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After taking a week off to catch up on some work and take a much-needed break, Dave and Kraig are back this week. Unfortunately, they bring news of a change in schedules that will disrupt the podcast schedule in the short term, so the show opens with an announcement that The Adventure Podcast is going on hiatus for the foreseeable future. Find out …
 
This week's guest is adventure racing legend Mike Kloser, who is one of the top adventure and endurance athletes of all time. Mike is a former mountain bike world champion and multi-time adventure racing world champ as well. Even though he is retired now, he still competes regularly in a number of events and even came back to take part in the new E…
 
This week on The Adventure Podcast we welcome mountaineer and mountain guide Carla Perez to the show. Carla is one of the top high-altitude alpinists at the moment, having summited both Everest and K2 in the same year in 2019. Additionally, she has also climbed both of those mountains without the use of supplemental oxygen, putting her in a rare gr…
 
On this week's episode of The Adventure Podcast, Dave and Kraig welcome friends Erik Nachtrieb and Vivian Smith of 1iOpen Productions. Erik and Viv are adventure filmmakers, with their job taking them all over the world to shoot video footage and tell unique stories. We sit down for an interview with these two adventurers, who share stories from th…
 
This week on The Adventure Podcast we're joined by ultrarunner, explorer, and entrepreneur Ray Zahab, who regales us with tales of his numerous adventures. Over the course of his career, Ray has run across the Sahara Desert (Yes! All of it!), as well as the Atacama, Gobi, and Namib Deserts too. His travels have taken him across Death Valley on foot…
 
On this week's episode we welcome the ultramarathon man himself, Dean Karnazes to the show. Dean regales with stories from his illustrious running career, with includes discovering his love for the sport after running for 30+ miles on his 30th birthday. He also talks about competing in the Badwater Ultra, running across the Atacama Desert in South …
 
This week on the podcast we welcome Kit Parks to the show. Kit is someone who discovered the joys of adventure travel at the age of 50 and has embraced it fully ever since. In the interview she talks about that experience, all the amazing places she's been, and more importantly, the great experiences and people she's met along the way. After fallin…
 
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, …
 
This week on The Adventure Podcast, we welcome adventure athlete Rebecca Rusch to the show. Rebecca has been one of the most outstanding and inspiring personalities in the adventure space for years, starting as a world-class adventure racer, before turning her attention solely to mountain biking. Since then, her career has only continued to impress…
 
On this week's episode of The Adventure Podcast, Dave and Kraig sit down fro an amazing chat with professional explorer and adventurer Alice Morrison. Alice talks to the guys about her adventures across Northern Africa, what its like to cross the Sahara Desert on foot, and run an ultramarathon around Mt. Everest in Nepal. She also shares advice on …
 
This week on The Adventure Podcast, co-hosts Dave Adlard and Kraig Becker discuss what it means for a climber to be "clean" and just where do you draw the line when it comes to using "performance enhancing drugs" in the mountains. Is bottled oxygen a PED? How about advancued gear? Before diving into that topic however, they also take a look at the …
 
On this week's Adventure Podcast we take a bit of a walk down memory lane, with Dave and Kraig sharing their favorite moments from the first 100 episodes of the show, including top guests, best interviews, interactions with listeners, and more. But first, the guys share a few adventure news stories, including some unique archaeological finds and a …
 
On this week's show, Dave and Kraig discuss some ways that you can continue to get your adventure fix even as we all work our way through a very unsuual time for our planet. Even though the coronavirus has us all staying close to home, there are still some good ways to still live an adventurous life. Before jumping into that topic, the boys share s…
 
We're back after our brief hiatus to get everyone caught up on the latest news from the world of outdoro adventure, exploration and travel. With the coronavirus now ramping up quickly in the U.S., there is a lot for Dave and Kraig to get caught up on, along with the news that the Everest climbing season is cancalled, some last-minute winter expedit…
 
On this week's episode Dave and Kraig sit down with Tamar Lowell, the CEO of Access Culinary Trips to talk about food and travel, two things that go together very well. Access offers some fantastic culintary trips to some wonderful corners of the globe, putting their own spin on immersing us in the culture and history of a place. Before chatting wi…
 
On this week's episode of The Adventure Podcast we dive deep into the various fabrics produced by Gore-Tex to ensure you're getting the right one for you and take a look at the current controversy that surrounds Colin O'Brady and a damning article released recently by National Geographic. But first, we catch up on Adventure News with the lastest fr…
 
