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Outdoor News and Opinion

Meeting Lindsay Rice

Meeting Lindsay Rice

In my earlier days of outdoor adventure, I sought out lots of new friends and people.  I tried to take as many new people out to teach them new skills and introduce them to new activities.  Over the course of time, after flakiness, people using me for a stepping...
Should Canyoneering Be Regulated

Should Canyoneering Be Regulated

I really don’t think it should be debated. Canyoneering needs a permit system. I often bitch and complain about not getting permits but every year something happens that continually pushes me into the arms of a permit system. During my 9 years as a canyoneer, I have...
Say NO to Bears Ears National Monument

Say NO to Bears Ears National Monument

One of the biggest misconceptions about me is that am a super environmentalist. Most people think that I dress up like Pan and dance around the campfire. Some people think I secretly dream about owning a Nissan Leaf. I am continually getting requests to sign petitions...
Definition Camping: What is and isn’t camping!

Definition Camping: What is and isn’t camping!

Some Things are not Camping. There are several types of people in the world and for each one of these types they have a different definition of camping. However, trying to fit so many different different beliefs under one definition would be like nicknaming Hilary...
Top 10 States For Outdoor Recreation

Top 10 States For Outdoor Recreation

Are you a recreation junkie? Are you looking for a new place to go for adventure and fun? Here are the 10 best states in the USA for some good old fashioned recreation. #10: Oregon Starting off our list at number 10 is the Beaver State. Oregon offers a wide array of...
Why we shouldn’t drain Lake Powell?

Why we shouldn’t drain Lake Powell?

I was in 5th grade when I first heard about the controversy surrounding the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell.  My teacher was an old scraggly man who appearance wise reminded me of Mr. Burns from the Simpsons. He mentioned how people complained about building the dam...
I am back again.

I am back again.

I had to ignore the site for a while and even let it go.  There were a combination of factors that made keeping up the website near impossible.  I was in the middle of a custody battle and it just became to hard emotionally and time wise to keep up two websites, plus...

Gear and Reviews

Gear Review of Chacos

Gear Review of Chacos

I normally don’t like to write gear- reviews. Usually if something rocks ,then it speaks for itself. However, after owning three pair of Chaco’s over the past decade, I think I am probably pretty qualified to give a valid opinion. Recently after a tragic...
Luvin Me Some Chaco’s

Luvin Me Some Chaco’s

I was introduced to Chaco’s while working at Out-n-Back. A few weeks previous to buying Chaco’s I had purchased a pair of Merril Chameleons. I loved the Chameleons, but the Chaco’s were a different world, they were ecstacy for the lamborfeeties. As...