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The Adventure Podcast

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An ongoing series of long-form conversations with individuals at the forefront of exploration and adventure in which filmmaker Matt Pycroft speaks to the most knowledgeable, accomplished and respected voices in the field. From mountaineers to wildlife cinematographers, environmental activists to pol… read more

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Episode 110: End of Season 6, Matt Pycroft

August 2nd, 2022


That's all for season six! Matt is off in Greenland on expedition for the next few weeks so we'll be taking a little break and will be back in September for season seven! Thanks so much for listening.

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Episode 109: Katie Arnold, The Forgotten Revolution

July 25th, 2022


Episode 109 of The Adventure Podcast features award winning documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist, Katie Arnold.

In this episode, Matt …

Episode 108: Tom Turcich, The World Walk

July 19th, 2022


Episode 108 of The Adventure Podcast features world walker, Tom Turcich. Tom has recently become the tenth person ever to walk around the world after walking 18,000 miles with his dog Savannah (the first dog to walk …

Episode 107: Kenton Cool, Ego vs Humility

July 12th, 2022


Episode 107 of The Adventure Podcast features one of Britain's leading alpine and high altitude climbers, Kenton Cool. He has summited Everest 16 …

Episode 106: Belinda Kirk, Adventure Revolution

June 16th, 2022


Episode 106 of The Adventure Podcast features British Explorer and founder of Explorers Connect, Belinda Kirk. Belinda has spent her life leading dozens of international expeditions and remote filming trips. She has …

Episode 105: Zofia Reych, Born to Climb

May 26th, 2022


Episode 105 of The Adventure Podcast features climber and writer Zofia A. Reych. According to Zofia’s Instagram bio, they are the Director of the …

Episode 104: Joss Naylor, The Fell Runner

May 20th, 2022


Episode 104 of The Adventure Podcast features English fell running legend, Joss Naylor. We recorded this conversation in November 2021, but delayed its release due to Joss suffering a stroke just before Christmas. He is …

Episode 103: Ella Wright, Not Perfect Yet

May 12th, 2022


Episode 103 of The Adventure Podcast features Kenyan mountaineer, whitewater kayaker, mountain biker and outdoor instructor, Schaniela Wright.

Ella is …

Episode 102: J.J. Kelley, Exploring Frontiers

April 29th, 2022


Episode 102 of The Adventure Podcast features Adventurer and Award Winning documentary filmmaker, J.J. Kelley. J.J is best known both for his work with National Geographic and his coverage of stories about …

Episode 101: Ana Zirner, Anas Ways

April 19th, 2022


Episode 101 of The Adventure Podcast features athlete, adventurer, activist, and author, Ana Zirner. Ana grew up in the Bavarian foothills of the Alps and is a former theater director turned mountain guide. 

Once a year, …

Episode 100: Vaughan Smith, Straight from the Frontline

April 4th, 2022


In episode 100 of The Adventure Podcast, host Matt Pycroft sits down with Vaughan Smith. Vaughan introduces himself, but in overview he’s a conflict journalist at heart. He’s also the founder of The Frontline Club, a …

Episode 099: Lael Wilcox, Going the Distance

March 30th, 2022


Episode 099 of The Adventure Podcast features ultra-endurance cyclist, Lael Wilcox. Her story is jaw dropping. She tells it brilliantly herself so …

Episode 098: Renan Ozturk & Freddie Wilkinson, The Sanctity of Space

March 21st, 2022


Episode 098 of The Adventure Podcast features two world class rock climbers and alpinists, Renan Ozturk and Freddie Wilkinson. In terms of quick intros, both Freddie and Renan are world class rock climbers and …

Episode 097: Thomas Bukowski, Visibility Matters

March 16th, 2022


Episode 097 of The Adventure Podcast features climber and alpinist, Thomas Bukowski. We first stumbled upon Thomas when we were on the hunt for stories to tell for Pertex, one of our outdoor brand clients. We worked …

