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Ep. 596: Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in Winter - Shawn Forry

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Originally aired March 06, 2017Shawn Forry joins us today to recount how he and Justin Lichter thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail in the winter. This is no small feat and as far as records tell, no one has managed it before! There is a whole lot more than just the PCT in this show. Shawn has also hiked the AT, the CDT, the Colorado Trail, the Long Trail, and many, many more. All that to say, the epic thru-hiking trails are NOT off-limits in the winter with the right equipment and experience. www.shawnforry.comTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Ombraz fix what frustrates you about sunglasses. Completely armless, Ombraz attach directly to a built-in cord that keeps the sunnies securely and comfortably in place.  For every pair sold, they plant 20 trees. Find out more at ombraz.com/products/classicsSupport the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as…

Ep. 595: Bladepacking Across New Mexico - Caleb Smith

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Today we talk about the resurging sport of ultra blading/inline skating and the relatively new sport of bladepacking with Caleb Smith. He and his girlfriend recently bladepacked across the entire state of New Mexico with much bigger plans in the near future. @Kaleboston on IG and Facebook Bigwheelblading.com Kaleboston.blog His sponsors:Check out Rollerblade.com for more articles and content about the world of inline skating.Agogie Resistance Training PantsWith resistance bands built inside, improving your health, fitness, and athletic performance is as simpple as putting on pants. Find out more at agogie.com @agogielifeSuavs Shoes - shoes for people making moves suavshoes.com @suavsshoesTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Ombraz fix what frustrates you about sunglasses. Completely armless, Ombraz attach directly to a built-in cord that keeps the sunnies …

Ep. 594: A Lifetime of Mountaineering - Gerry Roach

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Originally aired June 1, 2015.Gerry Roach, the well-known author of Colorado's Fourteeners, shares stories, advice, lessons learned, and wisdom from his more than 2,000 climbs.  From the seven summits to all of Colorado's 13ers and 14ers, Gerry has been there, done that.  What's more, he has shared his experiences via 15 wildly popular books he has authored on climbing; guides and narratives.  Colorado's Fourteeners, 3rd EditionTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Ombraz fix what frustrates you about sunglasses. Completely armless, Ombraz attach directly to a built-in cord that keeps the sunnies securely and comfortably in place.  For every pair sold, they plant 20 trees. Find out more at ombraz.com/products/classicsSupport the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as $1/month to our efforts to produce this show at patreon.com/Advent…

Ep. 593: Starting an Adventure Travel Company - Jake Gafner

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Jake has spent over a decade camping, climbing, diving, driving, paddling, pedaling, hiking, exploring, sailing, and failing all over the world. In his travels, he noticed that there were a ton of folks who booked organized and pre-planned travel experiences and many folks who do completely solo adventures, but not much in between. 
After many conversations about the missing travel experience in between the two, he and his wife started Lost Travel Company, a middle ground between planned travel and solo adventures for folks who want a true adventure with the camaraderie of group travel and the freedom to adventure how they want to. 
Visit www.lost.travel For info about their adventures
www.lost.travel/trackerFor the Adventure Tracker
Twitter@losttravelcoInstagram:@losttravelco
Facebook:@losttravelco

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Ep. 592: Stranded Overnight on a Mountain During a Blizzard - Brad & Melissa McQueen

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Originally aired February 6, 2017In May of 2001, Brad, Melissa, Brad's father, and their dog were stranded overnight on Mount Evans in Colorado during a freak late-spring blizzard. With the day not going as planned, the group made the tough decision to take shelter and stay the night.After the traumatizing ordeal, Brad and Melissa are on a mission to share their story for the benefit of others. Their story is about overcoming tragedy, a deep love for mountains, and continuing forward to make a difference in the lives of others. Don't miss this episode about Colorado 14ers, tragedy, and triumph. Book: Exposed: Tragedy & Triumph in Mountain ClimbingTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Ombraz fix what frustrates you about sunglasses. Completely armless, Ombraz attach directly to a built-in cord that keeps the sunnies securely and comfortably i…

