This had been the most incredible, adventurous year of my life. To look back on these 365 days, I don’t even know where to begin. I guess, the obvious first step is January 1, 2018. After ringing in the new year in Quebec City, in below 0 temps, Court surprised me with dog sledding. Something I’ve never dreamt I’d get to do, turned out to blow my expectations out of the water. And that was only the first day of the year. From there on, it only got better.
Every Friday I will be posting a Photo of the Week. Here I’ll be sharing the details on how I got the shot, where I was, and the backstory that went into it. I hope you find this enjoyable, and helpful in your own photography.(more…)
Reposting this article for 2019 since it will always be relevant. And I’ve updated it with my goals for the year. Forget about them! Resolutions are absolutely pointless. We all (myself included) make these unobtainable requests of ourselves to become the perfect version of ourselves… overnight. That is simply not how it should work, yet we do this every single year and are left disappointed by the end of February. Of course, the time of year never helps since most of us wish to be healthier and more active, in the coldest and shortest days of the year.
900 feet above the ground from where I stepped off the deck and onto the first holds of the route. That’s when it finally hit me. The wave of accomplishment, stoke, and relief. We’d spent nearly the entire day on this wall, 7 hours to be exact, and our ascent was finally over. Even though it’s only rated a 5.8, the 6 pitches of the climb were one adventure after next. And for my first time on the Red Rocks of Vegas, it was one helluva trip.
What exactly is Trail Running. If you ask Instagram, it’ll show you epic images of people with next to no gear, standing on top high alpine peaks. If you ask an REI salesman, they’ll tell you it’s like running, but you’ll need 10x more gear to do it well… So what is it then?
Episode 3 takes you behind the scenes and into the mind of what it takes to run a marathon. More specifically, the Monument Valley Marathon in Arizona. Don’t let the beauty of this place fool you, it takes months of preparation and pain to finish this race!
Whether you’re on a road trip to see the Big 5 National Parks in southern Utah, or you only have one day to see the park; Bryce Canyon can be done in a day. And as much as I advocate for spending more time in a place to really appreciate it, I understand that we may not have that luxury. So if given the opportunity, go spend the day here and you’ll witness one of the most beautiful places on earth, all within a short walk from your car. The entrance to the park is about 4hrs from both, Salt …
Like most of you, I watch a lot of YouTube videos and endlessly scroll through Instagram. Watching the daily vlogs Casey Neistat, Peter McKinnon, Ryan VanDuzer, SingleTrackSampler, and BKXC to name just a few. Their stories and content are awesome. Every day, or nearly every other day, posting new videos. Some about nothing, others pretty epic.
But one thing they have in common, is that they are always posting. So does posting this much hold you accountable? Accountable to a life adventure?
What do you think? Does social media keep you accountable?
Utah is home to 5 of the most stunning National Parks. Zion, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, and Arches National Parks. Each is different than the last, yet, completely incredible and hard to compare. Whether it’s a an epic road trip to Utah, or if you plan to visit these parks one at a time, you will have an unforgettable journey.After moving to Utah in January of 2018, we made it a goal of ours to visit and explore all 5 parks as soon as possible. Since then we’ve fallen in love with the desert and constantly go back.
Spent the last weekend of summer at a high alpine lake in deserts of Nevada with Court & Gregor. It’s safe to say, Gregor loved the trip. Hiking and swimming are his two favorite things to do! We got to the campsite at night, so waking up, surrounded by these peaks were incredible. We spent the weekend hiking and swimming around Angel Lake and Smith Lake. Gregor was so tired after 3 straight days of these adventures!