Hiker Jam (Mini Series by Greenbelly Meals)

Hiker Jam (Mini Series by Greenbelly Meals)

Hiker Jam talks to founders of outdoor businesses, noteworthy hikers, shares lightweight tips and tricks from the trail, new gear and more. Hosted by Chris Cage of Greenbelly Meals.


February 26, 2021 66 min
Triple Crowner, "Rusty", talks about the three iconic long distance trails in the United States - the Appalachian Trail or AT, the Pacific Crest Trail or PCT and the Continental Divide Trail or CDT. These trails are collectively known as the Triple Crown of Hiking. Eric hiked the AT in 2015, the PCT in 2016, and the CDT in 2017. Combined this is just shy of 8,000 miles. We are going to hear a little bit about Rusty’s expe...
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I talk with Karl Meltzer about how he got started with ultrarunning as well as define what constitues and 'ultra' run versus a normal run. We dive deep into his crazy Appalachian Trail fastest known time record. How he planned the 45 day record breaking run, his other failed attempts, injuries, diet, pace, van logistics, crew setup, and more. Karl talks about how he started to make a living running all while bartending at...
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I talk with Travis Avery of Sawyer Products. Sawyer makes a line of extremely popular items ranging from insect repellents to water filters. We dive deep into how their product, the Sawyer Squeeze, revolutionized the way we consume water in the backcountry. We also talk about how the company started in 1984 with a surprisingly uique product, insect repellents, walter filtration, and more. Hosted by Chris Cage with Greenbelly M...
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I am talking with Elina Osborne, also known as "Tip Tap." Elina thru-hiked the PCT from Mexico to Canada in 2019... and is a filmmaker. You might have seen some of her beautifully shot and edited videos on Youtube. If you haven't already, you should check out her short film - It Is the People on Youtube. We discuss New Zealand (which is where Elina is from), thruhiking the Pacific Crest Trail, her filming experience, ...
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Today I sit down with Mike Pfotenhauer, founder of the iconic pack company company, Osprey Packs. Osprey Packs has been and continues to be responsible for making some of the best packs on the market. From handmaking packs out of a small retail shop in Santa Cruz in 1974 to operating one of the largest pack manufacturers in the world, Mike has a lot of backpacking insight to share. Mike talks about how the company grew, how they ...
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