Real Survival Stories

Real Survival Stories

By NOISER

True stories of ordinary people thrust into extraordinary survival situations. Stranded in the desert. Lost in the jungle. Marooned in the mountains. Shipwrecked on the high seas. You'll hear from individuals who had everything against them. But even then, they refused to give in… New episodes Thursdays. Get every episode a week early, as well as ad-free listening, with Noiser+. For more information head to noiser.com/subscriptions. For advertising enquiries, email info@adelicious.fm Hosted by John Hopkins. Production: Joel Duddell, Ed Baranski, Luke Lonergan, Miri Pitman Latham, Rob Plummer, Cian Ryan-Morgan, Cody Reynolds-Shaw. Compositions by Oliver Baines, Dorry Macaulay, Tom Pink.

Episodes

Hawaii Wildfire: Ocean or Inferno? (Part 2 of 2)

We return to Annelise Cochran and the Lahaina wildfire. As the blaze intensifies, she and her neighbours must band together to keep each other going. But as the night deepens, new and unexpected travails present themselves. The locals will find themselves trapped between the devil and the deep blue sea… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Annelise is a listener to the show who got in touch with her incredible story. If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/07/2447m 19s

Hawaii Wildfire: Island in Flames (Part 1 of 2)

Annelise Cochran is a marine conservationist who lives a tranquil life in Hawaii. But in 2023, the island paradise she calls home transforms into a hellish inferno. As a colossal wildfire tears through her historic seaside town, the terrified locals take refuge along a small strip of coastline. There, Annelise will be forced into a terrifying decision… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Annelise is a listener to the show who got in touch with her incredible story. If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/07/2447m 35s

Swept Away in Antarctica: Great White Chaos

Two friends from Australia attempt the first unsupported crossing of the Antarctic Peninsula. The brutal conditions of the world’s southernmost continent have defeated many an intrepid explorer. But Peter Bland and Jay Watson are undeterred. Disaster strikes though, in the middle of the night. When Peter is mysteriously swept away, it’ll be down to Jay to find his mate and keep him alive… A Noiser production, written by Paul Olding. For more on this story read A Step Too Far: Peter Bland and the Obsession of Adventure (https://www.peterbland.com). For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/06/2457m 46s

One Man and a Kayak: Adrift With Half a Paddle

Geoff Hunter sets out on an epic maritime adventure. He’s attempting to circumnavigate Britain in a tiny, homemade kayak. Fierce weather, rough seas and even run-ins with the military all add hurdles to the journey. But it’s off the coast of Scotland that things go from dangerous to life-threatening. Geoff will find himself half-drowned and alone - clinging onto a piece of bobbing metal - in the middle of the sea… A Noiser production, written by Macalister Bexon. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
19/06/2453m 17s

Caving Calamity: Scramble to the Surface

John Lane is leading a group of friends on an adventure which is not for the faint-hearted. They’re headed hundreds of feet underground - to explore a network of caves. In this claustrophobic maze of tiny gaps and subterranean streams, many things could go wrong. If John gets in trouble, he’ll have to use every skill in his caving arsenal if he’s to breathe fresh air again… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/06/2456m 16s

Introducing: D-Day: The Tide Turns - Episode 1

This is a taster episode of a brand-new podcast from the Noiser network. Host Paul McGann follows the real people involved in the D-Day landings. It’s 1944 and Europe is in the grip of the Nazi war machine. But on the shores of Great Britain, thousands of men and women are planning the great fightback. What will it take to turn the tide of World War 2? Search ‘D-Day: The Tide Turns’ in your podcast app and hit follow to get new episodes each Thursday. Or listen at noiser.com Episode 2 is live now on D-Day: The Tide Turns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/06/2454m 1s

Hanging by a Thread: Upside Down off a Mountain

ln the wilderness of Washington state, Dan Smith’s life literally hangs by a thread. After a terrifying accident, he’s left dangling in mid-air, mangled and bloody, with only a thin rope keeping him from certain death. There’s a 1500-foot drop below, the threat of avalanches above, and the nearest town is hours away. Getting out of this will require a truly heroic effort… A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
05/06/2453m 2s

Pinned by a 4-Ton Boulder: Inches from Death

Kevin DePaolo is a ‘digital nomad’. He works remotely, lives in his van, and freely travels around the United States seeking new experiences. One day, he sets out to explore the desolate plains of Santa Rita Flat. But here, suddenly, the on-the-move adventurer will find himself trapped - crushed by an immense weight, unable to escape. Somehow, Kevin must find a way to hang on, as the life is squeezed out of him… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/05/2450m 2s

