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Photography: Eisley the Trail Dog

Everyone thinks that their dog is the cutest and best animal ever.


Photography: Arches National Park in Utah (But Not the Actual Arches)

Arches National Park in Utah - I drove around and stopped at a few choice places to grab some photos. You can't walk in here without a permit (and I didn't have one).


Photography: Colorado Trees in Motion

Taken while I was hanging my head out the passenger window of the Tesla!


Photography: Durango Fields

While driving the Tesla through Durango I stopped to grab a couple of pictures. This was taken across from a place that sold fresh honey.


Photography: Molas Pass, Durango, Colorado

A beautiful picture from Durango.


Photography: Lahaina Sunset Series – Gentle Ocean

More pictures from Lahaina during awesome sunsets. This was taken past the reef where the waves are gentle.


Photography: Lahaina Sunset Series – Golden Sailboats

More gorgeous sunset photos from Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii.


Photography: Lahaina Sunset Series – Outrigger

There is a luau every evening next door to where we are staying in Lahaina. Every night right around sunset we would watch them take an outrigger out into the ocean and paddle back in to do a small arrival ceremony for the tourists. We finally decided to get a closer look and I grabbed a few photos.


Photography: Lahaina Sunset Series

This is one photo grabbed from the multiple exposures that I setup for creating a time lapse video. Taken from Lahaina Shores in Maui. Camera: Canon 5D Mark III:


Photography: Torch Ginger

Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior) growing in Hana, Maui, Hawaii. The eastern side of Maui is a lush, wet rain forest where these gigantic ginger plants create the most beautiful red blossoms.


Video: Sunset Time Lapse in Maui

I took a ton of pictures with my Canon 5D and created this awesome time lapse video.


Unicycling: Chupacabra Muni Video

Some footage of the Chupacabra trail in Santa Cruz.


Photography: Sunset in Maui

Sunsets in Maui are fabulous! I took this picture hand held from our balcony with my Canon 5D Mark III. 5 exposures combined together in Photomatix to create a vibrant HDR, pulling out some of the colors a bit, and then upping the contrast in Lightroom.


Photography: Waimea Canyon in Kauai

Waimea Canyon in Kauai - an HDR photo where I combined 5 exposures to generate one beautiful image.


Photography: Napali Coast in Kauai

The Napali Coast as seen from a boat.


Photography: Hanalei Coconut Trees

While traveling in Hanalei on the island of Kauai in the early morning I snapped a picture of some of the trees.


Unipacking: Setting Up Your Unicycle for Unicycle Backpacking

The first in a series of videos on how do to unicycle backpacking: unipacking! This shows how I setup the unicycle with a standard off the shelf rack and some custom panniers.


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Complete Google Maps

Here are links to all the Google Maps for our Arizona Trail Unicycle adventure. Note that I started in Tucson to join my friends who got a 5 day head start. These were created by recording each day with Strava.


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 29, The Last Day

April 28, 2017 So, at this point, I had stopped writing daily notes in my iPhone, and it is now nearly a month later where my memory is already starting to fade. All the celebration at the end of the trip, and I forgot to take detailed notes. But I will never completely forget this day. Riding the Arizona trail was the hardest physical thing that I have ever done. I lost about five pounds, despite eating a jar of peanut butter every week. Don’t worry, I’m working on gaining the weight back by drinking home-brew.  The last day. We... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 28, The Cold Cold Day

April 27, 2017 That’s two colds in the title, because it was really cold. One thing I didn’t mention about the prior day was the wind. The wind was constantly blowing, and it would usually stop at night, but the night before it never stopped. We woke up in the morning, and the wind woke up with us. The wind was a little tired and slower than normal, it probably just needed its coffee, but it was still blowing, and it picked up as time went on. One good thing about it freezing at night is that the snow becomes... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 27, Welcome to the Snow

April 26, 2017 We weren’t sure who was going to have a harder day. Our three hiking friends, Lexi, Colin and Ashley, had to hike back out to the south rim of the Grand Canyon in one shot, and take a slightly longer hiking path via the Bright Angel Trail. The Bright Angel Trail is less steep, but longer, and from the Cottonwood Campsite it was a full 20 miles. The unicyclists, Jamey, Rebekka and myself, had to hike about seven miles to the north rim and ride as far as we could. We got up a bit earlier than... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 26, Just 7 Miles of Hiking