Episode 096: James Shimizu, A Close Call

March 8th, 2022


Episode 096 of The Adventure Podcast features whitewater kayaker, James Shimizu. This episode is a return to our rarely featured dispatches. The dispatches are our shorter form episodes that usually focus on one …

Episode 095: Donna Carpenter, Dear Rider

February 28th, 2022


Episode 095 of The Adventure Podcast features Donna Carpenter. Donna was one of the founders of Burton Snowboards, alongside her husband, Jake Burton. It’s not overstating things to say that as a pair, Donna and Jake …

Episode 094: Ed Davis, Beats and Rhythms

February 21st, 2022


Episode 094 of The Adventure Podcast features freight train rider and author Ed Davis. Ed began his writing career over forty years ago, pausing in boxcars, under street lamps, and in hobo jungles to record the beats …

Episode 093: Henry Gold, Gold Rush

February 14th, 2022


Episode 093 of The Adventure Podcast features the founder of TDA Global Cycling, Henry Gold. The son of a Holocaust survivor, Henry was born in …

Episode 092: Rotimi Odukoya, Clmbxr

February 7th, 2022


Episode 092 of The Adventure Podcast features the founder of the London climbing community, Clmbxr, Rotimi Odukoya. Rotimi grew up in London, and spent the majority of his childhood outdoors, albeit within the confines …

Episode 091: Dave MacLeod, Requiem

January 31st, 2022


Episode 091 of The Adventure Podcast features Dave MacLeod. It’s hard to summarise who and what Dave is, but if you had to condense it into three words, he’s a climber, a filmmaker and an author. 


Dave was born in …

Episode 090: Colin Prior, High Light

January 24th, 2022


Episode 090 of The Adventure Podcast features Colin Prior. Colin is known as one of the world’s most respected landscape photographers. He was born …

Episode 089: Victor Saunders, Structured Chaos

January 17th, 2022


Episode 089 of The Adventure Podcast features world-renowned British mountaineer, Victor Saunders. The 71-year old IFMGA guide has completed each of …

Episode 088: Aldo Kane, Lessons from the Edge

January 10th, 2022


Episiode 088 of The Adventure Podcast is features ex royal marine sniper, turned adventurer, explorer and TV rigger and safety specialist, Aldo Kane. This is Aldo’s third time on the podcast and there’s a reason we keep …

Episode 087: Teddy Keen, The Unknown Adventurer

December 20th, 2021


Episode 087 of The Adventure Podcast features author, illustrator and outdoor adventurer, Teddy Keen. Creator of the magical and intrepid children’s books, The Lost Book of Adventure and Journey to the Last River which …

Episode 086: Alishba, From Manchester to the Mountains

December 15th, 2021


Episode 086 of The Adventure Podcast features 19-year old Alishba, who grew up in inner city Manchester under difficult circumstances and was …

Episode 085: Paul Pritchard, Disabled Not Unable

November 29th, 2021


Episode 085 of The Adventure Podcast features the legendary British rock climber and mountaineer, Paul Pritchard. Paul dominated the climbing scene …

Episode 084: Andrew Cotton, Soul Hunger

November 22nd, 2021


Episode 084 of The Adventure Podcast features big wave surfer Andrew Cotton. Back in August, Coldhouse teamed up with Sidetracked Magazine on a …

Episode 083: Christian Shaw, Chasing Tides

November 16th, 2021


Episode 83 of The Adventure Podcast features the Founder and Executive Director of Plastic Tides, Christian Shaw. An avid water man and professional kiteboarder with a mission to inspire and catalyse action toward a …

Episode 082: Chris Dyer, A Simpler Life

November 5th, 2021


Episode 082 of The Adventure Podcast features Chris Dyer,  a Crofter/Archaeologist/Historian/Firefighter, who lives on a smallholding on the Shetland …

