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Campfire Chronicles

Campfire Chronicles

By Adventure Archives
The official Adventure Archives podcast.
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35. The Lost Coast Debriefing and Our Favorite Endings
We recently filmed a ton of videos and we talk about that. We also talk a bit about our favorite endings from our episodes.
July 26, 2022
34. Savage Gulf Episode and Our Worst Weather Experiences
00:18 We start off talking a bit about the Savage Gulf episode. 07:14 Talking about the cabin experience during the episode. 09:47 Andrew talking about that disgusting mushroom he ate. 16:21 Other thoughts about the Savage Gulf. 19:24 Special mosquito net Bryan and Nicole made for Andrew. 22:20 Eating cereal during a trip. 24:47 Dehydrating mushrooms to eat on a trip? 28:08 Some details about the shoutouts in the episode. 34:43 Then a very short diversion into Elden Ring. 39:16 And finally talking a bit about our worst weather experiences.
May 22, 2022
33. The 50th Episode and Our History
We talk about the 50th episode in Big Bend and also a little bit about the history of the show.
April 23, 2022
32. Plans for the New Year
Ostensibly an episode about our plans for the New Year, but we go all over the place in our first podcast in a very long time.
March 06, 2022
31. Our Top 10 Episodes of Adventure Archives
Robby, Bryan, and Andrew go through a small list of what we think are the best episodes of Adventure Archives and order them 1 to 10. This was originally recorded for our patrons live at We occasionally record these live, so if you ever want to join in, that's where they're at. Enjoy the episode!
July 12, 2021
30. Discussing the latest Dolly Sods Episode
Talking a bit about the Dolly Sods episode and some other stuff.
December 07, 2020
29. Our Recent Solo Hikes
Talking a bit about our solo hikes and what we've been up to.
September 24, 2020
28. Adventure Archives Reporting In
We talk a bit about the current situation and just generally go from topic to topic.
April 06, 2020
27. Hawaii and Winter Camping
Thomas and Andrew reflect on their time in Hawaii, and talk about what they enjoy about winter camping in this hiking podcast!
March 13, 2020
26. The First 80 Percent of Your Effort
The return of the podcast, maybe monthly again? Anyway, we update each other on what's been going on in our lives, talk about some trips, and take questions from viewers.
December 01, 2019
25. Adventure Archives Music
Check the actual YouTube video here for links to all the different songs and stuff mentioned in the episode:
March 04, 2019
24. The Roadtrip - Part II The Southwest
Thomas, Bryan, and Andrew discuss their time in the Southwest and take live questions and comments from Patreon!
July 26, 2018
23. The Road Trip, Part I
Andrew and Bryan talk about the first episode featuring the California portion of our roadtrip, while taking live questions and comments from patrons.
June 29, 2018
22. Hoosier, and How We Each Experience Nature Differently
In this episode, the whole gang responds to a Patreon Livestream question about how we all experience nature differently, and then we reflect on our time in Hoosier.
May 04, 2018
21. Our First Guest: Becca Pollard of Keep Wayne Wild
Andrew chats with Becca, a founding member of Keep Wayne Wild. We discuss fracking, its potential effects on Wayne National Forest, and the perspectives of the community members living in and around the forest.
March 20, 2018
20. Stream of Consciousness
Andrew and Robby basically flit from one topic to another in a kind of stream of consciousness discussion about all sorts of stuff. Enjoy!
February 13, 2018
19. Resolutions, The Channel, & Live Q&A
Sorry about the audio quality, folks! In this episode we talk sorta candidly about our new years resolutions and our channel, and then answer questions live.
January 01, 2018
18. Thanksgiving, Food, and More
Sorry - Andrew's audio got cut out, so he's hard to hear. In this episode, we take on the role of all your favorite pop talk show doctors and discuss dieting... among other things.
December 08, 2017
17. Our Favorite Seasons and more
In this episode, we ramble on about our favorite seasons, and then talk about some other non sequitur stuffIn this episode, we ramble on about our favorite seasons, and then talk about some other non sequitur stuff 
October 23, 2017
16. Our Gear
This is a companion podcast to a side video on our Youtube channel that goes through all of the gear we use when on an adventure.  Here, we talk a bit more in depth about the gear that we use, what we do and don't like about it, and more.
April 24, 2017
15. Thomas, Robby, and Andrew talk about nothing (and Mt. Whitney)
Three stooges talk about Mt. Whitney (which Robby and Andrew quickly realize is Thomas's white whale), and chatter about who knows what else.
February 07, 2017
14. Q and A 2: The Reckoning
Andrew, Bryan, and Robby sit together to answer some of our fan questions submitted on our Facebook page.  We'll talk a bit about our gear, our experiences, food, and more.  This is the sequel to our first Q&A podcast.
January 17, 2017
13. Chatting with Thomas
Andrew sits down with Thomas "tan-pants Schlansky" Sinard during the holidays and the two of them have a bit of a chat.
December 31, 2016
12. Fire, Beer, and Pizza
Robby and Andrew discuss a variety of things, telling stories and discussing travel, food, and more over a campfire, some beers, and pizza.  Warning: There are some loud chewing noises.
October 24, 2016
11. Yellowstone and our Favorite Parts about Camping
We talk about our recent trip to Yellowstone, and what our favorite parts about camping are.
June 06, 2016
10. News Updates and Our Inspirations
A few updates and what inspires us.
May 23, 2016
9. Prepping for Mt. Whitney
Thomas and Andrew discuss their prepping for Mt. Whitney along with plans for Yellowstone and other adventures!
May 09, 2016
8. Learning from our Experiences
Thomas and Bryan discuss the lessons they've learned from all their previous adventures and camping experiences, whether they were large, or small lessons.
April 23, 2016
7. Editing Vesuvius and More
We just finished up the edit of the latest episode which you can watch early We also answers some Q's
April 04, 2016
6. Q and A
Questions and Answers
October 03, 2015
5. The Devil's Bench Crew
We have the wonderful Devil's Bench crew on the show!  Check out the Devil's Bench here: (Do it!)Note: There is a smattering of cuss words throughout this one, so ear-muff the children.
September 19, 2015
4. The Filming Process
We talk about the filming process for Adventure Archives, and Bryan also shares his origin story.
September 01, 2015
3. The Best Game of All Time
In the third episode of Campfire Chronicles, we talk a little bit about our recent trip to Yosemite and also answer reader questions. Yes, Ocarina of Time is technically the Citizen Kane of videogames, but the difference is it's actually enjoyable :)
August 20, 2015
2. The Pilot of Adventure Archives
In this episode, we talk a bit about what goes into making an Adventure Archives episode and our failed attempts at starting Adventure Archives, Andrew tells a story about a seemingly disappointing backpacking trip, we discuss our dream travel destinations, and wrap up with a bit of philosophy about human nature.
August 03, 2015
1. Upcoming Yosemite Trip
In the premiere episode of the Adventure Archives companion podcast, Campfire Chronicles, we talk about our plans for the upcoming Yosemite trip, and the mishap that happened during Thomas's first true camping trip. 
July 25, 2015