DRC's Adventures

Hiking

  • 2000/04/01– Snow Hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park (Photos)
  • 2000/06/24 — Zion Canyon (Photos)
    Side trip to Zion Canyon prior to spending a week houseboating on Lake Powell
  • 2000/06/29 – 07/02 — Lake Powell Houseboating (Photojournal)
    Houseboating 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)
  • 2001/08/04 – 08/11 — Canadian Rockies (Photojournal– public photos only)
  • 2001/08/04 – 08/11 — Canadian Rockies (Photojournal– public+private photos, password required)
    Hiking in Banff National Park and Kananaskis Country and exploring Calgary (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2002/02/16 — Dinosaur Valley State Park (Photos)
    With Hill Country Outdoors
  • 2002/06/30 – 07/09 — Road Trip (Photojournal– public photos only)
  • 2002/06/30 – 07/09 — Road Trip (Photojournal– public+private photos, password required)
    Seven states in ten days, including introducing some friends to Rocky Mountain haunts from my youth as well as visiting Vegas and Hoover Dam for the first time (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2002/10/12 — McKinney Falls State Park (Photos)
    With Hill Country Outdoors
  • 2004/04/08 – 04/09 — Palo Duro Canyon State Park (Photojournal– public photos only)
  • 2004/04/08 – 04/09 — Palo Duro Canyon State Park (Photojournal– public+private photos, password required)
    Camping/hiking trip with Brian and other members of Hill Country Outdoors (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2004/08/28 – 09/07 — Get Up & Go Alaska Ranger Tour (Photojournal)
    Multi-sport Alaska tour, including Denali, rafting & hiking in the snow, and tundra canoeing– joint photo gallery with my friend Jennifer, an amazing wildlife photographer (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)
    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)
  • 2008/03/29 — Canyon Gorge Tour (Photos)
    Canyon Gorge is the spectacular limestone gorge that was carved literally overnight when 70,000 cfs of water flowed over the Canyon Dam spillway for the first time ever in 2002.
  • 2008/04/17 – 04/20 — Austin Adventure Network Guadalupe Mountains Expedition (Photojournal)
    Including an ascent of Guadalupe Peak (click the 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)
  • 2008/08/28 – 09/07 — Colorado 14ers Expedition (Photojournal)
    Including 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)
  • 2008/10/04 – 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)
  • 2008/10/30 – 11/03 — First Annual Splinter Group Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    Private 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)
  • 2009/10/14 – 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)
  • 2009/11/02 – 11/05 — Davis/Guadalupe Mountains (Photojournal)
    An extension trip the week after Big Bend to visit Davis Mountains and McDonald Observatory with my parents (plus an accidental trip to Guadalupe Mountains) (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 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)
  • 2010/10/28 – 11/03 — 3rd Annual Splinter Group/First Annual Austin Adventure Network Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    Including 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)
    With 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)
  • 2010/12/27 — Hot Springs National Park (Photos)
    A few photos from an icy after-Christmas jaunt up to Hot Springs with my parents to shake down their new camper
  • 2011/10/20 – 10/25 — "Second Annual First Annual" Austin Adventure Network Arkansas Adventure (Photojournal)
    Including the Athens/Big Fork Trail, Petit Jean State Park, Mt. Magazine State Park, and Devil’s Den State Park (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2011/11/10 – 11/14 — Second Annual Austin Adventure Network Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    Including 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)
  • 2011/12/29 — Snowshoeing on Bull of the Woods Trail at Taos Ski Valley (Photos)
    Part of a holiday snowboarding trip with my friends Lisa and Pedro. This was the same trail I took to climb Mt. Wheeler the year before.
  • 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)
  • 2013/06/18 – 06/24 — Telluride Bluegrass Festival (Photojournal)
    Performing with Peter Rowan’s Twang an’ Groove (click the first photo to begin photojournal)
  • 2013/11/14 – 11/18 — 3rd "Annual" Austin Adventure Network Big Bend Expedition (Photojournal)
    Including 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)
    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)
  • 2015/04/07 – 05/03 — Dreamchaser European Tour (Photo/video journal)
    Spring 2015 band tour of Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, and Poland (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)
  • Enchanted Rock (Photos)
    Photos from Enchanted Rock SNA, 2001-2005
  • Inks Lake State Park (Photos)
    Photos from Inks Lake State Park, 2001-2005
  • Sandy Ranch (Photos/videos)
    Photos and video clips from my friend Brian’s ranch near Enchanted Rock, 2007-2015