Banff — And now post-published. Snow finished, mountains dusted. Clouds lifted. All the trees little matchsticks. A billion pins in rock. Not quite a billion words, but a few million, from this wonderful community. Words that will be part of a process that uses “focused ion beam (FIB) technology to sharpen diamond probes, inscribe materials, and microprint onto nickel.” Glenn Fleishmann wrote up a great ...
Boulder — The plan: climb 2500 feet on pavement for the privilege of climbing 1500 on dirt. Now turn around and climb 1000 more home. On a singlespeed. How hard could it be? [27:00] I’m out of the saddle, I ...
Boulder — Start early. Go slow. Bring layers. Expect change: in the weather, the terrain, yourself. Try new positions. Develop a rhythm. Talk to yourself. Hydrate. When the going’s easy, go a little eas...
Pre-publish Banff views
The Great Smokies
Naked and Outside
"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings..."
The mountains saved my life. They're my sanity. The forests saved my soul. They're my breath.
This is where our journey starts...the Blue Mountains National Park. And why not? After all, this place is as unique and beautiful as any you'll find on earth.
Overcast mornings are great. They mean it's time to go into the forest
Dreaming in and on.
Love, I think, is being grounded on a vertiginous height. A rest found while hanging by your ankles.
Yes, I'll have my cappuccino with a view, please.
Sunday drive along Tujunga Canyon, Calif.
And out of Nature's wrath comes this majestic view.
The Super Walker
There's a glacier in your backyard!
Being Mortal in the Mountains
Life got super simple. Only if it could last, just like this, forever.
I'm not above a selfie above the clouds.
My room at the artist spa includes a view of our studio.
Mahameru. Most tiring and dangerous hiking I ever have. Next!
"It's not the mountain we conquer."
Field testing the D3
Second hiking. A week after Sindoro. God paint is truly beautiful.
Snowdonia, from Tryfan's North Ridge
My very first hiking. We were going to Mount Sindoro. So much lessons there.
I hiked some seven-eight miles. It was misty and cold. I was alone. I was free.
Walking by Everest
Notes on Living Outside Cultural Norms. A Chance Meeting.
Five Kinds of Waking Up
Standing beneath the night sky
Trailblazing through the snow as mountains towered in the distance
Fujisan (Mount Fuji, 富士山)
Surprise mountain views
Flamingoes, dragging their heads and going urdudududu