! This year for Trail Days, Voldemort and I traveled to Damascus, a much longer trip for her! and recorded a joint episode with Zach
The Appalachian Trail wouldn't be what it is today without Miss Janet. It doesn't take long for a new or aspiring thru-hiker to start hearing her
Do you remember your first overnight backpacking trip? (Or are you looking forward to it?) Were you scared to sleep in the woods? Did you carry too
If you were starting the Appalachian Trail tomorrow, what questions would you have? New AT hiker Chris Clevenger called the show the day before