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Coleman Mini 1st Aid Kit

Outdoor goodie giveaway!

I’m excited to share that I’ve agreed to be a brand ambassador for Potable Aqua, and its parent company, Wisconsin Pharmaceutical. … [Read More...]

Tents of Rummana Camp, Jordan

Unexpected beauty: Rummana Camp, Jordan

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. ~ … [Read More...]


Announcing The Active Explorer Podcast

For the first time in a while, I have a big announcement to make. No, I’m not moving again… But I am adding a new way to explore … [Read More...]

The Edge of Time, Estes Park

The Edge of Time, Estes Park

This rock is located in Jurassic Park, a popular climbing area near Estes Park, Colorado. I hiked to the area several years ago … [Read More...]

Wadi Ghwayr, Jordan

Canyoneering in the Kingdom of Jordan

Rushing water pushed me off the rocks for the third time, so I finally accepted a hand up the short waterfall. We were a couple of … [Read More...]

Summit of Mount Olympus

Hiking Utah’s Mount Olympus (and telling Asthma to stick it)

You'll never find a better sparring partner than adversity. ~Walt Schmidt Step pause, step pause, each one just little higher … [Read More...]