Thursday, June 22, 2017

Ep. 281: East Coast Thru Hiking and The Hayduke Trail - Arlette Laan


Thru hiking maven Arlette Lann (aka "Apple Pie") spends some quality adventure time with us on today's show to talk about east coast hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire as well as her recent thru hike of the Hayduke trail which winds through some of the most scenic areas of southern Utah and northern Arizona including Arches, Canyonlands, Glen Canyon, Capitol Reef, Grand Escalante, Bryce Canyon, Zion and Grand Canyon National parks and monuments

www.arlettelaan.com
arlettelaan.wordpress.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArletteLaanCreations
http://redlineguiding.com/
Apple Pie on Trailjournals.com: http://www.trailjournals.com/journal/entries/19868



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Monday, June 19, 2017

Ep. 280: NFL to the 7 Summits - Mark Pattison


Former NFL wide receiver Mark Pattison joins us on today's show to talk about going from playing professional football in the NFL to climbing the 7 Summits.



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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ep. 279: Colorado Backpacking in the Lost Creek Wilderness - Two Fools


In a rare episode Travis & Curt get together to have a few laughs and discuss some backpacking in the Lost Creek Wilderness in Colorado. Listen in to hear about the ups and downs of altitude sickness, rain and lightning but all within the beautiful splendor of Lost Creek.

Big Agnes Storm King: http://www.bigagnes.com/Storm-King-0_2
Big Agnes Two Track Pad: http://www.bigagnes.com/Two-Track-2017
ASP Members Site: https://members.adventuresportspodcast.com/
Colorado Trail Explorer: https://cts.state.co.us/cotrex/desktop


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Monday, June 12, 2017

Ep. 278: Searching for Lost Memories on the Pan-American Highway - Teresa Bruce


Teresa Bruce talks about the ultimate road trip where she and her husband Gary drove down the Pan American Highway in a 4-wheel-drive truck searching for people who helped her family survive the same trip 30 years earlier when they did it in a 1968 vintage camper.
Teresa's new book "The Drive: Searching for Lost Memories on the Pan-American Highway" goes on sale Tuesday June 13, 2017. make sure you get your copy as well as read more on her blog! The book will be available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Audible.

Book on Amazon: "The Drive"

Blog: www.teresabruce.me
Books: www.teresabrucebooks.com




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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Ep. 277: Ireland High Peaks Challenge - Shaun Stewart


Shaun Stewart check sin with us to let us all in on Ireland's High Peaks Challenge where adventurers attempt to summit the highest peak in each of Ireland's 32 counties. Listen in as this well-accomplished adventurer takes on a tour of this ambitious task!

Twitter: @shaunstewie13
Instagram: shaunstewart1
Websites:
www.ardsadventures.com
www.shaun-stewart.com


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Monday, June 5, 2017

Ep. 276: Bikepacking and the Colorado Trail Race - Stefan Griebel


Ever thought about getting into bikepacking on your mountain bike? If so, this is the episode for you! Stefan Griebel founded the 500 mile Colorado Trail Race between Denver and Durango, CO. Listen in to hear  about the race and some tips for bikepacking in general.

CTR Info: http://www.climbingdreams.net/ctr
Trackleaders for Race Tracking units: http://trackleaders.com


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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Ep. 275: North Dakota Rock Climbing - Dakota Walz


Get your rock climbing fix with some stories about climbing in the west! Dakota Walz is here to talk about climbing in North Dakota and around the American midwest. Keep an eye out for the film "Small Walls" this summer.
Check out the book Northern Buttey: Rock Climbs of North Dakota here: http://ndclimberscoalition.com/
Don't forget to swing by: http://www.americanalpiineclub.org
NDClimbersCoalition@gmail.com
ND Climbers Coalition Facebook Forum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1740956899466416/




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Monday, May 29, 2017

Ep. 274: A Transcontinental Triathalon - Part 2 - Yannick Chaigneau


Yannick Chaigneau and his future wife Shirley set out on an epic adventure they call the transcontinental triathalon. They started in Alaska and kayaked the inside passage down to Washington. After that, they thru-hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail down to Mexico. Once off the trail, they hopped on their bikes to complete the journey of a lifetime by biking their way down through Central and South America to Ushuaia. They even did some mountaineering to keep from being bored on the bikes!! Check it out. This is one epic adventure!
https://medshare.wordpress.com/2010/12/01/transcontinental-triathlon/