Ep. 591: Inspiring Adventure for a Living - Sarah Williams

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Our old friend Sarah Williams, host of the Tough Girl Podcast, is back with us today to talk about her recent (2018) bicycle tour down the West Coast of North America as well as her 2019 walk of The Camino Portugués from Lisbon, Portugal to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. We also discuss how she balances a life of adventure while inspiring countless others to live a life of adventure themselves. Twitter -@_tough_girlInstagram -@toughgirlchallengesBlog/Website -www.toughgirlchallenges.comFaceBook -@ToughGirlChallengesPinterest -https://uk.pinterest.com/Tough101/Patreon -https://www.patreon.com/ToughGirlPodcast?ty=hYouTube - https://www.youtube.com/c/SarahWilliamsToughGirlChallengesYou can listen to the Tough Girl Podcast on the go via iTunes, Soundcloud & Stitcher!https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/tough-girl-podcast/id1024977070https://soundcloud.com/toughgirlchallenges/trackshttp://www.stitcher.com/podcast/tough-girl-podcastTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for…

Ep. 590: Skiing ALL the Colorado 14ers - Part 2 - Brittany & Frank Konsella

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Originally aired October 30, 2015And you thought that climbing all the Colorado 14ers was crazy! Brittany and Frank Konsella actually climbed andSKIED all the Colorado 14ers. Yes, it is just as radical and fun as it sounds. Mountaineering.  Extreme skiing.  Winter at its very best!  The snow is starting to pile up on the peaks! It is time to think about snow!
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Facebook: @14erskierscomTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Ombraz fix what frustrates you about sunglasses. Completely armless, Ombraz attach directly to a built-in cord that keeps the sunnies securely and comfortably in place.  For every pair sold, they plant 20 trees. Find out more at ombraz.com/products/classicsSupport the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as $1/month to our efforts to produce this show at patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcastCall and leave us a voicemai…

Ep. 589: Life Lessons from an Outward Bound Instructor - Mark Michaux Brown

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Every lesson that needs to be learned in life can be taught by nature. When we get out there we have time to breathe, to think, and to reflect on the beauty before us. It teaches us so much. No one knows that better than life-long Outward Bound promotor, Mark Brown. His life journey has taken many turns and his connection with the outdoors has fueled that life of adventure. After spending his entire career in Outward Bound, he recently published a book titledOutward Bound Lessons to Live a Life of Leadershipthat interviews some of Outward Bound’s most prominent alumni. They include Luis Benitez, one of the foremost mountaineers in the world, former US Senator Mark Udall, The Home Depot co-founder and current Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, and Kohler Co. VP Laura Kohler. The book identifies the impact of Outward Bound in the world as told through the stories of former instructors and participants who have gone on to make a difference in the world. The lessons focus on what was lea…

Ep. 588: Skiing ALL the Colorado 14ers - Part 1 - Brittany & Frank Konsella

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Originally aired October 28, 2015And you thought that climbing all the Colorado 14ers was crazy! Brittany and Frank Konsella actually climbed andSKIED all the Colorado 14ers. Yes, it is just as radical and fun as it sounds. Mountaineering.  Extreme skiing.  Winter at its very best!  The snow is starting to pile up on the peaks! It is time to think about snow!
www.14erskiers.com
Facebook: @14erskierscomPhoto credit hereTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Ombraz fix what frustrates you about sunglasses. Completely armless, Ombraz attach directly to a built-in cord that keeps the sunnies securely and comfortably in place.  For every pair sold, they plant 20 trees. Find out more at ombraz.com/products/classicsSupport the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as $1/month to our efforts to produce this show at patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcastCall and le…

