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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. Take a listen to start living more wildly today.

Wild Ideas Worth Living REI Co-op

    • Wilderness
    • 4.7 • 994 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. Take a listen to start living more wildly today.

    Learning Something New with Dylan Efron

    Learning Something New with Dylan Efron

    Dylan Efron created his new YouTube series, Flow State, to inspire people to go out and try something new.

    • 30 min
    A Look Back at 2020

    A Look Back at 2020

    Take a listen to some of our favorite stories (and outtakes) from the 2020 season. It wasn't at all how we imagined, but we loved hearing stories from amazing people navigating the pandemic like the rest of us. Cheers to a new year!

    • 15 min
    Backcountry Skiing with Noah Howell

    Backcountry Skiing with Noah Howell

    Noah Howell, a backcountry skier, has always found that going off the beaten path leads him to his best adventures.

    • 37 min
    Ally Coucke: A Girl and Her Dog

    Ally Coucke: A Girl and Her Dog

    For the past 12+ years, it’s been the two of them — Bailey (aka: Mouse) and Ally. From desert to mountain to ocean, he has been her ultimate adventure companion. This is the story of a girl and her dog and learning how to say goodbye.

    • 34 min
    The Dark Divide with Tom Putnam

    The Dark Divide with Tom Putnam

    Tom Putnam, writer and director of The Dark Divide film, talks about his career as a director and what it was like to write and direct the movie.

    • 30 min
    Running for a Cause with Clare Gallagher

    Running for a Cause with Clare Gallagher

    Clare Gallagher, ultra runner and Patagonia ambassador, shares her story and useful tips on ways to get involved in the issues that you care about.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
994 Ratings

994 Ratings

Cwamne ,

Must listen

Wild Ideas Worth Living is amazing; very laid-back energy, candid, and fun. The stories and guests are very unique and interesting. I definitely recommend you listen, each episode is a new little journey.

Yele360 ,

Trying too hard to be woke

Women and “People of Color” are a minority of participants in outdoor sports, but you sure wouldn’t know it from the agenda being pushed on this podcast.

J. Barshop ,

I love discovering new ideas here

Shelby hosts an array of world-class guests, but what makes these interviews special is her ability to extract those bits of gold that resonate deeply.

Wild Ideas Worth Living is more than just an adventure podcast - it's a must listen for anyone interested in exploring their own physical and emotional evolution. Thanks so much for having a positive impact on thousands of lives, Melissa and keep up the incredible work! 🙌

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