150 miles of free-flowing river in the heart of the Arkansas Ozarks, with stunning bluffs, clear waters, and a fascinating story about people and preservation… Continue reading in Terrain Magazine!
The Most Adventurous Ghost Towns to Explore Across the U.S.
From Arkansas to Wyoming, these abandoned ghost towns are packed with history and located on stunning public land. For some of them, it’s an adventure just to reach them… Continue reading at outsideonline.com!
A Visit to Historic Fort Smith in Northwest Arkansas
Learn about Fort Smith National Historic Site, U.S. Marshall Bass Reeves, the “Hanging Judge” Isaac Parker, and The Unexpected–a series of stunning murals throughout this city in Northwest Arkansas. Read more in Terrain Magazine!
Hiking a Little Grand Canyon in Rural Georgia
“One minute we were driving through the rolling hills of rural Georgia. The next minute the bottom dropped away, and a valley appeared below. This sudden burst of topography, just west of Lumpkin, Ga., foreshadowed our arrival at Providence Canyon State Park...” Continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors!
Tracking the Jesse James Gang Across the Ozarks
“The first smack to the face feels like an ambush. I windmill my arms, untangling myself from a dense spider web. I swat silk from my hair and neck. Hoping the sneaky web-maker didn’t hop inside, I flip open the hood of my hiking shirt. Before I think to stop walking, I stumble through another web and repeat the entire process. I’m hiking the Whites Creek Trail through dense woods of the Irish Wilderness in the southeastern Missouri Ozarks…” Continue reading in Terrain Magazine!
Is Paddling in the Ozarks Worth the Trip?
The Ozark Highlands of Missouri and Arkansas offer a surprising abundance of world-class rivers for paddling… Continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine!
Strange Encounters of the Canyon Country Kind
The encounter at Water Canyon was the strangest of all. Two friends and I were floating in an eddy on the Green River, deep inside Stillwater Canyon. It was six pm on a weekday in early June, with only a few more hours of daylight to find a camp for the night… continue reading at NRS.com!
Bikepacking the Beer Trail to Asheville
A short recap of a three-day mountain biking adventure on the beer trail through North Carolina’s Pisgah National Forest for Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.
A longer feature article about becoming bikepackers on the beer trail to Asheville for Adventure Cyclist Magazine.
A Chance for Freedom
During the War of 1812, hundreds of enslaved African Americans gained their freedom on Cumberland Island by joining the ranks of the British occupier. For some, liberation was fleeting… continue reading at National Parks Magazine.
Southeast by Southwest
An Adventurer Finds a Similar Pull towards the Recreation Opportunities—and the Heat—in Seemingly Opposite Regions, the Southeast and Southwest U.S…. continue reading at Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine.