While the Oglala Lakota of the Pine Ridge Reservation are one of the most disenfranchised groups in the U.S., climbers have got to be one of the most privileged. They can afford to buy thousands of dollars of equipment and travel far and wide to engage in a sport that introduces them to heightened risk of injury or death. That is telling. This is a case of those who have much being asked for something that amounts to a nominal inconvenience by those who have little. How can it be so hard to comply?
- Why It’s Time To Rethink Climbing On Devil’s Tower
Outside Online || Summer 2018
MY NOVELLA, AS ABOVE, SO BELOW, WAS NOMINATED FOR THE MOUNTAIN FICTION AWARD
AT THE BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK COMPETITION!
As Above, So Below is available for purchase. Buy it here!
The Index Guidebook is back in stock! Buy your signed copy here!
My colleagues and I have started a non-profit in defense of Cochamó!
Here's a recent article I did for Mountain Life Magazine. Check it out!
“Eventually we found ourselves stopped beneath a highway overpass. When a baby blue El Camino pulled up opposite us and our guardian angel stepped out for a handshake drug deal, my heart sank. I didn’t really know what being a long-distance bicyclist was all about, but I certainly never expected this...”
- The $5 Garage Sale Bike Adventure
Adventure Journal || Summer 2016