Cape Alava, WA → Lubec, ME

July 12, 2015

On July 15, I’m going to be flying out to Seattle to begin a journey that’s been on my bucket list for a long time: biking across the country. But it’s not going to be just any cross-country bike tour — it’s going to be an epic cross-country bike tour. I’m going to start out […]

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Cerro Chirripó: The Roof of Costa Rica

January 3, 2012

Cerro Chirripó (12,533 feet) 24 miles hiked 7,546 feet of elevation gain 15 hours I was recently vacationing in Costa Rica, so what better thing to do than climb the country’s highest peak? After finishing a bunch of touristy activities in the Monteverde/Arenal areas, I made my way down towards the mountain. I caught a […]

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Owl’s Head Adventure

May 16, 2011

This past Saturday, May 14, I attempted to summit Owl’s Head, a mountain in the Pemigewasset Wildernass of the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. It’s one of the most remote of the Four Thousand Footers. The shortest route to Owl’s Head from any trailhead is via the Lincoln Woods Trail. From there, it’s […]

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29.9 miles down, 2149.2 to go

July 25, 2010

I recently took some time off work to go hiking in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Specifically, I decided to tackle a section of the Appalachian Trail, between Franconia Notch and Mount Washington, along with my good friend Pete Kruskall. Or at least that’s what the original plan was. Day 0, Thursday, 7/15: 0.0 […]

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