There are lots of beautiful, magical, special places in the world. What we humans tend to do when we find one is exploit it for its resources. If it has trees, then timber. Rocks, then minerals. Rivers, hydroelectric power. If the place is so incredible that we can’t fathom desecrating it by means of industry, then we call it a park, and mess it up in other ways. Gift shops, tour buses, smog-coughing cars and other horrors. You know, all the things Ed Abbey railed about: industrial tourism.

- Coming To Bat For Cochamó
Patagonia’s The Cleanest Line || Summer 2018

 

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS

MY NOVELLA, AS ABOVE, SO BELOW, WAS NOMINATED FOR THE MOUNTAIN FICTION AWARD
AT THE BANFF MOUNTAIN BOOK COMPETITION!

Only a few copies of AASB remain! Get one while supplies last!

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 

 

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