The Adventure Podcast Episode 6: The North and South Side of Everest Compared

This is my weekly reminder that the latest episode of The Adventure Podcast has been released online. As usual, you’ll find the show in iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher. If you like what you hear, be sure to subscribe through your favorite podcast platform. You’ll also find the latest episode attached to this post below.

In this week’s episode we talk the latest adventure news, including an update on the Nanga Parbat rescue from a couple of weeks back. We also take a look at some impressive performances in the Talisker Whiskey Challenge, share are thoughts on the Super Bowl and the upcoming Winter Olympics, before delving into our main topic which takes a look at the differences between climbing Everest from the North and South Side. The discussion isn’t just about the logistics of the expedition, but the evolving politics that are surrounding the mountain. Then of course we wrap things up with some gear talk, answering a listener’s question and our two favorite pieces of equipment for the week.

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Kraig Becker