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On “Outdoor Explorer” we invite you to step outside into Alaska. Follow us to a new trail or fishing hole, learn what to pack, when to go and most importantly, how to stay safe. Learn about life-long fitness and get inspired to go outside in the back country or on the bike trails.

Outdoor Explore‪r‬ Alaska Public Media

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    • 4.6 • 36 Ratings

On “Outdoor Explorer” we invite you to step outside into Alaska. Follow us to a new trail or fishing hole, learn what to pack, when to go and most importantly, how to stay safe. Learn about life-long fitness and get inspired to go outside in the back country or on the bike trails.

    80 years of climbing, skiing, and boating with Sepp Weber

    80 years of climbing, skiing, and boating with Sepp Weber

    Sepp Weber has climbed, skied and kayaked for 80 years, mostly in Alaska. Join him and your host Paul Twardock as Sepp shares his stories on Outdoor Explorer.

    Travel School: Parks of the northwest

    Travel School: Parks of the northwest

    On the next Outdoor Explorer, we will be joined by a family that took school on the road this winter. Jodi Harskamp and her husband Neal Stanbury, along with their children Tui and Leif and dog Nukka, traveled in their retrofitted truck to state and national parks across the lower 48 for a back to nature education.

    Organizing a big sporting event during a pandemic

    Organizing a big sporting event during a pandemic

    On this week’s Outdoor Explorer, we’ll speak with the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation’s executive director, Ben Popp, about the changes that were put in place to allow thousands of competitors to gather in Wisconsin for America’s largest ski race, even during the pandemic.

    The life of Richard Nelson

    The life of Richard Nelson

    On the next Outdoor Explorer, our guest is Hank Lentfer, author of the book “Raven’s Witness: The Alaska Life of Richard K. Nelson.” Richard was Alaska’s Writer Laureate from 1999 – 2001, but he is maybe best remembered for his National Public Radio show “Encounters” that was centered around the sounds of Alaska.

    Emotional intelligence in the outdoors

    Emotional intelligence in the outdoors

    What is emotional intelligence how does it affect our outdoor activities? This week we'll discuss why it's important in contributing to enjoyable outdoor experiences.

    Chugach State Park

    Chugach State Park

    On the next Outdoor Explorer, we will dive deep into the history, planning and development of Chugach State Park with guests Monica Alvarez with the Department of Natural Resources, Ben Corwin the Park’s Chief Ranger, and Ryan Yelle, the Chairman of the Park’s Citizen Advisory Board.

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

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One of the best podcasts ever

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Thanks for the AK content

Probably won’t make it back to AK, but love hearing about the variety of topics with good hosts

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Great show

Adam is an intelligent host with a diverse background. Love hearing the different stories each week!

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