OVERLAND EXPO 2017: Off Road Adventuremobile

Such a crazy busy and big year at Overland Expo West this year! I figured I'd start off this year's coverage with some of the top off road adventuremobile I spotted around the show. These are rigs that aren't really designed to sleep in, but are designed to travel off the beaten path. Stay tuned for … [Read more...]

LAUNCHED: Chevy Colorado ZR2

Colorado ZR2 The best mid-sized pickup I’ve ever driven. Yep, figured I’d just cut to the chase. The new Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is an impressive off road capable truck right from the factory. Chevrolet invited me to drive the new ZR2 outside Grand Junction, CO, on the road, on a Baja style off road … [Read more...]

PADDLING OUT: 31st Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest

The Santa Cruz Paddlefest is always a highlight of my year! The gathering of the paddle surf tribe in Santa Cruz, CA, to surf the world-class waves on offer at Steamer Lane, is a special time and place to be alive. The Lane always seems to deliver the goods for the competitions, but every once in a … [Read more...]

SNAPSHOT: Death Valley

The massive 2016 "super bloom" in Death Valley NP was quite possibly a once in a lifetime event. I feel so privileged to have been able to see it first hand. I wrote a story about the last second overlander gathering that I pulled together to see it last year over at OutdoorX4.com: THE SUPER BLOOM: … [Read more...]

2016 EXPLORING ELEMENTS: Year In Review

2016 was full of adventure on the road less traveled! I've now lived the nomadic North American overland lifestyle for over 5 years, with glimmers of change in the air, as international flights have already been booked, and the possibility of a home base on the east coat to launch adventures further … [Read more...]