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I'm not so naïve to think that others out there will agree with me that driving dirt roads is a lot of fun. Plenty of people find it meritless, no doubt, and I understand the criticisms. With the ...
Created on Sun Nov 10, 2013
Part of the fun of camp cooking is overwhelming your friends' taste buds with mind-blowing and exceptionally good food and hearing them go, "Oh. Mmmmph. Uggggggh. Ohhhhhh." Warm, steamy baked goods ...
Created on Wed Apr 3, 2013
... And they're not all related to climbing, but universal: friends, family, hanging out with little kids, enjoying the company of a pretty woman, driving a dirt road, cooking camp coffee, swimming in a lake ...
You won't find too many folks who'll analogize parenting with multi-pitch rock climbing. Unless you come to AdventureParents.com, y'all. This is the place for that, obscure as it may be. The two, ...
What says "midlife crisis" like a new found interest in motorcycles, sports cars, or bombshell girlfriends? When my brother turned 40, all of a sudden he was into punishing his body. He was pulling ...
Created on Sat Jan 5, 2013
*** 2012 brought all kinds of delights and hilarious disasters behind the scenes around here. Here's a gallery of photos I hope you'll enjoy as I look at the pictures and events that shaped the year. ...
Created on Fri Dec 28, 2012
... said to one another, "How the heck did we get here? This time at night we used to be at the climbing gym with friends." Or whatever, the concept is the point here: sometimes we feel like we used to be ...
Unless you're a river guide, riding the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon is a once in a lifetime opportunity, usually by raft, dory, or kayak. However filmmaker Seth Warren and surf artist ...
Created on Mon Jul 2, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/80 sec, ISO 100 My friend K.C. lives in a small Wyoming town and drives a 1980s-era Land Cruiser, tan in color with no extras if you're not counting ...
The place you see in these photos is long gone now, utterly consumed in Arizona's largest wildfire that ignited on June 14, 2011 and didn't get 100% contained until July 8, 2011. The Wallow Wildfire. ...
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/18, 1/80 sec, ISO 100 "Oh really?" The conversation with Brodie (his name's not Brodie, I'm just protecting the guilty) had found a climax. "We're ...
My buddy Dave has this lantern, a classic liquid fuel lantern you pump with your hand to get the pressure you need. It's not that old, from the early 80s. And as you surely do not doubt, it's got ...
Created on Thu Jan 12, 2012
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF16-35mm f/2.8L | Setting: f/14, 1/125, ISO 100 I stopped and looked around for another way. He, on the other hand, rolled by me on the passenger side, draped a wrist at ...
If you've been to this space before, you might already know about our little love affair with funky and cool campervans. But this Volkswagen LT 40 inspires a whole new level of bliss and wonder ...
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/6.3, 30 sec, ISO 1000 You don't have to be all that hardcore to be out in the Sonoran Desert in winter. During the day, the ol' mercury could easily ...
Down in the ol' grungy southwest U.S., you'd think we'd be more tuned into the upsides of the poncho for our winter kit. Especially for the kids. Ponchos are the warm garment of choice for native ...
When Stuart Wickes and Kirstie Pelling got married, they honeymooned for six months in South America. Actually they rode their bicycles through South America. Not a bad way to celebrate the blissful ...
There is little chance that anyone's pancakes on planet Earth can beat those of Chris "BajaTaco" Marzonie. He has the temperature dialed in just right on his camp stove that toasts each pancake ...
Created on Thu Apr 21, 2011
Today in outdoor history John Muir was born in 1838 in Scotland. His family emigrated to the United States when he was 11 years old and he lived in Wisconsin up until the middle of the American Civil ...

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