In episode 354 I chat with Mikaela Ferguson who has been introducing people to the outdoors for years with her guiding and with her writing.
This is a subject near and dear to my heart, so we geeked out about how to get started in the outdoors, paddling safety, dealing with bears, gear choice, surviving thunderstorms and more!
How to Get Started in Outdoor Adventures, with Mikaela Ferguson (Video Format)
Here’s the video version of episode 35r of The Strenuous Life Podcast
How to Get Started in Outdoor Adventures, with Mikaela Ferguson (Audio Format)
This interview was published as episode 354 of The Strenuous Life Podcast. You can also listen to the audio-only format of the episode on your podcast player.
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Also follow her on Instagram where she shares a ton of great stuff instagram.com/voyageurtripper.
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Will Gadd is an extreme athlete, perhaps best known for ice climbing Niagara Falls in the winter (video at the bottom of this page).
In this chat we talked about those first ascents, but also touched on mindset, dealing with risk and unknowns, handling close calls, the 25 people he’s known who have died in the mountains, fear of loss vs hope of gain, and how to execute on audacious goals.
Cliff has spent decades paddling dangerous rivers in the remote corners of North America and Northern Europe and has some incredibly important lessons to share about mindset, teamwork and risk management.
I’m thrilled that we had the opportunity to get him on the podcast!!
Here’s a new project I’m working on – an outdoor skills website that I’m currently developing.