Episode 081: Conrad Anker, The Four Stages of Life

October 28th, 2021


Episode 081 of The Adventure Podcast features one of the world’s elite alpinists, Conrad Anker. Some of Conrad’s achievements in the world of mountaineering include summiting Everest without the aid of supplemental …

Episode 080: Sara Cincurova, A Fellow Human

October 12th, 2021


"In a humanitarian context, in war zones or on a ship rescuing refugees, I think it is very important to really show the people that amidst this great, great suffering that you are a fellow human and that you are with …

Episode 079: Gail Muller, Overcoming Chronic Pain

September 28th, 2021


At a young age, Gail was diagnosed with muscular-skeletal issues; she was told she’d likely be in a wheelchair by the age of forty. Chronic illness …

Episode 078: Sean Conway, Embracing the Extraordinary

September 14th, 2021


Sean Conway is an ultra endurance adventure athlete who is keen to champion the athletic side of adventure. Born in Zimbabwe, his childhood was spent …

Episode 077: Anna McNuff, Mischief Maker

September 8th, 2021


Anna McNuff is an adventurer, speaker and self proclaimed ‘’mischief maker’’. Anna has run the length of Britain in bare feet, cycled the 50 states of the US and run the length of New Zealand (amongst many other …

Episode 076: Nick Hayes, The Land They Stole

August 23rd, 2021

Nick Hayes is an illustrator by trade and the author of ‘The Book of Trespass’ which details how we, the public, have been excluded from nature throughout history. Living on a canal boat Nick is passionate about public …

Episode 075: Lara Maiklem, The London Mudlark

August 16th, 2021


Lara Maiklem is an author with an obsessive hobby: Mudlarking. Also known as the ‘London Mudlark’ she spends hours searching the Thames foreshore for items left behind by the river from the past 2,000 years. Strictly …

Episode 074: Megan O'Neill, Running For Creativity

August 9th, 2021


Megan O’Neill is an Irish Singer-Songwriter who has opened for Sir Tom Jones as well as performing with the Lighthouse Family and Jamie Cullum. Her …

Episode 073: Emily Penn, EXXpedition

August 2nd, 2021


Emily Penn is a Skipper and an Ocean Advocate. During a sailing trip around the world, Emily was having a swim and surfaced to find she was surrounded by plastic - from lighters to toothbrushes. Since this moment Emily …

Episode 072: Sophy Roberts, A Silent City

May 27th, 2021


Episode 072 of The Adventure Podcast sees a return of our dispatches - shorter form content where we delve into a specific subject, issue, idea or story. 

In this episode Matt speaks with Sophy Roberts (who featured in …

Episode 071: Corin Smith, Home Truths

May 17th, 2021


Corin Smith is a fly fisherman, photographer and salmon farm campaigner. Born in the highlands of Scotland, Corin's working life has taken him from a tech startup in London to fly fishing in the Seychelles. He's never …

Episode 070: Robert Martineau, Waypoints

May 11th, 2021


Robert Martineau has many strings to his bow, most recently adding ‘author’ to his list of achievements. His book ‘Waypoints - A Journey on Foot’ is about his 1,000 mile walk across West Africa. Robert is also the …

Episode 069: Henry Fletcher, The Freedom to Roam

April 12th, 2021


Henry Fletcher is a facilitator, storyteller and maker. As a facilitator, Henry helps people immerse themselves in nature. As a storyteller, he seeks a positive narrative around our relationship with our surroundings …

Episode 068: Emily Chappell, From Courier to Commentator

April 7th, 2021


An ultra-endurance cyclist, Emily Chappell started her biking adventures as a cycle courier in London before cycling from Wales to Japan. The cycling …

Episode 067: David Yarrow, It's Not All Black and White

March 30th, 2021


David Yarrow is a fine art photographer, conservationist and author. David is best known for his iconic monochrome wildlife photography, as well as for capturing celebrity portraits including Cindy Crawford and Cara …

