Thru-Hiking, Canoeing, and Dehydrating Food with Renee Miller & Tim Beissinger
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
5d ago
Thruhikers, Tim Beissinger and Renee Miller started dating in college and have always been active people. Tim grew up hiking and camping with his family, and Renee was a runner. The two dragged each other along on their respective outdoor outings. Eventually they worked their way up to thru-hiking, a sport that they've fallen in love with and built a life around. Connect with Renee & Tim:  Website  Instagram  TikTok Check out:  REI's mission to get everyone Outside in 5  If you enjoyed this episode:  Listen to Wild Ideas Worth Living with Cheryl Strayed ..read more
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Backpacking Solo with Isabel Riza Cautivo
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
2w ago
Isabel Cautivo has become one of the most prominent solo women backpackers on the internet. She has gone viral for making vulnerable and educational videos about her day trip and her most popular TikTok is about how she got into solo backpacking.  Connect with Isabel:  Instagram  TikTok Check out: Sign up for Hipcamp and REI’s “Summer of Magic Campout Series”  Thank you to our sponsors:  Capital One: Check out the REI Co-op Mastercard program and learn about local REI Fund grantees NUUN ..read more
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Becoming a Professional Traveler with Jeff Jenkins
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
3w ago
Five years ago, Jeff Jenkins decided he wanted to become a professional traveler. His goal was to make a living traveling around the world and helping people. Today he's doing exactly that. After years of hard work building an online platform called Chubby Diaries, Jeff is now the host of National Geographic's TV show, Never Say Never. Connect with Jeff:  Chubby Diaries website  Instagram  TikTok Watch Never Say Never  Check out: Sign up for Hipcamp and REI’s “Summer of Magic Campout Series”  Thank you to our sponsors:  Capital One: Check out the RE ..read more
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Traveling to Every Country Without Flying with Thor Pedersen
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
1M ago
In 2013, Thor Pedersen left his home in Denmark for the trip of a lifetime. His goal was to travel to every country in the world. He had three rules for his journey. He had to spend at least 24 hours in each country. He couldn't return to Denmark until he had crossed off every nation on the list. And last but not least, no air travel. Connect with Thor: Website  Instagram Check out: Take the Wild Ideas Listener Survey!! REI Re/Supply Sign up for Hipcamp and REI’s “Summer of Magic Campout Series”  Thank you to our sponsors:  Capital One: Check out the REI Co-op Mas ..read more
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Cycling Around the World with Lael Wilcox
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
1M ago
Lael Wilcox is known as one of the world's best ultra-endurance cyclists. She's ridden over 150,000 miles in more than 50 countries. Now, Lael is going after her wildest idea yet: to break the record for cycling around the world. Her goal is to ride more than 18,000 miles in 110 days. Connect with Lael: Website  Instagram Check out: Take the Wild Ideas Listener Survey!!  Sign up for Hipcamp and REI’s “Summer of Magic Campout Series”  Thank you to our sponsors:  Capital One: Check out the REI Co-op Mastercard program and learn about local REI Fund gr ..read more
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Taking Less on the Trail with Glen Van Peski
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
1M ago
Glen Van Peski is known as the king of ultralight backpacking. While backpackers will hit the trails with a pack that weighs upwards of 20 pounds, sometimes even up to 50 or more, Glen's pack usually only weighs around 12 pounds. Glen is also the founder of the functional lightweight backpacking and hiking gear company, Gossamer Gear, and the author of Take Less. Do More.: Surprising Life Lessons in Generosity, Gratitude, and Curiosity from an Ultralight Backpacker.  Connect with Glen: Website Instagram  Gossamer Gear Instagram Glen's new book, Take Less. Do More.: Surprising Life L ..read more
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Sailing Solo Around The World with Ruby Gates
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
2M ago
At the age of 50, Ruby Gates left her career and home to get on a sailboat for seven months. At the time, she knew nothing about sailing, but the trip changed her life. Now, nine years later, Ruby has decided to go after the wildest idea she's ever had. She's circumnavigating the world by sailboat. Connect with Ruby:  Sail with Ruby Instagram  Thank you to our sponsors:  Capital One: Check out the REI Co-op Mastercard program and learn about local REI Fund grantees TEVA Check out: REI Re/Supply Outside in 5 REI Co-op Adventure Travel ..read more
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Retiring From Competitive Skiing at 23 with Grace Miller
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
2M ago
What if your wild idea no longer brings you joy? Retired pro skier, Grace Miller, is intimately familiar with a change of course. Grace grew up in Alaska and started skiing at a young age. Before she was out of high school, she was recruited to compete at the highest level, but at age 23 after competing on the world stage, Grace decided to leave skiing behind to pursue some new wild ideas. Connect with Grace:  Instagram Thank you to our sponsors:  Capital One: Check out the REI Co-op Mastercard program and learn about local REI Fund grantees TEVA Check out: REI Re ..read more
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Becoming the First Woman to Travel Around the Moon with Christina Koch
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
2M ago
What if you had an opportunity to travel around the moon? Christina Koch has worked at NASA for the last 10 years, and has been a part of groundbreaking missions in outer space. In 2019, Christina embarked on a 328-day stay on the International Space Station, setting a record for the longest single space flight by a woman. Now Christina has a new assignment on the horizon. She was selected to join a crew that will travel around the moon. Connect with Christina:  Instagram Christina's NASA bio  NASA Artemis Instagram If you enjoyed this episode:  Listen to Studying the Co ..read more
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Snowboarding as a Creative Expression with Travis Rice
Wild Ideas Worth Living Podcast
by REI Co-op
3M ago
Travis Rice has been pushing the envelope of what's possible in snowboarding for over 20 years. He has won prestigious awards for his riding, and completely recreated what it means to host a winter sports competition. Travis has also built new businesses like Sendy and changed the way action sports films are made. Connect with Travis:  Instagram SENDY Natural Selection Tour Thank you to our sponsors:  Capital One: Check out the REI Co-op Mastercard program and learn about local REI Fund grantees Birkenstock Check out: REI Co-op Adventure Travel      ..read more
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