The Best Outdoor Adventure Podcasts

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"

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