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United Kingdom

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Podcast by Terra Incognita

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English


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Episode 018: Hold Fast

4/22/2019
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Conrad Anker is one of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers. He made a name for himself in the 80s and 90s undertaking cutting edge first ascents with climbing partner Alex Lowe. There is much to be said about Conrad, but he is perhaps best known for his truly epic ascent of Meru with Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk. In 2016 Conrad suffered a heart attack whilst climbing with David Lama on Lunag Ri in Nepal. Tragically, David was killed on 16th April 2019 in an avalanche in the Canadian...

Duration:01:07:57

Episode 017: The Farmer at the Edge of the World

4/12/2019
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Jóhannus Kallsgard lives on Kalsoy, one of 18 islands in the North Atlantic that make up the Faroe Islands. Sheep farming in the Atlantic Ocean, where they have recorded windspeed of up to 280km/hr, is not without its challenges, but it does offer a peaceful existence. Matt was in the Faroe Islands working on a commercial shoot, when he met Jóhannus on a ferry. They got chatting and it transpired that not only was it his land that they’d like to film on but also that he’d be able to guide us...

Duration:00:28:15

Episode 016: Walking

4/4/2019
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Erling Kagge has been walking since he was thirteen months old. He has walked to the North Pole, to the South Pole, and to the top of Mount Everest. He has walked through the sewers of New York and the tunnels of Los Angeles, and he walks to work everyday in his hometown of Oslo. Erling's new book, Walking, is about the love of exploration, the delight of discovery and the equilibrium that can be found in this most simple of activities. Published by Viking, Penguin.

Duration:00:04:12

Episode 015: An Unconventional Life

3/26/2019
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Sophie Darlington’s thirty-year career as a wildlife cinematographer has borne witness to the effects of climate change – and the decline of endangered species – across the world. From 78 degrees South to 78 degrees North, Sophie’s BAFTA-winning visual documentation of our planet’s wildlife has been the mainstay of productions including Planet Earth, Dynasties, Wild Plant and Netflix’s forthcoming Our Planet.

Duration:01:22:40

Episode 014: Learning To Fly

3/15/2019
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With a paraglider, bought via eBay, and a marathon of YouTube tutorials, Waldo taught himself to fly. In this dispatch, Waldo recalls one of his 'whimsical' speed-flying adventures in Chamonix.

Duration:00:08:37

Episode 013: A Couple Of Cold Winters

3/9/2019
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A raw, honest and poignant conversation with acclaimed polar photographer Martin Hartley. In 2009, Martin was nominated as one of Time magazine's Heroes of the Environment for his work documenting the state of the Arctic Ocean's pack ice. A decade later, he's setting off to photograph the last of the multi-year Arctic sea ice, before it's all gone.

Duration:01:18:46

Episode 012: Sidetracked

3/7/2019
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Sidetracked's Director of Photographer, Martin Hartley, speaks about the joy The Sidetracked Journal brings him. Sidetracked Issue 14 is out now.

Duration:00:09:23

Episode 011: Mind Of A Survivor

3/1/2019
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Survival expert Megan has travelled far and wide in her search for answers and adventure. Serving up a healthy dose of outdoors enthusiasm, Meg talks about bushcraft and the importance of 'dirt time', as well as the need for more transparency on social media.

Duration:01:12:28

Episode 010: Losing Sight Of The Shore

2/7/2019
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In an age when the ping of an email or the silent buzz of a social media notification can interrupt you almost anywhere on the globe, how do we find solitude? For George, the answer is his sea kayak.

Duration:00:09:26

Episode 009: Poisoned Arrows

2/1/2019
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In 1988, investigative journalist George Monbiot bluffed his way into West Papua with forged travel documents. What follows is a tale of rebels, of incredulous adventure through magical wilderness, and a little-known story of dispossession and devastation.

Duration:01:08:10

Episode 008: Climbing The Pyramids

1/26/2019
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What is urban exploration? The tabloids would have you believe that it’s teenagers dangling from cranes on building sites, but the reality is very different. Over decades, a group of larger-than-life characters have carved out a lifestyle that you might consider a work of fiction. For now, this particular guest would like to remain anonymous. However, he has agreed to a full length feature interview that we’ll record and release when the time is right. In this introductory dispatch ‘Fish’,...

Duration:00:22:39

Episode 007: Unseen Enemy

1/24/2019
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In this dispatch, Aldo dives deep into his experience in West Africa helping document the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus, and talks about his appetite for risk, and how the reality on the ground differed dramatically to the story the world's media were telling.

Duration:00:13:33

Episode 006: Cheerfulness In The Face Of Adversity

1/18/2019
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How do you deal with fear? For former commando sniper Aldo Kane, it's about understanding that that feeling is normal, a physiological reaction to get you ready for what you need to do next. From navigating the raging rapids of West Papua, to abseiling into Congolese volcanoes, Aldo is no stranger to unnerving situations and this conversation is overflowing with tales of courage, determination, and humility.

Duration:01:13:26

Episode 005: A Climber's Voyage

1/17/2019
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The first in our ongoing series of book recitals, climber Nick Bullock reads from his 2018 book Tides; a treasury of his antics with some of the world's leading climbers, pushing the limits on serious routes around the globe.

Duration:00:23:26

Episode 004: Exploring The Canopy

1/10/2019
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In our first dispatch, self-proclaimed extreme recreational tree-climber Waldo Etherington reveals the secrets of the rainforest canopy, and its mysterious inhabitants.

Duration:00:08:43

Episode 003: Quest Into The Unknown

12/23/2018
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A series of chance encounters, and a whaling ship, led Tony Howard from the rocky outcrops of Yorkshire to a first ascent of Troll Wall, the tallest vertical rock face in Europe. Howard then turned his sights east, to the sandstone towers of Jordan.

Duration:00:46:44

Episode 002: A Life In The Trees

12/18/2018
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If you’ve ever wondered how to become a professional tree climber, then this conversation with Waldo Etherington covers the basic necessities for getting started; a love of nature, a passion for “questing out”, and a hand-me-down sleeping bag.

Duration:00:51:08

Episode 001: Why We Need Adventure

12/15/2018
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If you’re looking for ways to live more adventurously, step away from your screen and spend more time in nature, then this conversation with Al Humphreys – around-the-world cyclist, ocean rower, desert walker and the inventor of the Microadventure – is chock-full of wisdom and inspiration.

Duration:00:47:52

Episode 000: Introduction

12/14/2018
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A few words from Matt on the origins of this podcast, and his hopes for its future. @theadventurepodcast

Duration:00:07:46