The Adventure Podcast Episode 107: A Conversation with Explorer Ray Zahab

On this week’s episode of The Adventure Podcast, we welcome our guest Ray Zahab. Ray is an amazing explorer who has traversed some of the world’s largest and most remote deserts on foot. That includes spending 111 days crossing the Sahara, as well as running across the Gobi, Atacama, and Namib Deserts as well. His journeys have taken him through Death Valley, over Baffin Island, and to the South Pole as well. We talk about all of those adventures and more, including his impossible2Possible foundation and adventure travel company too.

Before we begin the interview with Ray, my cohost Dave Adlard and I talk about the latest Adventure News, including an update on the climbing season on Everest, the outlook for the Karakoram climbing season this summer, and a team of adaptive athletes taking a unique approach to climbing the Seven Summits. Later, Dave and I also share our weekly Gear Picks, with him sharing his thoughts on hiking shoes from both adidas and Keen, while I weigh in with a review of the new Yeti Roadie 24 cooler.

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Kraig Becker