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G.O. 098 – Lady Crush Crew

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G.O. 098 - Roundtable: Lady Crush Crew

Lady Crush Crew is a climbing community devoted to empowering and enabling women to climb together (and crush together). Initially an Instagram group to connect women in San Francisco, LCC has expanded across the U.S. Jason met with three group leaders one afternoon to discuss the history of LCC, the impact it has had, why women love climbing together, and what the future holds.

Photo Credits:
Sage Nigh and Teddi Tostanoski

 

LINKS:

instagram.com/ladycrushcrew
ladycrushcrew.com
LCC YouTube
LCC Facebook

instagram.com/notsabrina
instagram.com/rocketnessa
instagram.com/mags.at.crags

G.O. 097 – Ranger Ted

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G.O. 097 - Wonder Outside With Ranger Ted

Ted Mattison, also known as Ranger Ted, is an actor and outdoor guide in Los Angeles. Born in Minnesota, his youth involved lakes, canoes, and outdoor adventures fueled by encouraging adults. Thankful for the experiences made possible by outdoor mentors, he strives to be that mentor for others via his brand, Wonder Outside. Ted and Jason spoke one afternoon about the wonders of nature, the benefits of the outdoors, fighting cancer at 21, falling into acting, and annual capture the flag extravaganzas.

 

LINKS:

wonderoutside.org
instagram.com/rangertedla

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G.O. 096 – Kristin Tieche

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G.O. 096 - Bats and Bikes With Kristin Tieche

San Francisco native Kristin Tieche loves bats and bicycles. Both of these passions find their way into her work as a filmmaker: be it a feminist horror film on two wheels, an insightful series about cycling visionaries, or a documentary reflection on the lives of bats. Kristin and Jason spoke one afternoon about these pursuits, her history with nature, managing our waste, and the joys of “bike religion.”

 

LINKS:

The Invisible Mammal Website
Help Fund the Film
The Invisible Mammal Facebook

kristintieche.com
instagram.com/ktieche
twitter.com/velovogue
linkedin.com/in/kristintieche

The Spinster Movie
Forms of Identification Movie
Velo Visionaries Series

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to save 10% on Summer 2020 Alps Adventures

G.O. 095 – Nick Watts

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G.O. 095 - Salty Surf Nomad Nick Watts

Nick Watts works for Occupation Wild helping others find adventurous work in the outdoor industry. Seeking adventure is his calling whether hitchhiking across the South Pacific on sailboats, living in a van surfing the breaks of New Zealand, or breaking bones on a mountain bike. He and Jason met one morning at San Onofre Beach to discuss his past, future, and how he came to be adopted by a family in Vanuatu..

 

LINKS:

instagram.com/nick.watts.wild

occupationwild.com
instagram.com/occupation_wild
occupationwild.com/podcast

New Zealand Working Holiday Visa
Working Holiday Visas

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to save 10% on Summer 2020 Alps Adventures

G.O. 094 – EC Moe

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G.O. 094 - Chasing Water With EC Moe

When not dressed as a cow for the Butter and Eggs Parade, a young EC spent her time hiking, swimming, and camping. Serendipitous moments in her adulthood introduced her to new passions: caving, canyoneering, and diving. She and a sick Jason met one morning to discuss her experiences in the outdoors, her work as a water quality scientist for Heal the Bay, and her love for water (but not oceans).

 

LINKS:

 EC on Facebook

SoCal Grotto 
NSS Website (Find a Grotto) 

Heal the Bay Website
Heal the Bay Calendar 
Volunteer Information 
Heal the Bay Facebook 
Heal the Bay Instagram
Heal the Bay Twitter

 

G.O. 093 – Rowan Smith

Rowan Smith is a personal trainer for trekkers and mountaineers in Sydney, Australia. In a world bereft of quality training for adventure athletes, he aims to create programs targeting their specific needs. Rowan and Jason spoke over Skype one day about the intricacies of adventure training, his history in the outdoors, and why you shouldn’t sleep on public transit while traveling.

G.O. 092 – Discomfort Zone

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G.O. 092 - Roundtable: Embrace Your Discomfort Zone

One of the hurdles many struggle to overcome when embarking on outdoor adventures is dealing with discomfort—be it psychological, emotional, or physical. As we head into 2020, team Chick-a-Boom—Cyndi, Marilee, and Saveria—are here to discuss why embracing your discomfort can lead to great rewards and a richer life.

LINKS:

alltrails.com
rei.com/learn

Saveria:
adventuruswomen.com
instagram.com/adventuruswomen
facebook.com/AdventurUsWomen

Cyndi:
instagram.com/cyndi_skyrunner_wyatt
facebook.com/cyndi.wyatt13

Marilee:
facebook.com/mvalkass

 

G.O. 091 – Lee Trebotich

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G.O. 091 - Asheville’s Alpaca Athlete, Lee Trebotich

Lee Trebotich grew up playing barefoot in the summers along the Mississippi coast and chasing winters in Colorado. His careers have taken him across the U.S. in the science, education, and outdoor industries ultimately landing him in Asheville, North Carolina. He and Jason spoke one afternoon about his passions for mountains, ice climbing, and 100% alpaca clothing along with a myriad of other topics including his skills as a bush doctor.

 

LINKS:

Appalachian Gear Company
instagram.com/natty_the_adventurer
nattyadventurer.com

 

G.O. 090 – Liz Thomas

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G.O. 090 - Long Walks With Thru-Hiker Liz Thomas

Experiences as a child and in college placed Liz Thomas on a path that has lead her to an adulthood exploring long distance trails in the backcountry and in urban areas. She is recognized as an authority on hiking and is the author of Long Trails: Mastering the art of the Thru-Hike. She and Jason spoke one morning about her experiences hiking long distances, her on-trail research, why urban hiking is a passion, and why she is known as “Snorkel.”

 

LINKS:

treelinereview.com
instagram.com/lizthomashiking
facebook.com/LizThomasHiking
instagram.com/treelinereview
facebook.com/TreelineReview
eathomas.com

Book: Long Trails
Book: SoCal Waterfalls

 

G.O. 089 – Chef Corso

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G.O. 089 - Outdoor Gourmet Chef Corso of MONTyBOCA

Washington native Chef Corso was introduced to the natural world by a group of high school friends. He quickly embraced a multitude of adventure sports, especially backpacking, but was always underwhelmed by the camp meals. A lifelong cook, Chef Corso founded MONTyBOCA, an online community dedicated to getting everyone to eat better in the outdoors. He and Jason spoke over Skype about the social importance of food, the path to creating MONTyBOCA, and how we all can elevate our meals.

 

LINKS:

MONTyBOCA.com
MONTyBOCA on YouTube
instagram.com/montyboca
MONTyBOCA on Pinterest

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