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29 minutes | Aug 5, 2019
New York's Adirondack State Park is bigger than Yellowstone, the Everglades, Glacier, and Grand Canyon National Parks... combined. This week, we're handing the mic off to producers Emily Russell and Brian Mann, who show us how the Adirondacks serve as a testing ground for ideas shaping public lands management across the U.S.
43 minutes | Jul 29, 2019
The Pickle of the Palisades
On the Idaho-Wyoming border, the future of a special piece of land hangs in the ether. It’s called the Palisades. Some people want to see it protected as Wilderness. Others want to preserve its wild character AND keep it open to motorized and mechanized uses. Producer Scott Stuntz wonders if the two sides have more in common than they think.
38 minutes | Jul 22, 2019
Julian Carr and The Fix
What happens when a professional skier/cliff jumper decides to start a trail running series? Well, let's just say running isn't the main focus. The Cirque Series in the brain child of famous cliff-jumper Julian Carr, and takes place on some of the most well-known ski resorts around the West. Producer Claire Jones sets off to learn more about the series and Julian, which leads her down a path to answer one question: What on earth draws people to run up and down 3000 vertical feet?
40 minutes | Jul 15, 2019
The Selfless Act of Trail Magic
Trail magic is part serendipity, part heroism, part… well, magic. It's a helping hand when hikers need it most. Outlandish is partnering with the Out There podcast to bring you today's story. We'll meet Willow Belden, a radio-maker who's thru-hiked the Colorado Trail. She helps us answer the question of why trail angels are so kind. What makes an angel commit to offering repeated acts of altruism?
42 minutes | Jul 8, 2019
Is There Gold in Them Thar Hills?
How many people know a gold miner? Producer Monica Gokey knew exactly zero before she set off into the backwoods of Idaho to find one. She thought she'd find grizzled old men hellbent on striking it rich. Instead, she found an eclectic community of people for whom gold mining is a hobby, a social connection, and their bridge to the great outdoors.
32 minutes | Jul 1, 2019
Secret Climbs in the Big Choss
Producer Nick Mott moved to Montana about a year ago. He’s an avid rock climber – and he noticed something really weird when he first moved there: It was super hard to find information on where and what all the climbs were. People were tight-lipped. At the same time, social media meant all kinds of public lands were getting busier than ever. So he started wonder: What does sharing information – or being secret about it – mean for the places we play?
43 minutes | Jun 24, 2019
Fly-Fishing: A Journey of Persistence
Does getting better at something increase our enjoyment of it? In today's episode, producer Monica Gokey asks the question of whether aptitude affects how much we enjoy a particular activity - in this case, fly-fishing. We'll also hear from an expert on how waterway access differs from public land access. Pull out your fly rod, tie a fly, and put in your earbuds - Outlandish is heading to the river!
73 minutes | Mar 9, 2019
Outlandish is in full-on production with season three around the corner... but in the meantime, we're re-releasing an interview with our favorite Iditarod musher, Jesse Royer. Jesse's running at the front of the pack in this year's race. We couldn't pass up the chance to put her amazing voice back on the airwaves. We're rooting for you, Jesse! Mush on.
21 minutes | Dec 10, 2018
S2E28: Mark Bethke: Join the Conversation
On this episode of Outlandish we speak with Mark Bethke, Director of Planning and Budget for the U.S. Forest Service Region 4 (and Liz's boss!) to discuss why it's important for you to be engaged in your region and exactly how you can join the conversation.
35 minutes | Dec 3, 2018
S2E27: Ya ‘a’ tey
Team outlandish explores the intersection of public lands and public health.
25 minutes | Nov 19, 2018
S2E26: Steph Ellis: Outfitting on the Salmon River
On this bonus episode we go Steelhead fishing down the Salmon River with our friend Steph Ellis from Aggipah River Trips. Listen as we discuss what it takes to be a river guide and how she handles the challenges of being a female outfitter and a mom.
40 minutes | Nov 12, 2018
S2E25: Celebrating 50 Years of Protecting our Most Scenic Rivers
This week on Outlandish we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic River Act, an Act that gives back to our splendid rivers by armoring them against the pressures of the outside world. Listen in as we follow its origin story and the brothers who made it happen.
31 minutes | Nov 5, 2018
S2E24: Matt Rinella- Hunting with Llamas
Today on Outlandish our guest reporter Monica Gokey has a chat with rangeland researcher and llama packing hunter, Matt Rinella. When it comes to public lands and hunting, Matt and his llamas have some great stories.
67 minutes | Nov 2, 2018
S2E23: Live at SHIFT 2018: Story Slam Pt. 2
Today on Outlandish we continue with part two from the SHIFT (Shaping How We Invest For Tomorrow) Outdoor Festival Story Slam. The Story Slam is a space where folks come to offer their gift, their story. If you haven't checked out our previous episodes from SHIFT we highly recommend that you do. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy these beautiful stories.
37 minutes | Nov 1, 2018
S2E22: Live at SHIFT 2018: Story Slam Pt. 1
This week on Outlandish we present some more bonus episodes from the SHIFT (Shaping How We Invest For Tomorrow) Outdoor Festival. This SHIFT Story Slam is a space where folks come to offer their gift, their story. We hope you enjoy this bit of ear-candy, the first episode of our two-part Story Slam series.
41 minutes | Oct 29, 2018
S2E21: Hunting: Bringing Generations Together
On this episode of Outlandish, we dive into the traditions and stories behind hunting. Hunting on public lands builds family bonds and cements an incredible important sense of place for many of us. It also allows many of us to feed our families. Download this episode today to hear how hunting deepens our relationships, both with each other and our environment.
20 minutes | Oct 22, 2018
S2E20: Live at SHIFT 2018: Olivia Van Damme
On this bonus episode of Outlandish we interviewOlivia Van Damme from the SHIFT (Shaping How We Invest For Tomorrow) Outdoor Festival to discuss San Francisco's City Surf Project's physical education program.
9 minutes | Oct 19, 2018
S2E19: Live at SHIFT 2018: Barton Robison
On this bonus episode of Outlandish we interview Barton Robison from the SHIFT (Shaping How We Invest For Tomorrow) Outdoor Festival in Jackson Wyoming to discuss the Oregon Outdoors Health Initiative and how they help low-income minorities and people with disabilities get more access to public lands.
4 minutes | Oct 18, 2018
S2E18: Live at SHIFT 2018: Christian Beckwith
On this bonus episode of Outlandish we interview Christian Beckwith from the SHIFT Outdoor Festival in Jackson Wyoming to discuss how public lands are an important part of public health.
25 minutes | Sep 24, 2018
S2E17: Monica Gokey: The Three P's of Life - Public Lands, Podcasting, and Parenthood
On this bonus episode of Outlandish, we talk with our guest reporter Monica Gokey to discuss podcasting and public lands while on a hike in Idaho.
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