Ezra David Romero
A podcast from Valley Public Radio about outdoor activities in the Central Sierra and other areas around Fresno, CA. No longer in production.
Outdoorsy 10 - Mountain Biking, San Joaquin River Gorge
It’s been a while since the last Outdoorsy episode. A lot has happened. Kerry got married, put together a big series of health stories, and Ezra has some big news of his own.
Oct 24, 2017
13 min
Outdoorsy 9: Whitewater Rafting The Kern, Kayaking The San Joaquin
This summer we've been on the river a lot. Floating, some kayaking and well a lot of sunbathing. Rivers in Central California have been amazing this summer. They’ve been really high the past few months because of the record snowfall in the Sierra this winter. That’s generally a good thing, but it has made for some dangerous conditions.
Aug 22, 2017
13 min
Outdoorsy 8: Stargazing And Night Skies
Okay, you know it, we know it: Summer in Central California is hot. Really hot. So hot, we know that even if we had an awesome activity to talk about, most of you probably wouldn’t do it. At least, not during the day. Instead, we’ve got an idea for something cool to do after the sun has retreated below the horizon: stargazing.
Jul 18, 2017
19 min
Outdoorsy 7: Rock Climbing And Rattlesnakes
Spring is here and it’s the perfect time to get outdoors. There are, of course, lots of fun things to do outside this time of year, but one sport is attracting locals specifically to rock faces everywhere.
May 24, 2017
17 min
Outdoorsy 6: Rocks, Fossils and Gold
For today's show, we're exploring the Valley's natural resources. Those can include lots of things, like water, historical artifacts, and animal species, but today we're focusing on rocks, minerals and ancient fossils. We’ll tell you how to find neat resources like these in and around the Valley, and how you and your kids can learn more about them. The audio version even features a few bonus geology puns!
Apr 19, 2017
18 min
Outdoorsy 5: Playing In The Snow
Today, we’re taking advantage of the season and venturing out into the snow. We’ve gotten a lot of it this winter, so it’s the perfect opportunity for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing.
Feb 21, 2017
13 min
Outdoorsy 4: Exploring The Underground World Of Caves
In this episode, we’re venturing to a different kind of destination.
Jan 17, 2017
11 min
Outdoorsy 3: Take Fido The Next Time You Hit The Trail
In our last episode we brought you to Mono Hot Springs in Sierra National Forest. This time, we discuss hiking with dogs and we explore a not-so-visited grove of giant sequoias.
Nov 29, 2016
17 min
Outdoorsy 2: Mono Hot Springs, Dispersed Camping & Your Camp Recipes
In our last episode we took you to this mountain oasis called Mineral King in Sequoia National Park. This time, we go 100 miles north of there to a place called Mono Hot Springs.
Oct 11, 2016
18 min
Outdoorsy 1: - Mineral King, Sequoia National Park's Hidden Gem
Yay! You made it to Outdoorsy. This is Valley Public Radio’s new podcast, in which we explore wild places in California and interview the people who enjoy them.
Sep 13, 2016
14 min