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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 286 | Staying Comfortable is Dangerous with Michael Easter

Tune in to hear about the dangers of comfort, how hunting can be the antithesis to constant comfort, and what science says is wrong with our modern, comfortable, first-world lives. Our guest is Michael Easter, author of The Comfort Crisis.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 284 | A Scientific Study of Backcountry Hunting

What does the science say about the physical demands of backcountry hunting? Dr. Robert Coker has studied, analyzed, and published his findings on this question and related topics. Join this conversation with Dr. Coker to learn more about the research and how his findings can help you as a hunter.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 278 | Newly Updated — Free Backcountry Hunting Training Plan

Updated for 2021, we have v2 our free Backcountry Hunting Training Plan, put together by our friends at Atomic Athlete. Jake from Atomic joins Mark on this brief podcast to discuss how the training plan has been received over the past several years, and what changes are made for the updated v2 plan.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 276 | Unscripted with Kyle Kamp

Kyle Kamp joins Mark for an unscripted discussion. Being that Kyle is a nutritionist, Mark couldn't help but ask some nutrition and backcountry food-related questions, but they also talk more deeply about habits and discipline in general.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 268 | Hunting Lessons from a Marine Fighter Pilot and Mountaineer

These lessons from a Marine fighter pilot, mountaineer, and backcountry hunter will change how you hunt. Our guest, Dave, shares lessons and specific "sayings" that came from decades of experience and unending curiosity. If you apply these sayings to your hunts, it will no doubt make you a more effective hunter.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 265 | A Green Beret's Lessons on Hunting, Adventure, and Challenge

In this episode, we are joined by backcountry hunter and former Green Beret, Stephen Ourada (@northrangehunter). In our conversation with Stephen we discuss how hunting helped him as a Green Beret, how he recovered from a mental and physical low-point after being medically retired, why hiked more 2,000 miles in 2020...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 257 | One Listener's Challenge (What will you do?)

We are in a time of year where many hunting seasons are wrapping-up soon and we head into the holidays, cold and dark winters, days, and often, a time where we let things slip. But it doesn't have to be that way. You don't have to wait for a "new year" or next hunting season to commit yourself.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 253 | Altitude, Attitude, Athleticism, and Age

At 60-years-young our guest on this episode, Dave, is a solo mountain hunter in Alaska. Dave has experience as a Marine, pilot, mountain climber, mountain hunter, and much more. As someone who is still hunting hard in the mountains at his age, Steve and Mark wanted to learn from Dave.

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 248 | 5 Favorites — Chadd Wright

Today's show is a re-cast of Episode #216 with Chadd Wright. Chadd shares how the lessons he has learned as a SEAL and Ultrarunner can help YOU as a backcountry hunter...

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Hunt Backcountry Podcast 230 | How To Hike Heavy (Replay)

As backcountry hunters, we depend on hiking to move us into, through, and out of the backcountry. We do this movement with a load on our backs — whether that’s the light load of a day’s essentials, a moderate load of gear for a multiday hunt, or the heavy load of success on our backs.

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