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.
My latest article out from Matador Network: 7 incredible experiences in Montana’s Yellowstone Country.
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”
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]”
My good friend Jeff Handlin and his brother Scott just fulfilled a dream by attempting to summit Mount Rainier. “We found out there is no such thing as conquering a mountain; it can flick one off like a piece of lint anytime it feels like it,” Jeff said in an email to me. “But ifContinue reading “Stalking the Summit of Mt. Rainier”
Real travel is when you put yourself in a position where the unexpected happens. Which is something I sometimes do accidentally. While driving around Dallas with the cast of “Paulie & Me” and Donna, our awesome Keller-Williams real estate agent guiding us through potential sites for a brewery, we happen by a restaurant called Sol Irelandes. TheContinue reading “JC’s Special Sauce (Arteries of America)”
“Join Paulie and Loren, long-time friends and hilarious duo, as they embark on a journey to build a microbrewery. Together, they hit the road to meet America’s top beer gurus, and learn what it takes to craft unique beers.” This is the tag line of a new TV show I’ve been working on for theContinue reading “Paulie and Me”
Pompey’s Pillar to St. Mary’s Peak – 1062 Images in Two Minutes Watch video This short film takes us on a hard-charging road-trip through 847 miles of Montana’s backroads from Pomey’s Pillar, east of Billings, through Yellowstone National Park and ending at the lookout tower at the top ofSt. Marys Peak just south of Missoula. I grewContinue reading “New Video: Montana Roadtrip in 1,062 Images”
Anyone following this blog has watched as I’ve been working with Trip Films to record some of the best sights, sounds and experiences a traveler is likely to encounter while in my current home base of Portland, Maine. Recently, I completed the project, posting my 13th video in the series. You can peruse those videos here.Continue reading “Top Lessons Learned as Trip Films Video Correspondent – Part 1”