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Listen to in-depth interviews three days a week from adventure sports enthusiasts from around the globe. You'll hear from outfitters, guides, instructors, authors and many more who live their lives to the fullest. Not only will you enjoy shows about your favorite adventure sports, but you'll also discover activities you may decide to try as well. Come learn about amazing people and how their organizations provide incredible benefits to society.

Listen to in-depth interviews three days a week from adventure sports enthusiasts from around the globe. You'll hear from outfitters, guides, instructors, authors and many more who live their lives to the fullest. Not only will you enjoy shows about your favorite adventure sports, but you'll also discover activities you may decide to try as well. Come learn about amazing people and how their organizations provide incredible benefits to society.
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Listen to in-depth interviews three days a week from adventure sports enthusiasts from around the globe. You'll hear from outfitters, guides, instructors, authors and many more who live their lives to the fullest. Not only will you enjoy shows about your favorite adventure sports, but you'll also discover activities you may decide to try as well. Come learn about amazing people and how their organizations provide incredible benefits to society.

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Episodes

Ep. 376: Tour de 14ers Bike and Climb Follow-Up - Mason Gravley

5/21/2018
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Mason Gravley has raced the 540 mile Colorado Trail Race, as well as the 2700 miles Tour Divide. He has pedaled 20,000 miles across the US 6 times and is back to fill us in on his "Tour de 14ers" last year where he and a buddy set out to cycle to and climb all of Colorado's 14,000 ft peaks. Listen in to hear how it went and if they...

Duration:00:56:55

ASP Stories Ep. 022: Keys to the Kingdom - Chapter 3 Excerpt - Annie Dike

5/19/2018
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Welcome to another ASP Stories bonus episode. We will be having authors read from their books featuring each chapter as a new episode. Think of these bonus episodes as an ongoing audiobook for free. So sit back, relax and enjoy a chapter from "Salt of a Sailor: The true origins of a durable, but not-so-dainty sailor" by Annie Dike. When Annie met her boyfriend Phillip, she learned he had the dream to purchase a sailboat and embark on journeys across the ocean while he was still young and...

Duration:00:19:11

Ep. 375: Paragliding - Vol-Biv - Red Bull X-Alps and More - Nick Neynens

5/17/2018
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Paragliding! This one has been on our adventure bucket list for some time now. But can you imagine using your paraglider as your transportation method to new overnight camping locations and putting a multi-day trip together? That would be sweet! Nick Neynens is on the show today to explain what this "Vol-Biv" sport is and what it's like to soar up in the air like an eagle with the intention of landing to camp each day. Nick also talks about the Red Bull X-Alps which is an event where...

Duration:00:53:30

Ep. 374: The State of the Show Address - Curt & Travis Discuss New Exciting Changes!

5/14/2018
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Thank you for being loyal listeners to the Adventure Sports Podcast. We have really enjoyed producing this show to inspire others to get out of their comfort zone and try new things. We are planning some fun changes to the show and will be looking for more interaction from you guys! Listen is as Curt and Travis discuss what the Spring has already brought adventure-wise and what plans we have for the summer season. We discuss some exciting changes to the show format as well as introduce...

Duration:01:06:41

ASP Stories Ep. 021: Salt of a Sailor - Chapter 2 Excerpt - Annie Dike

5/12/2018
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Welcome to another ASP Stories bonus episode. We will be having authors read from their books featuring each chapter as a new episode. Think of these bonus episodes as an ongoing audiobook for free. So sit back, relax and enjoy a chapter from "Salt of a Sailor: The true origins of a durable, but not-so-dainty sailor" by Annie Dike. When Annie met her boyfriend Phillip, she learned he had the dream to purchase a sailboat and embark on journeys across the ocean while he was still young and...

