The Adventure Podcast - Episode 20: Adventure Badass Fedor Konyukhov

May 23rd, 2018

On this weeks show we induct another member to our Adventure Badass Hall of Fame by discussing the impressive resume of Ukranian Fedor Konyukhov, who has done more in his life than most other do in multiple lifetimes. But first we share adventure news from the Himalaya, updates on the Giro d'Italia, and a daring new expedition to bike across Antarctica. As always, we wrap things up with some great new gear products, this time with a travel slant. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 19: Tips for Family Camping Adventures

May 16th, 2018

On this week's episode of The Adventure Podcast, Dave shares some very helpful tips for planning, organizing, and executing family camping trips. He'll tell us how to get your kids interested and excited about the outdoors as he shares some really great advice on how to take the entire family into the backcountry. Of crourse, we also share the latest adventure news with updates on the Himalaya climbing season, the Giro d'Italia, and the outdoor industiries potential #metoo moment. As usual, we wrap up the show with our gear picks of the week, including another satellite messenger device and some new footwear for trail running and mountianeering.

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 18: How to Earn a Living in the Outdoor and Adventure Industry

May 9th, 2018

This week we give a listiner some advice on how to turn your passion for the outdoors into a career, offering up some thoughts on where to go to build the skills and contacts you need to get started in this industry. But first, we share news on a massive adventure in the Alps, highlights from the Giro d'Italia, and an update on the spring climbing season in the Himalaya. Afterwards, we talk gear as usual, including answer another listener question regarding how to properly wear your layers. Note: We had techncial issues midway through recording, so audio quality drops out on Dave's end a bit for the latter half of the episode. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 17: An Interview with Rick McCharles of BestHike.com

May 2nd, 2018

This week we talk hiking with Rick McCharles of BestHike.com. Rick shares with us his favorite trails from around the world, the gear he uses on his travels, and makes his pick for the top hiker in the world. But first, we share some interesting new expeditions starting later this year in our news segement and discuss Penn State University's decision to ban its outdoor club from actually going outdoors. As usual, we wrap things up with some gear picks for the week and answer a listener's question on the best sleeping bag for mountaineering and expeditions. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 16: Hidden Gems of the U.S. National Parks

April 25th, 2018

In honor of National Park Week we share our favoirte "hidden gems' in the U.S. National Park System, but first we talk adventure news where we reveal an amazing new rowing expedition, talk about the North Pole Marathon, and Lance Armstrong's settlement with the U.S. goverment. As usual, we wrap things up with some new gear picks to round out the week. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 15: Did Mallory Summit Everest?

April 18th, 2018

On this week's epiosde of The Adventure Podcast, we delve deep into a topic we've touched upon in recent shows: Did George Mallory summit Everest nearly three decades before Hillary? Dave says yes! Kraig says no! It's going to be a throw down. First, we delve into the latest adventure news, including a massive new expedition to walk the Yangtze River in China. And of course, we wrap things up with our latest gear picks, including hiking boots for spring/summer and a portable campfire. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 14: The Toughest Adventures in the World

April 11th, 2018

This week we delve deep into the world of exploration and outdoor adventure as Dave and Kraig share their picks for the absoultley toughest expeditions on the planet. But first, we cover the latest in adventure news, including some amazing Everest expeditions to watch this year and an update on one of the toughest single day footraces on the planet. As usual, we wrap things up with our gear picks, which include a Nikon camera and an inflatable tent!

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 13 -Talking Everest and Himalayan Climbing with Alan Arnette

April 4th, 2018

On this week's show we welcome our first guest as Alan Arnette joins us to talk about climbing in the Himalaya and the upcoming spring season on Everest and other big peaks. But first we start the show with sad news from the Volvo Ocean Race, an impressive new record for vertical skiing in a single day, and other adventure news. And of course, as always, we wrap things up with our gear picks of the week, including a new budget camera from GoPro, thoughts on Oru Kayaks, and how to get perfect espresso in the backcountry.

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Episode 12: Adventure Badass Sir Edmund Hillary

March 28th, 2018

This week we chronicle the life and times of Sir Edmund Hillary, who did so much more than just climb Everest. Ths kicks off a regular new segment on the biggest badasses in adventure history. In the news we talk cycling, a bold venture to drive across the Behring Sea, and an update on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. And as always, we wrap things up with our latest gear picks!

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 11 - Expedition Technology

March 21st, 2018

On this week's episode we take a look at some of the important technology that adventurers and explorers take with them when heading out on an expedition, including sat phones, GPS trackers, rugged laptops, and more. But first we get an update on the Iditarod, check in with a pair of endurance runners attemping a speed record in Nepal, and we talk about a college that is offering a degree in outdoor gear. Of course, as always, we wrap things up with our picks for the latest and greatest outdoor gear that we're using ourselves. 

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