A few months ago, I received a plain, white postcard in the mail informing me that “as of October 1, 2020, Bike Magazine had ceased publication.” The card went on to tell me that they were “pleased” to inform me that the remainder of my subscription would be filled with Men’s Journal. Not Powder or any of the other adventure sports rags that American Media LLC owns. Men’s Journal.
About a decade ago, I moved from Maine to Montana. Not one of those famous towns like Bozeman and Missoula which have been featured in big-budget movies or the glossy pages of adventure magazines. No, I moved back to my industrial hometown of Billings.
My interview with the Nash family took me out on the farm and into one of my favorite fields: independent agriculture.
My latest article out from Matador Network: 7 incredible experiences in Montana’s Yellowstone Country.
This road leading from the tiny town of Molt to the even tinier town of Rapelje offers views of five of Montana’s most spectacular mountain ranges. In addition to the Crazy Mountains, shown here, one can see the Pryor, Beartooth, Snowy, and Little Belt Ranges.
The Beartooth Mountains have always been inspiring, whether as a call to adventure, or the spark to create. This trip was both.
I TRY TO SPEND as much time on the road as possible, whether it’s going across the state to see family, or crossing state lines on an epic trek. There are a lot of reasons I’m attracted to long-distance travel. One of the best is that no matter what I might be worrying about, there’s nothingContinue reading “Finding Inspiration on the Road to (and from) the Wild and Scenic Film Fest”
Anyone following this blog will know that it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything. About three years. A lot of changes have occurred in my creative life since then. By far, the biggest change, and the one that will be my focus here, has been my entry into the film industry. It’s been a prettyContinue reading “Welcome back, after all these years”
7 things I learned from the best travel film ever made WHEN I FIRST SAW “The Road from Karakol” at 5Point Film Festival, my brain had already been numbed by dozens of killer films about people radder than I could ever dream of being. A film about a superstar mountaineer who rides his bike through KyrgyzstanContinue reading “7 Things I Learned from the Best Travel Film Ever Made [Matador Network]”
I had a great time writing this article. Putting the words down was like reliving some of my favorite adventures all over again. 9 Montana Backpacking Trips that Will Blow Your Mind THERE’S SOMETHING about waking up deep in the backcountry, having carried all of your gear in to camp near a quiet lake orContinue reading “9 Montana Backpacking Trips that Will Blow Your Mind [Matador Network]”