GEAR30 Podcast: Beginner climbing mistakes, backpacking questions, the best secret camping spots in Utah, + more
May 26th, 2022
Welcome to our little slice of the airwaves: a podcast where gear addicts discuss—what else?—outdoor adventuring and all the gear that goes with it.
Check out our latest episodes on trail food, answering backpacking questions, beginner climbing mistakes, our upcoming trips, and so much more. And be sure to subscribe to The GEAR30 Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Podbean, and Spotify!
EPISODE 286: Upcoming Trips—City of Rocks, Kings Peak, Lovers Leap, Beartooth Basin
We discuss upcoming spring and summer trips including fitness levels required, logistics, and planning. Upcoming trip destinations include City of Rocks, ID; Kings Peak, Utah; Lovers Leap in the Lake Tahoe area of California; and Beartooth Basin, Montana.
EPISODE 289: Fave Trail Food
What's your favorite trail food? We discuss our go-to trail eats and drinks along with some pro-tips of sorts for not bonking, and what to have in your cooler when returning to your car.
EPISODE 290: Basic Backpacking Questions Answered
When first beginning to backpack, you may have questions like what clothes to bring, how big of a pack should you consider, down or synthetic sleeping bag, etc. In this episode, we cover a bevy of "basic backpacking questions" based on our collective experience.
EPISODE 292: Tiny Tenkara—New Product Alert
We recently brought in Tiny Tenkara to GEAR:30. Greg explains why out of all the Tenkara rods on the market, he chose Tiny Tenkara for our shop. And is already catching fish...
EPISODE 293: Sending "Terminal Cancer"
Listed as one of the 50 Classic Ski Descents in North America, Terminal Cancer resides in the Ruby Mountains of Nevada just off the highway, and spring is a great time to send it. A small crew from our shop made the trek, and here's how it went.
EPISODE 295: Beginner Climbing Mistakes
Libby joins us on this podcast episode to go over beginner climbing mistakes.
EPISODE 296: Totem Cams (Best-Selling Cams!)
Totem cams have quickly become our best-selling cams in the shop. On this episode, we cover what they are and why people love them.
EPISODE 298: The Best Camping in Utah?
We found an internet article about the best places to camp in Utah. On this episode, we run through the list and see if we agree—and share a couple of "secret" spots we love.