Beaumont Made Me a Birder

18 06 2019

I went to Beaumont, Texas earlier this spring to discover the world of Birding. Here’s what I learned. Also super chuffed to finally get a David Attenborough reference into a story 🙂

 

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Willamette Week: 36 Hours of Sagebrush and Open Range in Southeastern Oregon

3 08 2018

My first feature for Willamette Week details a magical road trip I took to Southeast Oregon. Click here to read the online 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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Afternoon Live: Gorge Hikes You Can Take Today!

4 06 2018

The Eagle Creek Fire forever changed the way that we will experience the Gorge. And certainly the way we hike it. This week on Afternoon Live I listed my favorite Gorge hikes that are currently open, as well as when you might be able to visit some of your other favorites. Click here for the segment landing page with video.

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Northwest Travel & Life Magazine: 5 Amazing Waterfall Hikes

3 05 2018

My latest for Northwest Travel Magazine covers some familiar territory for me – waterfall hikes! Click here to check out the PDF version.

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Cascade Hiker Podcast

14 02 2018

I was on the Cascade Hiker Podcast recently to talk about guidebooks, travel writing, and forest fires – among some other hiking related topics. Click here to check it out.

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Afternoon Live: Best Campsites to Book Now for Summer

2 05 2017

Some places are popular with good reason. Old-growth forest, river access, and hiking trails are just some of the reasons area campgrounds fill up fast. Today on Afternoon Live, I shared a list of my favorite popular campgrounds that you should reserve space in now if you want to experience them this summer. And you can watch me squeeze an LL Cool J reference into Stub Stewart State Park. Click here to watch.

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