Malawi Bound

Jordan Romero is at it again; this time with his mom, Leigh Anne Drake. The pair leave for Malawi, Africa in late June to build a school. “We’ll be digging trenches and making bricks by hand,” says Jordan; “resulting in a school where there wasn’t one before.” Leigh Anne and Jordan will be traveling with …

Ski Season Ends

It's a little sad - the end of a season that was for some and wasn't for the rest of us. While I got to make some unforgettable turns, it wasn't always epic and it wasn't like last year. That's okay; there's next year to look forward to and there's years gone-by to remember, like AdventureJournal.com's homage …

Running

I've been running lately; more than usual anyway. And not just a casual run on the street for time. I've been running trails - 10-milers, 7-milers and even five. Perhaps it's my current project - a profile of Kara Lubin founder of the 100 Mile Club. I'm certainly inspired by the stories I've heard from …

Outdoor Retailer

I had a chance to attend this year's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City and cover it for Snowshoe Magazing. Despite winter storms rolling through Utah's mountains, I stayed on task reporting about new snowshoe-specific gear, products that make outdoor life easier, and trends when it comes to apparel and footwear. I also …

2012 Adventure Slide Show Series

If you find yourself on the east side of the Sierras, join me Tuesday, January 31st at Snowcreek Athletic Club in Mammoth Lakes. Myself and my partner, Scott Cordner, will share our backcountry ski adventure and images from the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia's Far East. The presentation starts at 7:00 pm and is free.  

My New Blogging Gig

I recently began blogging for Inspirato, a luxury lifestyle vacation club with properties throughout the world. I'm pretty stoked about this because today Forbes named them as one of America's most promising companies. I post weekly about North Lake Tahoe. To find out what's interesting in the region, click here, or view Inspirato's entire listing at http://www.inspiratoblogs.com.