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Check out all the Hikes!

An Index of all the hikes I have done so far. Find your next hike or live vicariously and see some of the amazing pictures of nature.


Check out all the great local food

What is a Fatman page without some of the best food to be found close to a great hike. I try to eat at local restaurants and want to share them with you!


A photo of Fatmanlittletrail contemplating while watching the sunset.
Check out all the random thoughts from along the way

My posts that are more of a blog and don’t fit a category. The very popular “Screw It I’m Trying” can be found as well the Getting Started Series.

Getting Started Tips

Getting Start Tips: Backpack Basics
Whether you are just starting out or been hiking awhile, finding the …
Getting Started Tips: Drinking Water Safety-UV
Drinking Water Safety is very important on a hike. I spoke with …
Getting Started Tips: Best Hydration and Snacks
The hydration and snacks you bring on a hike can make a …
Getting Started Tips: Diet and exercise programs
If you only read one diet and exercise blog this year it …
Getting Started TIps: Exercises to Start Hiking
Starting out can be the hardest part. In the first part of …
Getting Started Tips: Fall Weather
Hiking in the fall can be beautiful but the weather can change …
Gear Reviews

Introducing Osprey Extended Fit
Osprey's Extended Fit line of packs is designed for the bigger hiker …
Swany Gloves Product Review
Warm hands are essential on any winter adventure. My review of the …
Kahtoola MICROspikes Product Review
Hiking in the winter can be great but you need to be …
Mystery Ranch Zoid Cubes Product Review
The Mystery Ranch Zoid Cubes are small packs that do the big …
Product Review: Oboz Sawtooth X Mid
The Oboz Sawtooth X Mid is a solid waterproof hiking boot with …
Outdoor Research Crocodile Gaiters Wide
It is hard to find gear to fit if you are a …

Fat Man Little Trail the Podcast

If you are looking for even more FatMan you can now listen to the podcast!

Explore, Hike, Teach with Miriam Fat Man Little Trail

This week on the Podcast we Explore, Hike and teach with Miriam. Miriam is an educator and hiker from Utah who does a tremendous job of helping others explore the trails. We talk about what got her into hiking in the first place, some of her favorite places to go and more!  #hiking #adventure #outdoors #trekking #podcast #outdoorspodcast #hikingpodcast #explore #nature #wander — Support this podcast:
  1. Explore, Hike, Teach with Miriam
  2. Table To Trail: Plant Based Recipes for Day Hikers with Marty Cowan
  3. Hiking Alone not Lonely Hiking
  4. Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Donations from the Colorado Lottery with Director Tom Seaver
  5. Hiking challenges and 13 Hikes.
  6. A Thousand Summers
  7. Waiting to Inhale
  8. A Couple of "Hefty Hikers" with Nelson Holland from TikTok's Fatblackandgettinit
  9. Backcountry safety with Anna from Summit County Rescue Group
  10. Episode 203 Talking with my favorite Canadian – Tia on the Trail

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