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Welcome to the Road Dog Podcast: Adventure with Luis Escobar. Please feel free to adventure around and listen at will.

Jan 11, 2021

“It dawned on us that what we were doing was combining two of our loves and passions, history and trail running.”

Tim Twietmeyer, Elke Reimer, Jennifer Hemmen, and Bob Crowley make up the group known as the Forlorn Hope Expedition Team. Hear the history and the experiences of retracing this historical trek 100 miles from Donner Lake to Johnson’s Ranch across the winter wilderness of the Sierra. Learn about the Donner Party and the Forlorn Hope and the conditions and obstacles they had to overcome.

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Music: Slow Burn by Kevin MacLeod ( 
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Original RDP Photo: Photography by Kaori Peters

Road Dog Podcast Adventure With Luis Escobar