The Adventure Podcast Episode 82: Breaking Down Project Possible and Nims Purja’s Mountaineering Accomplishment

November 5th, 2019

In the wake of Nirmal "Nims" Purja's successful summit of Shishapangm, the record-setting climber has been called out for using bottled oxygen, fixed ropes, helicopters, and other items. Is this criticism warranted? Where does Nim's accomplishment fall in the ream of all-time mountaineering feats? We dicuss this and more this week. But first, we get caught up on the latest adventure news with a look at an epic Antarctic expedition about to get underway, a long-distance cycling speed record, and a climber who was banned from Nepal for an illegal climb. Later, Dave and Kraig share their thoughts on some gear, including a Bluetooth speaker from JBL and the long-awaited look at The North Face's Futurelight.

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