Alaska Adventure: Cut off in a Frozen Wilderness

Three friends venture into the depths of Alaska. Tackling some of the most extreme weather on Earth, they’re attempting to reach North America’s highest peak. Nigel, Steve and Anthony are experienced and well-prepared. But a series of unexpected twists will plunge them into a gruelling battle against howling tempests and debilitating frostbite - all at 20,000 feet. An act of incredible individual bravery may be their only hope… A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/05/2455m 1s

Shipwrecked on a Reef: A Mother’s Courage

Jean Silverwood and her family are in the middle of a once-in-a-lifetime voyage around the world. As they sail serenely through the remote waters of French Polynesia, it seems the issues that once dogged them have been left behind. But when a freak night-time collision maroons them on a coral reef, they will have to overcome their greatest challenge yet. As the boat disintegrates, Jean must risk her own life to keep all her family alive… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/05/2455m 56s

Mountain Bike Crash: Ambushed at Sunset

An evening ride in the picturesque foothills of Southern California takes a terrifying turn. Anne Hjelle is a competitive mountain biker, used to pushing herself to the limit. But one evening in 2004, she is thrown out of nowhere into a primal struggle for her life. Even if she survives her battle with nature, what will her future hold? A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For more on Anne’s story read Skin Deep. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/05/2450m 59s

Dangling off a Granite Cliff: Teenager Runs for Help

Two rock climbers - father and son - embark on an epic adventure in the Idaho wilderness. But as they work their way up jagged ridges and towering cliffs, little do they know how far their bond will be tested. When dad David Finlayson is critically injured, young Charlie will face a situation well beyond his years. He must save his father’s life, then strike out for help alone… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/05/2452m 10s

Fishing Trip Nightmare: Dragged Under in the Coral Sea

Maike Hohnen is an experienced seaman. His 7-year-old son, Julian, loves getting out on the waves just as much as he does. Joined by a friend, Stephen, they fish the sparkling waters off Australia’s Sunshine Coast. They have no idea that, mere feet beneath them, disaster is brewing. Soon Maike will find himself adrift - in the middle of the ocean, in the middle of the night - with his little boy clinging on to him for dear life… A Noiser production, written by Jane Deith. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
24/04/2455m 43s

Desert Rescue: Blazing Sun, Twist of Fate

Worn out by city life, a young travel journalist decides it’s time to reconnect with herself out in the desert. But what should be a straightforward hike soon turns into a very different journey of self-discovery. Claire Nelson finds herself deep amidst the sand, trapped in a gully. None of her friends or family know where she is. How on earth will she be rescued before the elements overwhelm her? A Noiser production, written by Dan Smith. For more on Claire’s amazing story read Things I Learned From Falling. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
17/04/2450m 12s

Dash to the Summit: Avalanche Approaching…

In remotest India, one moment of misfortune sees a daring adventure snowball into an epic escape. A group of professional mountaineers set out to ascend Panchachuli V, an unclimbed Himalayan peak. But in whiteout conditions the treacherous, adrenalising descent will nearly cost Stephen Venables his life… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/04/2455m 29s

Introducing: The Curious History of Your Home - The Fridge

A brand-new podcast from the Noiser network. Join domestic historian Ruth Goodman as she explores the remarkable, often epic, tales behind everyday objects. This taster episode is all about the fridge. In Ancient Persia, ingenious ice houses refrigerate food in one of the hottest deserts on earth. Bronze Age sites on Orkney reveal the secrets of early cold storage systems. A well-known sea captain becomes the face of a frozen food brand, with a little help from the Inuit of northern Canada. And cooling technology becomes a matter of life and death when US President James A. Garfield is shot… If you enjoy this taster episode, search ‘The Curious History of Your Home’ in your podcast app and hit follow to get new episodes every Tuesday. Or follow this link: https://podfollow.com/the-curious-history-of-your-home Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/04/2429m 54s

Tomb of Ice: 40-Foot Plunge Into a Crevasse

After a relaxing family holiday in a Montana national park, Ted Porter stays on for a few days. He wants to explore, to tackle some longer hikes and bigger climbs. But as he descends a remote glacier all alone, a whirlwind of an accident leaves him trapped inside a deep fissure in the ice. With no hope of rescue, and with a broken back, he must somehow find a way out. Ted is about to discover an inner strength he never knew he had… A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
03/04/2450m 13s

