Further reflections on short trips vs. thru-hiking.
Mark spends ten percent of every year backpacking - he just doesn't do it all at once.
Tides, blowdowns, and sunsets abound as Maggie Slepian and two friends tackle the quirky and challenging Oregon Coast Trail.
Maggie Slepian considers what it means to be a perfectly average backpacker in a city (and industry) full of high-achievers.
BPL columnist Mark Wetherington reviews the book “Free Outside” by fellow BPL member and author - and Colorado Trail FKT holder - Jeff Garmire.
Ryan and Andrew answer listener questions gathered from Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Andrew and Ryan discuss the ethics of backpacking in light of Covid-19. They are joined by Jeff Garmire and Maggie Slepian.