On this week's episode of The Adventure Podcast we welcome Brian Chaney, the CEO of Korkers. Over the past couple of months, Korkers has helped sponsor the show and we are excited to have Brian on as guest. He talks with Kraig about a wide-range of topics, inclluding his background in the outdoor industry, his love of fly fishing, how the coronavir…
 
On this week's show, Dave and Kraig share the top "bucket list" items that they want to complete before they "kick the bucket." As you might expect, that includes some very adventurous things, but not completely. There are a few items that just might surprise you. But before jumping into that list, they boys frist take a look at the latest Adventru…
 
Dave and Kraig are back from Winter Outdoor Retailer in Denver with plenty to share with listeners. The boys reveal their "Best of Show" award winners and other gear that caught their fancy, most of which will hit store shelves later this fall. Before that however, they get things started with Adventure News, sharing updates on the winter climbing …
 
This week we welcome Lee Thompson of Flash Pack back to the podcast to talk about emerging travel trends, the company's growth over the past few years, and hot new destinations for 2020. Before we jump into that interview however, Dave and Kraig catch listeners up on Adventure News with updates on the big winter climbing expeditions, an update on t…
 
This week we're joined by our friends Jim and Katie Thomsen, who have so many great stories and aventrues to share. Jim worked in the outdoor industry for years, running a number of big brands that you probably know and love. After he retired, he and his wife Katie decided to spend ten years sailing around the world. How did they get to that point …
 
On this week's super-sized episode we welcome John McKeon of Polar Latitudes to the show. His company specializes in travel to Antarctica and he sits down with Dave and Kraig to discuss how you launch an Antarctic cruise company, what it's like to operate at the far end of the world, and how he came fall in love with that fargile, but beautiful pla…
 
After taking some time off for the holidays, the boys are back this week with a new show. They get 2020 started by sharing the adventures, expeditions, and travel destinations they're most excited about in the year ahead, with some interesting things to keep an eye on in the New Year. But first, they get listeners updated on what's been happening t…
 
We're ready to shut things down for a couple of week as we enjoy the holiday break and start of the new year with friends and family. But before we go, Kraig and Dave share their adventure and health-focused resolutions for 2020. Before they do that however, we spend a little time getting caught up on adventure news, with updates from the Antarctic…
 
This week we welcome writer, entrepreneur, rock singer, and world traveler Jonny Bealby of Wild Frontiers Travel to the Adventrue Podcast. We chat with Jonny about what inspired him to start a travel company, his side-gig as a rock singer, and the 100 lessons he learned from visiting 100 countires. Before that however, we catch up on the latest adv…
 
On this week's episode we induct another member into our Adventure Badass Hall of Fame, with British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes getting the nod. Before we run down the list of his accomplishments, we get updates from Mike Horn and Borge Ouslands polar traverse and we find out why Nims Purja is in hot water back in Nepal. Later, we share our gear …
 
Happy holidays from The Adventure Podcast! To kick off the official shopping season, Dave and Kraig make their annual suggestions for the best gifts to get the outdoor adventurer, explroer, or traveler on your list this year. Before jumping into our gift guide however, we take a look at the latest adventure news, with updates from both the Arctic a…
 
Thanks to Dave's remote location and some techncial snafus, Kraig is flying solo this week. He updates listners on his recent excursion to climb Mt. Washington in New Hampshire, before diving deep into a few adventure news stories. This short episode offers updates on the current Antarctic expedition season, big new projects for Colin O'Brady and F…
 
Love camping in the backcountry but hate that you have to wait out the winter for your next camping trip? Why not take up winter camping instead? We share tiips and tricks to be aware of before your first winter outing, including the gear you'll want, how to pick a campsite, how to stay warmer, and much more. But first, we break down the lastet adv…
 
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 ge…
 
This week, Dave and Kraig explore how to properly use base layers to stay warm in cold weather and winter activities. Having the right gear makes all the difference of course, but using those garments with one another in a smart way is also key. Before jumping into that topic, the boys first take a look at the latest Adventrue News, with an update …
 
On this week's episode of The Adventure Podcast we take a look at one of the most iconic feats in the world of outdoor adventure — The Seven Summits. We take a deep dive into the mountains that make up this list, the origins of the idea of the Seven Summits, and how they are still relevant even after hundreds of people have climbed them all. But be…
 
Dave and Kraig are back this week with a new episode of The Adventure Podcast. As usual, they start things off with Adventure News with the latest on the autumn climbing seaon in the Himalaya, a sub-two hour marathon, and the youngest female hiker ever on the Appalachian Trail. Next, we'll get the rundown on Kraig's recent visit to the country of J…
 
