November 17, 2020

Episode 25: The Art of Journaling & Adventure with Kolby Kirk

On this episode, billy-goating, smudges, Mai Tais, and labra-do, or labra-don’t? We’re talking with Kolby “Condor” Kirk, adventurer, naturalist and renown journaler. Plus, we conduct our second canned cocktail taste test.


Show Notes

  • 01:10 – How Kolby came to create graphics for ‘MILE…MILE & A HALF’
  • 06:36 – Kolby’s experience hiking on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT)
  • 09:00 – Journaling on the PCT
  • 18:24 – What is about distance that makes travel special?
  • 22:58 – Next big adventures
  • 25:46 – Becoming a naturalist
  • 32:13 – Different terms for hikers, and the joy of “Billy-goating”
  • 34:24 – How Kolby got started hiking
  • 35:40 – Encountering a bear at night
  • 38:52 – Kolby’s advice for getting into journaling
  • 49:17 – Canned cocktail taste test #2: Cutwater Gin & Tonic, Margarita and Mai Tai

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The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.

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