Colorado Trail Fail

My goal was to hike the 485 mile Colorado Trial in less than 14 days. Mother Nature had other plans. While contemplating an upcoming 100 mile running race I remembered how well prepared I was for ultramarthons following my Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike. Doing the CT fast and light sounded like […]

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ADD – Adventure Dependency Disorder

I, Chris ‘Tarzan’ Clemens, have a severe case of ADD. Adventure Dependency Disorder. Adventure Dependency Disorder – The need to always be on an adventure, at the expense of everything stable, secure, and comfortable. The symptoms that led to this diagnosis include: An intense aversion to cubicles and fluorescent lights […]

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AntiComfortable

AntiComfortable is the art of living life to the fullest by seeking discomfort and embracing the chaos. Nothing epic ever comes from being comfortable. By challenging myself and repeatedly stepping outside of my comfort zone I’ve grown as a person, gained extraordinary experiences, and met incredible people who have enriched […]

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Winter Ramblings

The best way to ring in the New Year is to run a beer mile with your closest friends at midnight! Well, I’m not sure if that’s actually the best way to do it, but that’s what we did at the Across The Years ultramarathon in Phoenix. Once the cerveza […]

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Hiking The Wave, Arizona

The Wave sits peacefully in no man’s land at the border of Arizona and Utah. This unique sandstone formation displays vivid red desert strata that have been eroded overtime into a wavelike feature. The otherworldly contours evoke wonder and awe from all who visit but even just getting there can […]

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Westward Westy

I thoroughly enjoyed exploring Canada and driving through New England, but my heart, and Tantor’s motor, were both yearning for the place we feel most at home, the Southwest. Before I could drive Tantor west though I had to park him and fly to Las Vegas for work. Yes, ladies […]

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Nuevo England

I approached a federal border crossing one last time to bring an end to my Great Canadian Road Trip. I’d enjoyed bouncing between the United States and Canada all summer, but was ready to head south and return to gallons, dollars, and PBR’s. On a rainy New England morning I […]

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