The Adventure Podcast Episode 58: An Interview with Ultrarunner Candice Burt

April 16th, 2019

This week we welcome ultrarunner Candice Burt to the podcast to talk about creating the "Grand Slam" of 200 mile races, how she trains for long distance events, and her upcoming attempt at a speed record on the Arizona Trail. First, we chat about some of the biggest stories in the world of adventure, including an update on Fedor Konyukhov's status in the Southern Ocean and plans to remeasure the height of Everest. As usual, we wrap things up with some weekly gear picks, with Dave sharing his thoughts on the Grayl water-filtering bottle while Kraig reviews an ultralight sleeping pad from Therm-a-Rest.

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 57: Our Favorite Small Outdoor Companies

April 2nd, 2019

This week Dave and Kraig share some of their favorie smaller companies in the outdoor industry that make outstanding gear. They also talk adventure news with the potential for a record setting year on Everest, an ultrarunner who hiked the Iditarod trail, and the return of an off-road legend in the form of the new Ford Bronco. As usual, the boys wrap up the show with new gear picks, including a fishing kayak from Old Town and a mosquito repellant device from ThermaCell.

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 56: An Interview with NBC Sports’ Chad Salmela

March 26th, 2019

On this week's peisode of The Adventure Podcast we welcome NBC Sports commentator Chad Salmela to talk about Nordic skiing, biathlon, and a variety of other winter sports topics. But first, we get updates on developing stories in the Himalaya, Fedor's attempt to row around the Southern Ocean, and a 95-year old runner's plans to cross the U.S. on foot. As usual, we wrap things up with our weekly gear picks, with Dave sharing a new pair of gaiters from Hillsound while Kraig reviews the Korker's Ice Walker cleats.

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 55: Adventure Badass Mike Horn

March 19th, 2019

On this week's shw we induct another member into our Adventure Badass Hall of Fame, this time introducing listerns to explorer Mike Horn. But first, we get updates on the K2 winter expeditions, the Iditarod in Alaska, and more in adventure news, including a climber who wants to take on all 14 8000-meter peaks in a single year. In our gear segement we discuss a new ebike from Yamaha and a belt that comes with some handy tools built in. Thanks for listening!

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 54: The National Geographic 2019 Adventurers of the Year

March 12th, 2019

National Geographic has announced its 2019 Adventurers of the Year, and this week we take a look at who earned that honor. But before revealing those men and women we get an update on the missing climbers on Nanga Parbat, a new route on Everest, and a dog who is a better mountaineer that you and me. Of course, we also wrap up the episode with a look at some new gear, including an camping cook pot that is 30% faster at heating up, saving you 30% of your fuel, as well as the perfect backpack for adventure racing.

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 53: The Sea-to-Sea Adventure Race in Florida

March 5th, 2019

Dave's back this week to give us a complete report on his experience at the Sea to Sea Adventure Race in Florida, which took place this past weekend. He gives us the rundown on what it was like to compete in this three day, 300 mile event, which he calls just another "bad idea." Luckily for us, he survived and returned to give us the lowdown on this fantastic event.

Before jumping into his race report we start the show off with some sad news from the winter mountaineering expeditions that we've been following, as well as an update on the ongoing Nepali insurance scam scandal. We'll also check in with the Iditarod sled dog race in Alaska and more sobering news from the Antarctic. 

We wrap up the show with our gear segment, this time sharing our picks for the best tents to use heading into the spring/summer camping and backpacking season. There are a lot of good options out there and the guys think now is a good time to go shopping. 

Thanks for listening! 

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 52: An interview with professional explorer Milo Pierwola

February 26th, 2019

This week Kraig's flying solo, so he takes a quick look at adventure news stories, including more on the ongoing travel scandal in Nepal, a new expedition in remote Russia, and 'Free Solo's' big win at the Oscars. After that, he interviews professional explorer Milo Pierwola on how he got started on a life of adventurer and how he makes a living doing so.

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 51: Outdoor Gear, Sustainability, and Waste

February 19th, 2019

On this weeks show we take a look at what Dave and Kraig are doing on a personal level when it comes to keeping gear out of the landfill, as well as how the outdoor industury as a whole is working to make the gear we use much more eco-friendly. In the news, we take a look at new climbing regulations for Everest, the search for Shackleton's missing ship, and a new record most feet climbed in a 24 hour period. We then wrap things up with gear reviews on a new pair of wireless earbuds from Skullcandy and running shoes from Saucony.

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 50: Adventure Badass Roald Amundsen

February 12th, 2019

On this week's episode we share the story of another adventure badass, this time turning a spotlight on Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen. But first, we talk adventure news with updates from K2, a new long-distance biking route across the U.S., and a 52-day Antarctic expedition that just wrapped up. Later, Dave and Kraig talk about some of the other gear they saw at Winter Outdoor Retailer that was impressive, but didn't earn a coveted gear Adventure Podcast award. If you like the show, give us a review on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and Spotify Thanks so much for listening!

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 49: The Best New Gear From Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2019

February 5th, 2019

The boys are back from Denver, where they saw more gear than is healthy for any outdoor enthusiast to endure over the course of three days. But, they risked life and limb to discover the best new products that you'll want to add to your gear shed moving forward, including a groundbreaking new fabric from The North Face, a GPS-powered personal compass from a company called LynQ, and the most eco-friendly footwear ever created by SOLE and United By Blue. Before diving into those products however, we have the latest in adventure news too, including an update on the winter climbing expeditions and a legend announcing her retirement.

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