Sleep In The Dirt

Outside Our Own Front Door

Essays From the Field

As an adventure photographer, I’ve spent the majority of the past 10 years constantly on the road which meant that when I was home, rarely did I allow myself time to explore nearby. I’ve been moving at such a furious pace that at the end of last year, I began

Read the rest

Let Go of the Agenda

Essays From the Field
From my previous 27 trips to Baja, I had developed a checklist. Upon landing, the checklist would be immediately put into effect; pass customs, grab bags, get taxi, get food, establish a home-base, and pick up surfboards from Juan and Carlos. Check, check, check. Read the rest

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Tent

Essays From the Field
My first big adventure with my wife entailed bikepacking 540 miles across the Rocky Mountains. For those 15 days of humbling and rewarding, cycling bliss on the Colorado Trail, Donna and I learned countless lessons along the way. Arguably, the most important one of all was how to coexist... Read the rest

Beyond my own Backyard: Selkirk Traverse

Essays From the Field

Wet, exhausted and on the brink of utter demoralization we take refuge under a cluster of trees on a ridgeline as the snow continues its relentless accumulation. Joey Sackett, Zeppelin Zeerip and I look at each other, faces slackened with fatigue. We are five days in on what is supposed …

Read the rest

Winter Camping Like a Pro

Essays From the Field

Winter camping isn’t as treacherous as you might imagine. If you pack the right gear and sustenance, and understand the basics of staking out a tent in the snow, you’ll be solid. Our best advice is to go with someone who’s done it before to really get your bearings within …

Read the rest