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Old 11-09-2007, 04:40 PM
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PBP Episode 31 - CDT Yo-Yo

PBP Episode 31 - CDT Yo-Yo


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In this episode, Francis Tapon shares the exciting details of his extraordinary Yo-Yo of the Continental Divide Trail.

Francis hiked north on the CDT from Mexico to Canada and immediately turned around at the Canadian border and hiked southbound back to Mexico. This first-ever trek covered nearly 6,000 miles and took over 6 months to complete.

Listen in to hear Francis tell his inspiring story, and to learn how he accomplished such an amazing journey. Why did he do it? How did he manage the cold, bears, loneliness, and seemingly endless miles? Which gear worked for him and which didn't? What life-lessons did he bring back? This episode is packed with candid answers to these and many other questions.

Warning the information in this episode may be lead to a hiking addiction -- but if you want more, be sure to check out the journals, photos, and videos on Francis Tapon's website.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:12 PM
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Great stuff! This is of particular interest to me since I'm considering doing at least the northern portion SOBO to Yellowstone beginning in mid to late June. I'd hoped to do more, but I'm having difficulty convincing my wife that she will be fine alone for an even longer period of time than she was this year.
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Old 11-09-2007, 05:43 PM
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Great stuff! This is of particular interest to me since I'm considering doing at least the northern portion SOBO to Yellowstone beginning in mid to late June. I'd hoped to do more, but I'm having difficulty convincing my wife that she will be fine alone for an even longer period of time than she was this year.

my wife sells scrapbooking supplies... that'll keep her busy for a few months!

nice episode as always, keep 'em coming
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Old 11-23-2007, 10:10 AM
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especially enjoyed this extended talk with Francis Tapon. great job Reality! I now plan to purchase his book as a result of the interest generated from this interview. Keep up the great work.
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This is great stuff! Great interview!

I love this podcast. I don't know why I did not notice the podcasts before.

I greatly appreciate this report. I have read journals I do not believe. I read only one journal that seemed real. I have seen the "road walks"

I like the way he did the CDT. He really experienced it.

This report is the "real deal".
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I can't believe what a great find the PBP podcasts have been for me. I've listened to most of the podcasts at least one time. I've just finished listening to this interview of Francis Tapon sharing details of his CDT Yo Yo hike. WHat a great and inspiring interview.

Thanks a million for your great work through your many podcasts and especially for your interviews with Francis Tapon.
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