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What to bring to your headshot photoshoot

Matthew Stein on May 15, 2016 12:52:44 PM

Bring these 5 items to your next photo shoot. 

Adventure, Bushcraft style

Matthew Stein on Mar 2, 2016 1:48:18 PM

Camping with cast iron.

I wouldn't want to carry a cast iron Dutch oven on a long hike. For this weekend, we didn't care about pack weight. Instead, we bought the ...

Lechmere Station

Matthew Stein on Dec 1, 2015 10:20:16 PM

Lechmere Station:

Found this one kicking around in the archives.

How I recovered after climbing Mount Rainier

Matthew Stein on Nov 15, 2015 9:03:36 PM

I made it down the mountain.

Over the next week, I recovered and spent a few days in Seattle and Sequim. I had lots of time to process everything ...

Climbing Mount Rainier

Matthew Stein on Aug 26, 2015 8:57:00 PM

Camp Muir, 11:35 pm

The bunkhouse door flew open. Time to wake up and start our ascent. By 12:40am, we rigged for glacier travel and started hiking. We stepped ...

Glendronach Tasting

Matthew Stein on Jul 22, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Whisky tasting day arrives.

After breakfast on the farm, we headed for Glendronach. We arrived just after one of the tours started, and needed to ...

Morning on a farm in Scotland

Matthew Stein on Jul 18, 2015 3:24:00 PM

Morning light came early.

I rose to pull the curtain and saw the countryside for the first time. We woke in our

Stirling Castle and sterling silver

Matthew Stein on Jun 28, 2015 11:28:00 PM

We woke early.

Very early, as the sun streamed in the crack of our window shade. Both of us rolled back over and slept until a ...

Ice climbing on Frankenstein wall.

Matthew Stein on Feb 28, 2015 4:26:00 PM

I wasn't cold.

That's the first thing that surprised me.

Visiting Edinburgh

Matthew Stein on Jun 14, 2014 11:13:00 PM

Chilly 50 degrees

We landed in Edinburgh to grey skies and cool temps. The flight, while uneventful, did allow us a chance to sleep. We touched down ...