Engaging stories from people passionate about all things wild. Animals, conservation, adventure and more. Host Brad Clement has a professional mountaineering background spanning over 20 years and is one of a rare few to have climbed to the top of Everest from both sides of the mountain. Brad is also deeply involved with endangered species conservation through Pangje Foundation. Join us as we talk with people doing good for the earth, exploring cool places around the planet, and otherwise active in incredible journeys through nature.
Wild Places. Episode 15. Roger Briggs.
40:58Join us as we speak to Roger Briggs; from early days as a revolutionary rock climber, paradigm shifting work as a conservationist and steward of the outdoors, to his new book about the evolution of human consciousness and future of civilization. Roger is a deep thinker, a doer, and true renaissance man. Visit Roger's website: www.rogerpbriggs.org Learn more about his latest book, Emerging World - https://www.amazon.com/s?k=roger+briggs+emerging+world&crid=3Q2TRWILDHD7V&sprefix=roger+briggs%2Caps%2C214&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-doa-p_1_12
Wild Places. Episode 14. Carolyn Kelly.
34:22Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a zookeeper and take care of large carnivores? On this episode of Wild Places we talk with Carolyn Kelly of the St. Louis Zoo about her work as a large carnivore specialist, and learn about the Zoo's important role in global conservation of threatened species.
Wild Places. Episode 13. Luis Benitez.
49:50From acclaimed Mt. Everest guide to high level policy maker for the outdoor industry, Luis Benitez has navigated his personal and professional paths with one primary goal in mind: How best can we promote access to the great outdoors while simultaneously protecting wild places that are so vital to this world?
Wild Places. Episode 12. Doug Stanley.
36:49From becoming a river guide in his teens to being the producer of Deadliest Catch - one of Discovery Channel's most successful television series of all time; at the core Doug Stanley remains ever passionate about wild waters and wild places around the globe.
Wild Places. Episode 11. Jason Antin.
43:05What does wilderness mean to you? For Jason Antin, wilderness has become a home for his passions, professions, and life. Redefining what is possible in outdoor endurance pursuits, Jason talks about his drive to push boundaries, help others achieve milestones in adventure, and the balancing act of being a dad to two young daughters.
Wild Places. Episode 7. Jim Williams.
34:58Jim Williams, author of Path of the Puma and wildlife biologist for over 30 years, shares his stories of working with wolves, grizzly bears, and of course mountain lions. Recorded over the phone from the cab of his truck while parked in the big wilderness of Montana USA, this is a really fun interview about people, passion, adventure, conservation, and what it takes for one of the world's greatest big cats to survive and thrive in the modern world.
Wild Places. Episode 6. Abbi Bell.
36:53Literally recorded over speaker phone, we have a great conservation with Abbi Bell. Abbi is one of very few people to ever participate in the Mongol Derby. Known as the world's most difficult horse race, riders spend 12 hours a day for 10 days crossing remote Mongolia on the backs of feral horses. It's a wild ride for sure!