In immediately’s episode of Backpacker Radio offered by The Trek, dropped at you by Minus33, we’re joined by Kraig Adams. Kraig has collected greater than 700,000 YouTube subscribers whereas showcasing his adventures from around the globe, together with Mae Hong Son Loop in Thailand, Adirondack Excessive Peaks, Tour Du Mont Blanc Loop in France, Santa Cruz Trek in Peru, Torres del Paine in Chile, Kesugi Ridge Path in Alaska, Sawtooth Loop Path in Idaho, simply to call a number of. We learn the way Kraig acquired into the world of video running a blog, how he’s turned it right into a full time occupation, his favourite and least favourite hikes domestically and overseas, what recommendation he’d supply to aspiring worldly vacationers, how and why he maintains a lifetime of minimalism, and far more.

We wrap the present with a triple crown of issues that you simply aren’t superstitious about however could also be a little-sticious about, a information to edible berries alongside the PCT, and one other replace from MG!


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Interview with Kraig Adams

Time stamps & Questions

00:03:03 – QOTD: What’s a sport that regardless of the talent stage, you don’t discover spectacular in any respect?

00:07:23 – Reminders: Apply to be the Trek’s Youtube character!

00:07:29 – Introducing Kraig

00:08:20 – Inform us about your background.

00:09:57 – Dialogue about preliminary filmmaking in NYC. 

00:11:45 – What’s your benchmark for a profitable video immediately?

00:12:57 – What’s the inspiration on your video fashion?

00:14:34 – Are you utilizing backpacking as a method to journey or journey as a method to backpack?

00:16:06 – Inform us your climbing resume.

00:17:54 – Does it really feel like give you the results you want?

00:18:52 – Do you ever hike along with your canine?

00:20:00 – What goes into planning a visit for you?

00:23:35 – Would you say your precedence is extra the video product or your individual expertise?

00:25:07 – How do you stability your work and residential life?

00:27:02 – How does being a minimalist affect the selections you make whereas touring?

00:29:09 – How does minimalism affect your bodily belongings?

00:30:48 – Is your spouse a minimalist?

00:34:10 – Dialogue about Huge Bend

00:34:50 – What are your high three favourite US hikes?

00:35:47 – What are your high three favourite worldwide hikes?

00:37:31 – How was your most up-to-date Tour du Mont Blanc?

00:38:05 – What’s it love to do a visit with subscribers?

00:42:10 – Do you get acknowledged loads?

00:43:02 – Do you may have any tales about journeys going awry?

00:45:57 – How do you put together for tenting alone in Alaska?

00:47:15 – Dialogue about navigation

00:48:30 – Hike superlatives

00:53:15 – What suggestions do you may have concerning the Sawtooth Loop?

00:54:03 – What worldwide hike would you suggest for newcomers?

00:55:32 – Which path has the most effective wildlife?

00:57:08 – What’s your concern stage?

01:00:14 – Do you may have some other journey suggestions and tips?

01:03:03 – What are some main/secondary hike pairs?

01:05:06 – Inform us about your digital camera gear and video course of.

01:08:27 – Is there one element that accounts for almost all of your income?

01:11:09 – Dialogue about model partnerships

01:13:20 – The place can individuals comply with you?


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