A lighthearted dive into the wooly world of traditional winter layering.Continue reading “Retro-Grouch Winter Layering”
Royalex is back.Continue reading “T-Formex Canoes”
And a potential solution… Continue reading “The Problem with Paddlesports”
Please take 10 minutes out of your day and watch this excellent short film produced and directed by my friend Finn Ryan.
The film highlights how mine tailings from historic copper mines in the UP are spreading in Lake Superior and threatening to destroy one of the Lake’s most productive lake trout breeding habitats.
It’s easy to blame overfishing for falling fish stocks, but more often than not the issue is habitat destruction. If we want to have healthy fisheries for commercial and recreational harvest we must address the root causes of fisheries degradation whether they be dams, industrial pollution, urban runoff or climate change.
In this case, work is underway to mitigate and ultimately remove the stamp sands that are the source of the problem. It’s headed in the right direction. Let’s make sure it keeps going that way.
Adventures big and small… Continue reading “Everyday Adventures”
A version of this story was first published in the Winter 2018 issue of The Boundary Waters Journal. Continue reading “Return to Angleworm: Solo Winter Camping in the Boundary Waters”
A little planning goes a long way…
What to wear when you’re living in a tiny house on the road chasing outdoor adventures. Continue reading “Clothes for the Road”
Bad luck comes in threes, doesn’t it? Continue reading “Bad Luck and the Rule of Threes”
We’ve spent the last week exploring the Wind River Range around Pinedale, WY. First, up near Forks Lakes, where we did some backcountry hiking, and most recently near Boulder Lake, where we finally got some good fishing, and an unexpected wildfire.