Outside Podcast

Adventures in Audio

Feb 19, 2020

What AI Hears in the Rainforest

Computers can identify sounds much better and faster than humans. So what do we learn when we ask them to listen to everything?

Feb 13, 2020

A Tale of Two Dramatic Big-Wave Rescues

Winter on the legendary North Shore of Oahu brings epic rides, agonizing wipeouts, and, every so often, acts of heroism

Feb 5, 2020

A Long-Shot Bid to Save the Monarch Butterfly

Artist Jane Kim's massive new mural in San Francisco is an attempt to wake us up to the plight of the suffering monarch.

Jan 29, 2020

Ben Greenfield’s Radical Fitness Strategies

The controversial author and personal trainer shares his lessons from the outer limits of self-experimentation

Jan 22, 2020

The Only Time It's OK to Jump Off a Chairlift

How one snowboarder found himself facing the worst possible choice

Jan 15, 2020

Seeking Magic and Solace in the Northern Lights

Following a tragedy, a photographer finds a new sense of purpose in the wintertime sky

Jan 8, 2020

Rich Roll Is the Oprah of Endurance Sports

The empathetic host and vegan ultra-athlete shares his long personal journey and many hard lessons learned

Dec 19, 2019

How a Ski Accident with My Daughter Changed Everything

A painful crash helped remind one dad what really matters

Dec 11, 2019

How Kikkan Randall Keeps Coming Back

Cross-country skiing icon Kikkan Randall was beginning a new chapter in life when a diagnosis changed everything

Dec 4, 2019

When Nature Gets Heavy Metal

Wilderness is usually associated with tranquility, but some moments call for the deployment of hard rock