Mark Zuckerberg is in Denial I just read an article in the New Yorker about how rising temperatures on the planet create negative feedback loops of melting rates on the ice sheets in Greenland (i.e. melting causes more melting; it’s science).   I believe and have discussed with friends (in real life) that Facebook creates […]

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Cover Shot! The Captain of Adventures has been working with north Idaho’s Living Local Magazines now for almost a year, trying to find a photo that they could publish. Lo and behold, they finally found one they could use! It’s a free publication, but my photograph is going to be all over a magazine distributed […]

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Green Bay is a pristine little National Forest campground about 30 minutes outside of Sandpoint. There are eight or ten campsites on the water at these two rock beaches. Between the two beaches is a cliff of perfect proportions off of which to jump. The jump is just high enough to be scary but not […]

In a July interview with Jimmy Chin, Alex Honnold Chin ended the conversation asking Honnold if he had a favorite quote. Below is Honnold’s response: What is your favorite quote or motto? Carpe diem maybe? I don’t really have a favorite. I take that back! My favorite quote might be by Julius Irving: ‘Being a […]

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“Have you heard of Trail 44?” my coworker Jason asked me a while ago. “No. Why?” Jason pulled out his phone. “It looks epic,” he said while he scrolled through pictures his friend had posted of it on Facebook. The photos showed long rolling ridges punctuated by peaks covered in beargrass. A lone rider cruised […]

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If you’re just starting off, you might consider these first: Alaska: Part 1 Alaska: Part 2 Alaska: Part 3 Day Seven (Cont’d): Ye Olde Bunque Haus is owned and operated by Pat McGee, an octogenarian who has run the hostel for ages. The main house serves as the classier hostel. The “bunque haus” in the […]

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If you’re just starting, you probably ought to read Alaska: Part 1 and Alaska: Part 2 first. Day Four: I was too excited to sleep much. As quietly as possible, I arose, slid into my boots, and slipped outside. Clouds swirled around the peaks that towered over me. In the distance, back toward Talkeetna, I could […]

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If you’re just picking up here, you might consider reading Alaska: Part 1, first. Day Three: The stifling heat of the four-season single-wall tent woke us with no mercy. The tiny vents at the top of the tent let in little more than hundreds of vociferous mosquitos. The past few days in Alaska temperatures had […]

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It’s not an adventure if something doesn’t go wrong. – Yvon Chouinard Day One: I arrived to Anchorage last night. The flight chased the sun all the way here. Perpetually setting, the dying light of the day splashed mesmerizing colors on the clouds; it felt as though we were flying back in time. Tips of […]

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Ladies and Gentlemen, The Captain of Adventures has been unduly busy over the last couple of months. However, my latest adventure refuses to go unpublished. The photo below is a teaser for the first installment of three for “Alaska”. Stay tuned fellow adventurers.