Well I have finally made it up to Alaska. I will be working this summer as a hiking/naturalist guide in the middle of Denali National Park. I drove in yesterday and I have so many ideas for big lines in the area. We got super lucky and the High one was out and in sight. … Continue reading Alaska
Hello Everyone! This has been a crazy winter for me. I've had some ups and downs and a lot of sitting around waiting for the snow to show up. To give you an idea of what I mean by this here is a short recap. First I started to rock climb. I know wrong time … Continue reading Winter 2017/2018 Video
Country like this is where the term big sky originates. A person can see for miles without interruption. This is a place where Native Americans, wapiti and tatonka roamed the valleys. Large bluffs break the prairie and a sea of sagebrush fills the valley floor. There is a line … Continue reading Timber Country
The soul of a skateboarder.
My friend David shared this on Facebook and I couldn't help but put my thoughts on paper as my brother and I were just discussing this last night! I have included the link to this article from the Denver Post below. http://www.denverpost.com/2017/09/15/colorado-fourteener-deaths-plan/ I am by no means an expert and I am still learning and … Continue reading The Paradox of Adventure
https://youtu.be/E14AkmdVIMU I just finished a film composed of all of the footage from the 2016/2017 ski season in Colorado. A lot of the material came from trips into wilderness areas where motorized vehicles are not allowed and “where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, a place where man himself does … Continue reading Sanctuary
I would like to write today about a trip up Quandary, and a few insights. To start I will describe the trip and hopefully this will lead naturally to the insights I wish to discuss. On an very overcast and fairly melancholy day, we started out with the goal of hiking and skiing the … Continue reading A Few Trips and a Few Thoughts