April 25, 2017 The seven miles down may have been harder than this day’s seven miles of slightly uphill. My calves were still sore from the hike down, and the heavy backpack wasn’t helping. We left the Bright Angel campsite and did a quick stop off at Phantom Ranch around 9 or 9:30AM. Not only does the ranch sell beer, but they also have some postcards you can buy. Does that mean the mailman will do a daily hike to the bottom of the Grand Canyon? Well, not quite: the post cards are carried out by mule, and you get... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 25, Unicycles Strapped to Our Backs

April 24, 2017 …Except Jamey, who opted to carry his unicycle on his shoulder! This was the day we had to figure out how to get our unicycles across the Grand Canyon without having them touch the ground. You are not allowed to push a bike (or uni) down and across. We woke up a bit later in the morning with our complete gang: Ashley, Colin and Lexi planned to hike the trail with us and camp two nights down with us before having to hike back out. Originally they wanted to hike from the South rim to the North... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 24, The South Rim of the Grand Canyon

April 23, 2017 Ah, the south rim of the Grand Canyon! We didn’t want to miss our last chance at civilization so we first went to the coffee shop in town and grabbed something warm for breakfast. A simple egg and bacon on a bagel tasted really good at that point, even after having my normal oatmeal for breakfast.  We were prepared for about six miles of easy trail from town to the Canyon but it turned out they had recently paved the path and we just cruised it at a fast speed and ended up at our destination campground... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 23, The Throwing Knife

April 22, 2017 We could still see the San Francisco peaks in the southern distance and it was amazing that we were by them just a few days prior as they had shrunk to a small size from our current vantage point. I woke up early and watched the sun rise as I had my morning coffee and packed up. We weren’t in a big hurry, as the day should only be about 20 miles or so, and we had read that it was supposed to be easy mostly downhill singletrack.  Jamey got a 20 minute head start to get... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 22, Chips

April 21, 2017 The wind had stopped during the night and we thankfully woke up to calmness. I had to shake a bunch of dust out of my tent and it made me reminisce of Burning Man, where that is a daily occurrence. Camping right at a dirt water tank probably wasn’t the best idea, but it was flat and comfy. The soreness was still in my quads, but the muscle above my left foot felt almost back to normal.  While at REI I had splurged and bought one dehydrated breakfast of bacon and eggs. Jamey had been mixing them... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 21, Headwind, Sidewind and No Tailwind

April 20, 2017 Sleeping at high elevation in Arizona is cold. We decided to get up a bit later and enjoy the warmth of our sleeping bags and let the sun crest over the nearby peak before really starting the day. We all slowly moseyed out of the tents, with me first to appear, and got packed up and said goodbye to our beautiful little pond and gorgeous views at about 8AM The tents were frost free, but the tricking water down to the pond was icy. One nice thing about the cold was that it froze the snow, making... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 20, Hungover and Where’s My Chainsaw?

April 19, 2017 Not a fun day. My four beers and a few shots of Whiskey caught up with me. I’ve rarely gotten any sort of hangover as I’m pretty careful on how much I drink. But the day before I didn’t have much water and replaced it with beer. I knew I was thirsty, and I thought that craft IPA would be good enough for my body. And a few swigs of whiskey with a cool through hiker sounded good at the time. But by the morning I was having trouble keeping anything in my stomach.  Jamey had gotten... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 19, Black Widows and Beer

April 18, 2017 The push to Flagstaff! We were highly motivated at to get to town. Our backpacks were now much lighter after having eaten almost 5 days worth of food and we were excited to get to town to have some craft beer. Beer can be a high motivator for someone out in the woods.  The previous camp site I selected wasn’t ideal. My blow up Thermarest suffered a hole and was completely flat by midnight. I tried to find the hole my ears and headlamp, but it proved impossible to locate so I just went back to sleep... [read more]


The Arizona Trail on Unicycle: Day 18, You Didn’t See the Mountain?

April 17, 2017 Yesterday we were about 5 or 6 miles short of our riding goal, and on this day we were already planning on about 25 miles. So that meant 30+ miles all on the trail so we could remain on schedule. And we did it! But we had to start a bit earlier. So I got up at 4:50AM and started my usual routine, except I opted for 3 oatmeals in preparation for the long day (and extra strong instant coffee). I somehow had an extra two oatmeal packets from a breakfast that we did in some other... [read more]



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