Bottled Oxygen

Hitting the bottled oxygen at 9000 feet near Devils Thumb in Colorado. Not quite the boost I expected. Tough to go from 1K to 9K feet in 24 hours. … [Read more...]

Wayah Bald

Had a chance to #hike the #AppalachianTrail last weekend to Wayah Bald in N.C. Beautiful spring day. The black trees against the blue skies were dramatic to see. Ridge to the right of this photo was covered with black barren trees. … [Read more...]

Lost Wedding Ring

In 2003, I lost my wedding ring in this exact same spot while #backpacking on the #BentonMacKayeTrail at the #ToccoaRiver. Apparently I'm not the first. … [Read more...]

Therm Rider serves up a mean #backcountry burrito

Therm Rider serves up a mean #backcountry burrito … [Read more...]

Doll Head Trail

My nieces insisted I get a photo of “Uncle Steve” that they took while walking the Doll Head Trail in East Atlanta. … [Read more...]

Chimney Top

Had a chance to hike to Chimney Top in the #Smokies last weekend. Last 0.2 mi of the trail still closed from 2016 fires. Interesting to see how they affected the area. … [Read more...]

Food Snatcher

This guy was moving in on my grub last weekend #besthikeswithdogs … [Read more...]

Storm Audible

Pulled an audible to #backpack to Strom Thurmond lake this weekend. Not a drop of rain at our blue dot last night but plenty at our original destination in the #Smokies. … [Read more...]

Rosman, North Carolina

Winter #dayhike in the Nantahala National Forest near Rosman, NC this weekend. This campsite looks worth a return trip. … [Read more...]

Kahler Sports Hot Pink

There was no chance of losing my buddy Kahler at #Loveland CO this week. … [Read more...]