Season 2

G.O. 048 – G.O. Gumbo

G.O. 048 – G.O. Gumbo – End of Season 2 Season 2 of the podcast comes to a close, time for reflection on a year and a half of podcasting and two months of working from the road. We also listen to three humorous stories from Steven Calcote, Scott Swaney, and Dusty Hulet. Sit back for tales of...

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G.O. 047 – Dan Sedlacek

G.O. 047 – Uphill on the PCT with Dan Sedlacek Dan Sedlacek, at 14, was inspired to seek out the PCT when he met a group of friendly thru-hikers. Years later, he and his brother tackled the 2600+ mile trail using gear they had made themselves. Here a second inspiration would hit, a desire to...

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G.O. 046 – Jenn Velie

G.O. 046 – Riding Waves with Outdoor Educator Jenn Velie Jenn Velie is an amalgamation of her parent’s strengths. Inspired by her father’s love of the outdoors and her mother’s successes as an educator, she became an outdoor educator. As the Outdoor Adventure Coordinator at the University of Central Florida she has the opportunity to...

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G.O. 045 – Paul Hytinen & Dylan Gonda

G.O. 045 – Touring the Divide with Paul & Dylan The Tour Divide is a backcountry off-road cycling route spanning over 2700 miles from Banff, Canada to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. Paul Hytinen and Dylan Gonda are two men separated by 40 years in age who both found themselves itching to take on this challenge....

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G.O. 044 – Sarah Tiedemann

G.O. 044 – Sarah Tiedemann, Hesitant Hiker Sarah Tiedemann grew up indoors in New Jersey living out her childhood adventures in books while developing an intense fear of the unknown world around her. A move to Hawaii at 17 introduced her to the wonders of nature. Her anxiety still remained, but the rewards outweighed the...

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G.O. 043 – Nick Smolinske

G.O. 043 – Nick Smolinske Goes Rogue Panda Nick Smolinske spent his childhood indoors playing video games. Commuting on a bicycle in college triggered something inside that lay dormant and he discovered a passion for active outdoor pursuits. Soon he was slack-lining and competing on a Broomball team. In hopes of saving money, he began...

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G.O. 042 – Jeannine Tidwell

G.O. 042 – Fundamentals of Nature with Jeannine Tidwell Over a decade ago, Jeannine Tidwell and her husband moved to Sandpoint, Idaho on a path to fulfill a goal she formed as a young adult. They founded Twin Eagles Wilderness School, a place where students can connect with nature and their community while learning wilderness...

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G.O. 041 – David Angel

G.O. 041 – Dav Underground ft. David Angel Doing “nerdy stuff with computers” eventually lead David Angel to a corner of the internet where he was introduced to subterranean exploration. Soon he was a member of the Southern California Grotto, a caving group. Despite witnessing a tragedy on his first outing, he became more involved...

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G.O. 040 – Lauren Grabowski

G.O. 040 – Outdoor Dilettante, Lauren Grabowski Lauren Grabowski tossed aside the shackles of her adolescent safety after embarking upon a 50-mile day hike in college. As a collector of experiences, and self-proclaimed outdoor dilettante, she seeks varied adventures and novel locales. She does, although, have a special love for cycling and bikepacking and the...

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G.O. 039 – Levi Arnone

G.O. 039 – Flying & Falling With Levi Arnone A tandem jump enamored Levi Arnone with the art of sky diving. Yet, falling did not sufficiently quench his pursuit for flight. Soon, he found himself pursuing wingsuit training and delving into the world of BASE jumping. Levi and Jason spent an afternoon in Levi’s backyard...

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G.O. 038 – Skydive Monroe

G.O. 038 – Roundtable: Skydive Monroe Some would rather jump from a plane than ride inside of one. Jason joined five employees of Skydive Monroe in Georgia to discuss the finer points of falling at the ground. They cover the how, why, misconceptions, costs, reserve chutes, tandem particulars, certification, and that no plane is “perfectly...

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G.O. 037 – Alan Gegax

G.O. 037 – Alan Gegax, Vegas’ Hiking Mailman Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays Alan Gegax from an epic hike. When not delivering mail to the Vegas community, Alan leads one of the larger hiking Meetup groups in the West, Vegas Hiker’s Meetup. And when not leading hikes, he officiates...

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G.O. 036 – Aysel Gezik

G.O. 036 – Aysel Gezik, Mountain Goat Aysel Gezik grew up in the Kurdish Highlands on a ranch with no running water or electricity. Her days were spent in the mountains or tending for farm animals. As an adult, she embraced technical mountaineering and began venturing into remote areas with challenging ascents. Her love for...

