https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpALde1D6dg Ahead workers blocked the road. They stood by signs saying bridge out. We pulled over at the look out and looked across the flooded Hanalei valley. What is normally green fields of crops was now a brown muddy river. I hope we can get to the trail tomorrow I thought. I awoke the next …
Adventure in Hawaii! Danger!
A few months ago my wife and I were planning our belated honeymoon. I said "we should go backpacking in Hawaii." she replied, "OK" After asking if she was serious I looked up backpacking trails in Kauai. I found one called the Kalalau trail. I discovered I needed a permit. We bought some permits a …
Steens Rim Run – Toughest 10k in Oregon
The Steens Rim Run - Oregons Toughest 10k. Take a chance and go do hard things.
I looked at the clock again. Finally it's time to go. My heart burst with excitement as I walked out of the office and smelled the crisp spring air. I looked to the green mountains topped with melting snow ad I climbed in my truck and drove north. It's been so long I missed the …
Red Door Adventures
Here is a video I made of our recent adventure to the Red Door Yurt in Montpelier, ID. It was a ton of fun and really cold. I hope you all enjoy it. https://youtu.be/HxX_rV37yx8 #reddooryurt
Top of the World
Adventures always begin in the dark. I scrambled together lots of snacks, plenty of water, and warm clothes for a long day and stuffed them in my pack. "Oh yea... a head lamp, don't forget your head lamp" I thought as I ran out the door. I drove to the base of the Wasatch mountains and …
I recently began attending local caving meetings. Cavers are a unique group of people. Their meetings have little structure. They just wanted to play on ropes. I met the cavers at a local park on a Wednesday evening. We began throwing ropes up in trees. Soon ropes hung down from several tree branches. They informed me they were practicing ascending ropes. …
Silent pictures of fate
Here I stand alone and strong Watching the world for so long My branches weary from the weight Of silent pictures written by fate #visualpoetry #walktovictory #utah #poetry#trees #sky #strong #sillouette #mountains
Our morning wakes While light breaks Birds play their cheery songWhile we prepare to march along #visualpoetry #mountains #trees #lake#utah #poetry #hiking #sunrise
Here comes the sun
Granite cliffs and azure skies I ask the pines to tell me why? Whispers from the little stream Makes my heart begin to gleam