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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. 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. 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. 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. 016 – Alden Anderson

G.O. 016 – Embracing Freedom With Alden Anderson Alden Anderson had an atypical childhood. Communally raised in a sheltered religious order, his access to the outdoors and exploration—and secular society—were limited. At the age of 21, he broke his billion-year contract with his indoctrinated faith and began the transition into a standard American lifestyle. While…

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G.O. 011 – Chez Brungraber

G.O. 011 – Chez Brungraber, Efficient Ecosystem Expert Chez Brungraber is intrinsically linked to nature. As a botanist and wildlife biologist, her relationship with and understanding of the outdoors is what makes her a successful scientist. A lifelong love of plant-life has inspired her to spend as much time as possible outside, both professionally and…

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G.O. 008 – Chris Kalous

G.O. 008 – Chris Kalous Continues With Style If you are a climber, it is likely you have heard of the Enormocast, the preeminent climbing podcast. For four years, Chris Kalous has interviewed climbers from around the world and shared them with the internet. Chris is not merely a podcaster, he is also an accomplished…

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G.O. 006 – Dusty Hulet

G.O. 006 – Dusty Hulet, Yellowstone Legend Dusty Hulet may not have been born in a tent—perhaps to his father’s chagrin—but he did grow up never missing a Boy Scout camp-out. Being raised in an active outdoor family laid a foundation for adventure in him that continues to grow. He makes a living as an…

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G.O. 005 – Nhung Luong

G.O. 005 – Dirtbagging with Nhung Luong Nhung Luong is scared of bears, but not of traveling the world solo. Her global travels began as a newborn when her family struggled to escape persecution in Vietnam, ultimately finding a new home in Australia. Recently she threw herself into a three-month nomadic adventure across the united…

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