Outside Podcast: Dispatches

Adventures in Audio

Apr 17, 2018
Dispatches Ep 23

The Woman Who Rides Mountains

Sarah Gerhardt, the first woman to surf Mavericks, on her long path from homelessness to the top of a monster wave.

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Apr 10, 2018
Dispatches Ep 22

Kris Tompkins’s 10-Million-Acre Life

She worked tirelessly with her husband to conserve one of the last wild places on earth. Since his tragic death, she's worked even harder.

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Mar 19, 2018
Dispatches Ep 21

Bear Grylls Will Never Give Up

Reality TV stars never have long careers. So how come Grylls is charging harder than ever?

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Mar 6, 2018
Dispatches Ep 20

Cheryl Strayed’s Wild Creativity

The acclaimed author of 'Wild' shares her process and philosophy with Tim Ferriss

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Feb 20, 2018
Dispatches Ep 19

An Amazingly Crappy Story

Efforts to manage human waste in national parks have failed miserably. Now a creative scientist may have found an elegant remedy.

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Jan 22, 2018
Dispatches Ep 18

Red Dawn in Lapland

On the border between Russia and Finland, a band of Finnish soldiers are preparing to defend the country if the Bear decides to charge.

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Nov 21, 2017
Dispatches Ep 17

The Secret History of Biosphere 2

A team of scientists entered a glass bubble in the desert to live for two years cut off from society. Things didn't go as planned.

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Oct 16, 2017
Dispatches Ep 16

Can Humans Outrun Antelope?

As endurance predators, we should be able to catch anything—even one of the world’s fastest animals.

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Oct 3, 2017
Dispatches Ep 15

Captain Jackass

Writer Kevin Fedarko went looking for meaning in the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He ended up in charge of a boat full of poop.

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Sep 20, 2017
Dispatches Ep 14

The Fine Art of Weaponizing Critters

Fighting one invasive species with another has led to some famous horror stories. But biocontrol can be done right.

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