Sinking Cruise Ship: Unlikely Heroes (Part 2 of 2)

We return to the MTS Oceanos for the second part of Moss Hills’s extraordinary tale. With time running out on the sinking ship, and in the absence of senior officers, the heroic on-board entertainment crew must step up to the plate. They will save the lives of the remaining passengers… or die trying… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/03/2449m 19s

Sinking Cruise Ship: Launch the Lifeboats (Part 1 of 2)

Moss Hills is a guitarist. He and Tracy, his wife, work as musicians on board a luxury ocean liner. It’s their job to keep the passengers happy, whatever the weather. But when the vessel hits deadly seas and the power cuts out, the couple will find themselves responsible for a lot more than the guests’ entertainment… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. Listen to Part 2 of Moss’s story right now, without waiting a week, by subscribing to Noiser+. Go to noiser.com/subscriptions to find out more. If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/03/2448m 43s

Boulder Crush: Tumbling Down a Snowfield

After scaling the stunning Mount Goddard, an accident leaves Gregg Hein seriously injured at four thousand metres. Things only get worse as he falls down the mountainside, hurtling towards the rocks below. Even if he can halt his descent, in his condition his prospects are bleak. And this deep in the backcountry, he’s totally alone… A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/03/2449m 30s

Marooned on an Island: Watch Out for Dragons…

A leisurely scuba dive in Indonesia goes sideways when the group is caught in a fierce current. Swept out to sea, Jim Manning and his fellow castaways must find land urgently. But even if they make it ashore, what awaits them on terra firma may pose an even greater danger… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/03/2448m 54s

Ultrarunning Accident: One False Step…

In Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains, Gabe Joyes hits the trails in preparation for an upcoming ultramarathon. But a single innocuous stumble sees his run take a deadly turn. With his life literally slipping through his fingers, Gabe needs to act lightning fast to stand any chance of pulling through… A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
29/02/2448m 16s

Lost in the Forest: Two Weeks Off-Trail

In Hawaii, a yoga instructor pays a visit to her local forest reserve. Amanda Eller intends to take a short hike in nature to blow off some steam. It becomes a mind-bending, multi-day journey, as she stumbles off the path and into the trees. Penned in by the dense foliage, with the days blurring into one, Amanda must adapt to survive… A Noiser production, written by Chris McDonald. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
22/02/2450m 40s

Dilemma on Mont Blanc: Friendship or Survival?

A London firefighter swaps the intense heat of his day job for the extreme cold of Western Europe’s tallest mountain. As Dan Acquah begins a multi-day ascent with his friend, Matt Tomlinson, spirits are high. But as they inch upwards, the difficulties stack up. With both of their lives in danger, but one climber more mobile than the other, a decision will have to be made. Their friendship will face the ultimate test… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
15/02/2447m 28s

Plane Crash in the High Sierras

In 1976, Lauren Elder takes up the last-minute offer of a sightseeing flight with some friends. The plan is to range out over the desert, stop for a picnic, then head home before it’s dark. As she boards the light aircraft, Lauren never imagines she’ll end up stranded on a mountaintop. There she’ll face a desperate choice: wait for a rescue that may never materialise? Or descend the wall of rock and ice… alone? A Noiser production, written by Susan Allott. For more on Lauren’s story read And I Alone Survived. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
08/02/2451m 38s

Deep Sea Diver: Miracle on the Seabed

A commercial diver finds himself cut off from his support team. When a routine shift goes awry, Chris Lemons is left all alone at the bottom of the North Sea, 127 miles off the coast of Scotland. He has mere minutes before his emergency supply of oxygen runs out. His colleagues will risk everything to get him back. It’s up to Chris to stay alive long enough for them to reach him… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
01/02/2447m 28s

Himalaya Rock Fall: Look Out Below…

An academic from the UK gets into serious trouble in the world’s highest mountain range. Jonathan Bamber has set his sights on a virgin peak - a summit no climber has ever reached before. But near the top, a freak accident leaves him grievously injured. As a scientist, Jonathan can’t help but face the grim facts of his situation. But he also knows that he must cling to hope for as long as he can… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Jonathan got in touch after listening to the show. If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/01/2455m 27s

