Magazine Writing

WAM 2013 Fall Cover Thriving with Diabetes
Women’s Adventure, Fall 2013

Enrich your active life through self-study and balanced blood sugar.

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Maintain Your Mobility
Women’s Adventure, Summer 2013

Understanding muscle and joint problem spots.

Women’s Adventure, Summer 2013

Pack it on for a two-wheeled, multi-day adventure.

Elevation Outdoors May 2013Here Comes the Flood
Elevation Outdoors, May 2013

The worst may be yet to come as rains run unchecked through the vast burn areas from 2012 wildfires.

Guide Lines
Elevation Outdoors, May 2013

Should you hire a guide when you go out on an adventure in unfamiliar terrain? A guide-in-training and a stalwart soloist deliver their takes.

Backpacker 2013-5 CoverChart of Death: Lost
Backpacker, May 2013

If a hiker is reported missing, there’s a 68 percent chance that they’re lost. Learn how to stay oriented and on-track, and get out alive.

EO 2013-4 Cover_smMeals on Wheels
Elevation Outdoors, April 2013

Boulder Food Rescue pedals perishable food “waste” to the hungry.

Boulderganic 2013 Spring CoverBoulder Creek’s bacteria battle
Boulderganic, Spring 2013

What high levels of E. coli actually mean for creek users.

Elevation Outdoors 2013 March cover

Voyage to the Inner Kingdom
Elevation Outdoors, March 2013

A pilgrimage around a sacred mountain in Tibet turns into a test of survival when an early season storm rolls in with the vengeance of an angry deity.

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Happy Feet
Women’s Adventure, Spring 2013

Foot care tips for active women.

Women’s Adventure, Spring 2013

Delve into the narrow, winding world of canyon country with these key skills.

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Frozen Ascents
Outdoor Retailer Daily, January 2013

Lightweight performance drives innovation in ice climbing gear.

ORD Winter 2013 Day 3 Cover_smStrike back at Amazon
Outdoor Retailer Daily, January 2013

Strategies to coax consumers off the web and back into stores.

Outdoor Retailer remembers former show director
Outdoor Retailer Daily, January 2013

Former show director Peter Devin is remembered for his big heart and open-door leadership style.

Elevation Outdoors 2013 January issue

Slednecks vs. Lungbusters
Elevation Outdoors, January 2013

Is it cool to access your backcountry powder via snowmobile? An earn-your-turns purist and a gas-powered realist face off.

Get Your Fix.
Elevation Outdoors, January 2013

When the snow offerings are meager at the resort and you are tired of spending hours earning a few turns, one thing is sure to deliver: the cat trip. Elevation Outdoors’ cat guide will help you sniff out the best guides and terrain in Colorado.

ESPNCost of Snowmaking, January 2013

A look at the energy, water and labor that go into making snow.

Elevation Outdoors December issue The Big Meltdown
Elevation Outdoors, December 2012

Snow hydrologist Mark Williams sheds light on climate change and how it will affect the fate of snow and snowsports.

Backcountry Touring
Women’s Adventure, Winter 2012

Safely explore the bountiful backcountry with these skills and tips from professional extreme skier Ingrid Backstrom and avalanche expert and author Jill Fredston.

Snowshoe Art
Women’s Adventure, Winter 2012

Create beautiful and intricate designs with your feet.

How to: Own a cat-skiing business, November 2012

Great Northern Powder Guides owner Jay Sandelin offers tips on starting a cat-ski business.

10 top backcountry huts, November 2012

Whether you go on an annual backcountry hut trip or you’re considering your first trip to ski to a cabin in the woods, we’ve compiled 10 great backcountry huts in the US and Canada that make the trek worth it.

October 2012
In the Black
Elevation Outdoors, October 2012

The fall is the best time for climbers to take on the big walls of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.

FreeskiingWhat will this winter’s weather bring?, October 2012

A weak El Niño and record low sea ice are likely to bring some interesting weather for skiers this year.

Fall 2012Under Pressure
Women’s Adventure, Fall 2012

The science and psychology behind compression sportswear.

September 2012Hot Rocks
Elevation Outdoors, September 2012

Oil shale development will muck up recreation in the West.

Climbing Report: Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Mountain Online, August 2012

Classic alpine rock climbs await on Spearhead’s 900-foot northeast face.

The Land of Sacred Dancing Waters, June 2012

Glacier National Park displays its magic in the rivers and falls that dance across its landscape.

 Open and Unencumbered
Women’s Adventure Online, May 2012

Southeast Alaskan wilderness offers an opportunity for openness as Casey and his mom sea kayak toward a better understanding of each other.

November 2008Mysticism vs. Meteorology
Skiing, November 2008
Do Pray-for-Snow Rituals work? A science man and snow dancer face off.