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