Podcast Episode October 12, 2021

Episode 47 | Mark Wetherington Reads “The Backpacking Tithe Project”


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In this episode of the Backpacking Light Podcast, longtime Backpacking Light contributor Mark Wetherington reads his essay The Backpacking Tithe Project. In it, he considers the implications of intentionally focusing on frequent, short trips over long thru-hikes.

a man walks upstream in a shady river gorge
Backpacking Light author Mark Wetherington would rather explore hidden nooks and crannies than pound away at a thru-hike.

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