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, we’ll tackle an issue that no presidential candidate has had the courage to tackle—and we have the numbers to back it up. Then on Today’s Top 5 list, a whimsical wish list of impossible gifts. On the SUMMIT Gear Review, a 100 year old piece of paper that can withstand a winter rainstorm or blizzard. Next on the Backpack Hack of the Week, a simple, kinda embarrassing way to keep your feet dry.
Recent research by a Kansas State physicist proves that petite folks have the advantage on the trail. Next, be sure to pack an umbrella (is this a joke?) on your next backpacking trip. On the SUMMIT™ Gear Review, we review a basic hat that left Heather’s ears out cold. And you’ll learn how to make a simple breakfast that will take you back to your idyllic childhood in the Swiss Alps.