Winter Snowshoe Camping

When I moved to Bozeman, Montana a few years back, I spent as much time alone in the mountains as I possibly could. One activity I always wanted to try, was backpack camping in the winter. Despite the intimidation I felt at having never camped in the snow before, I decided to try it one... Continue Reading →

Campfire Tale: Stalked by a Leopard

In December of 2009, I was stationed at the Mbari River, where I would carry out a handful of lengthy tasks, the first one being to finish building a permanent camp along the river. Once this boring work was completed after two weeks, I moved on to the exciting job of investigating new saltlicks in... Continue Reading →

A Rainforest Re-birth

  You'll never know what you are capable of overcoming... until you are put in an impossible situation you have no other choice but to overcome. I was reminded of this recently, when I stumbled upon an old memory. A single blurry photo is all I have left of the event. But that one simple... Continue Reading →

Backcountry Kitchen

This is the next chapter to my forthcoming ebook, and just like in other chapters, this theme is about moving light and fast. I know there are an infinite amount of other options and expert opinions out there for backcountry kitchen strategy, but this is the one that works for me, and has been tested... Continue Reading →

Camping Among Giants

A Kansas Boys First Encounter with African Megafauna. By: Adam Parkison   From a deep sleep, I was suddenly awoken by a firm hand that grabbed my ankle and shook it furiously. In a millisecond, I was sitting up alert, my heart racing. The air was electric and full of expectancy. Someone was hissing at... Continue Reading →

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