Amblings and Ramblings in the American West
Sunday, November 18, 2018
The Safety Series Part 3: Decision Points
Last time, I explained the Mom Principle as an important backcountry decision-making tool. But of course, applying the Mom Principle is only...
Friday, November 16, 2018
The Safety Series Part 2: The Mom Principle
I'm closing in on thirty years old (yikes!). And yet, "what would I tell Mom?" is still my guiding principle. Allow me to expl...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Dark Canyon: Last Gasp of Fall
I've been slumming it on the Colorado Plateau for a couple of weeks now. A little backpacking, a little car camping, a little day hik...
Monday, November 12, 2018
The Safety Series Part 1: In Which You May Critique My Decisions
Yes, dear reader, it's Safety Day. It was boring when you were in elementary school, boring when you were at orientation for that new jo...
Sunday, November 4, 2018
Route X: Part 1
I've hiked quite a bit in the Escalante region of southern Utah. But there are still so many places left to explore. I wondered what wou...
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Lowest to Highest: Planning Notes and Unsubstantiated Opinions
Welcome! If you're planning a Lowest to Highest (L2H) hike and made it this far down the Google search results, I'm going to assu...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
On "Working Out"
PC: ej Horrocks Paul is an upper-level executive at a prominent Fortune 500 company. He leads a busy and stressful lifestyle. He's ...
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