Between The Mountains Adventure Podcast

Between The Mountains Adventure Podcast

For the adventure seekers, expeditionists, backpackers, reminiscers, and planners. Hear adventure stories and expeditions, and must-do adventurers from adventurers across the world. Listen as expedition leaders, mountain climbers, adrenaline seekers, travel photographers, van-lifers, backpackers, and more share their adventures and experience of travel. Whether planning your next adventure or trying to scratch that travel itch, escape now and listen!

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April 16, 2021 61 min

This episode is supported by Sidetracked Magazine

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Luc Mehl is a lover of Alaskan wilderness and nature, with an incredible ‘adventure CV’ under his belt. Born, raised, and residing in Alaska, he has traversed the three highest mountains in North America, headed out to remote and wild regions of Alaska, and comple...

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George Vlad travels to and explores wild and remote places to capture soundscapes. Doing his best to avoid man-made sounds to grasp the purest of sound, his expeditions have led him all over the world from glaciers to volcanoes - providing him with an inspiring and positive view of adventure and conservation along the way.

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Rebecca Coles has led expeditions, travelled, and climbed on all 7 continents and in over 70 countries. Her experience ranges right from overland travel from Nepal to the UK, to first ascents, and a love for mountaineering from little old Wales to big and huge peaks. 

In this episode we discuss we explore he...

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Read the full blog here: https://betweenthemountains.org/2021/03/26/what-you-need-to-know-for-denali-and-alaska/ 

This episode is from The Road To Denali series, read more here: https://betweenthemountains.org/the-road-to-denali/ 

Denali is not a mountain you want to head out to unprepared. It’s big, it’s cold, and it’s stormy. So, future guest Luc Mehl offered his expertise to offer a bird...

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Kierra Summer is a travel photographer coming out of Alberta, Canada. With her unique entry in to this lifestyle, Kierra has worked and manifested her way towards her view of success. Having built an engaged and brilliant following, Kierra only builds more and more on to her beautiful photography and travel CV. 

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Daniel Eggington has set his sights on an expedition, and is only working harder and harder until it's done. Returning in April 2021 for his 5th time, Dan will look to cross on foot the Darien Gap: one of the world's most dangerous jungles along the pa...

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One lovely summer, Emily Scott decided to take on an epic adventure: she was going to climb all 282 Munros, continuously. Emily took on the challenge with the image of a 'pure', self-powered journey, in one go of 120 days - the fantastic carbon footprint was just a plus!

In this episode we talk about balanc...

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Leaving full-time accounting behind, Emily Scott has chosen adventure and happiness over all else. In doing so, she has become a ski instructor, summer mountain leader, and is shooting for international mountain leader. So, that's worked out incredibly well so far! In this episode, we talk about many Ironma...

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February 19, 2021 17 min

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"The gold is not going to be sitting at home. The gold isn't going to be dreaming of far off places. The gold is going to be you putting your footprints on that snow" Ian Finch

I'm Chris, the host of Between The Mountains and I'm going to climb Denali in May 2023. 

Well, that kinds of feels like a white lie. There's still training to be had, money to save, sponsorshi...

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Insightful, Inspiring, and Incredible are three words that come to mind when both researching and recording with Ian Finch. With a fisherman Father fascinated by native cultures and with Ian's own background in the Royal Marines, he has gone on to explore and adventure with culture at the forefront of his m...

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Bonita Norris is a truly inspiring woman and role model for many. With a unique and admirable story behind her climb of Everest, she has gone on to be the youngest British woman to summit Everest and reach the North Pole.

Not only that, but with a huge mountaineering experience and background, we talk about mindset and taking control of your life. Read on and listen to find out more!

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Tom Livingstone is an extremely accomplished mountain climber. With experience rooted in Scotland and the European Alps, we explore his high-altitude first ascents, facing adversity, and planning for the mountains.

You can follow Tom's climbing career on his website and blog here, or follow him on Instagram here.

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With a hiking background from Everest Base Camp to New Zealand, Damian Hall has run ultra-marathon’s in the mountains, the desert, and the Arctic. More recently, Damian has achieved the Fastest Known Time of the Pennine Way.

A couple of months ago I had the pleasure of virtually sitting with him and exploring his background and experience further.

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Damian has achieved so much, fr...

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Holly Budge is an incredible adventurer with a CV spanning the globe. Holly was the first person to skydive above Everest, she has ridden and raced semi-wild horses across Mongolia, and taken to mountaineering from the crevasses of Mount Rainier to the North Col of Mount Everest. 

Some of her most important work, though, is the conservation effort that Holly puts in to save elephants. 96 ele...

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Patagonia is a region covering Chile and Argentina at the bottom of America. Littered with mountains, fjords, glaciers, lakes, and more Will Copestake returns for a second episode. This time talking about his expeditions in Patagonia. Kayaking along the coastline, exploring the fjords, and camping next to glaciers, Will takes us talks with us about ending each season of guiding in the area wi...

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Nepal has been a honeypot for adventurers alike. From those wanting to explore culture, to the mountains, to the summits, I think everyone can agree just how majestic this place is. 

In this episode, Andrew talks through the itinerary for his Manaslu Circuit Trek. Trekking through forests, past waterfalls, viewing 8000 metre peaks, and a rare animal... I'll let you find out which!

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Happy Holidays everyone! Today's episode is just a fun one. Join Ryan from Travel With Cooky, Dustin from That Adventure Life, and Ali who writes the music for the podcast as we just have a laugh talking about the year, adventure, travel, and a Christmas Quiz!

 

The episode is a recording of our live episode that we streamed to the Facebook page (so make sure you're following on social to get updates!) This was such a fan...

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TJ David is, on paper, a professional skier and trail runner. In real life he is even more than that! Talking about quite possibly his favourite ski mountaineering expedition, hear TJ talk about his time in the Lyngen Alps, Norway taking in the breath-taking mountains reaching straight out of the fjords!

Hitting some popular and some untouched slopes, and finishing the day with beer in a sm...

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Jenny Wordsworth is a dedicated, focussed, and tenacious outdoor athlete, who’s most well known accomplishment was becoming the 8th woman to solo ski and reach the South Pole after 44 days. After the first five hundred miles, she continued to do this and complete this task while have a massively debilitating leg injury.

She is a lawyer, professional endurance athlete, keynote speaker, brand ambassador for Atkins, on North Face exp...

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Alex Staniforth found that running, walking, and cycling to the highest point in each UK county was faster than the waiting time to receive any mental health support from the UK's National Health Service (NHS). It's not that there's nothing, but rather that the NHS is overwhelmed with so many needing support. 

It was at this point that Alex started Mind Over Mountains chari...

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