Episode 066: Reza Pakravan, Crossing the Line

March 22nd, 2021


Reza Pakravan is an explorer, filmmaker and writer. In a past life Reza was working the 9 to 5 but today he documents his epic adventures. From …

Episode 065: George Butler, Drawn Across Borders

March 15th, 2021


George Butler is an award-winning artist and illustrator who specialises in documenting reportage and current affairs in ink rather than with a camera. In 2012 he walked into Syria from Turkey where he started to …

Episode 064: Niall McCann, The Conservation Frontline

March 8th, 2021


Describing himself as a "biologist with a lot of other interests", Dr Niall McCann works on the frontline of conservation, and in his spare time has …

Episode 063: Steph Jeavons, Starting Afresh

March 2nd, 2021


Steph Jeavons is an author, journalist and adventurer from Wales. The first person to circumnavigate the globe and ride a motorbike on all seven continents, Steph has always led an unconventional and adventurous life, …

Episode 062: Leon McCarron, Slow Travel

February 22nd, 2021


Leon McCarron is a writer, broadcaster and adventurer - originally from Northern Ireland, he now calls Iraq home. Leon’s championing of ‘slow travel’ has taken him across China on foot, walking through the Empty Quarter …

Episode 061: Robert Swan, The Last Great Wilderness

February 15th, 2021


Robert Swan is the first person in history to reach both the North and South Poles on foot, and undertook both of these pioneering expeditions in an …

Episode 060: Cal Flyn, Islands of Abandonment

February 8th, 2021


Cal Flyn is a writer and journalist who lives on Orkney, off the north coast of Scotland. Her latest book tells the story of a dozen abandoned places …

Episode 059: Ed Caesar, Things You Have Not Dreamed Of

February 1st, 2021


Acclaimed journalist and author Ed Ceasar has written on subjects as varied as gorillas in the Congo, an imprisoned Russian billionaire and the world’s longest tennis match. Most recently, his book 'The Moth and the …

Episode 058: Matt Sharman, To Humbly Go

December 12th, 2020


There are many reasons to venture into the mountains. Matt Sharman is the antithesis of the ‘conqueror’. A gentle but accomplished mountaineer, this episode of the podcast details Matt’s life as a mountain guide, and …

Episode 057: Ben Saunders, Striving Well

December 9th, 2020


Explorer, endurance athlete and renowned speaker, Ben Saunders holds the record for the longest polar journey on foot, and has skied more than …

Episode 056: Gilly McArthur, The Choices that Matter

November 30th, 2020


In this episode, cold water swimmer, rock climber, and deep thinker, Gilly shares her unique, heart-warming and enlightening perspective on the …

Episode 055: Hunter Workman, Land of the Midnight Sun

November 24th, 2020


Hunter describes himself as a ‘fencing contractor, deerstalker, turner of stones and walker of paths’. Brought up in the woodlands of Gloucestershire, Hunter lives with his hands in the earth. Heavily influenced by the …

Episode 054: Tom Randall, A Life of Percentages

October 26th, 2020


Tom Randall used his student loan to trade the stock market and pay his way through university, before moving to London and dividing his time between a brake-neck-paced stockbroking career and more than a dozen climbing …

Episode 053: Time travel, Michael Turek

October 19th, 2020


Michael Turek has been taking photographs since he was eight years old. In this conversation with Matt Pycroft - that ranges from a close encounter …

Episode 052: Respect is Earned, Jay Morton

October 12th, 2020


After a fourteen year career in the British Army, Jay Morton found himself catapulted from clandestine special forces secrecy to household-name …

Episode 051: The Lost Pianos of Siberia - Part Two, Sophy Roberts

October 5th, 2020


In the second half of this two-part interview, Sophy Roberts shares the epiphany that led to her debut book The Lost Pianos of Siberia, and the …

Episode 050: The Lost Pianos of Siberia - Part One, Sophy Roberts

September 28th, 2020


Sophy Roberts cut her journalistic teeth reviewing luxury hotels for glossy magazines, before turning her back on the world of ‘infinity pools, free …

