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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.

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.

Location:

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

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

Arianne Jones - Holistic Nutrition and Bars that Send

6/4/2022
We are so fortunate to be joined by an amazing woman who spent years speeding down mountains at 140km/h. Arianne Jones is an Olympic luger, World Cup gold medalist, holistic chef, nutritionist, and co-creator of Send Bars. Join us as Arianne discusses her luging journey, overcoming health obstacles, and entrepreneurship! For Send Bars click here For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:00:54:13

Anything BUT Climbing- Lizzy ELLISON and Paul ROBINSON #7

5/7/2022
Perception and Creativity . Sit down to enjoy a conversation between rock climbers and content creators Lizzy Ellison and Paul Robinson, and philosopher Carrot, as they discuss aesthetics, their interpretation of art, and the inspiration behind their creative outbursts. Join us to learn from content creators and athletes, Lizzy and Paul, about art, videography, and hand doodling! For more about Paul click here For more about Lizzy click here For stories about life and the outdoors...

Duration:00:18:28

Anything BUT Climbing- theDIHEDRAL CREW #6

4/2/2022
Food connects people . Sit down to enjoy a conversation between the members of theDIHEDRAL crew about food, cultural experiences, food insecurity, and food-induced nostalgia. . Join us to learn more from the crew members and what dishes connect them to their family and/or memorable experiences. For stories about life and the outdoors click here To make a donation to Feeding America click here World Food Program USA: Ukraine Emergency click here If you like what you hear, don't forget...

Duration:00:28:26

Alex Wildman & Jeff Markovitz- The Sharpest End: A Climb from Cancer to El Capitan

2/5/2022
Alex Wildman and Jeff Markovitz authored the beautiful (auto)biographical story of Alex's journey from diagnosis to summit in their co-authored book The Sharpest End. Join us as we delve into the depths of friendship, community, coping mechanisms, personal growth, life, and of course, rock climbing. For The Sharpest End, click here For stories about life and the outdoors click here Host: Carrot Producers: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:01:02:07

theDIHEDRAL- Creative Messaging on Climate Change

1/1/2022
“Creative Messaging on Climate Change” Conversations concerning climate change can be overwhelming, depressing, and confrontational. Despite the difficulties, it is a conversation that needs to be on-going and relentless. Join us as Dr. Marion Hourdequin from Colorado College, Dr. John Cook from Monash University, Dr. Beth Osnes from the University of Colorado Boulder, and Ting Lester, member of Young Womxn’s Voices for Climate, discuss Creative Messaging on Climate Change. Host:...

Duration:01:02:20

Anything BUT Climbing - Dylan BARKS #5

12/4/2021
Like a Tennis Match . Sit down to enjoy a conversation between professional rock climber Dylan Barks and philosopher Carrot, as they give advice on dating and romantic relationships. Join us to learn from Michigan rock climber, Dylan Barks, about the his recent engagement and his ideal dating spots! For more about Dylan click here For stories about life and the outdoors click here If you like what you hear, don't forget to subscribe! Host: Carrot Producer: Carrot and Gaia Editor:...

Duration:00:20:01

theDIHEDRAL- High-Clip Goes To Horseshoe Hell, Part 2

11/6/2021
Join us as Dihedral member, High-Clip and climbing partner Nick, go over their experience tackling this year's 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell! 24hrs of Horseshoe Hell is a climbing competition held in Jasper, AR every September, where athletes are tasked with climbing as many routes as they possibly can in a 24-hour period. This was High-Clip's first year competing, so the nerves and stoke were high! For more about the competition click here For more stories click here Hosts: Gaia,...

Duration:00:53:05

Climbers' Roundtable - Inclusivity in the Rock Climbing Community

10/2/2021
After engaging in uncomfortable and sometimes unexplainable conversations in our local gym, Carrot suggested the idea to gather a forum of climbers from different parts of the world and communities. The prompt? To discuss those topics that are often ignored, but are of utter importance. Joining us are professional rock climbing photographer, Nikki Smith, managing director at Saudi Climbing and Hiking Federation, Yasmin Gahtani, founder of Climbing Life Kenya, Liz Ndindi, and competitive...

Duration:01:07:52

Chris Kalman - Dammed If You Don't!

9/4/2021
Join us as we discuss "Dammed If You Don't", conservationism, and the impact -positive and negative- that we have on our crags. Chris Kalman, rock climber and writer, opens up about his experience with rock climbing, the influence his personal experiences had on his latest book, and the role he plays in Chilean non-profit organization, Friends of Cochamó. . "...A fictional story of a deeply-conflicted photographer who tries to save Lahuenco—a remote valley in Patagonian Chile—by showing...

Duration:00:44:38

Tanya Chris - Aiming High: A Climbing Novel

8/7/2021
Join us as we discuss "Aiming High", living organ donation, and climbing in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Tanya Chris, romance and erotica novelist, opens up about her first experience with rock climbing, the inspiration behind her latest novel, and The National Kidney Foundation. . "And he’d rather win Spencer’s heart than a medal, but that prize continues to elude him." . For information about The Kidney National Foundation click here For Tanya Chris' "Aiming High" click here For stories...