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G.O. 035 – Andrew Merrill

G.O. 035 – Cycling Flight Paramedic Andrew Merrill Andrew Merrill grew up in Lancaster, California where the L.A. Fire Dept. Explorer’s Program and the television series, Emergency would leave indelible marks on his character. A desire to help those in need and save lives lead him to adopt a career as a Flight Paramedic. He...

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G.O. 034 – Kat Carney & Craig Kinsley

G.O. 034 – Kat & Craig on Lucky Breaks, Pics, Sticks, and Hitches Kat Carney and Craig Kinsley have embraced a life of coincidences and (occasionally literal) lucky breaks. A broken hand lead Craig down an unexpected path that would bring him to the 2012 Olympics as a Javelin Thrower. A part-time job as a...

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G.O. 033 – Sheri Watson

G.O. 033 – Sheri Watson, Rock Dancer Sheri Watson has been decorating motion picture sets for 25 years. Before embracing this creative career path, she expressed herself as a professional ballet dancer for the American Ballet Theatre and The National Ballet of Canada. Her life is dedicated to artistic expression and movement finding outlets in...

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G.O. 032 – Luca Chiarabini

G.O. 032 – Legal Italian Alien, Luca Chiarabini Italian software developer, Luca Chiarabini prefers a life chasing adventures. His habitats of choice are dark damp caves or thundering, cascading rivers. Luca passionately believes in sharing the outdoors with others and does so by documenting unestablished areas, placing new canyon routes, designing software for outdoor exploration,...

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G.O. 031 – Solo Backpacking

G.O. 031 – Roundtable: Solo Backpacking Some choose to travel into the wilderness alone. Jason discusses the pros and cons of solitary backpacking with previous show guests: Shawnte, Pamela, and Alden in between sips of cocoa and bouts of laughter. They review the whys, the dangers, loneliness, planning, packing, navigation, hiker stink, 29 cat holes,...

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G.O. 030 – Alex Staniforth

G.O. 030 – Alex Staniforth’s Everest Dreams As an unassuming bullied epileptic with no interest in sports, Alex Staniforth never pictured himself as an athlete. A hill-walking trip at 13 changed his perspective and encouraged him to confront his fears. His quest to climb Mount Everest transformed him physically, mentally, and socially. At the age...

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G.O. 029 – PRCPTION Travel: Jordan and Evelyn

G.O. 029 – Documenting Smiles With PRCPTION Travel Jordan Urbanovich and Evelyn Wilroy were high school friends enamored with travel. Jordan embraced a nomadic existence and turned exploring the world into a lifestyle. Evelyn pursued a traditional career path and found herself yearning for more. The two joined forces to travel Nepal and document their...

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G.O. 028 – Bryan Snyder

G.O. 028 – Misadventures Off the Map With Bryan Snyder Self-proclaimed renegade car camper Bryan Snyder has a penchant for finding trouble. Each summer, he travels across the U.S. with his trusty sidekick, Charlie—his aging Jeep. He shares his misadventures with heights, weather, wildlife, and circumstance through his books and ongoing column in the Chenango...

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G.O. 027 – Shawnte Salabert

G.O. 027 – Shawnte Salabert, Human Yogi Bear Shawnte Salabert was raised on the mean streets of Milwaukie where a local Boys and Girls Club introduced her to the outdoors. Her newfound love of camp and adventure led her away from Wisconsin as she sought the secrets of becoming Yogi Bear in human form. Eventually,...

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G.O. 026 – Fresh Off The Grid

G.O. 026 – Fresh Off The Grid’s Extended Roadtrip Megan McDuffie and Michael Van Vliet abandoned their traditional respectable lifestyles, moved into their passenger vehicle, and embarked on a  long-term roadtrip across the United States and Canada. During their travels they maintain the website Fresh Off The Grid where they share travel recipes and lessons...

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G.O. 025 – Francisco Camberos

G.O. 025 –  Francisco Camberos, Functional Fitness Freak Francisco Camberos spent his youth being chased by dogs and tagging public property before realizing he could better focus his energy and not squander the opportunities his parents provided to him. He began experimenting with numerous fitness regimens before forming his own approach to the pursuit of...

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G.O. 024 – Esme Deprez

G.O. 024 – Esme Deprez on Rocks, Skis, and Journalism Ex-Mighty Mite, Esme Deprez is a journalist for Bloomberg Businessweek concentrated on delivering unbiased government and politics oriented stories. The social constructions of mankind are not her sole interests and she often heads outside of the bounds of society to climb rad rocks or ski...

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G.O. 023 – Welcome to Season 2

G.O. 023 – Welcome to Season 2 Hold on to your britches, pardners! The G.O. Get Outside Podcast is back! That’s right, it’s time for Season 2 to begin. Prick up your ears and  hear Jason inform you of our new schedule and the new formats we’ll be experimenting with this season. There are also updates...

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