Episode 049: Finding the Last English Poacher, Emma Crome

September 21st, 2020


Filmmaker and producer Emma Crome specialises in adventure and documentary film production. Following an unexpected insight into the decline of …

Episode 048: Ascent of Mount Gongga, Nick Bullock

September 14th, 2020


Nick Bullock describes himself, in a self-deprecating manner that is a refreshing hallmark of his storytelling, as “someone who likes to go …

Episode 047: Cycling the World, Vedangi Kulkarni

September 7th, 2020


Five weeks after first arriving in the UK to study, Vedangi Kulkarni set off on her bike with the aim of discovering the country she had chosen to …

Episode 046: Presumed Dead in Brazil, George Monbiot

August 31st, 2020


In 1989, George Monbiot travelled to Brazil to explore the troubling stories emerging from the rainforest. He lived in Manaus - in the heart of the Amazon - for two years, learning Portuguese and immersing himself in …

Episode 045: A Life in the Mountains, Sir Chris Bonington

August 24th, 2020


Still climbing in his ninth decade – and with nearly 30 first ascents under his belt – Sir Chris Bonington’s appetite for adventure has made him both a trailblazer and a mainstay of the mountaineering community. This …

Episode 044: Finding Home, Iain Miller

June 8th, 2020

Iain Miller might just be the only professional sea stack climber on Earth. After twenty years sailing the world with the Merchant Navy, Iain made a home in western Donegal, and he has barely left since. Now, Iain's …

Episode 043: The Solitude Specials, Jenny Tough

June 3rd, 2020

The eighth episode in this lockdown series is with Jenny Tough.The Solitude Specials are a new series of shorter conversations with adventurous souls …

Episode 042: The Solitude Specials, Beth Healey

May 26th, 2020

The seventh episode in this series is with Dr Beth Healey. The Solitude Specials are a new series of shorter conversations with adventurous souls who …

Episode 041: The Solitude Specials, Dee Caffari

April 17th, 2020

The sixth episode in "The Solitude Specials" is with Dee Caffari.The Solitude Specials are a new series of shorter conversations with adventurous …

Episode 040: The Solitude Specials, Tim Howell

April 14th, 2020

The fifth episode in "The Solitude Specials" is with Tim Howell.The Solitude Specials are a new series of shorter conversations with adventurous …

Episode 039: The Solitude Specials, Aldo Kane

April 9th, 2020

The fourth episode in "The Solitude Specials" is with Aldo Kane.The Solitude Specials are a new series of shorter conversations with adventurous …

Episode 038: The Solitude Specials, Hazel Findlay

April 7th, 2020

The third episode in "The Solitude Specials" is with Hazel Findlay.The Solitude Specials are a new series of shorter conversations with adventurous …

Episode 037: The Solitude Specials, Ben Saunders

April 1st, 2020

The second episode in "The Solitude Specials" is with Ben Saunders.The Solitude Specials are a new series of shorter conversations with adventurous …

Episode 036: The Solitude Specials, Megan Hine

March 31st, 2020

The first episode in 'The Solitude Specials' is with Megan Hine.The Solitude Specials are a new series of shorter conversations with adventurous …

Episode 035: Life in Antarctica - The Not-So-Common Cold, Tash Burley

March 28th, 2020

Having spent years working for the Royal Flying Doctors in Australia, and a season at Everest Basecamp, Tash Burley spent the 2019-2020 Antarctic season as camp medic for Antarctic logistics specialists White Desert. …

Episode 034: Life in Antarctica - Tracks in the Snow, Kobus Stadler

March 27th, 2020

The first episode in our Antarctic mini-series is with fourth-generation South African farmer Kobus Stadler, who spent the end of 2019 in Antarctica, helping maintain the camp and ski-way for Antarctic logistics …

