Hydrating at Altitude

Hydrating for Extreme Adventure

Headaches, nausea, and confusion are wearing you down and you can’t continue. “I have to turn back,” you mumble, calling an end to your bucket-list adventure trip. Months of hard work and training are wasted, and you ask yourself how this could happen. The answer is likely dehydration. Dehydration, commonly perceived as a heat-related illness, can strike under many other …

14 ski resorts delivering holiday cheer

14 ski resort events delivering holiday cheer

  Here is a fun piece I wrote for Liftopia.com on holiday events. ~ Enjoy! ‘Tis the season for skiing powder! Oh, and the holidays are upon us as well. I’d rather bury my head in the snow than deal with shopping and, luckily, there are some festive ski resort events taking place across the U.S. and the Canadian Rockies. …

Dog Sled Park City

The OmniGames: Finding common bonds and inspiration in the outdoors

This post, while mostly written in my voice, was a collaborative effort between Andrew Commander and myself. A middle-aged flight instructor, a student, and a multi-million dollar corporation walk into a bar… What do they have in common? Nope, not a joke, and the student almost couldn’t get in because he was under-age. I’ll leave the bar unnamed to protect …

Heli-Skiing

Seeking Powder Hounds: Heli-Skiing the Northwest

Enjoy another epic guest post by Alan Carr, an aviation aficionado and winter sports enthusiast. He currently works with GlobalAir.com to provide resources on aircraft-related topics. For more of his writing, read Flying, Fishing and Sleeping Under a Wing: Fly-in Camping for Every Pilot. If you’ve never been on a heli-skiing adventure, chances are your first foray into the sport won’t …

Active Explorer on top of Hidden Peak

Playtime at Snowbird Ski Resort: Oktoberfest and epic views

Seriously overworked with a case of sleep deprivation, I drove up Little Cottonwood Canyon for a needed break at Snowbird Ski Resort. My plan…meet with fellow blogger Joshua Riggins for an afternoon of Oktoberfest fun, connect with the Ski Utah crew for dinner on Hidden Peak, enjoy drinks at Aerie, and spend the night in the Cliff Lodge. My hair …

Tele skis and view

Calling Utah home and more good news

Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be. ~ Joseph Campbell I love my new home state. From skiing to rock climbing, Utah worked its way into my heart over several visits and now I’m thankful to be a resident. After nearly six months in Salt Lake City, …