Day Fire Podcast

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Welcome to Day Fire Podcast! We talk everything outdoors for beginners to hardcore athletes. You'll learn about outdoor experiences, equipment, training tips, places to go, and hear from local athletes and seasoned outdoor professionals.


  • Chapter 2

    07/04/2024 Duração: 11min

    This week Clint and Dawson discuss plans for a new format being Fall 2024. In the meantime we will pull podcasts from the vault of over 255 episodes. And we will dol a few podcasts when possible. Our goal is to develop a new show format and also do a whole lot of adventuring this Spring, Summer and Fall. Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at Powered by: Rock Creek Outfitters - Sponsored by: Mountain View Auto Dealers Chattanooga Concrete: This podcast is powered by

  • Dawson is BACK!

    24/03/2024 Duração: 41min

    Dawson is back in the studio AND he has put together 4 short stories from a few recent episodes that he really likes! So - give them a listen and share! Story 1: Episode 242 - A Couple Screws Loose / Cameron Muilenburg Story 2: Episode 236 - Chris Joice / Single Speed Story 3: Episode 243 - Shifting Gears With Meaghan Hackinen Story 4: Episode 238 - Jay Curwen: Let’s Race Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at Sponsored by: Mountain View Auto Dealers Chattanooga Concrete: This podcast is powered by

  • The Mission of SORBA

    16/03/2024 Duração: 53min

    Dawson is out this week and we were fortunate enough to have Jason Finnell step in and co-host with Clint. Jason is an avid outdoor enthusiast and has been on Day Fire multiple times. Jason invited some of his friends from SORBA (Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association) to join us in-studio. Philip Darden - Executive Director and Jen Flavin - Development Director, stopped by and we talked about SORBA's mission, the challenges, the opportunities, their successes, and much more! It was a fun conversation and as you would expect - included stories and laughter! More about SORBA from their website Since 1989, The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association has worked to ensure that our public lands offer fun, challenging and sustainable mountain biking for all mountain bikers. As the leading mountain biking organization in the southeast, we believe everyone should have access to the social, physical, and mental benefits that mountain biking provides. Through advocacy, education and resource sharing, SORB

  • Mitchell Connell / Two Bikes Chattanooga

    08/03/2024 Duração: 55min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Mitchell Connell. Mitchell is an avid cyclist who splits his time on the bike between commuting, touring, and riding roads, trails, and gravel. As long as Mitchell’s riding bikes with his friends, he’s happy. Mitchell works as a bicycle nonprofit professional and freelance photographer and writer. Mitchell is the founder of Two Bikes Knoxville, Two Bikes Chattanooga and is a contributor to The Radavist. Mitchell has helped grow Two Bikes from a small grassroots nonprofit to a regionally-leading organization that has provided more than 1,000 bikes to underserved community members, more than 50 paid internships to at-risk youth, and helped lead more than 100 community-focused group rides. Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at Sponsored by: Mountain View Auto Dealers Chattanooga Concrete: This podcast is powered by

  • Bike Packing the Annapurna Circuit

    02/03/2024 Duração: 01h03min

    This week Clint and Dawson sat down with three guests, Luke Swab, Matt Schweiker and Michael Kohn . In December 2023, these three friends from Chattanooga Tennessee, packed their bags and bikes for a trip to Nepal to tackle the Annapurna Circuit on bike. Nepal is renowned for being the home of the world’s highest mountains, the Himalayas. The route climbs 33,776 feet over 240 miles and reaches a high point at Thorong La Pass at 17,769 feet. Matt, Luke and Michael came back with stories of battling high altitude, freezing temperatures and the remarkable culture and hospitality of the Nepalese people. Join us as we listen, learn and laugh as they share stories about their adventure and each other. Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at Powered by: Rock Creek Outfitters - Sponsored by: Mountain View Auto Dealers Chattanooga Concrete: This podcast is powered by

  • Shawanna Kendrick/Opening Nature's Door

    25/02/2024 Duração: 01h10min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down and catch up with Shawanna Kendrick. This is the second time we have had Shawanna on the podcast. Shawanna is the Founder and CEO of The Hiking Healing (H2) and Outdoors (O) Life. H2O, as it’s often called, is a licensed business providing a safe space for black women to grow personally as they seek to find a sense of self in nature. Shawanna's organization is based out of Chattanooga Tennessee. Since its inception, H2O has curated spaces for just over 500 black women and girls with programs like Women on Water, the Black Women Paddle, The H2O Life Outdoor Girls Leadership Academy as well as hikes, meditative nature walks, and paddling excursions. In addition, Shawanna is an American Canoe Association (ACA) certified Community Paddlesports Leader, which allows her to teach basic paddling skills while helping black women especially overcome obstacles preventing them from enjoying all that nature has to offer. To learn more, support or join an adventure go to: https://www.

