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Honeymoon Journal

Honeymoon Journal

I got hitched to the lovely Jasmine (@mountain_maiden) in September! For our honeymoon, we spent sixteen days exploring Italy by backpack.  All the while, I tried to keep the habit of journaling, as I’ve done for the last 15 years of exploring. Lucky for me, I married a woman who also enjoys keeping a journal and a sketchbook. […]

Book Announcement

Book Announcement

It is with great pleasure that I can announce my relationship with Heyday Books! This week marks the beginning of a long journey which will result in the publishing of an illustrated book of my 2011 Pacific Crest Trail journals.

Words of Nature

I’m happy to announce two workshops I’m leading on outdoor journaling!  Here is the press release from The Nature of Words: Join outdoorsman Kolby Kirk for a 2-session workshop on outdoor journaling.  Participants will spend time in the woods learning about how to translate your surroundings into words and sketches. Among the skills taught will […]

Sierra Trek 2012 Journal

During my 6-week trek through the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, I diligently kept a journal. Unlike previous backpacking trips, I opted for a larger journal. I’d like to share with you my experiences in the wilderness and a few scanned pages from my Sierra Trek 2012 journal. Page 01-02– Here’s the first two pages […]

Radio Interview: Trail Journaling

Radio Interview: Trail Journaling

I was on the Morning Show with Marcus Smith on October 25, 2012 talking about journaling on the trail. Check it out: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Postcards from the Edge

Postcards from the Edge

[UPDATE 07/25/12: Postcards from the trail are no longer available but you can purchase unused postcards from my Etsy Shop.] My close friends know that I love to send postcards while on my journeys. Last summer, while I hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, I sent over two dozen postcards to friends and family, updating them […]

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