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G.O. Get Outside: The Podcast is a radio-style interview show for people who like to get outdoors or would like to get outdoors. Hell, it may even be a show for people who don’t know they want to get outdoors. Too busy? Think you don’t have time for frivolous outside crap? Poppycock! Each episode of G.O. delves into the outdoor lifestyle of some everyday schmo who probably has more in common with you than you think. Whether you are BASE jumping off a flying unicorn or hiking around your neighborhood in between diaper changes, you have a place here. Pop open your podcast machine and give it a listen. Maybe it will stoke some embers you didn’t know were burning.

G.O. Get Outside: The Podcast is a radio-style interview show for people who like to get outdoors or would like to get outdoors. Hell, it may even be a show for people who don’t know they want to get outdoors. Too busy? Think you don’t have time for frivolous outside crap? Poppycock! Each episode of G.O. delves into the outdoor lifestyle of some everyday schmo who probably has more in common with you than you think. Whether you are BASE jumping off a flying unicorn or hiking around your neighborhood in between diaper changes, you have a place here. Pop open your podcast machine and give it a listen. Maybe it will stoke some embers you didn’t know were burning.
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Los Angeles, CA

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G.O. Get Outside: The Podcast is a radio-style interview show for people who like to get outdoors or would like to get outdoors. Hell, it may even be a show for people who don’t know they want to get outdoors. Too busy? Think you don’t have time for frivolous outside crap? Poppycock! Each episode of G.O. delves into the outdoor lifestyle of some everyday schmo who probably has more in common with you than you think. Whether you are BASE jumping off a flying unicorn or hiking around your neighborhood in between diaper changes, you have a place here. Pop open your podcast machine and give it a listen. Maybe it will stoke some embers you didn’t know were burning.

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Episodes

G.O. 073 - Earth Astronaut Adam Haydock

11/16/2018
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Adam Haydock’s intent was to become a state trooper, but circumstance shifted his path into dive rescue ultimately leading him to exploration. He now journeys into the depths of the Earth and its bodies of water as an expedition caver, photographer, canyoneer, and divemaster. Adam and Jason met at a park in Bishop one afternoon to discuss the world beneath the waves, beneath the soil, and across the...

Duration:00:58:21

G.O. 072 - Paddling Snack Maven Lyndsay Hupp

11/1/2018
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A roadtrip at 17 introduced Lyndsay Hupp to the wonders of Arizona and the Western U.S. Her future would be found there guiding others through the whitewaters of the Colorado River and accidentally founding the energy bar company Huppybar. She and Jason met at Buffalo Park in Flagstaff one morning to discuss her history as a Jock Art Nerd Scientist and the exciting adventures that lead to...

Duration:00:54:24

G.O. 071 - Canyoneer Freddy Unger Finds Focus

10/16/2018
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Freddy Unger is recognized in the Southern California canyoneering community as an active leader eager to share his knowledge and offer opportunities to new participants. Prior to discovering canyoneering, he was struggling with substance abuse and watching his life erode. He credits the friendships he developed in the outdoors as a lifesaver. Freddy and Jason sat near a distracting water fountain one morning discussing the benefits of the outdoors, true friendships, maintaining sobriety,...

Duration:00:52:37

G.O. 070 - Roundtable: Community Science

10/1/2018
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The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has brought crowdsourcing into the realm of science. Their Community Science Program allows the public to contribute to research projects and become active participants in the study of nature. Three program managers—Lila Higgins, Richard Smart, and Miguel Ordeñana—met with Jason to discuss the history of the program and its positive impacts on the community and scientific research. Links: NHM Community Science...

Duration:00:51:03

G.O. 069 - Wildlife Champion Beth Pratt-Bergstrom

9/16/2018
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Beth Pratt-Bergstrom was inspired by the NWF’s (National Wildlife Federation) Ranger Rick magazine as a child. Now, as the executive director of the California region of the NWF, she is inspiring others to embrace nature and wildlife—and our ability to coexist in urban spaces. She and Jason met at King Gillette Ranch to discuss her experiences in nature, how P22—the cougar living in Griffith Park—changed her perspective, and why she is leading the charge on establishing a wildlife overpass...

