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Posts from August, 2015 (4 posts)

In the Wake of the Spill

The Goosenecks of the San Juan River last Wednesday as the contamination from The Gold King Mine EPA spill was predicted to hit Lake Powell. Because of the release of “unallocated, extra” water from Navajo Dam and rainwater from local monsoon storms, the San Juan seemed normal, visually. I’m ...

Separation Anxiety

 Every summer, there becomes a point when the Canyon is just too hot for lil ole me, and I run to the mountains to cool off.

I did a great job of doing just that this year, I’ve pretty much just returned from 2 back to back river trips ...

Mining Spill Threatens our Watershed

THIS IS OUR LIFEBLOOD

Colorado is in a state of emergency as 3 million gallons of toxic mining waste spilled into the Animas River and continues to send about 500 gal/min more downstream to the San Juan River and Lake Powell. Tests have found levels of arsenic 300 ...

Alaska! Wrangell St Elias NP Southern Traverse

I like to go BIG. I like to go all out, get swallowed whole by my surroundings, fall headlong into landscapes that I can never ever outgrow, or see all of.  I like spending my time planning and preparing complecated schemes to pull off BIG crazy expeditions, in the wildest ...