Debbie Moderow moved to Alaska in pursuit of her mountain climbing passion. She would soon learn to love a new found friend and a whole different adventure sport. At the age of 47, Debbie competed in her first Iditarod sled dog race and she's on the show to share her experiences with us.
In July 2015, Chris Lally and Danny Beech attempted a new world record for riding the Pan-American Highway from the farthest north point of the Americas to the farthest south. Listen in on this grand adventure with Danny on today's show. Great stories! If you love cycling, travel, and chasing big dreams, then this show is for you!
Eric Hougen started Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage back in 1992 and he's been tearing it up ever since. He's on the show today to discuss his love of motorcycles and the ups and downs of running a business, but doing what you love.
Adventure racing in Patagonia! Jari Kirkland Hiatt tells us all about paddling, trekking, and biking while orienteering the wilds! Hear her amazing stories not just about adventure racing but also about ski mountaineering on the US Team! Do you have what it takes for adventures on the mega scale? Find out more on this show!
Sam Manicom is well known for his travels throughout the world by motorcycle. He's logged over 200,000 miles through 55 countries! Sam has written 4 great books on the subject that you're sure to enjoy. Listen in to today's show as Sam recounts a few good stories from his travels and shares some advice for those thinking of venturing out on their own!
Brian Adey is a backpacking and wilderness survival enthusiast, a teacher, and an author who shares his joy of backpacking with us as well as his new novel, The Adventure of a Lifetime. Ever wonder what it would take to survive a true extended wilderness emergency? Brian talks about foods, gear, & strategies in today's show. And he gives us a sneak peak into his great new novel to boot!
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As a young boy, Alex Staniforth dealt with epilepsy and a stammer as a result of it. Like many kids, he was picked on and bullied in school severely damaging his self confidence. Amazingly Alex managed to overcome his confidence issues when he discovered a new world of adventure and the feeling of accomplishment. At just 18 years old, he made his first attempt to summit Mt Everest. His story of being turned around by an avalanche in 2014 only to return in 2015 and be caught in the deadliest Everest avalanche on record is one of astonishment, yet it inspires the even the most adventurous of us all. Listen in to this incredible account and pick up his new book "IceFall" to read the whole story for yourself. This is one you don't want to miss!
Jessica is the owner of WANT Expeditions, and has been to almost 80 countries leading expeditions all over the world. She holds a B.S. in natural resource management from Michigan State University. Dedicated to conservation, she has worked extensively with The Nature Conservancy and the Wildlife Conservation Society. In addition to leading expeditions, Jessica is also a travel writer, nature photographer and holds a research position at the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian.
In this episode we explore what it takes to create a business like WANT Expeditions as well as how to create your own adventure-based lifestyle.
So you've climbed a few day-trip mountains and you want to know what a true expedition climb would be like. This is your show! John Murray takes us step by step up and down Mount Rainier in this beautiful introduction to expedition style mountaineering! Great stories. Great insights. Thanks John!