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Fat Man Little Trail

Fat Man Little Trail

By Greg Sakowicz
Just a fat guy who hikes a lot talking about the mental and physical benefits of the outdoors.
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The Return of the Podcast

Fat Man Little Trail

How to Identify and Avoid bad weather on the trail
I had the opportunity to talk to Meteorologist Matt Makens about how to plan for, spot, and react to weather situations while out in nature.  Matt has some great advice on how to make you safer in the outdoors.
August 4, 2021
The Return of the Podcast
After a bit of a hiatus I have returned to the podcast.  I talk briefly about my hiatus, my favorite hike of the week, The 52 Hike Challenge that is so special and motivating to me, and I have a suggestion for a blog that the east coasters might enjoy.
August 1, 2021
Time Entry and Reservations
With more and more parks moving towards a timed entry or reservation system I thought I would give you my opinions on that.  I also have a new hike of the week.  This time making our way to Bryce Canyon and some of the wonders there.
August 1, 2021
The Great Southwestern Roadtrip Part 7: Food, Holes and History
I got to eat at 2 very historic restaurants while also seeing the world's largest meteor crater and another stop at the petrified forest.
March 10, 2021
The Great Southwestern Road Trip Part 6: The bucket list
Finally had a day off and enjoyed a baseball game that has been on my bucket list for a long time. Got me thinking about bucket lists and what we can do to accomplish more on them.
March 9, 2021
The Great Southwestern Road Trip Episode 5: Hiking around Phoenix
Phoenix has some really popular trails but it can also be really crowded. It wasn't my favorite of areas to hike but it sure was challenging and a great work out!
March 8, 2021
The Great Southwestern Road Trip Episode 4: The Grand Canyon
I got to see the Grand Canyon at Sun Rise and it may have changed my life. Plus I actually got to hike down in the Canyon for a bit. Plus a hidden low traffic hike and Sedona on a Saturday is much dofferent than during the week!
March 7, 2021
The Great Southwestern Road Trip Part 3: Sedona and Horseshoe Bend
Starting with beautiful hikes in the Sedona are and making my way to way northern Arizona for Horseshoe bend only to find out that the next road I needed had beem closed which took me on a 2 hour detour
March 6, 2021
The Great Southwestern Roadtrip: Part 2
On this episode I talk about hiking in Santa Fe, church rock and the Petrified Forst state park. I also make a stop in Winslow Arizona to check the corners and am surprised by snow in Arizona. #hiking #roadtrip #Newmexico #arizona
March 5, 2021
The Great Southwestern Road Trip: Part 1
On my way to check boxes off the bucket list I visit Colorado's newest state park and am a bit surprised on my first trip to New Mexico and Santa Fe. #hiking #roadtrip #colorado #newmexico #santafe
March 4, 2021
To Pee or Not to Pee
With so many new hikers and people exploring the outdoors it is important to tackle the hard questions. This is the story about the first hike in which I had to make the decision to Pee or Not to Pee. A bit of humor and some helpful tips. #screwitimtrying #hiking #outdoors #couchtotrail
March 1, 2021
Screw It, I'm Trying
How does a fat guy start hiking?  Well it all comes down to a choice.  Screw It, I'm Trying has become a Mantra to get me off the couch and on to the trail.
February 27, 2021