The Dirty Dempster

July 20th to August 8th, 2019 – Slow down. Life gets away from us quickly and time slips away. Close friends move and shake and, suddenly it seems, they haven’t seen each other in a year or more. Jonny and Leslie have been two of our closest friends for a gosh-darn long-while and are so […]

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Xin Chào!

11/05 to 11/23/2018 – Another awesome year of marriage meant an another honeymoon bicycle tour. This time, Grete and I met up with her Uncle Mike in Hanoi to go for a backroads tour of Northern Vietnam. We pulled the trigger on this trip nearly 6 months beforehand (WAY early for us) after a great […]

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Many to McDonald

3/22 to 3/25/2019 – As the cold days of winter begin to lengthened, the siren song of the deep heart of the mountains becomes unavoidable. The stints of sunshine and birds singing quickly remind us that the mountains are opening their arms to us. It gently lulls us into a false comfort with the assumed […]

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10/5 to 10/7/2018 – October is the perfect time to get outside. Burket, Brett and I were craving some of that time outside, so we tossed together a quick 3-day/2-night bikepacking trip around the Yaak. Winding through old growth stands of larch and cedar, the empty stretches of dirt logging roads brought peace to our […]

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Top of the World!

July 27th to July 29th, 2018 – When Pete invites you on a bikepacking trip you can expect two things: It’s going to rain. The route will be a gem. So when Pete, Erin, Grete and I planned a long weekend adventure up into Canada we had an idea of what we were getting into… […]

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May Bob Marshall Snow Survey

4/26 to 4/30/2018 – Keeping along the lines of chronological order (and being way out of season) here is a real highlight trip of this last spring. A couple of weeks before this trip, I had the mad itch to get out for a multi-day adventure but wasn’t having much success locking anything down. Then […]

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Oops! Another Winter Flew By…

Winter 2017/2018 – Ahhhhh schucks, I lost track of time and forgot to update the website with some of the adventures from this last winter. For the sake of escapism (from the July heat), here is a bunch of photos and some brief descriptions from some of last winter’s wanderings! First off the press is […]

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