Backroad Planet: Explore the Geological and Cultural Diversity of Southeast Arizona

11 08 2018

My latest for Backroad Planet details one of my favorite little corners of the American West. Click here to check it out!

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Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Back Country Lodging

6 08 2018

The cover story for the latest issue of Northwest Travel & Life Magazine is a piece I wrote about lodges with no roads. From the article:

In addition to unparalleled scenery, some of these lodges provide chef-driven farm to table cuisine on par with any top-tier urban restaurant, or thoughtfully detailed luxury accommodations you’d expect to find in downtown in a major city. Others specialize in being comfortably rustic, serving as the perfect home base for instant access to the remote and wild attributes of their immediate surroundings. Getting to these places requires alternative modes of transportation –  either hiking, kayaking, riding on horseback, a jet boat, raft, chartered flight, or some combination thereof. But however you access them, they are always exponentially worth the time and effort. Here are some of our favorites.”

Click here to read the PDF version.

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Afternoon Live: “Happy Camper” Quiz

30 06 2018

Last week on Afternoon Live, I tested Tra’s wilderness knowledge with a “Happy Camper” quiz, and my mom made a guest appearance! Click here to watch the results 🙂

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Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Urban Nature, Bellevue-Style

23 06 2018

If you enjoy the great outdoors, the Bellevue and Kirkland areas have a lot to offer. My latest for Northwest Travel & Life Magazine gives you a primer. Click here for the online version.

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Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: Ride a Diggler in Missoula, Montana

21 06 2018

Don’t let the semi-salacious name fool you. Digglers are a blast! Read this article I wrote for Northwest Travel & Life for a rundown. (Photo: Dan Leeth)

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Backroad Planet: 14 Top Attractions in Hot Springs, Arkansas

12 06 2018

My first story for Backroad Planet covers my recent trip to Hot Springs, Arkansas. Click here to read why I think you should go, and what you’ll want to see and do when you get there!

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1859 Magazine: The Best Coast Hikes You’ve Never Heard of

14 05 2018

There’s a ton of great hiking to be done up and down the Oregon Coast. My latest for 1859 discusses a few outstanding outings that you might not have stumbled upon just yet. On newsstands now or click here to read the online version.

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