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Feb. 23, 2022

Richard Bangs - Chief Adventure Officer at Steller, and the Father of Modern Adventure Travel

Richard Bangs - Chief Adventure Officer at Steller, and the Father of Modern Adventure Travel
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Hello everyone. Welcome back for another episode of the Outdoor Adventure Series Podcast. This is your Host, Howard Fox.

The Outdoor Adventure Series celebrates individuals & families, businesses, and organizations that seek out and promote the exploration, and enjoyment of the great outdoors.

Our guest today is Richard Bangs.

Richard is an Outdoor Enthusiast, co-founder, and Chief Adventure Officer of Steller - the app that connects travelers with cool new places and experiences.

The NYTimes calls him the Father of Modern Adventure Travel and Explorers Web named him one of 100 Great Explorers of the Last 100 Years.

Richard has spent 30 years + as an explorer and communicator. Back in the 90s, Richard produced the first internet travel site - MTSobek (www.mtsobek.com), the first travel CD ROM - The Adventure Dis), and the first virtual expeditions site - Terra Quest (www.terra-quest.com ).

Richard has been an Adventure Filmmaker and Director, Contributing Author for many magazines, he has written numerous books and produced numerous documentaries, many of which have resulted in awards. He has lectured at the Smithsonian, the National Geographic Society, the Explorers Club, and other notable venues.

Check out the web and social links below to lean into your outdoor adventure experience

MTSobek - The Adventure Company


www.steller.co - Steller helps Outdoor Travel Enthusiast connect travelers with cool new places and experiences via their App.


and the Center for Responsible Travel - https://www.responsibletravel.org/

Aha Moment

Boy, we have shared the wild places of the world with so many over the years, and there are stacks of letters and emails from those who have found the experiences transformational and returned with fresh eyes and deeper understandings of the interconnectedness of all things.

You can connect with Richard on the following social sites:


To Learn about the Outdoor Writers Association of America, visit their website at https://owaa.org

The Outdoor Adventure Series is a podcast production of Fox Coaching, Inc.