Adventurers

Extraordinary outdoor athletes talking about what they do best. Includes climbers and others.

WRM017: Jayme Moye – Wisdom & Lessons from an Award-Winning Adventure-Travel Writer

What would it take to leave a cush tech job to embark on a crazy career path in adventure travel writing – a competitive profession only a few succeed at? Even more, what would it take to thrive in that new profession and become an international award-winning adventure and travel writer?  And how would you […]

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WRM015: Ned Tibbits – Finding Purpose & Passion in the Great Outdoors for 50 Years

Ned Tibbits has a passion for the lifestyle that’s lasted over a half century.  He is the founder and head of Mountain Education, an organization dedicated to helping others learn how to survive & thrive in the outdoors. But his journey began when he was a kid in scouting, and deepened in his teens.  As

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WRM014: Carla King – Author, Explorer and “Missadventuring” Motorcyclist

Imagine being a blond woman traveling through remote China in the late 90s. Where few Westerners had ever gone. On a rickety motorcycle.  Alone. That’s just one of Carl King’s many adventures.  She’s also ridden motorcycles all over the world.  And a bicycle through West Africa.  Again … alone. And then there’s her creative and professional

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Darcy Gaecther - First Woman to Kayak the Amazon River

WRM013: Darcy Gaechter – 1st Woman to Kayak Amazon River from Source to Sea

There are adventurers … and then there are adventurers.  In this podcast I interview Darcy Gaechter, the first (and only) woman to kayak the entire length of the Amazon River.   148 days. 4300 miles.  Class V whitewater. Narcos. River tribes that have killed foreigners.  And so much more.  What was it like to do it?

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Ellie Briggs and Loki

WRM011: Ellie Briggs on Climbing All of Colorado’s 14,000-foot Peaks with Her Husky

Visualize being close to 14,000 feet on a challenging peak in Colorado. You’re looking at a knife ridge on Capitol Peak that separates you from the summit. It falls off so deeply on both sides that if you fall … you die. And it’s not just you climbing it … your dog is also attempting

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WRM010: Why We Need Wild Places – Interview with Ed Cannady

From a kid trying to escape Oklahoma to spending winters alone in Alaska to being a ranger in Idaho to cancer survivor to becoming a voice for the wilderness … Ed Cannady has led a rich and full life. In this interview he shares what he’s learned from a lifetime of interest in wild places.

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WRM009: Lessons from the Front Lines of War – Interview with General Robert Hipwell

What’s it like to be dropped deep into the jungle in enemy territory where anybody you see probably wants to kill you? What’s it like to be in charge of the lives of thousands of men? In this interview, General Robert Hipwell shares his experiences and lessons from a lifetime of military service.   Robert

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WRM007: Discovering America by Scooter – An Interview with Stephanie Yue

She grew up in Atlanta, Beijing and Hong Kong. She’s a children’s book illustrator. She’s Asian-American. She (currently) has blue hair. And she’s riding all over North America … on a Vespa scooter. What would that be like?! What drew me to interviewing Stephanie is her unusual background. Because of that – and because of

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WRM005: Round the World by Motorcycle – Interview with Moto-adventurers Sara & Daniel Pederson

Have you ever found yourself overwhelmed at work, wondering why you’re putting in so many hours – and for what? Maybe you’ve reached a nice level of success, but you still feel empty. Or you’re having a midlife crisis of sorts and thinking “there’s gotta be more to life than this.” And then maybe you

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WRM004: Women on Wheels! Interview with Adventure Motorcyclist Tiffany Coates

In this interview, Tiffany Coates talks about her life as an international motorcycle adventure rider and tour guide. She also gives three tips for anybody considering heading off into a life of adventure. Doug: (00:04)In this podcast I interview an international female adventure motorcycle rider and tour leader who’s ridden over a quarter million miles

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