Photo Journal: An Icelandic View

Photo Journal: An Icelandic View

Iceland. The entire country exceeded my expectations. Everywhere you turn is one incredibly beautiful landscape after the other. At one point I was exhausted from the scenery overload. All the gorgeous and diverse views were laid out before me as I drove the Ring...
Start the Climb

Start the Climb

My forearms are pulsing with tension. Bursting at the seams while I try to swing my right hand up to a new hold. My tired and weakened fingers fail me and I fall. It was a quick swing before the rope tightened again. I yelled out in frustration, dangling. With my...
Extra Miles :: Hiking Eccles Pass

Extra Miles :: Hiking Eccles Pass

It had been years since the first time I hiked to the summit of Eccles Pass in Colorado. Though, this one particular trek had never left my memories. Wild flowers decorated the endless high alpine meadows that lead me towards the Gore Range mountain peaks. Once beyond...
Lonesome Crowded West

Lonesome Crowded West

It floated on westerly winds, a beckoning. A tidal flow that swelled towards me, encompassing me, pulling me back with it. The quintessence of wild and free, of the art behind beauty and the love that binds it all; the desert. With the mountains in Colorado covered in...
Candlewood Cup: Wakeboard/ Wakesurf Contest 2017

Candlewood Cup: Wakeboard/ Wakesurf Contest 2017

The idea for the Candlewood Cup has started two years ago when Anne Goodnow couldn’t find a wakeboarding competition on her local lake.  She approached a few local riders and businesses and found a great collaborator in Ryan Dunn, a Rollins College Wake Team member...
Francie’s Cabin | Underground Hut Trip 2017

Francie’s Cabin | Underground Hut Trip 2017

Hut trips, the topper to our seasonal cake. In Colorado, there are so many wilderness cabins to choose from with some amazing surrounding terrain to explore and slash. Underground Snowboard Shop annually sponsors this end of season excursion bringing out their...