6 episodes

A new adventure story every week from Atlas Obscura and Filson. Hosted by Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton.

Horizon Line Atlas Obscura

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A new adventure story every week from Atlas Obscura and Filson. Hosted by Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton.

    Ep. 4 The Smokejumper

    Ep. 4 The Smokejumper

    The final episode of this season of Horizon Line features a collection of tales from Rod Dow, who spent 32 years working as a smokejumper––a parachuting wilderness firefighter. At the time of his retirement in 1999, Rod had jumped into more fires than anyone else. He is the author of Just a Few Jumper stories, a book of 70 true stories from his smokejumping days, available on Amazon. 
    Horizon Line is hosted by Ella Morton and Dylan Thuras and produced by Grant Irving. Music by Nolan Schneider. Additional production for this week's episode from Hana Glasser and Rose Annis. A very special thank you to Rod Dow. 

    • 32 min
    Ep. 3 The Mountaineer

    Ep. 3 The Mountaineer

    The third episode of Horizon Line tells the story of Tenzing Norgay, whose immense skill and determination made possible the first summiting of Mount Everest. 

    Horizon Line is produced in partnership with Filson. Original Alaska Outfitters. Since 1897. Goods and Gear at Filson.com.

    Horizon Line is hosted by Dylan Thuras and Ella Morton and produced by Grant Irving. Music by Nolan Schneider. Additional production for this week's episode from Bennett Madison, Hana Glasser, Rose Annis, and Tao Tao Holmes.

    • 35 min
    Ep. 2 The Cowboy

    Ep. 2 The Cowboy

    The second episode of Horizon Line tells the story of Bill Pickett, an African-American cowboy whose extreme tenacity, incredible talents, and gift for showmanship made him a star on the rodeo circuit and a defining figure of the American West.
    Horizon Line is produced in partnership with Filson. Original Alaska Outfitters. Since 1897. Goods and Gear at Filson.com. 
    Horizon Line is hosted by Ella Morton and Dylan Thuras and produced by Grant Irving. Music by Nolan Schneider. Additional production for this week's episode from Bennett Madison, Hana Glasser, Rose Annis, and Mariana Zapata. 

    • 34 min
    Ep. 1 The Arctic Balloonist

    Ep. 1 The Arctic Balloonist

    The first episode of Horizon Line tells the story of Swedish explorer S.A. Andrée, who set out to sail across the Arctic in a hot air balloon. Hounded by skeptics, but buoyed by a nation, Andrée set his sights on soaring and never looked back. 
    Horizon Line is produced in partnership with Filson. Original Alaska Outfitters. Since 1897. Goods and Gear at Filson.com. 
    Horizon Line is hosted by Ella Morton and Dylan Thuras and produced by Grant Irving. Music by Nolan Schneider. Additional production for this week's episode from Hana Glasser, Rose Annis, and Lauren Young. 

    • 30 min
    Horizon Line Introduction

    Horizon Line Introduction

    Ella Morton and Dylan Thuras introduce Atlas Obscura's newest podcast Horizon Line. 

    • 1 min
    Sounds from Horizon Line Coming Nov. 21st

    Sounds from Horizon Line Coming Nov. 21st

    A musical intro to the show.

    • 3 min

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