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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 97: Gear Prep for the Appalachian Trail

On this episode it’s all about preparing your Gear. This is the third segment of a three part series on How To Prepare for a Thru-Hike on the Appalachian Trail. We will share some myths and truths on what gear is best YOU and HOW to go about buying it. Buying gear can be daunting, so let’s make this easy and shed some light on how to find what is the right gear for you.

by the way…you can always join in on our discussions on our Facebook group page – just go to: and join our podcast family – come hang out with us AND become part of our community.

What we talk about:

  • Gear is like new relationships, your testing things out first
  • Wax on, Wax off
  • Scott is like a old pair of boots you just can’t part with
  • Physical, Mental, and Gear all get together and have a meeting in your head and it’s not pretty
  • They want you to like their gear, so test it.

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, Brad Wolfe and Bill Killtrell

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