Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans

I had big plans for December 31, 2016. Like many years prior, I was going to usher in the new year from the most excellent party central of my well-worn Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 tent, or maybe even while…

To Love A Mountain

To Love A Mountain

To love a mountain is to get up close and personal with it – but also it, to you. It starts innocently at first, a glance out the car window or a set of concentric lines on a map leading…

180° South

180° South

I just finished watching the documentary 180° South and it was absolutely exceptional. The mountains, ocean, voyage, surfing, and climbing were beautifully shot, but it’s the reflections of the people involved and the power of their connection to the land…