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With a general interest in the outdoors, and more specifically rock climbing, theDIHEDRAL Podcast brings together people from all walks of life who share an endearing devotion to “the outdoors”. We sit down with guests who share a warm predilection for mother nature and the possibilities she presents to us all. Our mutual interests in rock climbing, hiking, writing, growing, and exploring brought us together. We hope you find our eccentric little “corner” of the universe just as inviting as we do.

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United States

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With a general interest in the outdoors, and more specifically rock climbing, theDIHEDRAL Podcast brings together people from all walks of life who share an endearing devotion to “the outdoors”. We sit down with guests who share a warm predilection for mother nature and the possibilities she presents to us all. Our mutual interests in rock climbing, hiking, writing, growing, and exploring brought us together. We hope you find our eccentric little “corner” of the universe just as inviting as we do.

Twitter:

@TheDihedral

Language:

English


Episodes

Britt Zale & Kaya Lindsay - Welcome to Climb Moab

2/2/2024
Britt Zale and Kaya Lindsay are two of the most well respected climbers in Moab, and they are also the founders of Moab’s new climbing gym, Climb Moab! Join us as Britt and Kaya go over the inception of Climb Moab, the connections created along the way and a very productive mid-life crisis epiphany! For more information about Climb Moab click here Host: Gaia Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:50:13

Anything BUT Climbing - Mary Catherine EDEN #8

1/6/2024
Ringing in the New Year with one of the greats! Mary Catherine Eden, popularly known as Tradprincess, granted us the honor to join us for an Anything But Climbing session. With Mary's recent sends of both Necronomicon and the 5.14b Black Mamba In Canyonlands Utah, not only has she made inverted off-width cool again, but she has put Bronston, Ky squarely on the map! Sit down to enjoy a conversation between trad climber Mary Catherine, and philosopher Carrot, as they discuss the topic of Friendship and its impact on their lives. Join us to learn about Mary's relationship with her friends, both human and equine! For more from Mary, check out her off-with climbing camp here. As part of the show, we donated to Access Fund, you can also donate here. Host: Carrot Producer: Carrot and Gaia Editor: Gaia OFF BELAY

Duration:00:20:58

JL Collins - Pathfinders and Financial Freedom

12/2/2023
On this month’s episode of theDIHEDRAL Podcast we were joined once again by one of our favorite guests, JL Collins. He is the award-winning author of The Simple Path to Wealth and has just released his follow up book, Pathfinders. Join us as JL reminds us that Financial Independence can mean different things to different people, illuminating that point brilliantly in Pathfinders. For original chat on Path to Wealth click here For JL Collin's webpage click here To buy The Simple Path to Wealth click here To buy Pathfinders click here

Duration:01:08:13

Ken Gobalet & Bruce Kinnison - Legends of Tuolumne

11/4/2023
Ken Gobalet and Bruce Kinnison are known among other things for putting up first ascents in Tuolumne over 55 years ago. Their routes are still well documented and well climbed. Join us to hear about the development of climbing in Tuolumne from a pair of guys who were there from the start. Our friend and vet of the show, MIT and American Alpine Club's own Dave Custer get's all the credit for putting this session together, and it was an honor to have him join us as a co-host for this episode. Host: Carrot, Dave Custer Producer: Carrot, Clara Climb-ON

Duration:00:55:22

theDIHEDRAL - Socrates and The Apology

10/7/2023
Join us as Carrot, our in-house philosopher, goes over the trial of Socrates as he defends himself against the charges brought against him by the poet Meletus. It is in this dialogue that Socrates makes the famous proclamation that "the unexamined life is not worth living". If you are interested in reading The Apology, you can find it HERE. Host: Carrot Producer: Carrot, Clara Climb-ON

Duration:00:44:29

Max Maisonneuve- Two Worlds Collide: Music and Route Setting

9/2/2023
Max is a gifted climber and route setter who has been setting and sending all over the country, but as of now you can find him crushing out in Utah where he is setting for Momentum Gyms. Join us as Max discusses route setting as an art form, music, and plays two songs from his soon to be released album LIVE! For more from Max's band Echo Point click here. For more on Max's solo project click here. Host: Carrot Producer: Carrot, Clara Climb-ON

Duration:01:06:48

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen - American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas, PART 2

8/5/2023
Dr. Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen is a distinguished professor of history at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She specializes in U.S. intellectual and cultural history, with research and teaching interests including the history of philosophy, political and social theory. Join us on this second part of the podcast, where Jennifer further discusses her award winning 2012 book American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas. For more about Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen click here For American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas click here Host: Carrot Producer: Carrot, Clara Climb-ON

Duration:00:47:21

Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen - American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas, PART 1

7/1/2023
Dr. Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen is a distinguished professor of history at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She specializes in U.S. intellectual and cultural history, with research and teaching interests including the history of philosophy, political and social theory. Join us as Jennifer discusses her award winning 2012 book American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas. For more about Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen click here For American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas click here Host: Carrot Producer: Carrot, Clara Climb-ON

