All posts tagged "Outside In"

  • OUTSIDE IN — Mount Hood and how to mess up the hike of your life

    By CHRIS BATES     Mount Hood and how to mess up the hike of your life   Many years ago, I literally took off into the wilderness for three days. It was something I had wanted...

    • Posted June 2, 2019
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  • OUTSIDE IN — Pruned through pain and loss

    By Chris Bates   Pruned through pain and loss   My father and some friends had a hunting lease in the Mississippi Delta. It was during my school years, so I was able to work on the property...

    • Posted March 30, 2019
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  • OUTSIDE IN — Let your story help others

    By Chris Bates     Let your story help others        That night on the mountain was during my fifth summer at the Christian camp I went to growing up. I had finally achieved the opportunity...

    • Posted February 1, 2019
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  • OUTSIDE IN — Ever been lost?

    By Chris Bates     Ever been lost?   My father had been taking me into the woods since I was as young as I can remember. On one cold, bluebird sky fall day in my early...

    • Posted December 1, 2018
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  • OUTSIDE IN — How Big Are You?

    By Chris Bates   How big are you?   The three of us were resting for the moment in a small valley far into the Colorado backcountry. We were surrounded by mountains that were covered with large golden...

    • Posted September 2, 2018
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