Duration:00:59:46

G.O. 068 - G.O. Gumbo 2 - End of Season 3

4/16/2018
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Another season of the podcast comes to a close. Before our hiatus begins, enjoy three stories from previous guests. Reflections on traveling through Kathmandu during an historic earthquake. A tale of boredom trapped in a Canadian snowstorm. And an account of an overstuffed pack, duct tape, and life lessons on the West Rim Trail. See you in September. Call us and leave a message (up to 3 minutes): 1-818-925-0106

Duration:00:22:31

G.O. 067 - Matt Davies of Mossy Earth

4/1/2018
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Mossy Earth is an organization that seeks to do more than conservation by actively rebuilding the wilderness throughout Europe. Matt Davies is a trail runner and surfer who decided to team with others to form the enterprise a year ago. He and Jason spoke over Skype about Mossy Earth’s mission to plant one million trees by 2020. LINKS: mossy.earth instagram.com/mossy.earth facebook.com/Mossy.Earth.Rewilding instagram.com/matt_mave_davies Call us and leave a message (up to 3...

Duration:00:39:05

G.O. 066 - 2014 Swanson Slide Jump Trip Canyon Rescue

3/16/2018
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As the North Fork of the King’s River cuts through the Sierra Nevada it reveals a canyon playground beloved by experienced canyoneers called Jump Trip. It has been the site of numerous injuries and rescues. In 2014, a group of three were forced to make tough decisions when one of the party suffered a broken ankle. Bronic and Brian share the story of Brian and Daniel’s extraction from the canyon and Bronic’s intimidating solo as he runs to seek help. Big jumps, slippery slides, stuck rope,...

Duration:01:11:19

G.O. 065 - Jen Hopper’s Road to Mentorship

3/1/2018
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A badly organized backpacking trip at age 14 triggered an enthusiasm for adventure in Jen Hopper. As an adult, she left the confines of a laboratory to pursue the wonders of nature. An accomplished caver, climber, SAR member, and explorer, she also shares the outdoors with students through the Outdoor Excursions program at UC Riverside. She and Jason met one afternoon to discuss the importance of good partners, a modicum of her adventures, and the perils of goat rescue. LINKS: Outdoor...

Duration:00:53:29

G.O. 064 - Kevin Heiden, Canyon Newbie Gets Legit

2/16/2018
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Kevin Heiden grew up in Chatsworth, CA where he squandered his twenties. As he moved into his thirties, he realized he needed to change his life. A backpacking trip ignited a desire for exploration and adventure. Soon he discovered canyoneering and became completely enamored. He and Jason squatted amongst the rocks of Stoney Point one morning and discussed the ways canyoneering has improved Kevin’s life, his outlook, and his disposition even though Nerf Herder Canyon almost ruined...

Duration:01:02:19

G.O. 063 - Facing Fears by Touring With Olivia Round

2/1/2018
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Olivia Round has had a deep-seated fear of men and sexual assault for her entire life. Fed up with the way this anxiety interfered with her daily life, she sought a solution. At 21, Olivia rode her bicycle 5,000 miles across the United States—alone. She and Jason spoke over Skype one morning about this journey, her path to healing, penning a memoir, and Russian mystics. LINKS: Olivia's Website: oliviaround.org Her Article at Adventure Cycling Association:...

Duration:01:00:18

G.O. 062 - Roundtable: Bikepacking & Touring

1/16/2018
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Traveling multiple days on a bicycle opens up a realm of adventures not possible by car or foot. Jason grills four bicycle enthusiasts: Nate, Nils, Lauren, and Megan about the realm of bikepacking and touring. They cover the various technical aspects, the draw of two wheels, the importance of sturdy chairs, and the dangers of hitting Nate with a car. LINKS: She Wolf Attack Team (SWAT): shewolfattackteam.com Echo Park Bike Posse (EPBP): facebook.com/echoparkbikeposse Rogue Panda...

