Rich’s Adventure Blog

Grab your gear and a rope and follow along.

If you are an active adventurer yourself, I have instructional posts, technical tips and tricks, case studies and gear reviews to share with you.

If life has you dreaming of traveling and exploring, follow along with my stories of adventure around the globe.

Arctic Circle

Arctic Circle

Monday morning drive from Akureyri to Dalvik to catch the 9:00 o’clock ferry to the island of Grimsey; the only place in Iceland that extends into the Arctic Circle. Rough 3-hour ferry ride, not ideal for anyone prone to sea sickness. There were several such people on...

Seydisfjordur Iceland

Seydisfjordur Iceland

According to the guidebook: “If you explore only one town in the Eastfjords, Seydisfjordur should be it. Made up of multi-colored wooden houses and surrounded by snowcapped mountains and cascading waterfalls.” On this day the surroundings were obscured by dense fog...

Canyoneering Karma

Canyoneering Karma

Be sure to check out and join our meetup group at: https://www.meetup.com/Canyoneering-Karma/ Our group exists to serve; to help you learn, practice and hone technical canyoneering skills; to meet other canyoneers; and of course to have fun exploring canyons....