Posts Tagged ‘mountains’

Seeing the photos of the American Climber Science Program’s expedition this summer has really bummed me out. Reasons? 1. I’m not there. 2. The glaciers are gone. Not just a little bit, but completely and drastically different. So I grabbed pics from this year’s crew and compared them to my last trip in 2013. Let’s […]


The past few months I have been posting gear reviews and snippets of stories about a rather epic road trip with my good friend Stuart Peck over the summer. Now I can share the whole story! We pitched a story idea to a great regional magazine about the most dangerous hikes in the lower Appalachians and […]


In this week’s review, I look at a pair of bottles from AVEX Sport for all your hydration needs. First up is the AVEX Brazos Autoseal Water Bottle. This 25-ounce BPA-free bottle has all but replaced another-name-brand bottle for me as I head outdoors every weekend. The Brazos has a narrower profile, so it sits in […]


I had high hopes of producing a video review of the gear Stu and I had the opportunity to test out during our #EpicDangerRoadTrip in June, but suffice to say, I do much better behind the camera than in front of one. So a static review will have to do… trust me! I will finish […]


My good friend Stuart and I embarked on a quest to search out and explore some of the most dangerous hikes and trails in the Blue Ridge Mountain area of the Appalachians last week for Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine. We traveled to Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia & Kentucky and found a couple of the toughest […]


@epiclist

03Oct14

  Relationships are at the core of just about everything on earth, from your neighbors to who you tie-in with on the sharp end of a climb. And these relationships are invaluable… and the effort it takes to build these relationships is often a mammoth undertaking, which makes the end result even more special. I […]


PERU 2014

06Nov13

We are back at it next year and would love you to join myself & John in Peru! We are offering a neat mix of classes via WKU in Geography & Geology and Photojournalism. Sign up now, we don’t want this opportunity to get passed up! http://www.wku.edu/go/peru-summer