I don't do a ton of beach trips because I usually like to explore the mountains, but since getting to a beach really isn't a huge time commitment, Emalee and I took a short weekend trip to Rehobeth Beach in Delaware to play in the ocean. Of course, that meant fun with my GoPro. http://youtu.be/8DifLEDez4A
About a month ago, it occurred to me that I am quickly nearing my thirtieth birthday, and so I decided that I needed to accomplish a number of things before December, 18th 2014, Thirty things to be exact. So I started to currate a list of the things I want to accomplish before then. Though
With every passion there is some sort of risk involved. With climbing the worlds tallest peaks, that risk is the loss of life. Many pursue the mountains for personal reasons: Thrills, science, fame, but what about those who do it because it's their only source of income. This is the case with many of the
Last week, I stepped on to the snow covered slopes of Mount Shasta in N0rthern Califoria, and didn't look back. We ascended to 9500 feet the first night and set camp on a snowfield under a blanket of stars. The next day we made our summit bid. Here is video montage of our summit day.
Day one on the road is complete. Not a bad day with stops in Harrisburg, and Columbus, Ohio. Despite the rain, and a few tornado threats, we made it to our destination in one piece. Check out this short video of our day. [yframe url='http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSezE6HVwp0&feature=youtu.be']
I am back at it again, out on the road, and this time I head to Oregon and northern California to climb some of America's most well known volcanoes: Hood and Shasta. I'll making my way across the country in the next few days and will be sharing my story as I go, so keep
There are a lot of different qualities that people look for in a backpack for the outdoors. Some people like all kinds of bells and whistles and some people want the bare minimum. If you are one of those who don't like much more than you need for your adventure, If you are a minimalist by nature, then perhaps the Blaze A.C. 60 by Granite Gear is something for you to consider.
This year, I got the wonderful opportunity to climb Mount Rainier in Washington. I chose to climb with the Big City Mountaineers Summit For Someone program. I met a lot of great people, summited a magnificent mountain, and helped some teens out. it was a fantastic experience. Here is a short video encouraging everyone to
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