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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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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