The Adventure Podcast Episode 108: A Chat with Adventure Filmmakers Erik Nachtrieb and Viv Smith

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The long Memorial Day weekend here in the U.S. is throwing off all sense of time, particularly when coupled with the ongoing pandemic. Believe it or not however, it is Wednesday, which means we have a new episode of the The Adventure Podcast to share. This week, we’re joined by adventure filmmakers Erik Nachtrieb and … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 105: Talking Adventure Travel with Podcaster Kit Parks

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As usual, Wednesday brings another episode of The Adventure Podcast. This week, we welcome fellow podcaster Kit Parks to the show. Kit discovered the joys of adventure travel at the age of 50, proving that you’re never too young or old to add a bit of adventure to your life. Since then, she has trekked … Read more

Mike Horn Talks Polar Expeditions and Climate Change with Outdoor Journal

This past fall we followed one of the most difficult, dangerous, and awe-inspiring expeditions in recent memory. That’s when Swiss explorer Mike Horn and Norwegian Børge Ousland set out on an attempt to traverse the Arctic icecap, via the North Pole, completely on foot. The duo started on the Alaskan side of the ice, with the … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 83: Getting Started with Winter Camping

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I’m off today for Maine and New Hampshire, where I’ll be attempting to summit Mt. Washington tomorrow. That means that updates are likely to be sparse the rest of the week, although I did want to share the lasted Adventure Podcast for those who are regular listeners. This week, my co-host Dave Adlard and I … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 82: Breaking Down Project Possible and Nims Purja’s Mountaineering Accomplishment

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There is no question that Nims Purja’s Project Possible expedition has captured the imagination of climbers and a mainstream audience alike. But in the wake of a successful summit of Shishapangma, which dropped the curtain on the initiative, Nims has found himself the target of criticism from those who say his use of oxygen, fixed … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 81: How to Properly Use Layers to Stay Warm in Winter

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This week on The Adventure Podcast we tackle an important and useful topic by discussing the importance of utilizing a proper layering system to keep you warm on your adventures. We’ll talk about how base layers, an insulating layer, and a shell all work together to keep you warm and dry, enabling you to stay … Read more

The Adventure Podcast on the Outside Biz Podcast

Several weeks back, my co-host on The Adventure Podcast — Dave Adlard — and myself had the distinct honor of being interviewed on The Outdoor Biz Podcast, hosted by industry veteran Rick Saez. If you’re interested in learning more about myself, Dave, and how we came up with our show, then you’ll definitely get a … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 80: What are the Seven Summits?

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We’re back with another episode of The Adventure Podcast this week as my co-host Dave Adlard and I attempt to return to a regular schedule after weeks of travel and other interruptions. Our topic for the week is the Seven Summits, which is one of those milestone’s in adventure that is often referred to, but … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 76: Why We Are So Excited About the Return of Eco-Challenge

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Episode 76 of The Adventure Podcast is now available for download on your favorite podcast platform. On this week’s show we take a look at the history and legacy of Eco-Challenge, and discuss why my co-host Dave Adlard and I are so excited for its return. We also talk about the strict media blackout that … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 75: Adventure News and Gear Reviews

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After another break The Adventure Podcast returns at long last with a new episode. While we were away, a lot has gone down in the world of outdoor adventure and exploration. So much so in fact that my cohost Dave Adlard and I decided to forgo our regular format, which typically includes a main topic … Read more