My First Gauley Fest

“Welcome to West Virginia” were the first words I heard as I blinked my eyes, easing them into the world of the awake. In the background, the first few bars of John Denver's, ‘Country Roads,’ played on the radio.“Looks just like Pennsylvania” was the only...
Meeting Lindsay Rice

Meeting Lindsay Rice

In my earlier days of outdoor adventure, I sought out lots of new friends and people. I tried to take out many people to teach them new skills and introduce them to new activities. Over the course of time, after dealing with flaky people who were using me...

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Why We Shouldn’t Drain Lake Powell

I was in 5th grade when I first heard about the controversy surrounding the Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell.  My teacher was an old scraggly man who appearance-wise reminded me of Mr. Burns from the Simpsons.   He mentioned how people complained about...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sleeping Bag Buying Guide

Sleeping Bag Buying Guide

The first thing I learned, as a scout, is how to be as annoying as possible in the outdoors. This is something that I outgrew, as I become older. The second thing that I learned was that sleeping bags don’t really keep you warm at the temperature as...