Winner of the 2020 Gold Award in the Column category for Earn Your Beer in Adventure Sports Journal, handed out by the Society of American Travel Writers–Western Chapter, with judging by The Missouri School of Journalism, University of Missouri, home of one of the world’s first journalism schools (1908).

Member: Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA)

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Go Here, Go There, Ethiopian Vignettes, and Whispers of Honduras (3 books)

  1. Adventure Sports Journal, #106: Bodysurfing & Hipsters and Hippies IPA
  2. Adventure Sports Journal, #107: 5 Peaks Challenge and Gatling Gun Imperial Stout
  3. Adventure Sports Journal, #108: Earn Your Beer Snowshoeing June Lake (Brewing)
  4. Adventure Sports Journal, #109: MTB Prescott/Sedona and Local Breweries
  5. Adventure Sports Journal, #110: Over the Edge Brewery and MTB Gooseberry Mesa
  6. Adventure Sports Journal, #111: Snorkel-Swim La Jolla and New California IPA
  7. Adventure Sports Journal, #112: McGurk Meadow and Tioga Sequoia Batch 2000
  8. Adventure Sports Journal, #113: Suicidal Tendencies MTB and Silver Reef Red Ale
  9. Adventure Sports Journal, #114: Eastern Sierra, Craft Beers, and SN Pale Ale
  10. Adventure Sports Journal, #115: San Diego MTB and Border X Blood Saison
  11. Adventure Sports Journal, #116: Bodysurfing OB and Beers for Causes
  12. Adventure Sports Journal, #117: Classic Yosemite Hike and Southgate Brewing
  13. Adventure Sports Journal, #118: Seasonal Waterfalls and Julian Beer Company
  14. Adventure Sports Journal, #119: Hike and Mountain Bike in Idyllwild, CA
  15. Adventure Sports Journal, #120: San Luis Obispo: Ocean, Mountains, Beers

Cranked, #4: Reclaiming Utah (Hurricane/St. George XC MTB)
Cranked, #7: Home Honing
Cranked, #8: The Pub Hub — Germany to Brevard, NC
Cranked, #10: Sedona — May the Vortex Be with You
Cranked, #11: Shank’s Pony — Redfish Lake, ID Hike-a-Bike
Cranked, #14: Ride Both Ways
Cranked, #17: Burnin’ That Gasoline (Crested Butte Road Trip)

Cranked, #24: Desert Song: The Sound of Silence (Valley of the Moon, CA)

Snowshoe Magazine: 9 Articles from around the American West

Mountain Flyer, #52:  Nairobi, Kenya’s Cycloville (Advocacy)
Mountain Flyer, #61:  Hog Wild in Sedona
Mountain Flyer, #66:  Profile: Purple Lizard Maps

L.A. Times: Snowshoeing in San Diego, a place better known for surf and sand
L.A. Times: Standing in Zion’s Shadow, Gooseberry Mesa …
L.A. Times: Escapes: Finding the Solitude and Sense of Freedom …

The Surfer’s Journal, 26.3: African Echo: Reverberations … Carom in Senegal

Spoke, #71: Mojave Miles–Riding through the Tufas at the Trona Pinnacles
Spoke, #73: Range Riders–Rolling in the Footsteps of the Sheepeaters (Idaho)

Strung Mag, #3: Fire on the Mountain, Negotiating Wildfire in the West

Backpacker Magazine, Jan/Feb 2020: Find Rare Snow

San Diego Union-Tribune: 6 Tips for Self-Isolation from a Peace Corps Veteran

Sub-Saharan Magazine: Berbere (poem)


Roads & Kingdoms, Breakfast: Ceviche Tostadas (Ensenada, Baja, Mexico)
Roads & Kingdoms, Breakfast: Machaca (Valle de Guadalupe, Baja, Mexico)
Roads & Kingdoms, 5 O’clock Somewhere: Bar Diana (Tecate, Baja, Mexico)
Roads & Kingdoms, Breakfast: Somali Doughnuts (San Diego, CA)

Bicyclist, #153/154:  SDMBA MTB Trail Fest
Bicyclist, #155: 5 Days of MTB in Pisgah National Forest
Bicyclist, #156: CuyaGuna Ride, East County San Diego
Bicyclist, #157: MTB Through History on the Anza Trail
Bicyclist, #158: Classic XC Riding in Prescott, AZ
Bicyclist, #159: Getting in Sync with Mesa Time (Gooseberry)
Bicyclist, #160: San Diego Single Speed Adventures
Bicyclist, #161: Rip Roarin’ Through Kernville
Bicyclist, #161: Cheers to Trailbuilder Pete
Bicyclist, #162: Outside Zion, A Survey

Dirt Rag, #153: Access Action: Michaux’s Grave Ridge
Dirt Rag, #174: A DIY Guide to Riding the Keweenaw
Dirt Rag, #182: Musings on East San Diego Singletrack
Dirt Rag, #184: Anza-Borrego Bikepacking: Coyote Canyon to Sheep Canyon
Dirt Rag, #190: Access Action: 26 Years of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
Dirt Rag, #191: Bones of Oaxaca: A Mountain Bike Memory in Mexico
Dirt Rag, #198: Almost Dead: Facing Mortality in the California Hills
Dirt Rag, #203: The Dirt: Kernville, CA
Dirt Rag, #207: The Dirt: Sequoia National Monument
Dirt Rag, emag: Passing Through Little Creek Mesa, UT

Bicycle Times, #44: Bicicletas y Cerveza en Tijuana
Bicycle Times (online): San Diego’s Bikeway Village

Bike, June 2017:  Lost Borders–Riding California’s Vast Mojave Desert 

Switchback, #7: Lava & Java, Turrialba, Costa Rica
Switchback, #8: MTB/Travel Oaxaca, Mexico
Switchback, #8: MTB/Wine/Travel Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
Switchback, #10: 80s Rock/Metal Guide to Trails of Michaux

XXC Mag, #16: MTB/Travel Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Boiling Point, #56: Tapping the Potential of Brazil’s
Proalcool Movement for the Household Energy Sector

Counterpunch, 2008-2009