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my favorite adventure books

My Favorite Adventure Books

This isn’t necessarily one of those “Best Adventure Books Ever Written” lists—just a list of a few books I have…

wind you jerk

Wind, You Jerk

My friend Jayson and I were out trail running on Saturday, for long stretches exposed to a 50 mph wind.…

The Value Of Just Going

Last Saturday afternoon, I was about to nod off in the passenger seat of my friend Mitsu’s car while we…

F*&# Busy.

Alastair Humphreys, writer and adventurer on both macro and micro levels, just came out with a new book called Grand…

ace and the desert dog

Ace And The Desert Dog

About a year ago, I spent a few days with Ace Kvale and his 10-year-old blue heeler, Genghis Khan, in…

Finding A Way

Jim Harris can walk again—which is a big deal because a little over six months ago he was paralyzed from…

Anatomy Of A Sandbag

We all have that friend who may need a little encouraging to do something they’re a little apprehensive about. Or…

Notes From A #VanLife

One Saturday last May, I slid a key into the lock on a scrappy little apartment 80 feet off Denver’s…

The Benefits Of Discomfort

About a year ago, psychologist and author Kelly McGonigal gave a TED Talk on “How to Make Stress Your Friend,”…

Dads And Dreams

My dad told me the other day he’d won a three-day Harley rental at a raffle. I said Dad, I…

Learning How To Say Yes

My friend Forest put this photo on Facebook last December, with this caption: It was a hot day in July.…

A Lesson From Fred

Six summers ago, a guy named Fred sat down across from me at a picnic table near Wonder Lake in…