Duration:00:40:46

Drew Francis - Record Attempt: Colorado 14er

6/10/2023
Endurance athlete Drew Francis tells us all about his upcoming challenge: to break the speed record of the Colorado 14er climb by summiting 7-8 peaks every 24 hours. Drew is no stranger to outdoor and adrenaline-inducing activities, as he grew up close to the mountains and has years of climbing, hiking, and skiing experience on his belt. As a firefighter and paramedic, Drew is aware of how far to push his body and of his abilities as an athlete. Join us as Drew discusses the process and expectations for his upcoming Colorado 14er record attempt. For more about Drew and the Colorado 14er's project click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot Climb-ON

Duration:00:39:45

Climbers' Roundtable - The Physics of Climbing

5/6/2023
Carrot sits down with professionals from the world of Physics, Dave Custer (MIT), Noah Steinberg (University of Michigan), Graham Kribs (University of Oregon), and Holly Krynicki (Caltech University) to discuss the Physics of Climbing and the exciting things happening within those two worlds. Join us as we cover the topics of climbing, physics, safety, and technology. For stories about life and the outdoors click here For Noah's YouTube click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:59:11

John Bryant - The Psychology of Climbing, Story Time

4/1/2023
John Bryant is a professor of psychology, former professional racketball player, and experienced Everest climber. Today we will cover part II of our conversation with John, where he discusses the Green Bay Packers and his trip to Everest. Join us as Bryant retells his experiences as an Everest climber and a Green Bay Packers fan. For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:51:15

JL Collins - Dirtbag Dreams: Finances and F-You Money

3/4/2023
JL Collins, author of The Simple Path To Wealth, discusses what it would take for a dirtbag, or simply anyone, to reach a point in which they have "F-You Money". His advice and his book really do lay out a simple path to wealth. Join us as JL Collins breaks down finances in a practical and straight-forward manner, orienting dirtbags and listeners on ways to invest and expand their financial freedom. For The Simple Path to Wealth click here For JL Collins site click here For the interview's useful reinvestment calculator click here For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:01:01:39

John Bryant - The Psychology of Climbing

2/4/2023
John Bryant is a professor of psychology, former professional racketball player, and experienced Everest climber. We were fortunate enough to bring a close friend to the podcast to discuss the psychology of climbing and the meaning of flow. Join us as Bryant relates rock climbing to reinforcers, community, and flow. For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:52:04

Mrs. Donovan - Outdoor Education and Linguistics

1/7/2023
A short and profound conversation with a renonwed scholar, Charlie Brown's Mrs. Donovan. Join us as Carrot takes us to an alternate reality where Mrs. Donovan forms part of our outdoor community. Let's see how much of the conversation you can put together! Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:03:04

Climbing vs. Culture - So You Want To Get Into Rock Climbing?

12/3/2022
Let's talk about all you need to know before getting into rock climbing to wrap up our final episode of this mini series! Join us as we discuss jargon, the indoor climbing experience, and the sketchy outdoor ways. Thank you for joining us through this ride and putting up with our ability to veer off topic, ha! For stories about life and the outdoors click here For the jugs t-shirt click here Host: Gaia Guests: Payson Guillote, Kaitlin Junek, Morgan Chasse Producers: Carrot and Gaia Let's connect and... Climb-ON

Duration:01:00:16

Climbing vs. Culture - We All Need a Therapist!

11/5/2022
Another month, another episode of our limited series, Climbing vs. Culture! With one more session to go, we addressed a very important topic: Mental Health. Join us as we discuss climbing as an outlet for mental wellbeing, our personal experiences in the community, our internal fights, and more. Note: We are not mental health professionals and/or licensed therapists. This conversation is based on our personal experiences. If you are struggling and feel the need of assistance, call 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, Speak with someone today. For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Gaia Guests: Payson Guillote, Kaitlin Junek, Morgan Chasse Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:50:10

Climbing vs. Culture - Dating in The Climbing Community

10/1/2022
Be ready to listen to four friends getting together to talk about straight-up bs for close to an hour, in a laidback ‘friends getting together’ manner. Join us as we cover the second topic of TheDihedral’s Climbing vs. Culture mini series, Dating in The Climbing Community. For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Gaia Guests: Payson Guillote, Kaitlin Junek, and Morgan Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:36:19

Climbing vs. Culture - Dirtbags and Dirtbaging

9/4/2022
A couple of weeks ago, Carrot brought up how interesting it would be to discuss current and niche topics in the podcast in a laidback ‘friends getting together’ manner. So be ready to listen to three friends getting together to talk about straight-up bs for close to an hour. Join us as we cover the first topic of TheDihedral’s Climbing vs. Culture mini series, Dirtbags and Dirtbaging. For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Gaia Guests: Payson Guillote and Kaitlin Junek Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:44:57

Lucia Li - Climbing Through The Change

8/6/2022
We were so happy to be joined by Lucia Li, an amazing woman who is entirely stoked on climbing to the point where she recently made a life changing move to be further immersed in the rocks. She is an entrepreneur, climber, and expert on all things Red River Gorge. Join us as Lucia breaks down some of the best crags that the Midwest has to offer! For more about Lucia click here and here For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:01:09:30

Max Hartong - A Journey Toward American Ninja Warrior

7/2/2022
We spent some time talking to Maxwell Harton, a member of our local climbing community. Max is a climber, an aspiring Ninja Warrior, and dog lover. Join us as Max explains how dogs, climbing, and Ninja Warrioring overlap! For more about Max click here For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:30:52