Epic Trails
Outside TV
National Geographic
Prime Video
Apple tv

Eric Hanson - HostAn avid hiker, knowledgeable wilderness explorer and passionate adventurer, Eric Hanson is the face of the Epic TrailsHiking project. Eric has a strong presence in the online hiking community and shares his adventures in an approachable and inspirational way.

Designed to showcase the people, places and adventures that surround the world’s top hiking trails, the Epic Trails Hiking media project includes an industry leading social media network, and a Telly Award winning TV series, which was also recognized as one of the top adventure series to watch in 2020 by The Washington Post.

Epic Trails has proven to be an effective avenue for brands and travel destinations looking to reach the outdoor adventure audience

The project includes:

  • The Epic Trails show– a TV series that reaches 130+ million US households  through Outside TV and over 25 regional sports networks, and is made available to streaming  platforms like Amazon Prime, and has aired internationally in over 134 countries on National Geographic Channel and Extreme Sports Channel.
  • The BackpackingTV YouTube channel – a YouTube channel with over 117,000 subscribers and over 1.7 million views per year.
  • The Epic Trails Instagram and Facebook pages – highly active social media accounts, with over 100K engaged fans and followers.
  • The Trackin’ Dirt series – a free-to-watch, video-on-demand series that is made available to all major OTT platforms, including AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, and Chromecast.

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