Arctic Adventure: Showdown on the Tundra

Teenager Alex Messenger journeys into remotest Canada in search of true adventure. He never imagines he’ll end up fighting for his life at the edge of the Arctic Circle. Cornered by a fearsome, four-legged beast, Alex must do his utmost to stay calm and remember his training. But even if he survives this encounter, how on earth will he and his friends make it out of the wilderness? For more on Alex’s story, read The Twenty-Ninth Day. A Noiser production, written by Danny Marshall. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/01/2448m 34s

Man Overboard: No Land in Sight

In 2013, Brett Archibald travels to Indonesia with some friends. His hopes for a memorable holiday come true… but for all the wrong reasons. During a stormy boat crossing, he falls overboard unnoticed. It’s the dead of night and he’s fifty miles from shore, without a life jacket. Brett has only one thing going for him: his indomitable will to survive. For more on Brett’s story read his book, Alone. A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/01/2452m 2s

Introducing: Short History Of… The Conquest of Everest

This is a taster episode from our sister show, Short History Of… If you enjoy it and want to hear more, follow Short History Of… wherever you get your podcasts. Standing over 29,000 feet above sea level, the peak of Everest is the highest point on Planet Earth. To the Sherpa people of the Himalayas it is sacred. To foreign adventurers it’s the holy grail of climbing. But what did it take to reach the summit? What was sacrificed to plant a flag on top of the world? This is a Short History of the Conquest of Everest. Real Survival Stories will be back as normal, every week, after a short festive break. Happy Holidays! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
28/12/2355m 34s

Forest Ablaze: Run for Your Life

Scott Johnson and his wife Marybeth have an idyllic life in rural Oregon. Surrounded by ancient woodland, forest fires are a common occurrence - something you learn to exist with. When the couple go to bed one night in September 2020, they have no idea what lies in store. Soon, they’ll be trapped in the heart of the most ferocious wildfire seen in these parts for thirty years. Out of options and out of time, together they must leap into the unknown… A Noiser production, written by Rowan Coleman. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
21/12/2352m 52s

Battered by a Megastorm: Yacht Race Catastrophe

Nick Ward is a young English sailor chasing a lifetime ambition, as he competes in one of the world’s elite yacht races. But out in the Celtic Sea, he and his crewmates find themselves caught in a once-in-a-generation storm. For hours they’ll fight together, side by side. But after one wave too many, Nick will be left to face this life-or-death struggle alone… A Noiser production, written by Dan Smith. For more on Nick’s story, read Left For Dead: The 1979 Fastnet Race - One Man’s Epic Story of Survival. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
14/12/2355m 20s

Snowboard Misadventure: Off-Piste Odyssey (Part 2 of 2)

We return to Eric LeMarque, whose ordeal on Mammoth Mountain is far from over. Before he can even think about navigating his way to safety, he has to survive the raging torrent he’s fallen into. And it’s not just the icy clutches of the river. There’s also the 80-foot waterfall that lies downstream… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For more on Eric’s story, read 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
07/12/2346m 33s

Snowboard Misadventure: Last Man on the Mountain (Part 1 of 2)

Eric LeMarque is a former professional ice hockey player, an Olympian who’s tasted incredible highs in his sport. But in 2004, his life is spiralling out of control. Hoping to escape his demons, he takes a snowboarding trip to Mammoth Mountain. After one run too many, he’ll find himself lost in a sprawling alpine wilderness, where the cold isn’t the only thing that bites… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For more on Eric’s story, read 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/11/2346m 13s

Swallowed by a Hippo: Zambezi River Safari

Paul Templer has one of the most wholesome jobs imaginable: paddling entranced visitors along Africa’s beautiful Zambezi River to the majestic Victoria Falls. But one day, his tour party is attacked… by a ferocious bull hippopotamus. As panic descends, Paul must do his utmost to ensure no man is left behind… A Noiser production, written by Susan Allott. For more on Paul’s story, read Marked for Life: Finding Grace and Grit Where You Least Expect It. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions If you have an amazing survival story of your own that you’d like to put forward for the show, let us know. Drop us an email at support@noiser.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/11/2348m 43s

‘Beware of Alligators’

Jeffrey Heim spends every minute of his free time pursuing his passion: scouring Florida’s waterways for fossilised shark teeth. But on one river diving expedition, he encroaches on the territory of a living, thriving, reptilian predator. With barely time to think, let alone react, Jeffrey’s survival will hinge on decisions made in the blink of an eye. A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/11/2342m 39s

