The Attempt

The Attempt Episode 11: “Go on a Camping Trip”

The Attempt Episode 11: “Go on a Camping Trip”

SHOW NOTES Benjamin loses his pillow. His body is falling apart. And every day, the finish line gets closer.   The Attempt is sponsored by Gossamer Gear, manufacturers of functional

Mar 24, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 10: 34 Hours in LA

The Attempt Episode 10: 34 Hours in LA

SHOW NOTES Benjamin takes a little break from the trail to hang out with our Uncle Eric in Los Angeles. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help from...

Mar 17, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 9: “I Don’t Like Sand”

The Attempt Episode 9: “I Don’t Like Sand”

SHOW NOTES It’s a rough transition, coming down from the Sierra. As he hikes through the desert, Benjamin starts to realize how close he is to the finish line. The...

Mar 10, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 8: Ups and Downs

The Attempt Episode 8: Ups and Downs

SHOW NOTES Brass skips ahead and finds himself in the epic Sierra Mountains. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help from Doug Beyers. We are a production of...

Mar 3, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 7: Peter’s Attempt

The Attempt Episode 7: Peter’s Attempt

SHOW NOTES Benjamin is hiking at his top gear when his friend Peter hops in for a week on the trail The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help...

Feb 25, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 6: “The trail is kinda glowing”

The Attempt Episode 6: “The trail is kinda glowing”

SHOW NOTES From the Washington/Oregon border to Crater Lake, Benjamin calibrates his hiking machine. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help from Doug Beyers. We are a production...

Feb 18, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 5: 500 Miles

The Attempt Episode 5: 500 Miles

SHOW NOTES One state down. Two to go. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help from Doug Beyers. We are a production of Bad Cat Media, created in...

Feb 11, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 4: “Things I’m grateful for”

The Attempt Episode 4: “Things I’m grateful for”

SHOW NOTES Benjamin has a friend join him for a week of hiking and gets to see some other familiar faces along the way. Plus, we get to hear the...

Feb 4, 2020 : Julia Drachman
The Attempt Episode 3: High Spirits

The Attempt Episode 3: High Spirits

SHOW NOTES Week one is a soggy one. Follow along as Benjamin hikes the first section of his PCT SOBO (southbound) journey. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with...

Jan 28, 2020 : Zach
The Attempt Episode 2: “Hart’s Pass, Baby!”

The Attempt Episode 2: “Hart’s Pass, Baby!”

SHOW NOTES Benjamin and two other thru-hikers set off on the trail. The Attempt is produced by Julia Drachman with help from Doug Beyers. We are a production of Bad...

Jan 28, 2020 : Zach