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About Backpacker Radio

Backpacker Radio is a podcast produced by The Trek, hosted by Zach "Badger" Davis and Juliana Chauncey aka "Chaunce".  Every Monday, the Cinnamon Connection brings you ~2 fresh hours of backpacking interviews, advice, and banter to fuel your inspiration to hit the trail.  

Backpacker Radio is the #1 hiking podcast with more than 6 million lifetime downloads. Past guests include Nat Geo Adventurers of the Year, Andrew Skurka, Jennifer Pharr Davis, and Heather "Anish" Anderson, Saturday Night Live alumnus and standup comedian Kevin Nealon, 

About Zach "Badger" Davis:

Zach aka Badger has more than 7,500 backpacking miles under his belt, including complete hikes of the Appalachian Trail (2011, drink), Pacific Crest Trail, Colorado Trail, Long Trail, Tahoe Rim Trail, Wonderland Trail, Timberline Trail, Trans Catalina Trail, and more.  He is the founder at The Trek, a media company dedicated to long-distance bakpackers, the author of Appalachian Trials and Pacific Crest Trials, and father to three boys. 

About Juliana Chauncey aka "Chaunce"


Juliana Chauncey aka Chaunce has backpacked over 5,000 miles on the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail, Colorado Trail, Ozark Highlands Trail, Trans Catalina Trail, and more.  She is the author of Hiking From Home; A Long-Distance Hiking Guide for Family and Friends, and is currently researching the history of the Appalachian Trail for an upcoming project. 

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