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Grand to Grand Ultra Preparations

We’ve been working hard to prep our new vehicle, “Terra” to work basecamp operations for the Grand to Grand Ultra, a 273 km/170 mile ultra-marathon beginning on the North rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona and finishing on the Grand Staircase of Escalante. Racers will be largely self-supported for 7 days in the impeccable scenery of Arizona and […]

NRS Remains of a River – Part 1: Headwaters

In 2011 Zak Podmore and Will Stauffer-Norris began an amazing journey from the headwaters of the Colorado River in the Wind River range of Wyoming to the end, raising awareness of this tremendous watershed. We will be posting their amazing journey here over the next several weeks, but don’t fail to visit their website ( to […]

“Gornage 13” Gore Canyon Race 2013

My boys and I were able to run Gore Canyon for the first time on the day of the Gore Canyon 2013 Race, an amazing event that I’ll certainly be taking part in next year. They were the strongest crew I’ve ever had paddle for me; we were blessed with good sources describing the lines […]

Of Souls + Water Episode 1: The Nomad

“What if we didn’t restrict how far we could go? What if we kept pushing ourself one step at a time? Searching? Yeah, I’ll keep searching.” This is episode 1 of “Of Souls + Water.” It hits close to home. Enjoy. My gratitude to Forge Motion Pictures out of Carbondale, CO for permission to repost […]

2013 Gauley Release Schedule

Instead of the normal 23 release days of most Gauley seasons this season will be bumping 32 release days. In addition, 6 of those days will be running in excess of 5,000 cfs! Yeah-ah!!!! Who’s going? “Gauley Fest is scheduled for Sep 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. On these days, an extra hour of release will […]


The transition from the cloud-filtered light to the stark l.e.d. glow shed by four headlamps is eased by the bewilderment of entering the cool, captivating climate of the cave. We fade from the entrance, clambering downward via means of walking, crawling, sliding and other shuffles that don’t even have a name. The rocks periodically shift […]

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