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Silverton —> Durango
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Silverton —> Durango

A close friend of mine asked if I would be interested in joining her for a section of the Colorado Trail. She was aiming to finish all 486 miles in about five weeks, and invited me along to join in the last week of fun: Silverton to Durango. This was [...]

Off the Beaten Path: Fisher Towers Trail, Southern Utah
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Off the Beaten Path: Fisher Towers Trail, Southern Utah

A lot of attention is being paid to National Parks and Monuments this summer. And rightly so, as it’s the Centennial of the founding of the National Park Service in 1916. And while I’m all about getting families to National Parks and Monuments, I’m not all about crowds. Yes, you [...]

Newsflash: Nicaragua is HOT!
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Newsflash: Nicaragua is HOT!

I’ve always wanted to learn to surf—but I had exactly zero lifetime experience. I figured the best (only?) way would be to commit to a week-long immersive surf retreat. Luckily, I was invited by a group of friends who had been to Nicaragua before and knew the ropes. What I [...]

My Stretchy Denim Can Take the Bulls**t
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My Stretchy Denim Can Take the Bulls**t

I’ve experience fear. I’ve had a grizzly bear run straight at me in Alaska. I’ve triggered avalanches backcountry skiing. I’ve been lost in the wilderness for multiple days in driving sleet and soaked to the core. I’ve been rag-dolled alongside my snowmobile at 80 mph. But, the fear and adrenaline [...]

Quarter Life Crisis
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Quarter Life Crisis

Three years have gone by since I graduated college. To be honest, I thought something would fall into place. I thought I’d land a job that would support my student loans, insurance, and car payments. I’ve given it good effort too. Right out of college I was promoted to manager [...]