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Consummate Athlete Podcast


Molly Hurford and Peter Glassford bring you the Consummate Athlete Podcast. A Wide-Angle-Podium Network show that looks at those who embrace multiple sports to lead enriched and adventure filled lives. We explore their stories and the tactics they use to be awesome in multiple disciplines.

May 29, 2018

Eric Batty shares his camping experience on the show today. Eric has won the team 24 hours OCR Championships in Vegas, Set FKTs on many trails including the La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Killarney, raced mountain bike at an elite/pro level for many years and now works as an Arborist (he climbs up trees all day!) 

 

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Social and Links

 
Brooklin tree care = Eric's Business for Ontario Tree Removal and Care 
 
Killarney Provincial Park 
 
Article on Peter and Eric Running La Cloche FKT 2010 12:30 
 
Eric Batty Blog on Kilarney La Cloche FKT 2011 (current FKT as of 2018 May)
 
FKT Proboard
 

TOPICS AND LINKS FROM TODAYS SHOW:

camping - basic skills, 

tents = shelter systems - reliable (rain, winds, thunderstorms)
                                   - often too warm sleep for summer,
                                     - sleep mat = close cell (Thermarest), reliable
                                      - backpack - 90 and 100L perhaps too big for a few days 

water - filtration - aqua tabs
                        - UV - light stick 

socks/ shoes?
        = consider lighter trail runner for short 

       = Peter and Eric have used Salomon Trail Runners

                        -
Food - hang it in what?
   = bear hanging options videos

food - best lightweight 'dinner' ' breakfast'?
   = dinner in a bag
   = JETBOIL - small, quick, canister, pot, built in Flint 

bugs =
      = superlight bug  hat/cover
          = sun / wind effect
          = off/Deet - hard to say still bug you ... maybe not bite

first aid = Can get kits

       = clean, gauze, bandaid, safety pin, tweezer, crazy glue for blisters, tape, pills (gravel, Imodium, NSAID)