What is Canyoneering?

An article from National Geographic defines canyoneering best with this quote:

“Canyoneering, a hybrid form of madness halfway between mountaineering and caving … hundreds descend into them by ropes, but only a handful explore new ones. These driven individuals tend to have a rugby player’s legs, knees crosshatched with scar tissue from all the scratches, a penguin’s tolerance for frigid water, a wallaby’s rock-hopping agility, and a caver’s mole-like willingness to crawl into damp, darkholes. “

Baptist Draw

A couple years ago, I met this totally awesome chic named Dawn who runs Bucket List Adventures, an outdoor adventure bucket- list- fulfillment group.  She went on a backpacking trip with me, which turned out to be about as much fun as attending an amateur...

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Be Like Bigfoot-Leave No Trace

Be Like Bigfoot-Leave No Trace

This article was originally written by Rockrunner writer David Johnson for the Daily Herald and published in the  July 3, 2009 edition of the newspaper.  To view the original article please go here. When I think about it, Bigfoot is an outdoor superhero. OK, he isn’t...

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The Robber’s Roost; An Adventure Into The Wild West

The Robber’s Roost; An Adventure Into The Wild West

This article was originally written for GearTrade.com by RockRunner.net writer Andy Johnson. The world has always had a fascination with the Wild West. The Wild West was one of the earliest genres of the American Film Industry. From the 1930’s to the...

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