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Kathy A Handyside
(earlymusicus) - M

Locale: Southeastern Michigan
Backpacker Magazine's "Trailside" Programs on 09/06/2012 02:13:10 MDT Print View

Anybody remember the "Trailside: Make Your Own Adventure" programs by Backpacker Magazine? I used to watch them on my local PBS station. Wish they'd put them on DVDs; I've only been able to find them on VHS tapes. They were fun to watch and it was nice to see something like that on TV.

Paul Magnanti
(PaulMags) - MLife

Locale: People's Republic of Boulder
Trailside on 09/06/2012 07:23:48 MDT Print View

Those were pretty cool.

The two part Appalachian Trail one certainly helped to fuel my desire to do the AT. And, by extension, help put me on the path that my life has followed.

The follow up series, "Anyplace Wild", was also pretty good.

Kathy A Handyside
(earlymusicus) - M

Locale: Southeastern Michigan
Re: Backpacker Magazine's "Trailside" Programs on 09/08/2012 21:01:21 MDT Print View

Hi Paul - Yep, that was really well-done. I enjoyed getting all the different participants' experiences and points of view. Wish they or someone else would do some more programs like that.