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Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Aug 17, 2022

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss Bob's recent return trip to far south-central Colorado and also the town of Chama, New Mexico, and his experiences hiking there on this trip and in the past. He believes that many people miss out on the excellent opportunities for hikers and backpackers in that part...


Aug 10, 2022

 

On this week's podcast, Bob and co-host Kevin discuss a recent guest editorial in the Colorado Sun by an aspiring politician who seemingly endorses taking private land, specifically 14,000' peaks, away from land owners so they can be used for recreational purposes.

Link to the Colorado Sun guest...


Aug 3, 2022

Frequent guest Alicia Filley, "The Healthy Hiker" returns this week and discusses the "internal loads" we carry around with us, and how it affects our performance in outdoor recreation. She discusses how to recognize the affect your internal load is having on you and how to overcome...


Jul 27, 2022

On this week's podcast, Bob gives a brief and simple explanation about how GPS's work and then discusses how he uses one to record his hikes. He explains why he believes his GPS tracks are more accurate at recording distances than the tracks measured in Colorado's COTREX app.

NASA webpage explaining GPS:...


Jul 20, 2022

On this week's podcast, Kevin tells the story of hiking on California's Mt Whitney, including a stop in the Death Valley, and Bob talks about hiking in New Jersey on his recent trip there.  New Jersey isn't all refineries, traffic and big cities!

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