Quadruple Your Mailing List Signups

How to Quadruple Mailing List Subscribers For Your Adventure Blog

A detailed how-to for my fellow travel and adventure bloggers about how I was able to dramatically increase my optin and sign up rates for my newsletter. Check out how many monthly subscribers I was getting before I made these two key changes to my Wordpress backbone to triple and quadruple my sign ups.

A Life of Security and the Risk of the Mountains

A Life of Security and the Risk of the Mountains

A friend of mine and guide died in the recent tragedy on Mount Rainier. With his death I reflect on what the risks of mountaineering and climbing can teach us about living a full life. And how risk and reward compares to a life of security and conformity.

Walking Across America with Nate Damm

How to Walk Across America: Meet Nate Damm and His Life on Foot

Curious about how to walk across America or whether it is even possible? A few years back, Nate Damm set out from the Atlantic Ocean in Delaware and began walking west. More than 3,200 miles and seven months later, Nate walked across America and dipped his toes in the Pacific Ocean in California. Nate embarked on a solo journey across …

Learn how we turned trash into homes by volunteering to build so-called Earthships outside of Bogota, Colombia

From Trash to Homes – Building Earthships Outside of Bogota, Colombia

My buddy Jeff and I recently spent a week volunteering abroad with an organization called Los Tecnicos that is building a number of small, sustainable, off-the-grid houses about an hour outside of Bogota in a town called Choachi. These homes are constructed with predominately with salvaged and reused materials: tires with dirt pounded inside for the walls, plastic bottles packed …

Trade the 9-5 for climbing 5.9s

Would You Trade Working the 9-5 for Climbing 5.9’s?

My buddy Jeff and I recently spent a week volunteering abroad with an organization called Los Tecnicos that is building a number of small, sustainable, off-the-grid houses about an hour outside of Bogota in a town called Choachi. These homes are constructed with predominately with salvaged and reused materials: tires with dirt pounded inside for the walls, plastic bottles packed …