Today on the First 40 Miles, we’re on the trail in a hiker camp at Ecola State Park. We’ll get input from the kids on our Spring Break adventure. Then we’ll head back home and review a piece of gear we brought with us on the trail. And we’ll share a backpack hack that will turn leftover dinner into dessert.
Today on the First 40 Miles, leaving a trail of bread crumbs didn’t work out so well for Hansel and Gretel, so is there a better way to mark the trail that won’t conflict with Leave No Trace principles? Then Josh will share the top 5 things he does on every backpacking trip. Next, we’ll share a way to text, even when you’re days from a cell tower. For today’s Backpack Hack of the Week, a ridiculous zero-gram trail game that will keep you entertained for hours.
Today on the First 40 Miles, a little small talk about small backpacking gear companies. Then we’ll share some benefits of buying from cottage gear manufacturers. Next on the SUMMIT Gear Review, we’ll review a piece of gear we found by accident then we’ll share a hack that will reduce your productivity at the office today by 20 percent.
Today on the First 40 Miles, DRIP: The Rain Episode. Don’t let the rain keep you from getting outside! We’ll have some great gear recommendations for your next drippy trip. Then, a 3 layer rain jacket designed to sock it to Mother Nature. For the Backpack Hack of the Week, a way to keep your maps from disintegrating in a downpour. And we’ll leave you with a little trail wisdom from a man who is known for his humor…or wisdom… we can’t tell the difference.
Today on the First 40 Miles, If you’re planning your first overnight backpacking trip, we’ll talk about a few things that might surprise you. Next on our SUMMIT Gear Review an all-American pair of socks from a company who set out to create the best sock ever. Then, this week’s hack will get you outside, then inside, then back outside again! And we’ll wrap up with a little trail wisdom from Mr. Frost.