Ep. 587: The Colorado Crest - Sam Chaneles

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Sam is an accomplished backpacker and mountaineer, as well as a current Mechanical Engineering student at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, GA. He joined us on episode 554 to talk about how he squeezes adventures into his busy schedule. Today, Sam joins us to talk about his epic 40-day, mostly solo hike piecing together the most epic alpine routes in all of Colorado in what he calls “The Colorado Crest”.This December 13 – 30 he’ll be attempting Aconcagua in Argentina. Good luck, Sam!www.engineeredforadventure.comInstagram at @engineeredforadventureFacebook:@engineeredforadventurePhoto credit: FacebookTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Ombraz fix what frustrates you about sunglasses. Completely armless, Ombraz attach directly to a built-in cord that keeps the sunnies securely and comfortably in place.  For every pair sold, they plant 20 t…

Ep. 586: Thru-Hiking the Hayduke Trail - Arlette Laan

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Originally aired June 22, 2017Thru-hiking maven Arlette Lann (aka "Apple Pie") spends some quality adventure time with us to talk about east coast hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire as well as her recent thru-hike of the Hayduke Trail.You may have never heard of the Hayduke Trail. Basically, it 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. Talk about epic!www.arlettelaan.comarlettelaan.wordpress.comFacebook: @ArletteLaanCreationshayduketrail.orgTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off your Roam wallets and silicone rings at wheredoyouroam.com using code “Podcast” (case sensitive) at checkout. @roamproductsOmbraz fix what frustrates you about sunglas…

Ep. 585: Combining Fishing with Hiking and Paddling - Erin Bucher

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Have you ever thought to combine multiple adventure sports into one? I’m sure a lot of you out there already do! Today, we’re talking with Erin Bucher about how he enjoys his favorite sport, fishing, through the disciplines of hiking and kayaking. He says it’s a great way to get to those hard to reach fishing destinations and to also kill two birds with one stone during those precious weekend hours. I hope you enjoy these insightful tips, tricks, and encouragement to get you out there having fun!Instagram:@hike_paddle_fishHis Email:hikepaddlefish.info@gmail.comTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off your Roam wallets and silicone rings at wheredoyouroam.com using code “Podcast” (case sensitive) at checkout. @roamproductsOmbraz fix what frustrates you about sunglasses. Completely armless, Ombraz attach directly to a built-in cord that keeps the …

Ep. 584: The First American Cycling Team in Europe - Bill Humphreys

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In 1973 Raleigh Bicycles took a bold step by inviting an American four-rider team to compete in the 8 day, 750-mile Tour of Ireland. This was unprecedented as no American team had ever raced in such a prestigious European bike event. And no one gave them a chance.However, the Raleigh team was young and excited and came out with some impressive firsts. Team member John Howard won a stage and finished 3rd overall, another finished 5th and Bill Humphreys was 3rd in a stage and was awarded the “Most Aggressive Rider” for that day. Phil Liggett, the commaisare of the race was so impressed that he and invited the team (on the spot) to compete in his prestigious Milk Race the following year. From that year forward, cycling would change forever as an entire new continent of talent and skill would participant and make its mark on European cycling. The Raleigh Team will be rejoining next summer to relive the glory of the experience at the Tour of Ireland reunion. Bill will be showing a 25-minut…

Ep. 583: 75 Years Young and Still Adventuring Around the World - Lin Pardey

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When Lin was tired of the “college-types” that she was always surrounded by, she decided to get to know a couple of sailors as an outlet from the mundaneness of campus life. She quickly fell in love with one of the guys, Larry, who was completely different from the folks she spent her days in class with. Lin was eager to learn so he began to teach her how to sail. Once she was comfortable on the water they began helping other folks deliver their boats around the area and they also began building their own. Not long after, the idea to live full-time on the 29-foot sailing vessel was born. Fast forward 47 years, 210,000 miles, and 77 countries later and we have Lin now sailing around the world on her own and having written dozens of books about her and Larry’s epic life. Lin has a lot to teach us in today’s episode and I encourage you to check out her many books.Try CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and us…

Ep. 582: Building a Career from the Love of Mountains - John Fielder

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Originally Aired November 30, 2018You're probably familiar with John's name and work but do you know about his journey from not being able to get a single company to publish his books to now being on countless coffee tables and walls around the world? Pursuing your dreams is not always a cakewalk. In fact, sometimes it's a downright nightmare but every once in awhile, if you're lucky, your hard work lands in the hands of the Pope himself. Listen to the episode to learn what that's about! I hope you enjoy this honest conversation from one of America's most iconic landscape photographers.
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Ep. 581: Kayaking the Amazon from Source to Sea - West Hansen

