DRC's Adventures

Biking

  • 2002/08/03 – 08/11 — San Juan Huts by Mountain Bike
    A 150-mile, 5-day bikepacking expedition from Telluride to the Utah border with friends Kiersten & Carey (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2003/11/28 – 12/08 — Slickrock Adventures Belize Adventure Week (Photojournal)
    Multi-sport tour with Brian and James, including rafting & tubing through underground caves, whitewater rafting on a Class IV jungle river, and staying 3 days on a private island (use right arrow at top of page to follow the flow of the photojournal)
  • 2006/09/30 – 10/08 — Costa Rica Rios Week of Adventures (Photojournal)
    Eco-tour with members of Hill Country Outdoors & DFW Outdoors, including mountain biking Volcán Irazú, zip-lining/canyoneering, kayaking the Pejibaje (Class III), & rafting the Pacuare (Class IV) (click the first photo to start photojournal)
  • 2006/09/30 – 10/08 — Costa Rica Rios Week of Adventures (video)
    Highlights reel provided by Costa Rica Rios (password required)
  • 2006/11/02 – 11/06 — 6th Annual Hill Country Outdoors Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    Camping/hiking/biking trip, Including exploration of Upper Cattail Canyon and climbing Casa Grande (click the first photo to start photojournal)
  • 2007/04/19 – 4/21 — Caprock Canyons State Park & Trailway (Photojournal)
    Camping/hiking/biking trip with my friend Brian and members of Hill Country Outdoors, including biking the Caprock Canyons Trailway (rails-to-trails conversion) (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2007/07/27 – 08/05 — The World Outdoors Vancouver/Whistler Multi-Sport Tour (Photojournal)
    Multi-sport tour in the Vancouver/Whistler area, including sea kayaking Howe Sound, climbing the Strawamus Chief (twice), rafting the Elaho (Class IV), and XC mountain biking at Whistler (click first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2008/07/19 – 07/27 — The World Outdoors Glacier/Waterton Multi-Sport Tour (Photojournal– public photos only)
  • 2008/07/19 – 07/27 — The World Outdoors Glacier/Waterton Multi-Sport Tour (Photojournal– public+private photos, password required)
    Including biking Going-to-the-Sun Road and Rafting & Kayaking the Middle Fork of the Flathead (Class III) (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2008/10/04 – 10/12 — Alison Dunlap Adventure Camp (Photojournal– public photos only)
  • 2008/10/04 – 10/12 — Alison Dunlap Adventure Camp (Photojournal– public+private photos, password required)
    Week-long mountain biking camp in Moab, preceded by a drive through Colorado in the height of leaf season and hiking in Mesa Verde and Arches (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2009/06/11 – 06/13 — Santa Fe and Taos Mountain Biking (Photo/video journal)
    My first time mountain biking in the Santa Fe area, along with “Team Lee Majors” (password required; click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2009/10/14 – 10/18 — Austin Adventure Network Palo Duro/Caprock Canyons Expedition (Photojournal)
    Including mountain biking the trail system at Palo Duro for the first time and a re-ride of the Caprock Canyons Trailway (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2009/10/29 – 11/02 — Second Annual Spliter Group Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    Private 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)
  • 2010/02/20 — Biking the San Antonio Mission Trail (Photos)
    With Austin Adventure Network
  • 2010/08/30 – 09/05 — Santa Fe/Taos Mountain Biking/Hiking (Photo/video journal)
    Solo trip to explore Santa Fe and Taos mountain bike trails, my first experience downhilling Angel Fire, and an ascent of Mt. Wheeler (New Mexico’s highest peak) (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2010/11/01 – Dos Amigos vs. The Contrabando Trail (YouTube video)
    Brian and I attempted, with varying degrees of success, to ride the new (and not yet broken in) Contrabando Trail in Big Bend Ranch State Park
  • 2012/11/08 – 11/12 — Second Annual Austin Adventure Network Arkansas Adventure (Photojournal)
    Including a through hike on the Winding Stairs/Little Missouri Trail and Athens/Big Fork Trail and mountain biking The Womble (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2013/06/26 – 07/01 — Grand Junction/Moab Mountain Biking/ATV Expedition (Photo/video journal– public photos only)
  • 2013/06/26 – 07/01 — Grand Junction/Moab Mountain Biking/ATV Expedition (Photo/video journal– public+private photos, password required)
    A side trip to Southwest Colorado/Southeast Utah after Telluride to burn up some trail with Chris & Tanner (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2014/05/21 – 05/27 — CKS PaddleFest (Photo/video journal– public photos only)
  • 2014/05/21 – 05/27 — CKS PaddleFest (Photo/video journal– public+private photos, password required)
    CKS PaddleFest in Buena Vista, CO, including a big-water run of Brown’s Canyon and The Fractions (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)
    Including 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)
  • 2015/08/07 – 08/11 — Salt Lake City (Photo/video journal)
    Long weekend trip to SLC to do some mountain biking with Chris and Tanner and to visit with other friends (password required; click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2015/12/31 – 2016/01/02 — Ouachita National Forest/Cossatot River (Photo/video journal)
    New Year’s Trip with Kyle and others from Austin; a return to The Womble, hiking Baker Creek, and my first run of Cossatot Falls (password required; click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2016/06/12 – 06/27 — Colorado Rockies (Photo/video journal– public photos only)
  • 2016/06/12 – 06/27 — Colorado Rockies (Photo/video journal– public+private photos, password required)
    Two-week trip to CO to do some kayaking, help my friend Kyle install solar and build a composting toilet on his property, and play the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival in Keystone (click the first photo to begin photojournal)