A Listing of Posts by Geography:
California & the Sierra Nevada
The Freakin’ Catalina Trail Mixer – A report on the Trans-Catalina Trail in 2010
Three Days on 395 – A long weekend enjoying the East Side
The Ragged Edge of the World – Journeys in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Cascadia (WA and OR)
A Season of Upward Momentum – A wrap-up of hikes in the Pacific Northwest in 2013
Ambling to Annette – A trail report to Annette Lake in the Cascades
Getting Dirty on Dirty Harry – Trip Report to Dirty Harry Peak off the I-90.
Mount Si – A description of the local classic hike
Scenic Hot Springs – A snowshoe trip to local hot springs
Way Up on the High Divide – Backpacking what might be the Olympics greatest trail
The West Ridge of Stuart – Getting stuck under a boulder is…fun?
Exhaustion and Enchantment – A trip to the Enchantments
Ghost and Glaciers – A trip above Monte Cristo
Ramblin’ on Rattlesnake – A hike up Rattlesnake Mountain
Cascade Top 10 Lakes – A cheesy attempt to cash in on lists! With pics!
Edging on Forbidden – Climbing Forbidden Peak in the North Cascades
Nevada – My home state!
An Alpine Foray Along US 50 – A quick jaunt in Great Basin National Park
Pig Rock – A description of my local desert climbing area
New Mexico, Colorado, & Utah
Las Conchas – A picturesque New Mexican climbing area
Mesa Verde – A description of the National Park
Puerto Nambe, Pecos Wilderness – A three peak day-hike near Santa Fe
A Psalm for the Mountains – An ode to Zion National Park
Getting High in Slovenia, Or Tripping in Triglav – A unique summit in Slovenia
A Short Walk in the Rainforest – A day hike in Puerto Rico’s El Yunque rainforest
Perambulations in the Pirin – Hut-to-hut hiking in Bulgaria’s beautiful Pirin Range
A Reflection on Sri Lanka – Not quite a trip report, but a “feelings” report
Them Howlin’ Winds, or Pain in Patagonia – Not dying in Patagonia
A National Failure… – My thoughts on the government shut-down
Veterans’ Day and Listening – My thoughts on returning from Afghanistan and finding solace in the mountains
Dealing with the Donbass– My thoughts on the crisis in eastern Ukraine, where I was once a Peace Corps Volunteer
On Cowardice… – My thoughts on failure and fear
In Loving Memory – Thoughts on my Grandmother’s passing
Pics or it didn’t happen – Thoughts on social media in the big wild
Honoring our Veterans – Thoughts on Veterans’ Day
On Baseball – Thoughts on baseball
Castle has fallen… – Thoughts on the collapse of Helmand Province
The Greatest Urban Run in America – An outdated, yet still true, piece on running in DC
On Trump – Thoughts on our (now) President
Colin Kaepernick and his stand. – The debate rages over standing for the anthem
A Thanksgiving Declaration – What we do now.
The Evanescence of Power – Soft power is ebbing away from America, why?
On Power and Naming – Who gets to name what?
Reviews – Music & Literature
Sermon on the Rocks – A review of Josh Ritter’s newest album
The Field of Fear, or Flynn’s Folly… – A review of the disgraced General Flynn’s book