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Desert Season

Above – Just before sunset near the Dollhouse in the Maze Below – Looking into Jasper Canyon in the Maze Oh, how I love the spring desert season. It’s so nice to escape from Denver and head out to the middle of nowhere

Posted in Backpacking, Planning and Prep, TrailGroove Magazine

Grand Canyon planning

Above – Grand Teton and Table Mountain, seen from Fred’s Mountain pass It’s been awhile since if wrote up anything, mostly due to the fact that buying and then setting up a house is way too much work. I am

Posted in Planning and Prep, TrailGroove Magazine

Getting Educated

Above – Buckskin Gulch, AZ Winter has finally hit the Colorado high country, and I’ve been laying low for the last month since life has been pretty busy. This last weekend I headed up the foothills west of boulder and completed

Posted in Biking, Planning and Prep, TrailGroove Magazine

Operation Dark Snake (and another TrailGroove article)

Before I get on with the trip report, I wanted to post that I had another article published by TrailGroove. This time on how to take care of your feet. Let me know what you think – http://www.trailgroove.com/issue10.html?autoflip=9 The latest issue

Posted in Alpine, Planning and Prep, Rock, TrailGroove Magazine

The Teton High Route

It’s been a week since I got back from Grand Teton National Park and the trip met all my expectations. It was a little more difficult than I thought as I underestimated the amount of total gain. I made another

Posted in Backpacking, Planning and Prep, TrailGroove Magazine

Aspen 4 pass loop, GTIS half marathon, and another 14er

Three weeks ago I was fortunate to have a decent weather window, where the weekend before was stormy and wet. I invited two friends to backpack the aspen 4 pass loop with me, a hike I had heard a lot

Posted in Alpine, Backpacking, Biking, Planning and Prep

New Article and the road ahead

The newest edition of Trailgroove magazine came out today. This time I wrote up an article on lightweight options for backpacking photographers. It is oriented towards people who bring smaller mirrorless cameras and point and shoots into the backcountry, and

Posted in Planning and Prep, TrailGroove Magazine