199-Hiking and Plane Travel

Show notes

For many hikers getting to the start of a hike typically requires a car ride either in your own vehicle that you return back to at the end of a hike, or a drop-off and pick up by friends or family. Other forms of public transport such as buses and trains may fit the bill depending on the options of getting to a trailhead. But what about when you travel interstate or overseas and need to transport yourself, and all your hiking gear, on a plane? Travelling by plane creates a whole new set of logistical issues that you need to consider to get both you and your luggage to the trailhead with a minimum of fuss. In this podcast episode we discuss considerations for hikes that require plane travel and provide tips to help you get the best out of not just your hike but the journey as well.

Podcast Overview

  • Podcast introduction
    • Episode introduction (time index 0:01:25)
    • Pack what you need (time index 0:03:22)
    • Dangerous goods (time index 0:12:06)
    • Resupply options (time index 0:16:24)
    • Checked baggage (time index 0:19:11)
    • Carry on baggage (time index 0:25:12)
    • Travel clothing (time index 0:27:06)
    • Pre hike supply (time index 0:29:35)
  • Last words (time index 0:32:22)

Close (time index 0:01:24)

Packing room with 35 days of food and all my gear

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