Why do we consciously choose to do things that cause us pain in the moment, only in retrospect to look back and say, "You know what? That was fun." The outdoors community refers to this as level II fun. Some of the answers may be found here.
What does a Nature lover and adventure writer gift to friends for their wedding? It may not be what you think. The next installment in the How (Not) To series is a little funny, a little serious, and all good. Names and deets have been changed to protect the innocent.
“Being accustomed to climb trees in making botanical studies, I experienced no difficulty in reaching the top of this one, and never before did I enjoy so noble an exhilaration […]
In Ben Montgomery’s eye-opening profile, Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail, readers encounter the real life folk heroin Emma Gatewood. On the […]
In my previous post on John Salathé, I covered the “early years”. That period of his life covered pretty much all that we know up until he arrived in Yosemite. […]
I had to stop to breathe; this mountain was kicking my ass. The slopes at the base of the cliffs were talused, debris-filled, and more resembled sand than soil. Trees […]