Duration:00:21:16

Ep. 373: Climbing in North Korea - Woolly Mammoths - Nepal & Siberia - George Kourounis

5/10/2018
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One of our favorite recurring guests, George Kourounis, is back on the show today. George recently returned from Nepal where he visited Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas to film a TV show. They decided to try visiting the base camp with no acclimatization. So they took a helicopter up with no time to adjust. George immediately experienced the effects of hypoxia during this trip. George was also fortunate enough to meet Kancha Sherpa on this helicopter ride. Kancha Sherpa is the last...

Duration:00:59:05

Ep. 372: The Best Fire Lookout Hiking Adventures - Amber Casali

5/7/2018
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On today's show, Amber Casali joins Curt to fill us in on everything we didn't realize we did not know about fire lookout towers. Born and raised in Seattle, Amber Casali considers herself a stereotypical Pacific Northwesterner, someone who loves the outdoors and relishes the natural beauty of our region. She has summited Mount Adams, Mount Baker, and Mount Rainier; section hiked most of Washington’s PCT, including six days solo in Glacier Peak Wilderness; successfully taken the Washington...

Duration:00:50:14

ASP Stories Ep. 020: Lone Rider - Chapter 8 Excerpt - Elspeth Beard

5/5/2018
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Welcome to another ASP Stories bonus episode. We will be having authors read from their books featuring each chapter as a new episode. Think of these bonus episodes as an ongoing audiobook for free. So sit back, relax and enjoy a chapter from "Lone Rider: The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World" where, in 1982, Elspeth left her family back in London and began her 35,000 adventure of riding her 1974 BMW R60/6 around the world. You can also hear Elspeth's interview on episode...

Duration:00:28:46

Ep. 371: The Best Trails for Hiking with Your Kids in Western Washington - Susan Elderkin

5/3/2018
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Susan Elderkin’s parents pointed her down her first trail, along Minnesota’s Lake Superior, at the age of three. By age 10 she outpaced her family on annual vacations to Grand Teton National Park. As an adult, she found she was spending all of her free time hiking and backpacking, so she quit her job in Washington, DC, packed her backpack and spent six weeks thru-hiking the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango in 1995. Listen in as Curt and Susan discuss the importance of getting your...

Duration:00:55:31

Ep. 370: Hiking the Andes and Scottish Highlands - Gilad Nachmani

4/30/2018
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Gilad Nachmani is on the show today to talk about hiking in the Andes and Scottish Highlands. Gilad describes his trips to Tres Lagos and the Huayhuash Route in Peru as well as his time on the Villarrica Traverse, a 155 mi route in Southern Chile from the Villarrica Volcano to Mt Lanin. He also talks about his solo attempt of the 8-day adventure race on the 205 mile Cape Wrath Trail. CNOC Outdoors: www.cnocoutdoors.com Blog:...

Duration:01:08:14

Ep. 369: Kungsleden Trail in Sweden and Repelling for Charity - Todd Medeiros

4/26/2018
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In 2017, Todd Medeiros and girlfriend A.J. hiked the 270-mile Kungsleden Trail in Sweden using snowshoes, crampons and sleds. The Kungsleden or "King's Trail" runs from Abisko to Hemavan in northern Sweden. Even though the trail is a hut trail, the pair decided to do it by camping outdoors. Todd also fills us in on an organization called Over the Edge Global who holds urban repelling events for fundraisers. In urban repelling, people repel from the rooftops of tall buildings. Listen in for...

Duration:01:09:59

Ep. 368: Go Adventure Mom Talks Adventuring with Children - Kathy Dalton

4/23/2018
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If you've got children and you feel as though your adventurous lifestyle is on hold, this is your episode. Curt and fellow podcaster Kelly Dalton have a discussion that is guaranteed to inspire you to get those kiddos into the outdoors and let them experience adventure. The two hosts share what they've learned from slowing down some and adapting their adventure lives to a kid-sized adventure and how much it has taught them as adults. You can find out more about Kathy on her podcast...

