EPISODE 96: ABOVE THE ASHES (P1)

In Episode 96, Kevin Conley is back on the show after a six year hiatus to tells us about his last few years as a wildland firefighter, his subsequent battle with mental illness, and his 3500 mile ride across the country to beat it. This journey helped Kevin overcome one of the darkest moments of his life which he details in his recently published book “Above The Ashes” - a powerful memoir of his journey with dog Rocky. We last spoke with Kevin in 2016 after his thru-hikes on the … [Read more...]

EPISODE 97: ABOVE THE ASHES (P2)

(Episode 97 is still in production and is due for release in mid-December 2022) In Episode 97, we continue our conversation with Kevin Conley about his book "Above The Ashes" which is a powerful memoir of his cross-country bike journey with dog Rocky. In part two of this podcast, Kevin talks about his trip, writing his book, fundraising for the Wildland Firefighters Foundation- and the incredible support that he received from family, friends, fellow firefighters, and many, many strangers on … [Read more...]

BEAR MOUNTAIN STATE PARK

Was in Connecticut for work last week. Spent an hour hiking around Bear Mountain State Park. The bears say hello .. from the park Zoo of course.   … [Read more...]

GOT DUCT TAPE?

I have a long history of taking out backcountry camp chairs - and a strip of duct tape has saved me on more than one occasion. … [Read more...]

GHOST STORIES

Kent Wedding entertains our Cub Scouts with some ghost stories around the campfire at Woodruff Scout Reservation. … [Read more...]

CAMPSITE #18

First look at Campsite #18 at Woodruff Scout Reservation in the fall of 2016 … [Read more...]

KNIFE CLASS

Chuck Mong teaches our Cub Scout pack how to handle a knife. … [Read more...]

CUB SCOUT OUTDOOR CLASSROOM

Chuck Mong leads a class for our Cub Scout pack at Woodward Scout Ranch. … [Read more...]

FISH FILET

Dr. Robinson shows our Cub Scout pack how to handle a knife and filet a fish. … [Read more...]

WOODRUFF CAMPSITE #14

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