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Sep 09 2016

Summit Daily Column #4: Learn to read Mother Nature’s many faces in the High Country 9/9/2016

The most recent column came out in the paper today. Here’s a snippet and you can follow the link to the rest of it. Summit Daily Column #4 Autumn   The nights are getting cooler and the first snows have fallen. There is a change in the air — the county smells differently than just […]

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Aug 21 2016

Summit Daily News – High Gear: ‘A quiver of one’ with the Big Agnes String Ridge 2 tent – 9/18/2016

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Another fun gear review for the Summit Daily News. This tent is a quiver of one. I’ve been using the Big Agnes String Ridge 2 tent now for three years and it has stood up to the test. I believe the Steamboat Springs manufacturer categorizes it as a three-and-a-half season tent — the Shield 2 […]

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Aug 18 2016

High Gear: Lowe Alpine Diran 65 mountaineering pack review

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The first of many gear reviews for Summit Daily News Here’s the link to the full review

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Aug 15 2016

Summit Daily Column #3: Learn to read Mother Nature’s many faces in the High Country 8/12/2016

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Had another column published in the Summit Daily News Here’s the link to the whole article Everybody loves to complain about the weather — the one thing you certainly can’t control. Perhaps this says something about our world: People feel out of control. In the wilderness, success usually involves having luck with the weather, and […]

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Jul 29 2016

Summit Daily News Column #2 7/17/16 – Damn It’s Summer

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Here’s my second column for Summit Daily News http://www.summitdaily.com/news/22953021-113/route-finder-a-ski-bums-guide-to-summer I have to admit that it has finally happened: summer has arrived. The ski outings lately have been more about the approach than the skiing — I’ve always been in shoes. The water levels in the rivers have maxed out, barring a giant rainstorm. The Indian […]

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Jun 10 2016

Summit Daily News Column #1 6/10/16 – Failure and Persistence

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I recently signed on as a columnist for the Summit Daily News. I’ll be writing monthly for print the second Friday of the month. It may be Summit County or it may not be, but it will focus on the moments that move me during the adventures I live for. Link Below for the Whole […]

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Jun 11 2015

“5 backcountry options for summer skiing in Colorado” – GarageGrownGrear.com online magazine

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Here’s the latest article for GarageGrownGrear.com’s online magazine. With all the snow this spring has delivered to Colorado it seemed like a good time to talk about summer backcountry lines. Arapahoe Basin is set to close the weekend of June 14 and may yet push that date out even further; they have been known to […]

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Feb 17 2015

New Article “Beta for skiing Colorado’s Sky Chutes via Breck” in GarageGrownGear.com’s magazine

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Had another article published with GarageGrownGear.com’s magazine. The Sky Chutes in Colorado’s Summit County have long been a favorite for backcountry skiers. With Breckenridge’s recent expansion into terrain on Peak 6, and the new sidecountry access gate, getting to them just got a lot easier. That said, remember that anyone can still climb up to […]

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Jan 18 2015

“10 backcountry skiing tips you’ve never thought of” in GarageGrownGear’s online magazine

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Had another article published for GarageGrownGear.com’s Magazine. Here’s an excerpt.  Click the link above for the full article “There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games.” Adding skis is just adding weight to mountaineering, though the descent is far more exciting than walking down. Some things about […]

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