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West was born and raised in Texas and found his love of water at an early age. He was heavily involved in the water sports scene in Austin for years, organizing cleanups, races, etc. However, it wasn’t until his first trip out of the county, at the age of 46, that West decided to pursue an enormous expedition, paddle the entire length of the Amazon River. This led West to organize The 2012 National Geographic Amazon Express Expedition, which was his first expedition. It started at the newly discovered/confirmed source of the Amazon, which added almost 100 miles to the river and after 111 days, they made it to the Atlantic Ocean, 75 miles east of Belem, Brazil.West is also the first to kayak Europe's longest river 2200 mile Volga River in Russia. In 2020 he and his group will be the first to kayak the entire Northwest Passage - 1,900 miles across the Canadian Arctic Archipelago with the “Arctic Cowboys”.Check out his new book in the link below!westhansen.comFB:@westhansenexpedition…

Ep. 580: Family of Fourteen Living in an RV - Susie & Dan Kellogg

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Originally aired on November 09, 2015Susie and Dan Kellogg from the Kellogg Show on YouTube stop by to discuss how it is to live on an RV with 12 kids. Listen in and get inspired to hit the open road with your family to learn all there is to learn about our beautiful country!Web Site & Blog: www.kelloggshow.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kelloggshow
Facebook: @kelloggshow
Twitter: @kelloggshow
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Ep. 579: Spending 5 Years Exploring the South Pacific - Nick Watts

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Growing up in Florida, Nick had fallen in love with water and the ocean lifestyle. However, it wasn’t until studying geography at Florida State University that he discovered just how beautiful other oceans, beaches, and islands around the world really were. He quickly set his eyes on the South Pacific and ultimately Australia. His adventures are vast, his stories are epic, and his stoke for life is contagious. He sets his compass in the direction of the unknown because he now knows that’s the best way to better your world and open up the opportunities in front of you. Nick is a strong believer that you can do anything you want as long as you overcome the largest barrier in your way...yourself.Instagram:@nick.watts.wild@Occupation_WildOccupationwild.comThe Occupation Wild Podcast(Apple and Spotify)Try CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off your Roa…

Ep. 578: 40 Marathons in 40 Days - Mina Guli

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Originally aired October 16, 2017When Mina Guli wanted to do something to raise awareness about the world's looming clean water shortage she took on the monumental adventure of running the equivalent of 40 marathons in just 40 days. If that wasn't ambitious enough, she also ran down 6 of the world’s great rivers, on 6 continents in just 6 weeks. Listen in to hear her story! Website:  www.minaguli.com Facebook:  @MinaGuliWater Twitter: @minaguli Instagram: @minaguli Photo credit here Try CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off your Roam wallets and silicone rings at wheredoyouroam.com using code “Podcast” (case sensitive) at checkout. @roamproductsSupport the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as $1/month to our efforts to produce this show at patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcastCall and leave us a voicemail at 812-MAIL-POD or 812-624-5763 o…

Ep. 577: The Art of Hang Gliding - Scott Wise

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Over the last 44 years, Scott has been experiencing the joys of hang gliding. From his very first bamboo framed DIY attempt to state-of-the-art wings, Scott has flown in some pretty epic places. He’s here today to give us an intro into the sport and show you how you too can fly like a bird too.Ushawks.orgTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off your Roam wallets and silicone rings at wheredoyouroam.com using code “Podcast” (case sensitive) at checkout. @roamproductsSupport the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as $1/month to our efforts to produce this show at patreon.com/AdventureSportsPodcastCall and leave us a voicemail at 812-MAIL-POD or 812-624-5763 or send an email to info@adventuresportspodcast.com
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Ep. 576: Bikepacking and the Colorado Trail Race - Jefe Branham