Pacific Castaways: Adrift on the Ocean (Part 2 of 2)

We return to the shipwrecked crew of the Lucette. After their yacht was sunk by killer whales, the Robertsons have failed to flag down a passing ship. Now, with just a raft and a dinghy to carry them, the castaways must summon their resilience and focus on Plan B: navigating six hundred miles back to dry land… You can see the Robertsons’ tiny dinghy at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, UK: nmmc.co.uk/ A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/11/2354m 41s

Pacific Castaways: Family Shipwrecked (Part 1 of 2)

It’s one of the all-time, epic survival stories. In 1971, Douglas Robertson is just a teenager when he and his family embark on the trip of a lifetime. Their aim is to sail around the globe. But when their small yacht is sunk in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, their dream of circumnavigation turns into a nightmare of self-preservation. The Robertsons must stick together and battle extraordinary adversity as a family. But will it be enough to see them through? You can see the Robertsons’ tiny dinghy at the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth, UK: nmmc.co.uk/ A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/11/2353m 7s

Survival Expert Trapped in the Wild

As an outdoors survivalist, Ken Hildebrand believes he’s prepared for any eventuality. But when he upends his quad bike on a remote mountain pass, his skills and training are strained to the limit. Trapped underneath the vehicle, can he stay calm and put theory into practice? And with his gear tantalisingly out of reach, can he improvise a solution to each new challenge that arises? A Noiser production, written by Susan Allott. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
25/10/2352m 22s

Clinging to a Mountain: Ski Trip Gone Wrong

A young college graduate, Jean Muenchrath, embarks on a cross country skiing trip with her boyfriend. Their thrilling adventure is all going to plan, until it isn’t. When an enormous weather front engulfs Mount Whitney, the young couple are forced into a rapid, unplanned descent. Their trip of a lifetime has become an epic fight against the elements. Jean must dig deep to find an inner strength she never knew she had… For more on this incredible story, read If I Live Until Morning: A True Story of Adventure, Tragedy and Transformation. A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
18/10/2352m 2s

Lost Hiker: Alone in the Desert

A momentary lapse in concentration nearly costs a hiker his life. One wrong turn takes Ed Rosenthal off the beaten track and into the desert. As he scrambles to find the path, he’s drawn deeper and deeper into the wild. Stumbling ever onwards, the endless march will push his body to its limits, taking his mind to profound and unexpected places… For more on Ed’s amazing story, read Salvation Canyon: A True Story of Desert Survival in Joshua Tree. A Noiser production, written by Sarah Ward. For ad-free listening, bonus material and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/10/2353m 34s

Mineshaft Accident: Digging for Gold, Encircled by Rattlesnakes

They call it ‘gold fever’ and John Waddell has got it bad. In 2018, the Arizona prospector takes his life in his hands when he explores an ancient, abandoned gold mine. His curiosity leads him deep underground and into a life or death struggle. Stuck 100 feet down the shaft, will anyone find him before it’s too late? And as the daylight fades, what unseen dangers lurk in the darkness? A Noiser production, written by Susan Allott. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
04/10/2354m 3s

Ravine Rescue: Canine Hero

Danelle Ballengee is an endurance athlete, an experienced trail-runner who knows the Utah backcountry like the back of her hand. But when a training run through the sandstone mesas goes disastrously wrong, she’s left immobile and incapacitated. Trapped in a ravine, there is just the faintest glimmer of hope. Danelle will come to realise that her loyal pooch, Taz, could offer a moonshot chance of survival… A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
27/09/2353m 27s

Helicopter Down Inside Hawaiian Volcano

Chris Duddy is a young camera assistant shooting on location in Hawaii for a Hollywood film. But he’s cast in his very own disaster story when his helicopter crashes inside an active volcano. With toxic gases swirling around and the lava lake bubbling below, the sheer crater wall offers the only route out… A Noiser production, written by Sarah Ward. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
20/09/2351m 34s

Mayday in Africa: Crash-Landing on the Savannah

Greg Rasmussen is a wildlife conservationist, a man dedicated to protecting endangered species. But when he crashes his light aircraft deep in the Zimbabwean bush, he’ll become a prisoner in the landscape he strives to preserve. It’s a place known for breathtaking safari. But Greg must deal with life-threatening injuries and the searing heat. And then, as night closes in, the predators start circling… Find out more about Greg’s conservation work at www.painteddogresearch.org A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
13/09/2355m 3s

