It’s Wednesday, which means its also time for another episode of The Adventure Podcast. This week, my co-host Dave Adlard and I take a look at some of our favorite smaller outdoor gear brands, sharing the companies that might be off the radar a bit but are still doing good things. Companies like BioLite and Black Yak, that are making great gear but aren’t as well known as the behemoths of the industry, which we all know and love.
Before revealing that list however, we also take a look at some of the hot news stories from the world of outdoor adventure and exploration. We discuss whether or not we’ll see a thousand successful summits on Everest this year, an impressive free solo in Patagonia, and the return of a 4×4 off-road legend. Finally, we wrap things up with our weekly gear picks, with Dave sharing his thoughts on the ThermaCell mosquito repellant products while I offer up a review on the Old Town Topwater PDL fishing kayak.
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