Duration:01:16:43

G.O. 061 - Ryan Dacey, Taco Del Montana

1/1/2018
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Ryan “Taco” Dacey likes to live in the spaces in between. He prefers climbing the challenging choss betwixt established routes. He chooses the miserable gorge descents flanked by quality canyons. He selects suffering when comfort is the preferred option. Yet, his aptitude for joy reigns supreme and his willingness to share is unmatched. Ryan and Jason sat in a Pasadena park one afternoon discussing crappy rock, life by bicycle, surviving Fish Fork, Ragu sponsorships, and the dastardly...

Duration:01:18:37

G.O. 060 - Land and Sea and Air, Amanda Craft is There

12/16/2017
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Amanda Craft is a consummate outdoor Renaissance Woman. Raised in California and summered in Colorado, she spent her youth on horseback or in nature. While trying to pad her professional resume during her college years, she began accidentally discovering the depths of her adventurous drive. Her explorations have taken her beneath the seas and earth, up and down its pinnacles, and flying and falling through its skies. She and Jason met on a Little Tujunga hillside one night to discuss her...

Duration:01:22:54

G.O. 059 - Wild Lens on Conservation With Matt Podolsky

12/1/2017
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Matt Podolsky grew up immersed in the New England outdoors, but it was an IMAX documentary he saw at an early age that changed his view of humanity’s place in nature. His career as a wildlife biologist working with California Condors led him into the realm of documentary production aimed at conservation. He co-founded Wild Lens, a non-profit committed to telling the stories of those dedicated to conservation issues worldwide. He and Jason talked over Skype about the challenges of documentary...

Duration:01:13:59

G.O. 058 - The Monroy Canyon Family

11/16/2017
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It’s the classic story where a country girl meets a city boy, they get married, start a family, and start rappelling down waterfalls around the world. Tale as old as time? Maybe not. Danielle and Brian Monroy discovered the adventure of canyoneering after a failed family backpacking trip when their children were on the cusp of adulthood. They now travel the globe exploring dry and water-filled gorges while giving back to their canyon community through leadership and stewardship. Jason met...

Duration:01:05:55

G.O. 057 - Steven Calcote Stumbles Across the Globe

11/1/2017
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An artsy kid born in Kerrville, Texas & raised across the U.S. as a military brat, Steven Calcote always sought unique narratives and varied experiences. After moving to China for a work study program, he became enamored with seeing the world and finding the hidden places where untold stories lie. He one day realized that filmmaking was his ultimate calling eventually cofounding Butcher Bird Studios with Jason and three other artists. He and Jason sat in the park near their office one...

Duration:01:24:04

G.O. 056 - Walking Across Pangaea With Corrina Peipon

10/16/2017
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Corrina Peipon grew up in the bohemian world of Martha’s Vineyard immersed in art and nature. Chasing her passion for art carried her to the west coast where she eventually rediscovered the draw of the outdoors and the joys of backpacking. She founded Pangaea Outdoor Supply in 2016, a gear shop where she curates a selection of products that are effective and aesthetically pleasing. She and Jason sat in Pangaea HQ one breezy afternoon discussing how art and walking merged into...

Duration:01:21:15

G.O. 055 - Roundtable: Caving

8/16/2017
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Subterranean travel is an intriguing pursuit filled with its own rewards and challenges. Jason discusses the world of caving with four accomplished participants: Dav, Jen, Jerry, and Karl. They delve into how, why, responsibilities, dealing with the environment, managing human waste, finding unexplored caves, and a multitude of other questions. LINKS: G.O. Get Outside Caving Episode: vimeo.com/94598141 G.O. 012 - Karl Domangue: gogetoutside.com/g-o-012-karl-domangue/ G.O. 041 - David...

Duration:01:21:37

G.O. 054 - Aaron Nardi, VHS to BMX

8/1/2017
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Aaron Nardi found himself shooting videos and riding BMX professionally at an early age. Eventually, he left behind his county fair performances and moved to Los Angeles where he began to dabble in marketing and photography ultimately discovering the power of controlled lighting. He now works primarily as a cinematographer and photographer with a large focus on fitness, sports, and music. He is also the co-creator of the series “Skaters in Cars” for ESPN. Aaron and Jason sat in Griffith...

Duration:01:16:52