Canoeing Trip Wildfire: Inferno in Paradise

A couple’s serene vacation is thrown into chaos by a terrifying wildfire. Julie & Greg Welch are oblivious as they paddle deep into nature and far away from civilisation. Soon they will find themselves surrounded by a 20-foot wall of flames. With daylight disappearing and smoke filling the air, they’ll need a miracle to make it out alive… A Noiser production, written by Susan Allott. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
06/09/2348m 40s

Mountain Blizzard: Stuck in a Snow Cave

Mark Inglis is a search & rescue mountaineer. It’s his job to save other people. But on a routine practice mission, he’ll find himself in deep trouble. Caught in a whiteout halfway up New Zealand’s highest peak, Mark and his colleague Phil take refuge in a tiny snow cave. But as the hours tick by into days, how long can they hunker down before their bodies, and minds, give out? Stay put and wait for help that might never come? Or take their chances in the fearsome snowstorm? Many thanks to Mark Inglis. For more about his life story, read No Mean Feat. A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/survivalstories Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
30/08/2349m 32s

Grizzly Bear Attack: Ambushed in the Rockies

Jeremy Evans is a man most at home hiking and fishing in the Canadian wilderness. But one day, on a solo camping trip, he stumbles across a Grizzly and her cub. Scarcely surviving a frenzied attack, Jeremy is left battered and broken. Despite everything, something inside will compel him to just keep going, driving him homewards… Many thanks to Jeremy Evans. For more on his story, read Mauled: Lessons Learned from a Grizzly Bear Attack. A Noiser production, written by Sarah Ward. EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal ➼ https://nordvpn.com/survivalstories Try it risk-free now with a 30-day money-back guarantee! For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
23/08/2353m 7s

Glacier Escape: Trapped Under the Ice

Two friends embark on an awe-inspiring trip into the mountains. But then, one false step sends Jim Davidson and Mike Price plummeting into a crevasse. Trapped deep beneath the surface of a glacier, surrounded by sheer walls of ice, Jim will come to realise there’s only one way he can possibly escape… Many thanks to Jim Davidson. For more about this epic story, read The Ledge: An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival by Jim Davidson and Kevin Vaughan. A Noiser production, written by Joe Viner. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
16/08/2348m 18s

Abandon Ship: Stranded in the South Atlantic (Part 2 of 2)

The Sudur Havid is submerged beneath the freezing waters of the South Atlantic. As the captain and first mate struggle to respond, it falls to Matt to coordinate a last-ditch effort to abandon ship. But in these Antarctic waters, with woefully inadequate clothing and survival gear, they’re about to be cast adrift in a raft no bigger than a child’s paddling pool… Many thanks to Matt Lewis. For more on his story, read Last Man Off: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas. A Noiser production, written by Susan Allott. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
09/08/2345m 5s

Abandon Ship: Sinking in 30-Foot Waves (Part 1 of 2)

A rookie sailor goes looking for adventure in the remote waters of the sub-Antarctic… and finds it. Matt Lewis joins the crew of a deep sea fishing trawler sailing out of Cape Town. But far out in the South Atlantic, a polar storm will catch them all unawares. Battered by giant swells, before they know what’s hit them they’re taking on water. The ship is going down… Many thanks to Matt Lewis. For more on his story, read Last Man Off: A True Story of Disaster and Survival on the Antarctic Seas. A Noiser production, written by Susan Allott. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
02/08/2336m 41s

Paragliding Disaster: Sucked Towards the Stratosphere

A picturesque paragliding flight becomes a terrifying nightmare when a massive storm rolls in. Sucked into the clouds, Ewa Wiśnierska is pelted by hailstones the size of oranges. With lightning crackling all around her, she is sent hurtling upwards - still clinging to her parachute. Soon, she’ll be higher than Everest and nearing the cruising altitude of a jumbo jet. Covered in ice, approaching the edge of the breathable atmosphere… how on earth does she make it down in one piece? A Noiser production, written by Sarah Ward. For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Click the Noiser+ banner to get started with a 7-day free trial. Or, if you’re on Spotify or Android, go to noiser.com/subscriptions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
26/07/2353m 58s

Real Survival Stories

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21/07/231m 4s
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