Adventure is best when it’s off the grid, completely improvised, imperfect, and when it comes with a big surprise at the end. My friend Anh, who up until now I’d only known through the online #HikerChats asked me if I wanted to fly out to Moab and hike a 22-mile loop around Canyonlands National Park. […]Read more "Lost and Found In The Canyonlands"
Every adventurer knows the soul crushing feeling of having to turn around before the summit. It’s a heartbreaking yet necessary call when there is just no way to continue safely. The story of my 2012 attempt on Rainier, my first glacier climb and my first true peak, was a huge learning experience. After dreaming of […]Read more "Going Back: Four Summits in One Year"
When people tell me to go to hell: Usually in the form of people cutting me off on the interstate, I take it with a shrug, a fist, or a vigorous shaking of the head. When my friend Adam of Hiking The Trail approached me and asked me if I’d like to join a trip […]Read more "#HellHikeAndRaft: To Hell With Pleasure"