The Adventure Podcast Episode 33: Talking eBikes with Yamaha’s Drew Engelmann

September 11th, 2018

This week we sit down with the sales and marketing manager for Yamaha's Power Assist Bike division to talk the past, present, and future of ebikes, plus a whole lot more. But first, we start the show off with adventure news that includes a new speed record on the Appalachian Trail, a record-setting attempt at rowing the Atlantic Ocean, and a story about how Google Earth helped explorers find a lost world in Africa. As usual, we wrap things up with a gear segement with items that Dave and Kraig are excited about. 

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The Adventure Podcast Episode 32: A Visit with Amy Hatch - Founder of Garage Grown Gear

August 28th, 2018

This week we sit down with Amy Hatch, founder and CMO of Garage Grown Gear, to talk about her website, some of the most innovative gear she's seen while working with outdoor entreprenuers, and much more. We also catch up on A LOT of adventure news, answer a listener's gear question, and share our picks for gear of the week. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 31: Adventure Badass Reinhold Messner

August 21st, 2018

We return this week with another edition of our "adventure badass" awards, this time taking a look at the life, times, and achievements of the greatest mountaineer in history - Reinhold Messner. But before we get to him, we have some big adventure news stories to share, including final numbers on Everest summits, a new tourist scam in Nepal, and a woman who is undertaking a tremendous endurance challenge. Of course, we wrap up our show with some gear reviews as well.

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 30: An Interview with Mountaineer and Filmmaker Ben Clark

August 14th, 2018

On this week's episode we sit down for a chat with Everest summiteer, big mountain skier, and filmmaker Ben Clark, who talks about what it is like to climb and ski in the Himalaya. Ben also tells us about his documentary film "The Snowman Trek" during which he and a team of ultrarunners set a new speed record on one of the toughest trails in the world. But first, we start the show with adventure news, and of course wrap it up with some reviews of our favorite gear items we're currently using. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 29: The One With The Guy From the U.K.

August 7th, 2018

This week we're joined on the podcast by British adventurer, climber, and endurance athlete Ray Betts who talks micro-adventures, climbing Kilimanjaro, his upcoming attempt at Aconcagua, his favorite gear, and more. But first we talk about the latest adventure news, including a daring rescue in the Karakoram and fake climbing permits for Everest. And of course, in our gear segment we share some favorite new products, including a drone and an adjustable sleeping bag. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 28: The Best New Gear of Summer Outdoor Retailer 2018

July 31st, 2018

We're home from the Denver Outdoor Retailer show with a host of new gear to talk about. Dave and Kraig pick their favorite items that they saw at the show, most of which won't be hitting store shelves until spring of 2018, but you get a sneak peek here first. The show starts off with some adventure news however, including a look at the Tour de France that just ended and a wrap up of the Karakoram climbing season in Pakistan. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 27: Live From Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver Colorado

July 25th, 2018

We're joined by special guest Frank Ledwell of OutdoorX4 magazine this week as record the show live in Denver, Colorado. We're there to attend the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, where the latest and greatest outdoor gear is on display. In this episode, we share our thoughts after two days at the show with a sneak peek at the best new products we've seen so far. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 26: Turning Micro-Adventures into Macro-Adventures

July 17th, 2018

We're one week out from Outdoor Retailer, to this week we talk a bit about the show, bring an update on the Tour de France, and take a peek at some interesting expeditions that are currently taking place. Then we jump into our main topic on adding micro-adventrues to your life and how that can lead to much bigger adventures down the line. Finally, we wrap things up with our weekly gear picks. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 25: How to Save Money When Buying Outdoor Gear

July 10th, 2018

As usual, we start the show off with some adventure news, including a look at the start of the 2018 Tour de France and how everything has already been thrown into disarray. We also have updates from the Karakoram and news about an unusuall expedition that ran the length of Africa. After that, Dave and Kraig share some tips on how to save money when buying outdoor gear, before wrapping up the show with some new gear picks of their own.

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 24: The 2018 Tour de France Preview Show!

July 3rd, 2018

After a couple weeks off, we're back with a full-length episode to catch everyone up on the latest adventure news. Our main topic for the week is a preview of the 2018 Tour de France, scheduled to get underway on July 7. We talk about the route, Chris Froome getting cleared of doping chargings, and possible contendors, before moving on to our weekly gear picks. Thanks for listening. 

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