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November 3, 2013: How to Survive an Avalanche, Following Family History Through Asia and More

Join host Boyd Matson, as we survive potentially disastrous avalanche, swim with manta rays in Mozambique, walk the length of Africa looking for water, and follow our family tree’s roots throughout Asia.

June 2, 2013: Skiing Down Everest, Chasing Ice (and Oscars), and More

This week on National Geographic Weekend radio show, host Boyd Matson chats with photographer Jimmy Chin about skiing down Everest while looking for the perfect picture, glacier explorer and photographer James Balog about documenting the rapid change in the planet’s frozen fields, “Jetman” Yves Rossy about strapping four jet engines to his back and jumping out of an airplane, and gear guru Steve Casimiro about what to bring camping for this summer.

Kilimanjaro: Push to the Top

Amid rain and snow, the Summit on the Summit team—working to raise public awareness of the global freshwater crisis—has reached its final encampment before trekking to the top of Kilimanjaro. Anticipation has some team members excited, while thin air and the arduousness of the climb has made others ill. Those who can will rise in…

Kilimanjaro: Summit on the Summit

National Geographic Emerging Explorers Alexandra Cousteau and Jimmy Chin are climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania with Jessica Biel, Emile Hirsch, Lupe Fiasco, Isabel Lucas, and other celebrities to raise public awareness of the shortage of clean water across much of the planet. Ohio State glaciologist Lonnie Thompson predicts that Kilimanjaro’s legendary crown of ice could…