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Originally aired February 09, 2017From beautiful Gunnison, Colorado, bike mechanic by day and mountain bike ninja the rest of the time, Jefe Branham talks about the ups n downs of packing your mountain bike with the bare essentials and hitting the trail. Jefe won the 2014 Tour Divide, racing from Canada to Mexico along the Rocky Mountains. He has also won the 500 mile Colorado Trail Race a staggering 4 times! Listen in if you love mountain biking. Heck, listen in if you love adventure!
Check out his blog at: www.jwookieone.com and hit him up in his comments.
Instagram: @jwookstar
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Ep. 575: Sailing in the Arctic - Brady Trautman and Alex Blue

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We heard from Captain Brian Trautman of SV Delos a while back about sailing around the world. As a way to mix things up, they recently sailed far from their usual tropical landscapes to one of iceberg-filled water of Svalbard, only 600 miles from the North Pole.  The experience proved rewarding and overflowing with adventure. We get to hear about everything from their night watching for damaging icebergs as well as their “Day of Magic” that includes an up close encounter with a polar bear. The other half of the SV Delos crew, Brady Trautman and Alex Blue, are here today to tell about that far north experience. They’re catching up with us during their 6500 nautical miles "Lap of the Northern Atlantic Ocean”. Enjoy!youtube.com/svdelosInstagram:@svdelosFacebook:@svdelosSvdelos.com@Senor.brady@Bluevue4youTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off…

Ep. 574: Going Blind on the Summit of Everest - Brian Dickinson

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Originally aired October 13, 2016Imagine the Herculean effort it takes to summit 29,035' Mt. Everest. Now imagine reaching the summit and enjoying the fruits of your accomplishment only to realize your vision is fading rapidly with no one around to help you get back down. Brian Dickinson is on the show to tell us about his Blind Descent from the top of the world.www.briandickinson.netThe Book: Blind Descent: Surviving Alone and Blind on Mt. EverestInstagram: @briancdickinsonFacebook: @briancdickinsonTwitter: @briancdickinsonYoutube: www.youtube.com/c/BrianDickinsonBlindDescentPhoto credit hereTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off your Roam wallets and silicone rings at wheredoyouroam.com using code “Podcast” (case sensitive) at checkout. @roamproductsSupport the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as $1/month to our efforts to produ…

Ep. 573: Iraq War Veteran Finds Peace Hiking the Triple Crown - Will “Akuna” Robinson

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Enlisting in the Army at the age of 22, Will Robinson had no idea how impactful of an experience it would be. Although honored and proud to serve his country, he returned 5 years later a broken man. Mentally, physically, and emotionally, the next 12 years of his life would be a stumbling progression of surgeries and therapy, with the constant companions of depression and anxiety. That is until one day while flipping through channels, he saw the movie,Wild. Two weeks later, Will was at the southern terminus of the PCT.The rest is well, now history. Will finished his last step of the Triple Crown just over a week ago, becoming the first African American man to complete the journey. Instagram:@akunahikes https://trailrunnermag.com/video/watch-akuna-hikes.htmlPhoto credit hereTry CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off your Roam wallets and silicone ri…

Ep. 572: The Adventure of Fly Fishing - Jon Hogins

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Growing up in California, Jon was taken on epic adventures by his father into the local mountains and national parks where the opportunity to fly fish was abundant. Later in life, however, Jon found himself in the much warmer Texas landscape where he had to adjust his skills to continue pursuing the sport. Fly fishing is the perfect minimalistic complementary skill to so many other adventure sports; backpacking, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, etc. It doesn't take much to throw a small rod and a few flies in with your gear and have some fresh fish on your adventure. Try CS Instant Coffee for 50% off your first order for the months of September and October only! Go to csinstant.coffee and use the code "ADVENTURE" at checkout.Get 20% off your Roam wallets and silicone rings at wheredoyouroam.com using code “Podcast” (case sensitive) at checkout. @roamproductsSupport the Adventure Sports Podcast by giving as low as $1/month to our efforts to produce this show at