  • Shifting Gears / Meaghan Hackinen

    16/02/2024 Duração: 59min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Meaghan Hackinen. Meaghan is a Kelowna-based writer and ultra-cyclist whose two-wheeled adventures have taken her from Haida Gwaii to Mexico’s high plateaus, across Canada and the United States, and from North Cape to Tarifa along some of Europe’s highest paved roads. Meaghan loves to compete and doesn’t shy away from pushing her limits. She is a Trans Am Bike Race, Transcontinental Race, NorthCape4000, and Paris-Brest-Paris brevet finisher. In 2023, Meaghan placed first overall in the Silver State 508, the Buckshot and Lost Elephant bikepacking races, established an overall course record on the Log Driver’s Waltz as an Individual Time Trial, and set a women’s FKT with her second-place finish at the Dark Divide. Meaghan has an MFA in Writing and is the author of two books: South Away: The Pacific Coast on Two Wheels and Shifting Gears: Coast to Coast on the Trans Am Bike Race. We focus our podcast on her Book Shifting Gears, a Coast to Coast race across the United St

  • Cameron Muilenburg / A Couple Screws Loose

    10/02/2024 Duração: 01h08min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Cameron Muilenburg. Cameron is a freelance filmmaker living in Chattanooga. We talk with Cameron about the making of his new award winning film; A Couple Screws Loose. The film is the story about a three day ultra endurance ride in the Cherokee National Forest. Follow Luke Swab and Matt Schweiker as they link together the Dirty 130, Tellico Highlands and the Death March and ride the mileage between the routes. A funny and inspiring film that everyone will enjoy. The Film won the Lookout Mountain Film Festival Audience Choice Award. Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at Powered by: Rock Creek Outfitters - Sponsored by: Mountain View Auto Dealers Chattanooga Concrete: This podcast is powered by

  • Lisa Randall / Fast and Far

    03/02/2024 Duração: 01h05min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Lisa Randall. Lisa graduated with the highest honors from Georgia Tech in 2000, She worked full time as a civil engineer while juggling a heavy training and racing schedule. She entered the professional mountain bike ranks in 2004 after 2.5 years of racing, but definitely struggled to see results since she was trying to train at the pro level while working full time. In 2006, she discovered a new addiction, Adventure Racing, and has competed in dozens of multisport races ranging from 3 hours to 5 days. Lisa has had the opportunity to complete the TransRockies Mountain Bike Stage Race as well as the 2013 Trans North Georgia Mountain Bike Race, a 350 mile non-stop MTB race across the mountains of North Georgia. While it was definitely the most physically and mentally draining event she had done, she completed the route in just under 2 days, which is still the women's record. In 2015, Lisa was proud to earn a stars and stripes jersey at the Marathon Mountain Bike Natio

  • Tim Morgan / Chattanooga Marathon

    27/01/2024 Duração: 34min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Tim Morgan. Tim is the Chief Sports Officer at Chattanooga Sports, a division of Chattanooga Tourism Co. We talk about the Chattanooga Marathon on March 1-3 weekend 2024. We dive into some of the details of the event and what it takes to host a highly successful event in downtown Chattanooga Tennessee. Tim says thank you to all the hundreds of volunteers it takes to host this event and also all the agencies involved. We also talk about the course and things to do in Chattanooga Tennessee while you are there. If you are not registered you want to sign up and spend the weekend in Chattanooga. Find out more and register: Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at Powered by: Rock Creek Outfitters - Sponsored by: Mountain View Auto Dealers Chattanooga Concrete: This podcast is powered by

