December 02, 2021

The Best Outdoor Adventure Podcasts

By Hillsound Equipment Inc.
The Best Outdoor Adventure Podcasts
Here are some tips from us, our Ambassadors and BC AdventureSmart on the best outdoor adventure podcasts to enjoy in-between, on the way to and back from, and during outings this winter! 

 

Dirtbag Diaries
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A pioneer podcast [started 2007] for telling stories from the sports communities. There is a library of more than 250 episodes to dive into. Been named the best outdoor podcast by Outside Magazine. 
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Blister Podcast
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A series of weekly conversations with the most fascinating and passionate people in the outdoor sports world.
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Gear:30 Podcast
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This podcast does a deep dive into the most interesting and innovative outdoors gear.
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Sonya Looney
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Sonya Looney

Sonya is an outdoor adventure athlete and American Pro Mountain Biker. She interviews experts around mindset, plant-based nutrition, and inspiring stories. Here is one good interview she did with Sandra Riches from BC AdventureSmart around “How to stay safe during outdoor adventures”

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Low Pressure Podcast Whistler Skiing British Columbia
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Described as the best place to find real conversations with real people who love and dedicate their lives to skiing. The interviewer is based in Whistler, BC. 
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Outside Online Podcast
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Outside Magazine’s podcast. Has a bunch [around 100] of unique and intriguing stories. 
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Live the Adventure Podcast
Explore Magazine Canada's podcast. 22 episodes [and growing] of interesting interviews with for example Mike Danks, Team Leader of Northshore RescueDianne Whelan about 'Six Years on the Trans Canada Trail' and BC AdventureSmart on 'Search, Rescue & Social Media'.
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Gaia Out and Back Podcast
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Gaia GPS’s podcast. Interesting interviews with long-distance hikers, record-breaking athletes, offroad travelers, and more. The conversations are led by thru-hiker Andrew “Shanty” Baldwin, professional guide/outdoorswoman Mary "Hiker Midnight" Cochenour, and professional athlete Abby Levene. Don’t miss the episode where our Ambassador Heather “Anish” Anderson is being interviewed.
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Billy Yang
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You might have seen some of his films on YouTube such as “THE WHY | Running 100 Miles” or the “THE JOHN MUIR TRAIL” but did you know he also runs a podcast? He sits down for chats with rising athletes, creatives, entrepreneurs, and many others on what drives and inspires them. 
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Rich Roll
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A vegan ultra-endurance athlete and full-time wellness & plant-based nutrition advocate talk about healthy living.
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Inside My Canoehead Podcast
Jeff is an Army veteran and PhD Candidate talks about about leading a more self-reliant, resilient life in the face of 21st century climate change, disasters, pandemics and government policy. Here is an interview he did with BC Adventure Smart around 'Preparedness' in November 2021
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Dylan Bowman
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Dylan Bowman is a professional ultrarunner who takes on conversations with a wide-ranging cohort of guests, covering ultrarunning, sports, business, and the outdoor industry.
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EatWild Podcast BC AdventureSmart
The EatWild podcast provides mentorship to folks who want to learn how to hunt, fish, and gather wild food. Here is a good episode where Dylan Eyers interviews  Sandra Riches is the Executive Director of the BC AdventureSmart around "Search and Rescue in the Mountains"