We often get asked where we find our information and news on big adventures taking place around the world, so this week we thought we'd share some of our favorite sources. Dave and Kraig offer up their top outdoor and adventure websties, so fire up your browsers. But first, the boys discuss the latest news from the fall cimbing season in the Himala…
 
Dave and Kraig are back this week to share another list of their picks for explorers and adventurers you should know, with some of the top endurance athletes, climbers, mountaineers, and other people that should be on your radar. But before they break into that conversation they first offer the latest adventure news, including updates from the autu…
 
On this week's episode of The Adventure Podcast, Dave and Kraig discuss the history of Eco-Challenge, it's place in the adventrue racing world, and why they are so excited that the race has returned after 17-year hiatus. First, they bring us up to date with the latest adventure news, including updates on expeditions heading to K2 this winter, a pol…
 
We're back after a two-week layoff due to the Labor Day holiday here in the U.S. While we were away, lots of news broke acros the outdoor and adventure community with stories such as a major polar expedition to the North Pole, a transgender climber going for the Seven Summits, and the return of Kilian Jornet to Mt. Everest. We'll discuss these stor…
 
We're back on the air this week as Kraig returns from Africa and gives us a complete rundown on his safari and visit to Zanzibar (Yes, it's a real place!) But first, we run down some adventure news, including potential new regulations for climbing Everest and a pait of septegenarians who provide some great inspiraiton. Finally, the boys wrap things…
 
As Kraig heads off to Africa for his long-anticipated safari, the boys get together one last time share the latest and adventure news and a few gear reviews. This week we revisit an Antarctic expedition controversy, ponder the possibility of Nims Purja making a winter ascent on K2, and catch up on some environmental news. Later, Dave shares an inex…
 
This week our guest on The Adventure Podcast is Trish Sare from BikeHike Adventures. Trish tells us about her personal travels, how she got started in the travel industry, and how she launched her company more than 25 years ago. Before that however, Dave and Kraig share the latest adventure news, with updates from Gasherbrum II, a hoverboarder cros…
 
This week we welcome Rick Saez of The Outdoor Biz Podcast to the show to talk about breaking into the industry, some of his more interesting guests, and his favorite outdoor pursuits. First, we get an update on the climbing season on K2 and the Karakroam, share our thoughts on the final stages of the Tour de France, and learn about an expedition go…
 
This week we have our first returning guest to The Adventure Podcast as Rick McCharles of BestHike.com joins Dave and Kraig to talk about gear, backpacking, and his foray into bikepacking. The boys also share the latest adventure news with updates from the climbing season on K2, new speed records at the Badwater 135 ultramarathon, and some of Yosem…
 
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Dave and Kraig chat about this momentus event and whether or not it is the greatest adventure in the history of man. Before that, they share updates from the Karkoram climbing seaon, news about an ocean rower who spent 11 months at sea alone, and a 19-year old climber who free cl…
 
On this week's episod we induct ultrarunner, ski mountaineer, alpinist, and all-around outstianding athlete Kilian Jornet into our pantheon of adventure badasses. Dave and Kraig breakdown the reasons why he is worthy of that lable, but first they share updates from the mountaineering season in Pakistan, updates from the Tour de France, and an epic …
 
We're back with an extra-long episode this week as the boys interview Max Webster of Hastings Overland, a company Kraig had the opportunity to travel with in British Columbia a few weeks back. Before that however, we share the latest adventure news with updates from K2 and the Karakoram, a record-setting day at the Western States 100 Ultra, and ano…
 
The boys are back from Denver and are eager to share all of the great new things they saw at the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. But before they reveal their top picks for the best new gear, they get us all caught up on the latest adventure news, including the start of the Karakroam climbing season, an impressive new speed record on Denali, an…
 
Kraig is flying solo on this episode, which is a bit shorter than usual but focuses on catching up on the latest in adventure news with more stories from the 2019 Everest climbing season, a young climber who takes on one of the most iconic routes in the world, and a 21-year old traveler who is the youngest to visit every country on Earth.…
 
The boys are back after a week hiatus to talk about all things exploration and outdoor adventure. The main topic this week springs from current headlines, with a focus on ways to make climbing Mt. Everest safer. But before we get to that, we start with the latest adventure news, including an update from the spring climbing season in the Himalaya, a…
 
The boys are back with another episode of The Adventure Podcast, and this week they're taking a look at the causes that have led to a slew of recent deaths and injuries on Everest. But first, they startthings off with adventure news with updates on the Himalayan climbing season, an expedition to the depths of the ocean, and an impressive bike ride …
 
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