  • Katrina Hase - Celebratory Divide Ride

    20/01/2024 Duração: 01h02min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Katrine Hase. Katrine last summer "2023 set out on her bicycle from Jasper, Alberta Canada to ride to Antelope Wells, New Mexico along the Great Divide. Katrine did this amazing trip because she wanted to do something epic to celebrate her 50th year on the planet and her 10th year of sobriety. What better way than to spend two months in the mountains cycling? With the support of family she sets off on this solo journey. Her journey on the Great Divide is uniquely hers with a few detours along the way to fit her needs and adapt to weather, safety, bike repairs and keep moving forward. Early in her recovery, she realized that she needed to find new social outlets that no longer involved alcohol. She started taking movement classes called Nia, which led her to try ballroom dancing and finally to sign up for an adult ballet class. Luckily, around the time she was hitting limits in dance, she rediscovered biking. Katrina's son was working at a bike shop and starting to get

  • Jay Curwen - Lets Race

    13/01/2024 Duração: 59min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Jay Curwen. Jay is a veteran of hundreds of races...he has been fortunate enough to find his way to the front many times...from ice hockey, pole vaulting, cross country and swimming in high school & college, to a stint as a professional triathlete with 2 Ironman World Championship finishes and several US team well as 3 USA Triathlon AG National titles...and finally a USARA National Championship in adventure racing. Jay is also the Race Director of the Mount Mitchell Challenge. Jay shares stories and tips from his personal races and as an Director of one of the hardest races in the southeast. He has woven his love for the outdoors and competitiveness into a sales career for some of the industry's most iconic brands...Patagonia, The North Face, Kelty, Sierra Designs...and finally, one of the world's finest and largest outfitters, The Nantahala Outdoor Center. Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at Powered by: Rock Creek

  • Moose Mutlow, Outward Bound & Yosemite SAR

    06/01/2024 Duração: 01h08min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Moose Mutlow. Moose has nearly 4 decades of traditional and alternative education experience around the globe. He has course directed 58-day Outward Bound instructor trainings in Appalachia, been a deputy headmaster in the Kalahari Desert, managed a beach concession on the Mediterranean, slogged through Australian rain forests with middle school students, juggled as a street performer in too many cities to mention, has more than 2000 days of field instruction in a wilderness setting, spent four months as the Interim Head for an elite ski academy, and returned in 2021 to Outward Bound to instruct a canoe program for Veterans on the Gulf of Mexico. Moose's first jobs when he left high school were being a Water Bailiff, Bar Manager, and working on a fish farm in Southern Africa. It was a great introduction to the world of work. Since 2002 Moose has been a member and senior trainer of Yosemite Search and Rescue, working as a technician and within Incident Command, at one o

  • Chris Joice / Single Speed

    30/12/2023 Duração: 01h16min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Chris Joice. Chris's talents range from snowboarding to backpacking but the bike has been his passion since 2010. Chris has been a single speeder since 2012 and an endurance rider since 2013. He has raced Dirty Kanza 200, riden the Co trail, raced the TNGA, the adventure/pisgah exposure, Hurican 300, AMLX (512), Unbound XL 350, Trans Virgina 500, Arkansas High Country 1000 and many other gravel and mountain bike races. He loves mapping out new routes in his regional National forests of the Cherokee, Nantahala and Pisgah forests. He rides over 10,000 miles a year and a million vertical feet. He had a streak of riding every day for 3 years until he broke his arm. Chris is also a race director and a co-race director for the Hardford and Waucheesi races and has a Production company known as Darkhorse Race Productions. He also supports and coaches youth/NICA kids and some personal training as well. The bike for Chris is many things from social time to reflection to therapy

  • Robyn Carlton with The Lookout Mountain Conservancy

    22/12/2023 Duração: 55min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Robyn Carlton who is the CEO of the Lookout Mountain Conservancy in Chattanooga Tn. Robyn's leadership and her talented staff are responsible for an amazing Partnership with the Howard School which began in 2012. The program has grown from 5 to 18 students and are ready to expand to 30 as soon as the funding is possible. What began as a few students helping with trail development over a Christmas break has become a model of how conservation can be used as a tool to develop youth leadership, enhance academic and social skills, and provide job skills training.Through conservation activities and one-on-one team mentoring, the primary goal of the Intern and Leadership Program is to ensure that all participating students graduate from high school and attend either a university, a technical institute, or are placed in a job. Additionally LMC works with families and landowners to assist them on a voluntary basis to conserve lands that are locally and regionally important alo

