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The Trail Connection

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The Trail Connection brings listeners/viewers alongside Tim Garland and various guests on outdoor excursions into many different locations around the country. Episodes comprised of a range of topics including hiking, camping, site setups, campfire cooking, gear reviews, story-telling, and adventure previews. Inspiring interest in getting outdoors through sharing experiences, learning from some really cool folks, and engaging in good conversation.

The Trail Connection brings listeners/viewers alongside Tim Garland and various guests on outdoor excursions into many different locations around the country. Episodes comprised of a range of topics including hiking, camping, site setups, campfire cooking, gear reviews, story-telling, and adventure previews. Inspiring interest in getting outdoors through sharing experiences, learning from some really cool folks, and engaging in good conversation.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Trail Connection brings listeners/viewers alongside Tim Garland and various guests on outdoor excursions into many different locations around the country. Episodes comprised of a range of topics including hiking, camping, site setups, campfire cooking, gear reviews, story-telling, and adventure previews. Inspiring interest in getting outdoors through sharing experiences, learning from some really cool folks, and engaging in good conversation.

Language:

English

Contact:

8137436174


Episodes

The Trail Connection - 020 - Rite of Passage

1/25/2021
Kicking off 2021 with what we are deeming the first episode of "Season 2" with a new look and a new sound. Tim is joined by Peter Murphy and his son Ethan to discuss their first time section hike of the AT. Touching on all of the treasures of the trail, lessons learned, and special memories created together as father and son on a significant milestone for Ethan. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:51:25

The Trail Connection - 019 - A Final Word From 2020

1/15/2021
After taking a significant break, Tim recaps the pros and cons of 2020. Sitting on the beach recounting all the wins from a very difficult year, 2021 looks promising! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:30:08

The Trail Connection - 018 - Choice Gear feat Aptitude Outdoors

9/17/2020
Choosing the right gear often times becomes trial and error. Talking choice gear and other stuff with AT thru-hiker and host of the Aptitude Outdoors Podcast, Paul Fuzinski. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:01:10:44

The Trail Connection - 017 - The Fastest Year Ever

9/13/2020
Unbelievable that 1 year has passed since the first episode of TTC aired. Special episode highlighting those who have made this podcast possible. Thank you for listening! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:14:03

The Trail Connection - 016 - Rain, Rain, Go Away

9/2/2020
Shelters, keeping gear dry, and firestarters go hand in hand when the rain comes. Curt Walker shares his experience with wet gear and soggy hikes. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:40:04

The Trail Connection - 015 - Got A Permit For That?

8/16/2020
Experienced adventurers Crystal and Perry Alonso join in on discussing planning your trip, securing your spots with the permitting process, and sharing tips on exploring on a budget. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:45:09

The Trail Connection - 014 - A Walk with Mitty

6/26/2020
It's been some time since the last Trail Connection episode. A short hike to reconnect, reveal the new trail name, and reflect on the path forward. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:31:04

The Trail Connection - 013 - Quality Quarantine

5/9/2020
Everything is closed and we are all stuck at home. Reflecting with my dad on what's most important, childhood memories, and how to capitalize on this "forced" blessing. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:42:03

The Trail Connection - 012 - Gator Bait

3/26/2020
Paddling solo on the Hillsborough River. Featuring the training ground section near Sargent Wilderness Park where I escape quite often and discussing thoughts of capturing the special moments as we have them. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:37:53

The Trail Connection - 011 - That Didn't Go Well

2/27/2020
Campfire stories of horrible but hilarious experiences. Brad O'Hearn is back with me while we share some write in stories from fans. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:45:49

The Trail Connection - 010 - Keeping It Real

2/11/2020
Real talk about what keeps me outdoors and inspires making connections on the trail. Recorded in the brand new Trail Connection studio! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:30:23

The Trail Connection - 009 - Camping Convert

12/31/2019
Tim takes on converting the "I had a bad experience" friend. Rugged can be comfortable sometimes. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:46:16

The Trail Connection - 008 - Hammocks V Tents

12/17/2019
Hammocks VS Tents - the great debate! Cale Andrews and Matt Johnson join me to put this matter to bed. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:54:14

The Trail Connection - 007 - Campfire Cookin'

12/4/2019
Favorite meals, cooking methods and tools, and fireside camaraderie. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:01:09:42

The Trail Connection - 006 - Hidden Gems

11/19/2019
Solo hike at a local State Park, searching for local outdoor spots, and the importance of finding contentment with the adventures close to home. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:40:05

The Trail Connection - 005 - AT Trailhead PT.2

11/5/2019
Appalachian Trail – Springer Mountain Trailhead in Fannin County, GA. (Continued) Hiking, trail names, and lessons learned. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:52:30

The Trail Connection - 004 - AT Trailhead PT.1

10/22/2019
Appalachian Trail - Springer Mountain Trailhead in Fannin County, GA. Hike prep, travel to trailhead, and northern accent. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:55:44

The Trail Connection - 003 - River Run

10/8/2019
Kayaking on a spring-fed river. Dry bags, tree jumping, and catch or go hungry. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:32:44

The Trail Connection - 002 - Solo Polo

9/24/2019
Central Florida solo trip highlighting site-setup, campfire meal prep, and benefits to listening to crickets. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:39:22

The Trail Connection - 001 - Backyard Beginnings

9/11/2019
Camping with my kids in my backyard and why I decided to share my experiences. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/TheTrailConnection)

Duration:00:45:46