Explore The World With Me

Hi! My name is Rich Carlson -- adventure travel addict and technical canyoneering instructor. Since 1990 I have trained thousands of canyoneers, canyon guides and canyon rescue teams across the Americas and around the world. Now you can follow my blog and join me as I share the adventure through entertaining stories and beautiful images, plus technical advice, gear reviews and minimalist travel tips.

The Latest from Rich's Blog

Going out for a little walk
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Turning 60 in February 2017. Making plans to trek across America to celebrate. Remember in the movie, when Forrest Gump started walking across the country? I recall thinking that would be a really... Read More

Adventure in the Park
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What do you get when you rig some ropes and pulleys in trees at a park and bring in a bus load of orphaned kids from a children’s home? SMILES! Kathmandu, Nepal –... Read More