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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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 23: The Latest Adventure News

June 19th, 2018

Dave's off this week so Kraig flies solo with an abbreviated episode focused on a few big adventure news stories, including a new speed record on Denali, updates from the Karakroam, and both good and bad news for the environment. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 22: Getting Started in Adventure Racing

June 13th, 2018

This week we start the show with adventure news with stories about a new speed record on El Capitan, some disturbing stories from the Himalaya, and the return of a legendary adventure race. Then we discuss how to get started in that sport with some tips for beginners eyeing their first race. Finally, we wrap things up with our gear picks for the week, with a new device to keep your gadgets charged and an option for water at the campsite. 

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The Adventure Podcast - Episode 21: Catching Up on Adventure News

June 6th, 2018

After taking a week off, we're back at it with a brand new episode. Since so much happened while we were away, we thought we'd catch up on some major adventure news that went down, including a summary of the Everest climbing season, the final results of the Giro d'Italia, and a new speed record on the most iconic route in climbing. Then, we wrap things up with some gear picks, turning a spotlight on some items that we've been using lately. 

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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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