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250 Miles Down River

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” -Lao Tzu

Many have heard of this quote, one often revisited by those who frequent the greater outdoors, whether pressing our footsteps into that of a long-distance hike, a remote coastline or any off-the-beaten-track adventures in between. 302 more words

Cascade Mountains

East Fork Chulitna-Mistakes Made & Lessons Learned

I’m not sure why, but every time we start these trips, we try and avoid getting our feet wet at all costs, knowing full well it’s just a matter of time (and usually sooner than later) that our feet will be soaked. 1,282 more words


Curry to Clear Creek, Third Time's a Charm

Kasey and I changed our weekend plans, deciding Friday night to packraft Curry to Clear Creek. Saturday afternoon we were packed & on the Hurricane train out of Talkeetna. 364 more words


Shallow waters, a short trip to Nittälven

The plan was to paddle Dalälven with my friend FX in order to give him a taste of packrafting. But when we reached the river we realized it was not the best spot for a first timer, the water level was pretty high and the rapids about class 3+ with a freezing cold water and no safety line. 172 more words


A Packrafting Apprenticeship

Packrafting? That’s floating about on one of those rubber dinghies from Argos and then going camping isn’t it? As far as I was concerned that was pretty much the sum of it, until recently anyway. 1,151 more words


Water, rock and dust, a packrafting and climbing trip to Nepal

In February 2015 I returned to Nepal for the second time in two years. Before my first trip I already sensed it would be a country to go back to. 744 more words


Pictures of our Road Trip: Idaho and part of Utah

Pictures of Fisher Tower Trail
Near Moab, UT

On top of the world!

The morning was beautiful. We had gotten in late the night before, so we hadn’t seen any of the landscape till we woke up. 59 more words

Road Trip