Slot Canyon Hiking to Kanarra Falls

Canyon Water Hike Kanarra Falls was a secret known to locals until...the internet published its where abouts. This lesser known slot...

The Sedona Seduction

As we ride the narrow trail I'm reminded that I need to keep my eyes on the trail and not the incredible vistas all around me. So I...

Just Outside Sedona Arizona

What do you think of when you hear Cottonwood Arizona? Probably not great mountain biking. It wasn’t really on my radar as a place to...

Lake Elsinore is on Fire

In the summer of 1990, I visited the mountains surrounding Lake Elsinore and they were on fire. I worked on a forest service Hot Shot...

Scuba Diving the Blue Grotto

Diving the Blue Grotto The color is surreal. A blue fire opens up above me like a precious blue opal stone. From this vantage the...

Side Trip to Natural Bridge Alabama

We were driving down highway 22 in northern Alabama when we saw a sign that said "Natural Bridge Next Exit". We quickly veered off the...

Southern Singletrack

I've always thought of Georgia as home to the smooth southern drawl, plantation mansions, and a slower pace of life. What I found...

Gator Land

Our young nine-year-old nephew, Kieran, flew in with his dad, Larry, from Seattle Washington. They were here to visit Grandma who lives...