Treat backcountry wounds, cuts and scrapes in three, easy steps
In the wilderness, even small cuts can be nasty. These three steps can help you treat any backcountry wound.Keep reading
Anti-gearhead gear review: the neck gaiter
A neck gaiter allows you to turn any outfit into a pseudo turtleneck — ugly but warm. These fleece tubes are a near-perfect design for snowy adventures.Keep reading
Build an ultralight first aid kit
Building an ultralight first aid kit will give you the supplies and confidence to tackle an array of potential problems during most outdoor missions.Keep reading
How outdoor adventure helps to avoid boredom while traveling
Incorporating human-powered exploration into a trip not only provides a sense of purpose, it also changes your perspective.Keep reading
Cañon City poised to become outdoor mecca
Cañon City is a small town with a big reputation. Outsiders know it as Prison Valley. It’s home to 11 state and federal lock-ups, including the notorious SuperMax – ADX. In recent years, however, Cañon City has turned to outdoor recreation as a way to remake its image and its economy. In the shadows of…Keep reading
First-time bikepacking: Monumental Loop
A bikepacking trip along the Monumental Loop in New Mexico reveals the challenges and joy of traveling by bike.Keep reading
I started Colorado Wonderland to report on the confluence between outdoor recreation and environmental issues in Colorado.
I grew up in Denver, hiking, biking and climbing trees. In high school, I solo-hiked across the state on the Colorado Trail.
I love sharing advice about my favorite trails and places to visit. I’ve lived in Denver, Colorado Springs and Telluride.
When I’m not writing, I’m often conducting ‘boots on the ground’ research, running, biking, skiing, climbing or planning my next adventure.