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AntiComfortable

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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Hiking The Wave, Arizona

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

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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Crewing RAAM 2016

Crewing RAAM 2016

Crewing RAAM 2016 was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. Period. Writing a blog post about crewing RAAM was the second hardest thing I’ve ever done, which explains why this is 6 months overdue. I’ve spent long hours with countless PBR’s trying to reduce 12 days of nonstop action into […]

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Read This When I Die

Read This When I Die

READ THIS WHEN I DIE. This was the name of a document I rediscovered in my laptop files recently. Yes, a bit morbid, but on the bright side, I’m the one who found it…so at least I’m not dead yet! I clicked the file open, wondering what I thought was […]

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I Quit…Again.

I Quit…Again.

Well, I’ve done it again. I quit a perfectly good job with fantastic career opportunities. For what? Last time it was to hike the Appalachian Trail. This time? To hit the road and live in my van. Oh lord… This news may (or may not) come as a surprise to […]

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Back to Backpacking

Back to Backpacking

There we were. Three novice backpackers (rookie may be a better term), standing at the check in counter of LAX with one way tickets booked to some backwoods shelter in north Georgia. We were on our way to an adventure of a lifetime. That was March 7th, 2012. What better […]

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Looking out over Yosemite Valley from Clouds Rest

Adventures In Yosemite

Three years ago we stood atop Half Dome, enjoying the grandiose views of the Yosemite Valley, arms still shaking from pulling ourselves up the cables (okay, mine were shaking because I was scared to death).  It was a guys weekend and I was there with my buddies from college, Kyle […]

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