fatherhood:

Created on Wed Dec 5, 2012
My wife puts up with me when I pull over to take photos like this one. She's known for a long time that I'm the sort of road traveler who stops to check things out and take a deep breath just for ...
When a group of dads are left to their own devices for a weekend without the family, they buy some ping pong balls, a stack of Solo cups, and guess what? All hell breaks loose.  Watch them grasp ...
Of the numerous "adventuring with kids" books out there to be consumed, few of them command little more than casual attention. They'll hit some reasonable, if not obvious, topics like the benefits of ...
If you've ever hoofed it to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, then you've made friends with the multiplying foot blisters, known well the rock-hard calf muscles and felt the blow to your ego as you ...
"I get up and go to work everyday, and I'm stoked." He may have been an inspiring professional skier of epic pioneering proportions, but Shane McConkey was much more, too. The charismatic, high-energy, ...
After all these years of technological advances and the introduction of synthetic fibers, not much can beat the natural insulation of goose down. That's why it's been used for untold years. The soft ...
Created on Mon Sep 10, 2012
She's a week old, and she's awesome. Can't you tell? The human body is wickedly amazing. My wife started to feel contractions on Thursday, August 30th. They fizzled off by Friday. Then they came ...
Created on Thu Aug 23, 2012
My little girl started kindergarten just a couple of weeks ago, and, man, talk about one small step for her, one giant leap for her parents. If you've been there, you understand. You understand what ...
Created on Sun Aug 19, 2012
Strength in numbers: 4 families camping together on the beach in Mexico My stats tell me a healthy percentage of visitors to this space are within these fine boundaries of the state of Arizona, which ...
Mt. Adams is the third tallest volcano in the Cascades and if you have a 16-year-old daughter you might be able to get her to trek it with you. Like Steve Burgess did. Minimal equipment needed to ...
Alpinist Jake Norton is gone from home several times a year to summit the world's tallest peaks for First Ascent, and because the gent has two little kids and a wife, you'd think his story would be ...
Created on Sat Jun 16, 2012
... these fathers get it done. So, here's to dads and the many types of treasures they show their children on the Journey of Fatherhood.  ...
Created on Fri Jun 15, 2012
Taking a morning ride on a camp tree swing might be the new definition of adventure Meghan stumped me with her question: "What do you consider adventurous?" She's in the throes of the Adventures ...
Created on Sat Jun 9, 2012
With Father's Day just around the bend, here's a little idea that'd put a grin on some dads' faces. Quiksilver offers custom designed boardshorts through their website—users simply jump on, pick a ...
Created on Tue May 22, 2012
At the risk of putting just little too much out there for strangers to consume, we're going to ask you what you think. Boy or girl? Brooke's pregnancy is going very well. The little 26-week grom inside ...
two-year-old stoke from Chet Hervey on Vimeo. Raising kids isn't fun and rewarding and amazing all the time. Yeah, you knew that already. But you also know where this is going: during certain fleeting ...
I have a dream — no, actually a goal — to take my daughter down to Havasu Falls. I haven't been there in 9 years. We'll both strap on our backpacks, hike the 10 miles down Grand Canyon and along its ...
Created on Mon May 7, 2012
... into the lifelong quest of fatherhood at merciless full speed, used a great number of techniques for quelling a crying baby. I learned to hum and bounce and walk and sway and shush and swaddle. And when ...
Created on Mon Apr 23, 2012
When I was young and invincible and knew it all, I declared to my Boy Scout leader that backpacking sucked. He had gathered six or seven of us 12-year-old boys at his house to show us his stash of ...
Camera: Canon 5D | Lens: EF24-105mm | Setting: f/4, 1/125 sec, ISO 100 I tried to strike up the wrong conversation with this girl. She picked out a square table while we waited for our burritos. She ...

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