15 Best Backpacking Podcasts
Here are 15 Best Backpacking Podcasts worth listening to in 2023
1. Backpacking Light Podcast
Laramie, Wyoming, US
The Backpacking Light Podcast explores the technology, gear, skills, and philosophy of backcountry wilderness travel through stories, interviews, and investigative reports.
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Play⋅ 26.4K⋅ 22K⋅ 17K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact
2. Backpacker Radio
Denver, Colorado, US
From the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest and everything in between. Backpacker Radio is a show all about the wonderful world that is thru-hiking and long-distance backpacking. Co-hosts, Zach Davis and Juliana Chauncey muse on the backpacking life and the latest from the trail every other week. Topics include but are not limited to news, trail culture, interviews, gear, advice, and all you can eat buffets.
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Play⋅ 3.4K⋅ 1.5K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 154 min ⋅ Apr 2018 Get Email Contact
3. Backpacking & Blisters
Castle Rock, Colorado, US
A podcast for newbies to grizzled veterans of the trail. Each weekly themed episode is a combination of trail-related information, stories, and humor.
Play⋅ 878⋅ 22 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 56 min Get Email Contact
4. Trail Tales | A Thru-Hiking and Backpacking Podcast
Trail Tales is a hiking podcast dedicated to those who thrive in the outdoors. Host and thru-hiker Kyle O'Grady, who has completed every last step of the Appalachian Trail, interviews other thru-hikers, peak-baggers, and backpackers who are almost as crazy as him.
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Play⋅ 823⋅ 393⋅ 3K ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 63 min ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact
5. The Backpacking Podcast
Nicholasville, Kentucky, US
A podcast all about backpacking; tips, tricks, gear, and locations. There will also be a little bit of humor and, hopefully, a little inspiration.
Play 1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Jan 2020 Get Email Contact
These are hiking and backpacking podcasts produced by BirdShooter as part of the N2Backpacking podcast series. Stay tuned to listen to the latest updates.
Play⋅ 213⋅ 188⋅ 56 ⋅5 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 68 min Get Email Contact
7. Out Alive from BACKPACKER
Boulder, Colorado, US
Raging rivers, hungry bears, huge avalanches no matter how prepared you are, a walk in the woods can go from innocent to disastrous in the blink of an eye. Out Alive is a podcast series about real people who survived the unsurvivable. Each survivor takes you through what happened, from the packing mistakes to the missed signals to the plain bad luck, while experts and witnesses weigh in on how things went wrong.
Play⋅ 479.3K⋅ 209.2K⋅ 553.1K ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact
8. Trust The Trail Podcast
Scott & Ariane have been guiding outdoor hiking treks for years. Follow their funny yet educational stories and experiences as they share 'everything outdoors'. From backpacking the Appalachian Trail to the Pacific Crest Trail. You never know who they will meet along the way. If you embrace Mother Nature, this show is for you. Trust The Trail will inspire you to connect with the outdoors in a whole new way.
Play⋅ 852⋅ 8.2K⋅ 351 ⋅13 episodes / year ⋅ Avg Length 43 min Get Email Contact
9. Backpack Digital
You're here because you love to. You know what, man? I get it. Maybe you're mid-travel right now on a bus in Vietnam, or maybe you've just come back from Argentina and you miss the freedom? Backpack Digital is about all things travel, minimalism, and digital nomad...ism.
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Play⋅ 376⋅ 587⋅ 2.2K ⋅ Mar 2016 Get Email Contact
10. Cascade Hiker Podcast | Backpacking and Hiking
Cascade Hiker Podcast covers all aspects of hiking in our beautiful Pacific Northwest woods. Washington Trails like Pacific Crest or PCT and Pacific Northwest or PNT, we will inspire you to get out on a hike or backpacking trip!
Play⋅ 3.2K⋅ 347⋅ 1.8K Get Email Contact
11. The Backpacking Experience
Salt Lake City, Utah, US
The Backpacking Experience unpacks the experiences we have in the backcountry with interviews from fellow hikers, education, and trip reports. We're here to share our passion for backpacking and create a platform for others to share the experiences they have had on the trail. We'll talk with business owners about the gear that helps facilitate these experiences and provide education about backcountry travel through real experience on the trail.
Play⋅ 1.4K⋅ 600 ⋅1 episode / year ⋅ Avg Length 60 min ⋅ Nov 2019 Get Email Contact
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Derek and Carl||backpacking.podbean.com||77|
|John Kelley, Jeremiah Stringer||anchor.fm||50|
|Scott & Ariane||trustthetrailpodcast.com||13|
|Steve "BirdShooter" Goodrich||n2backpacking.com||6|
Backpacking Podcast Topics
|Topic||Number of episodes|
|Long Distance Hiking||4|
|Pacific Crest Trail||2|
|How To Prevent Ticks||1|
|Trust The Trail Podcast||1|