The only thing better than Easter candy ….

The only thing better than Easter candy …. is a bag of it in the backcountry #besthikeswithkids

Homemade Waterslide

An afternoon of fun on a homemade waterslide in North Georgia.  Sorry – had to take a vow of silence on this location.

The Magic Of Jiffy Pop

The magic of #jiffypop on a recent #camping trip with the kids #besthikeswithkids

One more backpacking trip before the kids go back to school!

One more backpacking trip before the kids go back to school! From the Appalachian Trail in North Georgia…

Appalachian Trail, Walking On A Dream – May 2, 2015

Took a hike with my son and our dog last weekend. Had an interesting start to the backpacking trip and nearly perfect weather for our camp out. Here is the dream version of the video.

Backpacking With Kids: 13 Steps To Follow

Some great tips on hiking with kids from….

Working Off Thanksgiving Dinner – An Overnight In Panthertown Valley

After fattening up on Thanksgiving dinner, The Camel meets us in North Carolina for a hike in to Panthertown Valley.  No one is more excited than the Boone Dawg who is craving some time in the backcountry.  And we are blessed with sunshine as you can see from the the shadows in this photo. The […]

St Jude Cub Scout Pack 623 – Fall 2013 to Summer 2014

This is a recap of our year with Cub Scout Pack 623 in Atlanta, GA which includes multiple hikes on the Appalachian Trail, a Bert Adams campout, the Pinewood Derby, and a spring overnight trip to the Georgia aquarium, SOAR model rockets, the Blue and Gold Banquet, and Cub Scout summer camp near Alpharetta.

From movie set to backcountry set, a Walk In The Woods on the Appalachian Trail

You may have heard that Walk In The Woods is filming now in the Atlanta area, and Friday I was cast as an extra in a bunkroom scene with actors Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. True to the book, it was set at Rainbow Springs, N.C. after an April snowstorm. Needless to say, I had […]


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