Pressing on the upward way

Cloud Peak Wilderness

Big Horn Mountains

Explore the most scenery-per-mile in the United States.​

The Tetons & the Gros Ventre

Close to Jackson Hole

Hike through the incredibly popular Tetons or the unknown Gros Ventre​

The Wind River Range

North America's Finest

Wander in my personal stomping ground, home to my favorite trips ever.​

Other Travel

Fiji, Belize, St. Lucia, Idaho, etc.

Relax in lost hot springs in far flung mountains, raft whitewater in Fiji, and more.​

Humor and Life

My satire is bad; my life details are worse. Still, people laugh at both, so join in the party. Everyone's invited.

Science and Philosophy

Thinking about thinking is important. How do our minds interface with the world? What can we do to avoid making errors? Does morality exist?   


Without spirit, nothing matters. But if you have free will, it makes all the difference in the world.


  • Green: Day hikes, but can be done overnight.
  • Yellow: Typically 2-3 night hikes.
  • Red Longer hikes, typically 4+ nights.
  • Purple: Camping spots, hotels, villas, and excursions.
  • Blue: Camping combined with something else, typically kayaking.


  • I’m transcribing my reviews in my own order, but if you’d like any moved to the top of the list, just shoot me a message.


  • Significant zooming is required to see all activities. Some trailheads have 5+ hikes, which do not show at default zoom levels.

When It’s Your Time to Get Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Philippines have had universal mask wear AND a strict lockdown, yet cases are surging and now exceed 6k a day. This is much worse than it looks because they barely test at all. It’s 0.27/1000 pop/day. Per capita per test, it’s over 3X the US. Let’s run through the (rough) math: 6277 cases/day. testing is 0.27 vs 2.3 in the US, so multiply by 8.51. The population is 107mm

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Love and Respect

Reading Time: 2 minutes “I just want to be loved and valued. I want to be number one in his life. Unconditional love…that’s what I want.” We understand this. She needs his love. She needs love when she’s firing on all cylinders, and she needs it even more when she’s worn down—the kids are going full-barbarian, the water heater’s out, and the stir-fry dinner just got complicated by a lack of rice. “I need

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Christians: Netflix and Your Children

Reading Time: 3 minutes We should be nice to everyone, treating them with gentleness and respect, PERIOD. However, we also need to stand firm against moral decay. Netflix recently posted this thread about the damage of misgendering pre-pubescent kids:

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Beginner's Backpacking Guide

All the information in the world to get you started.

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