#18: Mental Health, Mountains, and how they relate to Men

As the title suggests, this episode is about mental health and how people like Craig and myself gravitate toward nature to heal and self-soothe. Going deeper than that, we discuss the societal barriers to mental health, the tragedy of Vets suffering from PTSD, increasing suicide rates, and I reveal parts of my own long troubled history with the mental health industry and “sanity”, for lack of a better term.

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#17: Craig’s dual battery set up and stealth-optimized truck buildout

We cover two important areas of truck camping in this episode of the podcast...

1. Onboard power utilizing a dual battery setup, a complete game changer for part-time or full-time truck camping.

2. How to build-out your truck topper for stealth camping in urban environments and backcountry boondocking giving you the ultimate flexibility for sleeping anywhere you'd like.

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#15: Technology for nomadic living, podcast recommendations, and Kansas truck camping

weBoost Cell Phone Boosters - HIGHLY recommended for part-time or full-time nomadic living.

USFS Interactive Website - explore new areas before venturing out in nature, create GEO pdf maps and share with friends

BLM Interactive Website - click on BaseMaps in the upper left hand corner to select which type of map you’d like.

Garmin inReach Explorer+ - #1 stand alone GPS handheld unit on the market

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#13: Stealth truck camping in Wrigleyville during the 2016 World Series and how to "overland" responsibly

Craig Coleman is a MASTER when it comes to stealth camping in his truck. He actually stealth camped inside his truck in Wrigleyville in 2016 when the Cubs were playing in the World Series. How awesome is that? This podcast begins addressing how to responsibly "overland", then we talk about Craig's crazy decision to experience the World Series. Check out his website at www.colemanroadjournal.com. Lots of great humor and insightful information.

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#12: Redemption from the depths of despair, it's never too late to claim control of your life

What does one do when all is lost and life seems over due to a series of bad decisions? Finding solace and comfort in nature brought about a tremendous amount of inspiration for a purposeful existence, something we could all use a little more in today's crazy world. Regardless of how “out of control” things may seem, it’s never too late to claim control of your life.

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#10: Female Solo-Adventurer and Truck Camper Marion Kanitz

We are very happy to have Marion on this episode of the podcast! I've always been impressed by her determination to go adventuring anytime she wants...and most of the time she does it solo. Empowering women to get into the backcountry is important and Marion provides her knowledge on how to stay safe, the pitfalls of working too much, and how nature can restore your soul.

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#8: Backcountry cooking methods for a nomad life, YETI vs RTIC coolers, and my love for bacon.

In this episode, we cover our different cooking methods, YETI vs RTIC cooler comparison, and touch on my love for all things bacon. It’s important to have good nutrition habits in the backcountry to power you through each day. Tune in to learn how we cook our delicious meals with different cooking devices.

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#7: Solar Power and Battery Banks For Nomad Life, plus an update with our ever-changing nomadic winter plans

In this episode, Brian and Barron talk about their specific solar power and battery bank setups for their respective power needs. We also spend about 20 minutes talking about the changes to our winter plans, the photo shoot with Merrell on Monday, and other misc stuff related to nomadic living.

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#6: Chris and Katelyn's 6 month African motorcycle adventure

In this episode, we welcome our very first guests to the podcast! Chris and Katelyn Barnecut are in a league of their own when it comes to adventuring. They just returned to the United States after spending 6 months riding across the African Continent on their BMW off-road motorcycles. From stories of the terrain, meeting various tribal people, to sleeping in 120F weather - this episode of the podcast is not to be missed. Their first hand accounts of this incredible experience is sure to stoke your inner adventurer. Thanks for tuning in and check out Chris and Katelyn's IG account for more adventure stories - https://www.instagram.com/distant.tracks.

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#4: Today we answer questions from the audience on camp safety, what we wish we'd known before hitting the road, and which resources we use to find KILLER campsites

In this episode, Brian and Barron answer questions submitted by listeners of this podcast. We cover how to locate KILLER dispersed campsites, camp security, and what we wish we'd have known about this lifestyle before we set out on the journey. All good stuff, thank you to Craig, Blake, and Nathan for the great questions!

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#3: Brian talks about his rig and Barron goes "redneck scuba diving"...d

This is the second of a three part series covering different vehicle camping setups for full-time travel. In this episode, Brian discusses the modifications for his 4x4 truck to be fully self-reliant in the backcountry, his plans for international travel in 2023, and Barron goes "redneck scuba diving" with some locals from town.

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