Musings

Why I love to link creative backcountry routes

my Hatch - Packrafting - Creative Backcountry Routes

I deeply admire wilderness artists. No, I’m not referring to those who paint pictures of landscapes and wildlife on canvass, though those individuals deserve respect too. Instead, I’m talking about folks who have a tremendous…

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Why Small Feet, Big Land is a compelling read

Small Feet, Big Land

Take a deep breath, close your eyes and picture this: husband and wife set off on a two-month-long expedition over an Alaska glacier during the storm-battered months of October and November. In addition to the…

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Gear Across Generations

While home visiting my parents in Colorado, my mom and I decided to go for a hike, my then 5-month-old daughter in tow. Being supremely organized, as always, my mom located the child carrier she…

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Running the Big Hole Crest

Overshadowed by the Tetons just across the valley to the east, the Big Hole Mountains are a mostly forgotten mountain range. It doesn’t help any that from the tiny towns of Victor and Driggs, in…

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Bikerafting … with a Baby

My friend Karen and I have a bit of a reputation for intrepid, hair-brained adventures. We’ve pulled off biking and skiing in the same trip, we’ve gone on many night outings, we’ve gotten caught in…

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