The Adventure Podcast Episode 104: An Interview with Ultrarunner and Adventure Athlete Grant Maughan

April 28th, 2020

This week on The Adventure Podcast we're joined by our guest Grant Maughan. Grant is an ultrarunner and adventure athlete who didn't even take up running until he turned 47. Now, he's nearly ten years later, he has competed in some of the toughest races in the world, including the Badwater Ultra, the Marathon des Sables, the Iditarod Invitational, and many more. This inspiring athlete tells us how he took up the sport, what drives him forward, and what its like to climb Mt. Everest. 

Before chatting with Grant, Dave and Kraig first bring us the latest adventure news, including stories about 5G wireless service coming to Everest, a the first North American ski resort to reopen in the age of the coronavirus, and an impressive archaeological find in Norway. Later, they also share their weekly gear picks, with Dave offering his thoughts on the 686 Multi Gore-Tex Paclite jacket and Kraig reviewing the Goal Zero Yeti 500X portable power station

Show Notes:

4K Live webcam from Everest

Norway's treasure trove artifacts

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