Backcountry Kitchen

When Therm Rider cooks in the backcountry, he does not play around. … [Read more...]

Backcountry Concierge

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One Last Look

Alec and I are the last to leave the campsite this morning and the dogs are ready to go. One last look before we hit the trail... … [Read more...]

Strom Thurmond Lake

A view of Strom Thurmond Lake from our backcountry campsite. There is no boat to be seen on the water this winter evening. … [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...]

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...]