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High-impact interviews for those who love adventure and the outdoors. Host and journalist Shelby Stanger interviews world-class explorers, athletes, authors, scientists, health experts and entrepreneurs about how they’ve taken their own wild ideas and made them a reality, so you can too. Some of the wildest ideas can lead to the most rewarding adventures.

Wild Ideas Worth Living REI Co-op

    • Sports
    • 4.7 • 1.1K Ratings

High-impact interviews for those who love adventure and the outdoors. Host and journalist Shelby Stanger interviews world-class explorers, athletes, authors, scientists, health experts and entrepreneurs about how they’ve taken their own wild ideas and made them a reality, so you can too. Some of the wildest ideas can lead to the most rewarding adventures.

    Photographing Home with Mylo Fowler

    Photographing Home with Mylo Fowler

    Mylo Fowler is a landscape photographer who takes pictures of his homeland, the Navajo Nation. He uses his photography to give back to his community.

    • 30 min
    Life on the Road with Noami Grevemberg

    Life on the Road with Noami Grevemberg

    Noami Grevemberg has been living out of her 1985 Volkwagen Van since 2016. Noami has created a platform to make van life more diverse and accessible.

    • 30 min
    Adventure and Business with David Sacher

    Adventure and Business with David Sacher

    While biking through the Andes on a 19,000 mile bike ride, David Sacher dreamed up an idea of a 24-hour climbing gym. A place to build community and bring more people to a sport he loves.

    • 29 min
    Embracing Adventure with Brittany Washington

    Embracing Adventure with Brittany Washington

    Brittany Washington spent an unexpected year in Bali during the pandemic. She made the most of her time learning, adventuring and creating her own video series.

    • 30 min
    Wayward with Chris Burkard

    Wayward with Chris Burkard

    Chris Burkard has always viewed his photography as way to inspire people to adventure outside. His new memoir, Wayward, captures some of his most memorable stories.

    • 33 min
    Getting Kids Outside with Raquel Gomez

    Getting Kids Outside with Raquel Gomez

    Raquel Gomez's organization, Atabey Outdoors, provides safe and fun outdoor adventures for Black, Indigenous and Girls of Color in Phoenix, Arizona.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.1K Ratings

1.1K Ratings

AfraidButDoingIt ,

This is the most inspiring podcast!

I’ve been listening to this podcast for the last year trying to catch up on all the episodes and have been so inspired. Last fall I ran my first half marathon and am training for a full one. Less than one year ago I hated running, and never thought I’d be able to do anything like this. I’ve also picked up rock climbing and did my first pull up ever, something I was always told the average woman couldn’t do. I love hearing about how extreme women athletes deal with anxiety and fears, as that has always held me back. After my own bad skiing accident and surgery, I’ve been having trouble getting my confidence back and it has helped so much knowing that even these amazing women deal with the same issues. Keep up the great work Shelby! You are making a huge difference in my life!

footballluv ,

My favorite podcast

I really enjoy how diverse the topics are. I listen to topics I don’t even think will interest me and they always do. I think Shelby does a great job with her interviews, she is easy to listen to.

_miel_ ,

Diverse, Brilliant, Insightful

So appreciative of the diverse stories being shared here. Each episode teaches me something valuable and gives me a glimpse of the world through a another set of wise eyes. Thank you.

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