Video Of Steven Ainsworth’s Helicopter Rescue In The Smokies

In early November, I posted an article about an Appalachian Trail southbound thru-hiker that was rescued in the Smokies after riding out Hurricane Sandy.  Steven Ainsworth battled record snowfall and survived for three days before calling 911 for help.  Here’s footage and some commentary from the HuffPost on the helicopter rescue:   Tennessee Highway Patrol […]

Winter – Once Again – At The Grand Canyon

I just returned from a trip to the Grand Canyon, and if you haven’t seen it – the winter is a great time to go.  There are fewer people, there’s no summer 100+ heat, and it’s fairly easy to book a room at the last minute – even on a weekend. I made my first trip […]