Adventure

Vantage Climbing

Vantage Climbing

I had an incredible time climbing with Marne and Una, two fellow WilSkills alumni living in Seattle. Vantage is just over two hours from Seattle and is a great spot to escape the rain. The basalt columns and bright green…

Bike Tour to Cascade Locks

Bike Tour to Cascade Locks

  I cycled to Cascade Locks from Portland with ten others. The 45-mile ride winds through the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and the last ten miles leading into Cascade Locks are on a multi-use path. The destination of…

Highlights from the Final Week

Highlights from the Final Week

I departed Australia on May 20 after eleven incredible months. I spent my last week in Rotary District 9600 walking the streets of Brisbane, attending a film festival, photographing a gypsy band, climbing at Mt. Ngungun, and visiting my host…

Mt. Barney

Mt. Barney

Before meeting up with the Griffith University Adventure Club, James and I summited Mt. Maroon, a trad climbing destination on the Queensland/NSW border. The next morning we started hiking with the group. The mainly uphill climb took us through a…

The Outback

The Outback

Watching the sun rise and set in the Outback is something I won’t ever forget.

Beulah Rock Festivus

Beulah Rock Festivus

On Thursday night, James, Hoa & I set out for the Beulah Rock Festivus, an Easter weekend bouldering festival in New South Wales. Enjoy these photos!    

Kepler Track

Kepler Track

The highlight of my trip to New Zealand was hiking the Kepler Track in Fiorland National Park. The 60 km trek begins with a gradual uphill walk from Te Anau to the Moturau Hut on Lake Manapouri. The second day…

Off to New Zealand

Off to New Zealand

    I’m headed out to the South Island for a couple of weeks of hiking, cycling, and sightseeing. The best way to contact me is by e-mail. I’ll be uploading photos to my Flickr account via Instagram. I’ve also…

Girraween National Park

Girraween National Park

While Dalphy was working in Stanthorpe, I hiked around Girraween National Park. It’s known for its freestanding granite boulders, but I spotted some wildlife, too.

Tasmania

Tasmania

I spent most of my ten days in Tasmania hiking. My overnight hike at Freycinet National Park was the highlight. The first day took me along three beaches, all were vacant. To lighten the load, I only brought the tent…