Outside Podcast

Outside's longstanding literary storytelling tradition comes to life in audio with features that will both entertain and inform listeners. We launched in March 2016 with our first series, Science of Survival, which was developed in partnership with PRX, distributors of the idolized This American Life and The Moth Radio Hour, among others. We have since expanded our show and now offer a range of story formats, including interviews with the biggest figures in sports, adventure, and politics, as well as reports from our correspondents in the field.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 33m. Bisher sind 233 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 13 hours 17 minutes


Who Killed the Ski Bum?

You can blame the usual suspects: the crazy cost of mountain-town housing, the corporatization of the ski industry, the Man. Or dare to believe that our hero lives on.



Forces of Good: So a Drag Queen Walks into a Mountain Town…

What makes a queer person choose to live in an outdoorsy hot spot instead of an urban gayborhood?



Forces of Good: Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament is on a Mission to Build Havens for Young Skateboarders

America’s youth are in desperate need of real-life human connection. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bassist says there’s no better place to provide that than a skate park.


 2021-12-15  33m

Forces of Good: Hiking 48,000 Miles to Create Community

Lo Phong La Kiatoukaysy, a.k.a. Lil’ Buddha, started thru-hiking America’s trails after 9/11. He hasn’t stopped yet.


 2021-12-10  25m

Forces of Good: Running in the Name of Love

After Lawlor Coe lost his brother Hunter to tragedy, he did everything he could to avoid his pain. Then he began to run.


 2021-12-07  33m

Forces of Good: Teaching the Psychology of Survival

When someone gets hurt in the wild, we know what to do. But what we’ve lacked for way too long are the tools to help people in severe mental distress.


 2021-12-01  31m

Forces of Good: A Herculean Quest to Make a Difference

Mike McCastle has found a very unusual way to benefit others: by enduring agonizing physical challenges


 2021-11-17  30m

Forces of Good: The Gearhead Librarian Who Revived a Town

Millinocket, Maine, had been struggling for years following the closure of the local paper mill. Then an enterprising librarian acted on a big idea.


 2021-11-12  29m

Forces of Good: A Comedian Faces Her Fear of Nature

Ivy Le’s wildy funny take on adventure entertainment might just shift the conversation on who belongs in the outdoors


 2021-11-09  39m

Forces of Good: Getting All Bodies Outdoors

Meet the innovators and activists who are making their favorite sports more accessible to plus-size adventurers


 2021-11-05  31m