The Adventure Podcast Episode 62: All the Adventure News That’s Fit to Print…or Gab About!

May 14th, 2019

This past week has been a very busy one in the world of outdoor adventure, travel, and exploration. That has provided Dave and Kraig with lots to talk about, so rather than getting distracted with a main topic, they're chatting about everything that went down, including updates from the Himalaya, Fedor's attempt to row the Southern Ocean, and a cable car getting built on Kilimanjaro. They do share their weekly gear picks, with Kraig reviewing a pair of travel shoes from Pakems and Dave providing his thoughts on active jeans from Boulder Denim.

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 61: What Makes a Great Gear Shop?

May 7th, 2019

On this week's episode Dave and Kraig talk about the qualities that make a gear shop great while also calling out some of their favorite gear shops in the U.S. and even other parts of the world. But first, the boys bring us up to date on the latest news from the spring climbing season in the Himalaya, a new record for running 50 miles very fast, and Fedor Konyukhov's progress towards Cape Horn. Later, they also share their thoughts on new pieces of gear, including a compact and durable gear case from Pelican and new apparel from 686.

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 60: Training for the Uphill Athlete with Scott Johnston and Steve House

April 30th, 2019

This week we welcome mountain athletes Scott Johnston and Stave House ton The Adventure Podcast to talk about their new book Training for the Uphill Athlete. They not only share stories of their own adventures in the mountains, but also offer tips for being better, faster, more efficient athletes in the mountains. But first, we start things off with adventure news, including stores about a dramatic rescue in the Himalaya, and 8-year old kid who ran away to travel the world, and an exciting adventure scholarship for female explorers!

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 59: Simple Tips to Put More Adventure into Your Life

April 23rd, 2019

Our main topic this week has Dave and Kraig sharing some simple tips for putting more adventure into your life. Those suggestions include things like getting outside for some exercise, going to adventur film festivals or lectures, and much more. But first, we start the show with adventure news sharing stories on the tragic death of three prominant climbers, the latest from Everest Base Camp, and a dog that completed the toughest footrace in the world. As usual, we wrap things up with our gear picks, with Dave sharing his thoughts on a set of trekking poles from Black Diamond, while Kraig reviews a portable bike pump from Crank Brothers.

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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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