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Co-hosted by David Adlard and Kraig Becker, The Adventure Podcast is a weekly summary of the latest news from the world of exploration, travel, and outdoor adventure, with interviews, opinions, and plenty of gear talk!

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Co-hosted by David Adlard and Kraig Becker, The Adventure Podcast is a weekly summary of the latest news from the world of exploration, travel, and outdoor adventure, with interviews, opinions, and plenty of gear talk!

    The Adventure Podcast Episode 94: What's on Dave and Kraig's Bucket Lists?

    The Adventure Podcast Episode 94: What's on Dave and Kraig's Bucket Lists?

    On this week's show, Dave and Kraig share the top "bucket list" items that they want to complete before they "kick the bucket." As you might expect, that includes some very adventurous things, but not completely. There are a few items that just might surprise you. But before jumping into that list, they boys frist take a look at the latest Adventrue News, which includes major updates from the winter climbing teams, grim news from the Antarctica, and a novel way to stay in shape while dealing with coronavirus. Later, they also share this week's gear picks, with Kraig reviewing a pair of backpacks from a comopany called STNGR, while Dave offers some insights from the latest hiking shoe from adidas.
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    • 1 hr 37 min
    The Adventure Podcast Episode 93: A Recap of the 2020 Winter Outdoor Retailer Gear Show

    The Adventure Podcast Episode 93: A Recap of the 2020 Winter Outdoor Retailer Gear Show

    Dave and Kraig are back from Winter Outdoor Retailer in Denver with plenty to share with listeners. The boys reveal their "Best of Show" award winners and other gear that caught their fancy, most of which will hit store shelves later this fall. Before that however, they get things started with Adventure News, sharing updates on the winter climbing scene in the Himalaya and Karakoram, a new altitude record set in a truck, and a major loss to the mountaineering community as a legend passes.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode 92: 2020 Travel Trends and Destinations with Lee Thompson of Flash Pack

    Episode 92: 2020 Travel Trends and Destinations with Lee Thompson of Flash Pack

    This week we welcome Lee Thompson of Flash Pack back to the podcast to talk about emerging travel trends, the company's growth over the past few years, and hot new destinations for 2020. Before we jump into that interview however, Dave and Kraig catch listeners up on Adventure News with updates on the big winter climbing expeditions, an update on the ramifications of the fake rescue scam in Nepal, and a dog that has hiked all of Colorado's 14ers. As the boys get ready to head for Denver this week for the Outdoor Retailer convention, there are no gear picks to share. Stay tuned for plenty of gear news next week.

    • 1 hr 47 min
    The Adventure Podcast Episode 91: Sailing Around the World with Jim and Katie Thomsen

    The Adventure Podcast Episode 91: Sailing Around the World with Jim and Katie Thomsen

    This week we're joined by our friends Jim and Katie Thomsen, who have so many great stories and aventrues to share. Jim worked in the outdoor industry for years, running a number of big brands that you probably know and love. After he retired, he and his wife Katie decided to spend ten years sailing around the world. How did they get to that point and what was taht like? Check out our interview with them to find out. But first, we have updates on the rapidly comiing to a close Antarctic season, a 17-year old kid who made a major discovery for NASA, and the sudden end to a major winter climb. Later, we share our weekly Gear Picks, with Kraig reviewing the Arc'teryx Aerios boots and Dave sharing his thoughts on the Sherpa Jannu pants.

    • 1 hr 51 min
    The Adventure Podcast Episode 90: Talking Antarctic Travel with John McKeon of Polar Latitudes

    The Adventure Podcast Episode 90: Talking Antarctic Travel with John McKeon of Polar Latitudes

    On this week's super-sized episode we welcome John McKeon of Polar Latitudes to the show. His company specializes in travel to Antarctica and he sits down with Dave and Kraig to discuss how you launch an Antarctic cruise company, what it's like to operate at the far end of the world, and how he came fall in love with that fargile, but beautiful place. Before that conversation, the boys talk about the latest adventure news with updates on the South Pole skiers, an epic rowing adventure across the Pacific, and the latest publicity stunt on Mt. Everest. Later, they share their weekly Gear Picks, with Kraig sharing his thoughts on the new Apple AirPods Pro and Dave reviewing Mountain Khakis pants.

    • 2 hrs 3 min
    The Adventure Podcast Episode 89: The Top Adventures for 2020

    The Adventure Podcast Episode 89: The Top Adventures for 2020

    After taking some time off for the holidays, the boys are back this week with a new show. They get 2020 started by sharing the adventures, expeditions, and travel destinations they're most excited about in the year ahead, with some interesting things to keep an eye on in the New Year. But first, they get listeners updated on what's been happening the Antarctic, share some news on a team heading to K2 this winter, and revealt he status of Arctic explorers who have been stranded in the ice. Later, they share their latest gear picks, with Kraig offering his thoughts on the Arc'Teryx Stryka Hoody, while Dave reviews a pair of ski/snowboard goggles from Quiksilver.

    • 1 hr 25 min

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