Duration:00:44:16

Ep. 367: All Things Backpacking Flashback Part 2 - Curt Linville

4/19/2018
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This continuation of Monday's episode covers more details, tips, and tricks, and basic backpacking know how. This flashback show features one of the most downloaded shows of all time. This is a part 2 of this 2-part series. It is time to hit the hills, mountains, lakes, and trails! Visit our sponsors today. Let them know where you heard about them! www.180tack.com www.peakcycles.com www.bentgate.com

Duration:01:09:30

Ep. 366: All Things Backpacking Flashback Part 1 - Curt Linville

4/16/2018
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Backpacking season is here again! Listen in to all things backpacking! This flashback episode revisits one of the most downloaded shows of all time in which we explore reasons to consider backpacking as your adventure sport. This is a part 1 of a 2-part series. Shake off those winter blues and get excited to hit the hills, mountains, lakes, and trails! Visit our sponsors today. Let them know where you heard about them! www.180tack.com www.peakcycles.com www.bentgate.com

Duration:00:57:53

Ep. 365: Nordic Skiing and the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics - Andy Liebner

4/12/2018
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Nordic ski racer Andy Liebner grew up in Soldotna, Alaska learning to ski and play in the Alaskan outdoors. He now resides in Michigan and runs his own company United States Ski Poles manufacturing American made cross country ski poles employing 120 people. Andy spends some time with Curt teaching us about Nordic or Cross Country skiing as well as relates a few good stories from his favorite adventure sport. Andy also recently returned from 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea...

Duration:01:05:32

Ep. 364: Learning to Soar - From Sailpane to Prop Plane to Hang Gliding - Yvette Aguayo

4/9/2018
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Yvette Aguayo accidentally happened upon a glider ride opportunity on her birthday. She quickly discovered that she didn't actually have the money to go up for her first ride, but she was fortunate enough to have the instructor offer her a free ride anyway. It was this serendipitous day that ignited her passion for flight. Yvette was immediately hooked on flight and her love eventually lead her to working towards her private pilot's license as well as to discover a new passion for hang...

Duration:00:57:53

Ep. 363: Professional Rock Climber and Paragliding Hobbyist - Matt Segal

4/5/2018
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Matt Segal was raised in Florida and discovered his passion for rock climbing in the gym. He has been climbing since 1998 and quickly left the man-made holds for those naturally placed. He moved to Boulder, Colorado to grow his passion. He’s traveled the world, from China to Argentina, mostly focusing on establishing the most difficult traditional climbs he can find. Some of his proudest lines include The Iron Monkey (5.14) in Eldorado Canyon, CO, The Orangutan Overhang (5.14-) in...

Duration:00:58:02

Ep. 362: Kayaking 1200 Miles for 80 Days on the Columbia River - Marvin Owen

4/2/2018
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In 2008, Marvin Owen paddled down the Columbia River from its origin at Columbia Lake in British Columbia all of the way to the mouth of the river at the border of Washington and Oregon. In 2017, he decided that he'd do it all over again. Marvin built his own kayak with the help of a local boat builder and set off to experience this epic journey once again. His trip took 80 days and covered 1200 miles. Let's talk kayaking! www.redfishkayak.com

Duration:00:51:59

Ep. 361: Bikepacking Across New Zealand on the 2018 Tour Aotearoa - Luke Garten

3/29/2018
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Let's talk bikepacking! Spring is nearly upon us and it's time to think about those long days in the saddle pedaling down some singletrack with everything you need strapped onto your trusty steed along with you. Luke Garten joins us on today's show to fill us in on the Tour Aotearoa bikepacking ride. Luke just got back from this 1800 mile ride in New Zealand and inspires the rest of us to get out and have some fun! www.touraotearoa.nz www.facebook.com/groups/touraotearoa Have you...

Duration:00:54:48

Ep. 360: Wildland Trekking in Tanzania - Seth Quigg

3/26/2018
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Seth Quigg, the "Pimbi Master", from www.wildlandtrekking.com joins Curt on today's show to share some good stories from trips to Tanzania. they also discuss the value of putting yourself out there and getting some real-world experience and education through adventure. www.instagram.com/sethquiggphotography www.wildlandtrekking.com

Duration:01:10:47

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