I like to have two or three discrete take-away points after any adventure – a short bulleted list of things … Continue reading Switchbacks on the trail and in life
The Roaming Parkers blog is coming up on its 1-year anniversary, and in the past year, we have published a … Continue reading Roaming Parkers 2017-2018 outdoor adventure writing
Ok, yeah. It’s official. I’m feeling the call of the mountain again. This time it is Mount Kosciuszko in New … Continue reading Mount Kosi is calling me!
An interviewer asked famous mountain climber, Reinhold Messner, what sorts of adventures spark his imagination and spirit – what is … Continue reading What sparks Reinhold Messner’s imagination?
Pretty soon it’s going to be time for Elise and me to re-do the 3940-foot Table Rock Mountain in North … Continue reading Table Rock Mountain and Linville Gorge, North Carolina
In The Hearts Of Wild Men, by Ernest Herndon, tells the first-hand tale of a 1981 mission trip into the mountainous … Continue reading In the Hearts of Wild Men
Recently I watched this NOVA episode about Jon Krakauer and Conrad Anker climbing Vinson Massif from the wrong side (the … Continue reading Adventure is a sign of incompetence, but…