Episode 46: Renegade Camping

In Episode 46, we continue the conversation with author Bryan Snyder who talks about Renegade Car Camping in North America,  In the podcast, we discuss how to find free campsites while you are on the road.  Bryan also tells us how to leverage some public and Internet resources to maximize the experience and save some money in the process. Bryan is an educator, hiker, backpacker, climber, car camper and all-around adventurer, and he has logged over 350K miles in his Jeep Cherokee, code named … [Read more...]

Episode 45: Off The Map

In Episode 45, I speak with author Bryan Snyder about his latest book "Falling Off The Map: Fifty-Four Explorations into the Wildest Reaches of the American West".  Bryan is an educator, hiker, backpacker, climber, car camper and all-around adventurer, and in the show we hear about his 20+ summers traveling throughout North America. He also shares with us some tales from a recent trip to Burning Man in the Nevada desert. Bryan has logged over 350K miles in his Jeep Cherokee, code named … [Read more...]

Dupuis Bay – September 2016

An afternoon of fishing in Dupuis Bay on a cloudy day in the fall of 2016. … [Read more...]

Mouse Snap!

This brazen mouse is a pro - licking the traps clean in broad day light. I wonder if it's the same one that has been visiting Matt Cobb every night in his bunk? … [Read more...]

Spoiled At The Sportsman

For the first time in many years, we stay at the Sportsman Inn. And we are spoiled by the fine living. I can't let my wife stay here or she will never go to the cabin! Homie pass me a bevo... … [Read more...]

Canada Slideshow 2010

These are the closing pics from a 2010 trip to the cabin that were tagged on to the end of a 1+ hour video I made for the group. … [Read more...]

3W has officially made it to the halfway point

  Dropped him off on the #AppalachianTrail earlier this spring. 3W has officially made it to the halfway point. Congrats! #thruhiker #at2017       … [Read more...]

This Provo, Utah hotel

This Provo, Utah hotel seems to be telling me that I should be #backpacking nearby and not working in town this week. … [Read more...]

THE BADLANDS, NORTH & SOUTH DAKOTA – JUNE 9, 2017

As part of 50 x 50 x 50 (50 hikes in 50 States before 50 years), we visited the Badlands of both North & South Dakota - the two States that remained in my quest to hike in all 50 States.  During the trip we stayed in the backcountry of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota and visited the front country of Badlands National Park in South Dakota.  Both had unique terrain and abundant wildlife.  Here's the recap. … [Read more...]

The Spillway

The Weasel and Therm Rider enjoy the view of Sheridan Lake from the cliffs above the dam. Spring Creek flows around the dam and we'll follow it back to the trailhead tomorrow. … [Read more...]