  • The Jim Donini

    16/12/2023 Duração: 51min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Jim Donini. It is only fitting that we caught up with Jim in who knows where, packing for another climbing trip. Our recording is a bit gritty but fitting for our guest. Jim has been setting new free-climbing standards in Yosemite Valley in the early seventies, Jim Donini’s career has continued by pioneering hard alpine climbing in Patagonia, Alaska, Karakoram Himalaya, China, Peru, Venezuela and Antarctica. A former Exum guide and a founder of American Mountain Guides Association, in 1999 Jim was awarded the prestigious Underhill Award by the American Alpine Club for outstanding mountaineering achievement. Jim served as President of the American Alpine Club from 2006 to 2009.Jim continues to seek out unclimbed peaks around his home in Patagonia and, at the age of 80, has an objective for this coming February that will remain secret for the time being. Notable cutting edge first ascents include Torre Egger (1976), Latok I (1978), and in Alaska The Diamond Arete, Mt. Hu

  • Chris and Sara's Travels

    08/12/2023 Duração: 58min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Chris and Sara who are a husband and wife traveling duo who share their adventures through YouTube, podcasting, blogging and Instagram helping others pursue a life outside of the normal 9-5 hustle. Currently they are preparing their 1988 Toyota LandCruiser to ship to Argentina to begin overlanding in South America. We talk about travel tips, share adventures and learn about their new upcoming adventure. Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at This podcast is powered by

  • FKT Appalachian High Route with Meg Landymore

    02/12/2023 Duração: 55min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Meg Landymore. Meg is an ultrarunner, wife, mom of two, military veteran, small business owner, physician assistant and ultrarunning coach. She has been a runner for twenty years and has been running ultra marathons for eleven of them. Meg has set course records and podiumed at a number of races of distances ranging from 50K up to a FKT of the 144 mile Double S.C.A.R. and recently on the Appalachian High Route ~345 miles. Finally, she has run the 2,194.1 miles of the Northbound Appalachian Trail in long weekend sections. We tracked her down to talk about her recent FKT on the Appalachian High Route. Meg has a special interest in mobility, functionality and anti-aging/ longevity. Meg believes that the human body was made to move, and that through exploration and adaptation, we can all learn to move well. Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at This podcast is powered by

  • Laura's Journeys with Laura Killingbeck

    25/11/2023 Duração: 55min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Laura Killingbeck. Since age 18, Laura has traveled tens of thousands of miles by bike, foot, thumb, and boat; listening to peoples’ stories, moving through landscapes, and seeking to understand patterns of human nature. In between journeys, she lived and worked for 13 years in experimental communities in the U.S. and Central America. For most of that time she lived in tiny houses, usually off-grid or low-grid, without WiFi or running water. She now works as a writer and visual storyteller. She often writes while hiking or biking long distances around the world. We zoom in on her recent 5,000 plus mile journey riding to the start of the tour divide in NM and riding north up into Canada. But this conversation is about life, tips on the bike, funny stories and Laura who is an amazing person and wonderful soul. Laura is the creator of Laura’s Stories , a unique, thoughtful newsletter to spark your spirit of adventure. You can also follow

  • Carey Lowery / Going Fast

    17/11/2023 Duração: 01h03min

    This week Clint and Dawson sit down with Carey Lowery and talk adventure and bike racing with one of the most accomplished understated people we have had on the podcast; "and we have had many extraordinary folks on the show". Carey is a veteran that served 9 months during Operation Desert Storm (1990-1991) in Saudi Arabia and Iraq. When not racing her bike, attempting FKT's, doing adventure races or just having a long day in the mountains Carey is a Veterinarian in Athens Tennessee who is married and has a 21 year old daughter. Her racing resume is as long as some of her races. Here is two months worth as a sample. Tellico Highlands womens fkt, 12 Hours of the Hill of Truth race 1st, Marji Gesick 100 mile race first female single speeder, Flatlick 50 1st female, Gravel Worlds 2nd in the 50-59 category, 11th woman, and 75th overall. All this from Aug 30 to Oct 29. What a wonderful humble person who has a hammer like Thor. Thanks for listening! Find all our episodes at This podcast is powe

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