December 22, 2015

Winter Solstice at May Creek Cabin

Somehow we lucked out again! What better way to break up a drive from SLC to the Northwest than to hike into a backcountry cabin and spend the night.


November 5, 2015

catboat 1041

In 2010 I think I completed 5 solo patrol trips down Deso. I remember thinking, after launching on the last one, that I'd had enough of solo trips for a while. Little did I know it'd be the last one for 5 years.

catboat 1041

August 20, 2015

The Timberline Trail


This spring I applied for the lottery to hike the Wonderland Trail that circumnavigates the base of Mount Rainer. A couple months later the Park Service generously sent me a letter that my application had been denied, but thanked me for paying the fee. As an alternative Lisa and I set our sights on the Timberline Trail around Mt Hood.

May 20, 2015

a YouTube kind of Desolation

The State Office decided we needed some representation on YouTube. Thanks to Kelly and Chad at the BLM state office for being so generous with their editing. You guys should be in Hollywood!




March 31, 2015

No Man's Canyon

The Robbers Roost country! I have taken the liberty to refer to it as everything draining into the Dirty Devil River from the east. It's a wild piece of country that always delivers a great adventure and usually the kind of beating that makes beer taste damn good.



March 16, 2015

Thwarted by The Maze

A 75 degree forecast for redrock country in March is enough to make a Salt Lake City local roll out.

January 17, 2015

Married in Mexico


Lisa and Mick
Jan 17th, 2015
 Barcelo Maya Palace
Playa del Carmen, Mexico


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