Episode 033: A High-Latitude Life, Ian 'Spike' Sykes

March 20th, 2020

In the 1960s, Ian (Spike, to his mates, his family, and pretty much everyone else) Sykes spent two years as a dog sled driver for the British Antarctic Survey. With no previous experience, he boarded a ship South and …

Episode 032: Mount Roraima – Anna's Journey

January 2nd, 2020

Anna Taylor had never travelled further than Germany when she boarded the plane to Guyana to join Leo Houlding on a world class expedition to Mount …

Episode 031: Mount Roraima - The Summit

December 31st, 2019

On the 4th December 2019, Leo and the team stood on top of Mount Roraima in the darkness. With everyone on the summit, all that was left to do was …

Episode 030: Mount Roraima – The Wall Camp

November 30th, 2019

The team are now living on the wall, and finding their way up it. Waldo talks us through the route so far - right at Tarantula Terrace, right again …

Episode 029: Mount Roraima – The Tepui Land

November 24th, 2019

Advanced base camp has been established, and it's time to head up the wall. Before they do, here's an in-depth expedition update from team leader Leo …

Episode 028: Mount Roraima – Learning the Ropes

November 19th, 2019

One week in to the Roraima Expedition, Matt sits down with the youngest member of the team, Anna Taylor, to talk about her jungle experience so far.

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Episode 027: Kendal Mountain Festival, Steve Scott

November 14th, 2019

Ahead of Kendal Mountain Festival 2019, Matt spoke to festival director Steve Scott about what's in store for you this year, and how he ended up running one of the world's biggest mountain festivals. From the Lake …

Episode 026: Mount Roraima – The Lost World

November 12th, 2019

An update from Guyana. In this episode, Matt talks to Waldo Etherington (of Episode 002) as they trek through the Amazonian forest, en route for Mount Roraima. Waldo describes the nature they're walking through, and how …

Episode 025: Mount Roraima – Faffing

November 10th, 2019

This is it: our first expedition podcast, sent back from Guyana where Matt is on expedition with Leo Holding and team, heading for Mount Roraima.We …

Episode 024: Against Prevailing Winds, Dee Caffari

October 31st, 2019

The first woman to sail solo, non-stop, around the world in both directions, Dee Caffari's honest tales of breaking boundaries as a female sailor are …

Episode 023: Born an Explorer, Erling Kagge

October 24th, 2019

Our first episode of Series Two is with explorer, publisher and philosopher Erling Kagge. We spoke to him earlier this year about his book 'Walking' and the importance of the strides we take in life, "A good example …

Episode 022: Season Two, Matt Pycroft

October 24th, 2019

A podcast update from Matt, and what's in store for you in Series Two. @theadventurepodcast

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Episode 021: Leave me here at home, Al Humphreys

June 1st, 2019

Al reads the final chapter from his new book 'My Midsummer Morning'.

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Episode 020: Busking for Bocadillos, Al Humphreys

May 31st, 2019

Following in the footsteps of Laurie Lee, Al set out to walk through Spain with only a violin, and a modest repertoire of elementary tunes. Along the …

Episode 019: Mind Control, Hazel Findlay

May 28th, 2019

Hazel grew up climbing the limestone sea cliffs of Pembrokeshire. In the twenty years since those first adventurous forays, she has travelled, and climbed, the world, making numerous first female ascents en route. Now, …

Episode 018: Hold Fast, Conrad Anker

April 22nd, 2019

Conrad Anker is one of the world’s most accomplished mountaineers. He made a name for himself in the 80s and 90s undertaking cutting edge first ascents with climbing partner Alex Lowe. There is much to be said about …

Episode 017: The Farmer at the Edge of the World, Jóhannus Kallsgard

April 12th, 2019

Jóhannus Kallsgard lives on Kalsoy, one of 18 islands in the North Atlantic that make up the Faroe Islands. Sheep farming in the Atlantic Ocean, where they have recorded windspeed of up to 280km/hr, is not without its …