Duration:00:36:41

theDIHEDRAL- High-Clip goes to Horseshoe Hell, PART 1

7/3/2021
Join us as Dihedral member, High-Clip, goes over her experience getting ready for this year's 24 Hours of Horseshoe Hell! 24hrs of Horseshoe Hell is a climbing competition held in Jasper, AR every September, where athletes are tasked with climbing as many routes as they possibly can in a 24 hour period. This will be High-Clip's first year competing, so the nerves and stoke are high! For more about the competition click here For more stories click here Hosts: Gaia, Isa, High-Clip Climb...

Duration:00:27:10

Anything BUT Climbing - Sierra BLAIR-COYLE #4

5/24/2021
Kindness for kindness . Sit down to enjoy a conversation between professional rock climber Sierra Blair-Coyle and philosopher Carrot, as they discuss kindness, family, and the importance of positive discourse. Join us to learn from boulderer, Sierra Blair-Coyle, about the interaction with her fans and the way she deals with unkind messages on her social platform. . To support Sierra's Cause click here For stories about life and the outdoors click here If you like what you see/hear,...

Duration:00:17:19

Gavin & Timmy - And That's Why We Wear a Helmet!

5/1/2021
Join us as we discuss climbing safety with Gavin and Timmy, the climbers from the viral "And That's Why We Wear a Helmet!" video! Gavin and Timmy guide us through the events that preceded the incident from that day and the aftermath of the video going viral. We also cover topics such as climbing safety and the importance of communication at the crag. Timmy: @climbing.for.life . For original Gavin and Timmy video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o21wVjqn9ws For stories about life and the...

Duration:00:27:35

Anything BUT Climbing - Nina CAPREZ #3

4/3/2021
Hey Google! How can I be happy? . Sit down to enjoy a conversation between professional rock climber Nina Caprez and philosopher Carrot, as they discuss happiness, cultural approaches to fulfillment, and the importance of laughing. Join us to learn from climber and artist, Nina Caprez, about the benefits of independence and laughing about oneself. . To support Nina's Cause click here For stories about life and the outdoors click here If you like what you see/hear, don't forget to...

Duration:00:19:26

Climbers' Roundtable - The Meaning of Climbing

3/1/2021
“What is the meaning of Climbing?” We were lucky enough to speak with four of the leading scholastic climbing commentators in the world on “The Meaning of Climbing” Join us as philosophers Dr. Bill Ramsey from UNLV, Dr. Stephen Downes from The University of Utah, and Dr. C. Thi Nguyen from The University of Utah; along with political scientist Dr. Debbie Halbert from UH Mānoa, discuss climbing and its meaning Host: Carrot Producer: Carrot and Gaia Climb-ON

Duration:01:11:10

Anything BUT Climbing - Conrad ANKER #2

2/6/2021
7 Generations Into the Future . Sit down to enjoy a conversation between professional rock climber Conrad Anker and philosopher Carrot, as they discuss the environment, ways to reduce our carbon footprint, and the importance our actions have on future generations. Join us to learn from climber and activist, Conrad Anker, about the importance to act on climate change TODAY! . For video interview click here For stories about life and the outdoors click here If you like what you...

Duration:00:19:10

Anything BUT Climbing - Pete WHITTAKER #1

1/2/2021
Should We Engage in Small Talk? . Sit down to enjoy a conversation between professional rock climber Pete Whittaker and our host Carrot, as they discuss "talking," Brexit, and how they address strangers that jump right into medium talk! Pete's reaction to the topic of conversation is priceless. Is he a good small talker, or is he a better listener? . For video interview click here To support Pete's non-profit of choice click here If you like what you see/hear, don't forget to...

Duration:00:19:24

theDIHEDRAL- 'Twas The Night Before Climbing

12/25/2020
We hope you enjoy this take on Clement Clarke Moore's Poem: A Visit from St. Nicholas, to celebrate an activity that we enjoy so much! Hoping to bring some laughs and/or smiles to push through a year that has presented challenges to us all. Merry Climbing, from theDIHEDRAL to YOU! Climb-ON Writer + Narrator: Carrot Editor: Gaia Soundtrack from Soundcloud by Pavel Yudin

Duration:00:02:35

Dino Ruggeri- DYNO Detroit: Detroit's First Climbing Gym

12/5/2020
Dino Ruggeri, originally from Grosse Pointe Michigan, is now proudly opening Detroit’s first climbing gym DYNO, in Detroit’s historic Eastern Market. We had the privilige to sit down with Detroit's new gym owner, to discuss the construction process, his inspiration behind the new settlement, inclusivity, and -of course- food! Dino and the values of DYNO Detroit promote active inclusivity in a way that few gyms have aspired to do. Join us as we learn more about this new adventure! Hosts:...

Duration:00:58:43