DRC's Adventures

Backcountry Exploration

  • 2000/06/29 – 07/02 — Lake Powell Houseboating (Photojournal)
    nHouseboating and backcountry hiking trip on Lake Powell, back when it actually had water (use right arrow at top of page to follow the flow of the photojournal)
  • 2006/11/02 – 11/06 — 6th Annual Hill Country Outdoors Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    nCamping/hiking/biking trip, Including exploration of Upper Cattail Canyon and climbing Casa Grande (click the first photo to start photojournal)
  • 2008/08/28 – 09/07 — Colorado 14ers Expedition (Photojournal)
    nIncluding an accidental full traverse of Mt. Elbert, the second tallest peak in the Lower 48, and my first ever whitewater kayaking trip on the Arkansas River (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2008/10/30 – 11/03 — First Annual Splinter Group Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    nPrivate Big Bend trip with some current and former members of Hill Country Outdoors, including a failed attempt to re-enter Lower Cattail Canyon and a scouting mission to Bruja Canyon (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2009/10/29 – 11/02 — Second Annual Spliter Group Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    nPrivate Big Bend trip with some current and former members of Hill Country Outdoors, including further exploration of Bruja Canyon (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2010/10/28 – 11/03 — 3rd Annual Splinter Group/First Annual Austin Adventure Network Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    nIncluding exploration of Apache and Rancherias Canyons and a jeep tour of River Road and Mariscal Mine (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2010/11/19 – 11/21 — Seminole Canyon State Park 2-day rock art hike/backcountry campout (Photojournal)
    nWith my friend Brian and members of Austin Adventure Network. We had a rare opportunity to hike the entire length of Presa Canyon, see most of the rock art in the park, and camp out in the backcountry (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2011/11/10 – 11/14 — Second Annual Austin Adventure Network Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    nIncluding an ascent of Casa Grande, exploration of Devil’s Den, and the first ever (we think) full traverse of Vernon Bailey Peak (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2013/11/14 – 11/18 — 3rd "Annual" Austin Adventure Network Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    nIncluding a re-exploration of Lower Cattail Canyon and an upriver trip on the Rio Grande into Santa Elena Canyon (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2014/11/09 – 11/17 — 4th "Annual" Austin Adventure Network Big Bend Expedition (Photo/video journal– public photos only)
  • 2014/11/09 – 11/17 — 4th "Annual" Austin Adventure Network Big Bend Expedition (Photo/video journal– public+private photos, password required)
    nIncluding a 4-day, 3-night self-supported kayakpacking trip on the Rio Grande and backcountry exploration of the Mesa de Anguila (click the first photo to begin photojournal)