Outside Podcast

Adventures in Audio

Nov 13, 2019

Richard Louv Wants You to Bond with Wild Animals

The bestselling author is back with a bold book arguing that we desperately need to connect with other species

Nov 6, 2019

The Hardest Part of a Rescue Comes Later

Two years after he was saved in a remote canyon, our host talks with one of his rescuers about coping with life-altering trauma.

Oct 30, 2019

When Our Podcast Host Shattered His Leg in a Canyon

It took an epic effort to get him out. Two years later, the healing for him and his rescuers continues.

Oct 22, 2019

The Curious Rise of Adult Recess Leagues

Across the country, grown-ups are bounding outside after work for kickball, capture the flag, and other kid games. What's going on?

Oct 16, 2019

Why the Author of 'Born to Run' Trains with a Donkey

Christopher McDougall, the author of ‘Born to Run’, is back with a new book about his surprising relationship with a burro named Sherman

Oct 9, 2019

A Wild Odyssey with the World’s Greatest Chef

When Jeff Gordinier accepted an invite from chef René Redzepi to hunt for tacos in Mexico, he had no idea what he was getting into

Oct 2, 2019

The Wrong Way to Fight Off a Bear

The year's most dramatic story of a bear attack offers potentially lifesaving lessons for anyone venturing into the wild

Sep 26, 2019

Getting Past Our Fear of Sharks

Behind the headlines about the return of sharks to Cape Cod is a story about how we're learning to live alongside a terrifying predator

Sep 18, 2019

Defending Your Home from a Raging Wildfire

Why one California couple chose to stand and fight an inferno

Sep 10, 2019

Why Top Athletes Like to Dabble and Frequently Quit

Do great athletes really need to focus on just one sport?