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Scott & Ariane have been guiding outdoor hiking treks for years. Follow their funny yet educational stories and experiences as they share "everything outdoors". From backpacking the Appalachian Trail to the Grand Canyon. You never know who they will meet along the way. If you embrace Mother Nature, this show is for you. Trust The Trail will inspire you to connect with the outdoors in a whole new way.

Episode 94: How Many Gear Manufacturers Can Sit in a Van?

How many gear manufacturers does it take to sit in a van and discuss ALL THINGS backpacking? On this episode we share with you some of the TOP backpacking manufacturers and spill the beans that they ARE IN reality all VERY close friends! We have an exclusive interview with the CEO of Six Moon Designs. Ron exposes Big Name Manufacturers like, Hennesey Hammock, Shire Tarp Tent, ULA, ZPack and MUCH MORE…

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What we talk about:

  • Doing a Podcast in a Van is NOT easy
  • Ron’s Van is really cool
  • People that make backpacking gear, actually all go backpacking together
  • Never know who you will meet in the desert

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Shout out’s to our new Facebook Members and our Patreon’s Rick Hornak, Shirley Nutt, Chuck Walsh, John Phillips, Yvonne Stotler, Gerry Brucia and Suzanne Johnson

Our podcast’s are available on iTunes, Sticher, Podbean, Spotify, Google Play and now on RadioPublic available on both IOS and Android.. You can also follow us on Instagram trustthetrail  Please come and follow our Trust The Trail Facebook page. Remember the trail gives you everything you need so………..Trust the Trail.

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  1. Love the show, but Scott, ease up on the edibles man. 😉

    • nocmanus

      February 5, 2019

      Too funny. No edibles just some really bad audio compression. We did this over 4G network and VOIP and it slowed my speech down. LOL

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