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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ep. 273: A Transcontinental Triathalon - Part 1 - Yannick Chaigneau


Yannick Chaigneau and his future wife Shirley set out on an epic adventure they call the transcontinental triathalon. They started in Alaska and kayaked the inside passage down to Washington. After that, they thru-hiked the entire Pacific Crest Trail down to Mexico. Once off the trail, they hopped on their bikes to complete the journey of a lifetime by biking their way down through Central and South America to Ushuaia. They even did some mountaineering to keep from being bored on the bikes!! Check it out. This is one epic adventure!

https://medshare.wordpress.com/2010/12/01/transcontinental-triathlon/



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Monday, May 22, 2017

Ep. 272: Learning to Travel Happier - Jaime Kurtz


Jaime Kurtz visits with Curt to talk about learning how to travel happily as well as getting the most out of your hard-earned vacation. She share some tips & tricks as well as some interesting psychology studies that help us understand some of the dos and don'ts while we're trying to relax.

Keep an eye out for here new book: "The Happy Traveler: Unpacking the Secrets of better Vacations" coming out June 2017!
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/happy-trails
https://twitter.com/JaimeKurtz1



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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ep. 271: Hiking in the Italian Alps - Denis Bulichenko


Denis Bulichenko grew up in central Russia and he and his family moved to Italy about 2 years ago. Denis is a software developer for outdoor apps which allows him to do a lot of hiking in the Italian alps to test out his work. In this episode, Curt talks with Denis to see what it's like to ave the Alps as your backyard playground.
https://www.instagram.com/igtraveladdict/
https://www.facebook.com/denis1bulichenko
Check out his app: Peak Visor too


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Monday, May 15, 2017

Ep. 270: A 5-Year Walk Around the World - Tom Turcich


On April 2nd, 2015 Tom Turcich left his home in New Jersey to embark on a five year trek across the seven continents. The dream of walking around the world formed at seventeen after his friend AnneMarie passed. Since her death Tom decided to make the most of each day. He is walking around the world to become immersed in unknown places and be forced into adventure day after day. In Texas he adopted a dog, Savannah, and have crossed every border together ever since.
theworldwalk.com
www.instagram.com/theworldwalk



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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Ep. 269: A 2-Month Paddling Trip Down the Green River - Heather Hansman


Heather Hansman is a freelance journalist who has also been a raft guide and ski patrol member in her past. In the summer of 2016, she spent 2 months on a raft floating the Green River through Wyoming and Utah. She's on today's show to let us in on her experience.
https://www.heatherhansman.com/
https://twitter.com/hhansman
https://www.instagram.com/hhansman/




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Monday, May 8, 2017

Ep. 268: Running 1250 miles from Rome to Home with Bipolar Disorder - Dan Keeley


Dan Keeley is on a mission to raise awareness for depression and bipolar disorder by running 1250 miles self-supported from Rome to London. It's called Rome to Home. In the summer of 2012 he experienced a full-blown manic episode – an episode which culminated with him believing he was ‘the chosen one’ and preaching from the central lane of a major motorway in Italy at rush hour. What followed was a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, time spent in psychiatric wards both in Italy and the UK, and the inevitable crippling depression which found him wanting to take my his own life. It has been 5 years now and Dan is doing awesome! He has a new lease on life and is using it to its fullest. Listen in to learn about Dan, his wild trip through this ordeal and what he is doing now to bring attention to this issue. There could not be a nicer guy to help us understand what people with depression are going through.
http://www.rometohome.com/
https://www.thecalmzone.net/
http://www.snow-camp.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/iamdankeeley
https://twitter.com/iamdankeeley
https://www.instagram.com/iamdankeeley/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYtTUuj6SG8gYGXlqS-HsJQ







