Just for Fun: Dangerous Situations
Dreamland Beach Bali

Vagabonding 2016 Changed Everything

How the rest of vagabonding 2016 proceeded, getting out of the Himalayas, a motorbike near-miss, island hopping, and coming home.

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Gokyo and glacier from Gokyo Ri

A Close Call: Big Trouble in the Himalayas

Two days of survival: crossing a glacier in a blizzard nearly does me in. The following day, the Everest Cho La Pass tries to finish the job.

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Running With the Bulls

My honest account of running with the bulls in Pamplona – San Fermin 2015.

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San Fermin in Pamplona – Getting Ready to Run

Getting ready to run with the bulls at San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain. Thoughts and observations at the starting line…

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Mount Rogers Virginia Snow

The Art of Being Cold

Three days of below-freezing temperatures and a winter storm on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia.

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Mount Rainier Washington

Mount Rainier: Hiking to Camp Muir

Camp Muir (10,100 feet) is the base camp for climbing Mount Rainier in Washington State. This is the story of getting there.

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Surviving Super Typhoons

My account of being on the edge of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda and making my way out of the aftermath.

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Manali, India

A Himalayan Adventure

My hike in the Himalayas turns into a wild dog attack followed by a serious adventure.

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