Episode 016: Walking, Erling Kagge

April 4th, 2019

Erling Kagge has been walking since he was thirteen months old. He has walked to the North Pole, to the South Pole, and to the top of Mount Everest. …

Episode 015: An Unconventional Life, Sophie Darlington

March 26th, 2019

Sophie Darlington’s thirty-year career as a wildlife cinematographer has borne witness to the effects of climate change – and the decline of endangered species – across the world. From 78 degrees South to 78 degrees …

Episode 014: Learning To Fly, Waldo Etherington

March 15th, 2019

With a paraglider, bought via eBay, and a marathon of YouTube tutorials, Waldo taught himself to fly. In this dispatch, Waldo recalls one of his 'whimsical' speed-flying adventures in Chamonix.

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Episode 013: A Couple Of Cold Winters, Martin Hartley

March 9th, 2019

A raw, honest and poignant conversation with acclaimed polar photographer Martin Hartley. In 2009, Martin was nominated as one of Time magazine's …

Episode 012: Sidetracked, Martin Hartley

March 7th, 2019

Sidetracked's Director of Photographer, Martin Hartley, speaks about the joy The Sidetracked Journal brings him. Sidetracked Issue 14 is out now.

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Episode 011: Mind Of A Survivor, Megan Hine

March 1st, 2019

Survival expert Megan has travelled far and wide in her search for answers and adventure. Serving up a healthy dose of outdoors enthusiasm, Meg talks about bushcraft and the importance of 'dirt time', as well as the …

Episode 010: Losing Sight Of The Shore, George Monbiot

February 7th, 2019

In an age when the ping of an email or the silent buzz of a social media notification can interrupt you almost anywhere on the globe, how do we find …

Episode 009: Poisoned Arrows, George Monbiot

February 1st, 2019

In 1988, investigative journalist George Monbiot bluffed his way into West Papua with forged travel documents. What follows is a tale of rebels, of …

Episode 008: Climbing The Pyramids

January 26th, 2019

What is urban exploration? The tabloids would have you believe that it’s teenagers dangling from cranes on building sites, but the reality is very …

Episode 007: Unseen Enemy, Aldo Kane

January 24th, 2019

In this dispatch, Aldo dives deep into his experience in West Africa helping document the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus, and talks about his …

Episode 006: Cheerfulness In The Face Of Adversity, Aldo Kane

January 18th, 2019

How do you deal with fear? For former commando sniper Aldo Kane, it's about understanding that that feeling is normal, a physiological reaction to …

Episode 005: A Climber's Voyage, Nick Bullock

January 17th, 2019

The first in our ongoing series of book recitals, climber Nick Bullock reads from his 2018 book Tides; a treasury of his antics with some of the …

Episode 004: Exploring The Canopy, Waldo Etherington

January 10th, 2019

In our first dispatch, self-proclaimed extreme recreational tree-climber Waldo Etherington reveals the secrets of the rainforest canopy, and its mysterious inhabitants.

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Episode 003: Quest Into The Unknown, Tony Howard

December 23rd, 2018

A series of chance encounters, and a whaling ship, led Tony Howard from the rocky outcrops of Yorkshire to a first ascent of Troll Wall, the tallest …

Episode 002: A Life In The Trees, Waldo Etherington

December 18th, 2018

If you’ve ever wondered how to become a professional tree climber, then this conversation with Waldo Etherington covers the basic necessities for getting started; a love of nature, a passion for “questing out”, and a …

Episode 001: Why We Need Adventure, Al Humphreys

December 15th, 2018

If you’re looking for ways to live more adventurously, step away from your screen and spend more time in nature, then this conversation with Al Humphreys – around-the-world cyclist, ocean rower, desert walker and the …

Episode 000: Introduction, Matt Pycroft

December 14th, 2018

A few words from Matt on the origins of this podcast, and his hopes for its future.@theadventurepodcast

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