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Thursday, May 4, 2017

Ep. 267: The 7 Summits & Mt. Vinson Massif - Part 2 - Tom Fabbri


Tom Fabbri is on the show today to tell us about his progress in his attempt to climb the 7 Summits as well as his experiences from Mt. Vinson. Tom is a world class adventurer who is on a journey to complete the Adventure Grand Slam, summiting the tallest peaks on each of the seven continents and skiing to the North and South Poles. In one year, he climbed four of these peaks in his quest to fulfill this dream – Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mt. Elbrus in Russia, Mt. Kosciuszko in Australia, and Aconcagua in Argentina. His most recent climb took him to Mt. McKinley in Alaska where he summited on July 5, 2013. With two climbs left, Vinson Massif in Antarctica and Mt. Everest and skiing the poles, Tom is well on his way to becoming part of an elite group of mountaineers as he successfully completes this challenge.
http://tomfabbri.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Tom-Fabbri-124993730860405/
https://www.instagram.com/lifewrangler/
https://twitter.com/TomFabbri



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Monday, May 1, 2017

Ep. 266: The 7 Summits & Mt. Vinson Massif - Part 1 - Tom Fabbri


Tom Fabbri is on the show today to tell us about his progress in his attempt to climb the 7 Summits as well as his experiences from Mt. Vinson. Tom is a world class adventurer who is on a journey to complete the Adventure Grand Slam, summiting the tallest peaks on each of the seven continents and skiing to the North and South Poles. In one year, he climbed four of these peaks in his quest to fulfill this dream – Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mt. Elbrus in Russia, Mt. Kosciuszko in Australia, and Aconcagua in Argentina. His most recent climb took him to Mt. McKinley in Alaska where he summited on July 5, 2013. With two climbs left, Vinson Massif in Antarctica and Mt. Everest and skiing the poles, Tom is well on his way to becoming part of an elite group of mountaineers as he successfully completes this challenge.
http://tomfabbri.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Tom-Fabbri-124993730860405/
https://www.instagram.com/lifewrangler/
https://twitter.com/TomFabbri



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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Ep. 265: Storm Chasing-Volcanoes-Tornadoes and Polar Bears - George Kourounis


George Kourounis is back! Our favorite storm chasing, volcano descending global adventurer returns to fill us in on his most recent expeditions to northern Manitoba visiting Polar Bears, Myanmar photographing the tattooed women of Chin State, a volcano in Vanuatu and into the most dangerous volcano in Africa. He also shares some of his stories from an epic tornado season where he witnessed 9 tornadoes in a single day! George even shot a commercial for a restaurant where he descended into an active volcano in Guatemala to snatch a piece of lava for the shoot. He ends the show with his plans to backpack and camp in North Korea during these currently-heated political times. Not one to shy away from an adventure George always comes through!
http://www.stormchaser.ca/Stormchaser.html
http://www.cloud9tours.com/
https://www.youtube.com/user/gkourounis
https://twitter.com/georgekourounis



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Monday, April 24, 2017

Ep. 264: The Ultra-Athlete Lifestyle - Anna-Marie Watson


Anna-Marie Watson grew up in an outdoor-loving, adventurous family. The adventures continued as she served nearly a decade in the British Army. Upon leaving the military, she knew she did not want a standard job and "normal" life. So, what did she do? She flew to New Zealand to bicycle the country. This started a series of adventures that led her to competing in the world half Ironman, running (and winning second female) the Marathon De Sables, and many other adventures. And she is not slowing down. She is currently training for The Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc – a 171 km race around Mont Blanc. She offers coaching services as well through her company, Reach For More Coaching. She shares much about what it takes to build an adventure-focused lifestyle.
www.rfmcoaching.com



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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ep. 263: Mind Over Matter - Climbing & Skiing with Cancer & MS - Dina Mishev


Dina Mishev moved to Jackson Hole, WY so she could live her life of adventure. While there, she was dealt two blows of bad news. At 30 years old, she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and then 9 years later, she learned she had stage 3 breast cancer. However, as difficult and debilitating these two health issues were for her, she pressed on through and continued to keep adventure a big part of her life. Listen in as she describes going through this ordeal and how adventure helped her through it all.
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Ep. 262: The Reason for Adventure - Jon Lechasseur


Jon Lechasseur joins me today to share the value to adventure sports, especially biking, hiking, and climbing. Jon, from Montreal, was surprised by all the benefits he found when he started biking to work. His enthusiasm continued to grow for adventure sports of all flavors and led him to create his own podcast, Of Mountains and Men. Are you thinking about getting off the sofa and starting a new life of fun, activity and adventure? This episode is for you.
http://www.ofmountainsandmen.com/
Need adventure recipes? Ask Michelle Shea!
http://www.adventurediningguide.com/enchiladas-verde/



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