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Pushing past my physical limits
Tue, Oct 29, 2013, 3:17 PM
Two weekends ago, in the swift waters of the Youghiogheny River, I finally got to use my new kayaking gear as it was intended. My matte black...
Stagnant, given the gravity of my health, isn't a bad thing
Thu, Oct 10, 2013, 12:49 PM
After my trip with First Descents, I knew kayaking was something that I wanted to make a habit of. It was a physical activity where I actually...
Team Mafia on the water
Thu, Aug 8, 2013, 10:41 AM
First Descents is a program that takes cancer survivors and puts them on the sides of mountains, hanging ten on waves or as in my camp story...
Here’s to the Rock
Mon, Aug 5, 2013, 10:01 AM
First, I want to apologize for jumping around a bit. I am about a month behind in chronicling my road trip. I only arrived home from my First...
The Half Heart Kid on Half Dome: Part III
Thu, Jul 25, 2013, 2:21 PM
After a short, early hike, we ditched our packs at the base of Half Dome. I grabbed my camera and a nalgene, and we began our ascent. Once...
The Half Heart Kid on Half Dome: Part II
Tue, Jul 16, 2013, 6:00 AM
As we continued our drive the ominous clouds up ahead made it very apparent that we were going to get some precipitation. A quick stop at the...
The Half Heart Kid on Half Dome
Thu, Jun 27, 2013, 6:00 AM
Not a single person I spoke to in Yosemite was on their first trip there. They return year after year to take in all that the park has to offer...
Alex's road trip update: Mountain top meet and greets
Tue, Jun 18, 2013, 9:21 AM
From advice on where to go next or just having a few laughs, the people you meet and see on the road could be anything from a wealth of knowledge...