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172: The Next Level of Essentials

Today on the First 40 Miles, Once you’ve got survival in the woods figured out, maybe you’re ready to take it to the next level.  We’ve got the top 5 secondary survival essentials to round out your outdoor experience.  Then, we’ll review a stove and pot combo that will help you cook up your latest trail cuisine experiment.  And if you’re not feeling like any culinary experimentation, we’ll share a food hack that’s under a buck and requires no dishwashing.

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104: Trip and Fall

Today on the First 40 Miles, usually your pack is lighter on the way home… but not on our most recent trip, and we’ll tell you why.  Then on today’s SUMMIT Gear Review, what do you get when you mix the coverage of an underquilt with the structure of a pad?  Next on the Backpack Hack of the Week, three tent stakes might be your ultralight solution for leaving your stove at home.  And we’ll wrap up the show with a little trail wisdom from a mononymous French philosopher.

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036: Blessed, Honored Pioneer!

Today on The First 40 Miles, The Top 5 backpacking tips from some hearty Americans who lived in the days before ibuprofen (1961), freeze dried food (1905), or even the zipper (1893). On the SUMMIT Gear Review, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the minimalist hiker’s dream stove. Then, the Backpack Hack of the Week will send your arteries running with a to-die-for Cheddar Bacon Bannock, And we’ll wrap up the show with some “You Might Be a Backpacker” jokes and a piece of Trail Wisdom.

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