Jeffrey H. Ryan Hiker Author Photographer Speaker Podcaster Director

Thank you, CooloftheWild.com for the chance to guest blog

Cool of the Wild is an impressive website. It’s really more like the best outdoor magazines of yore with sections on gear, inspiration, skills, and destinations that make you want to jump up from your laptop or stick your phone in your pocket and get outside. It doesn’t get much better. Thanks to Joey and the team […]

Back among the mountain goats

Photo of Mountain Goat ©2017 www.JeffRyanAuthor.com

https://youtu.be/KP6mFUNNQ_A Exploring the backcountry of the Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument gives you incredible insights into the force of the mountain’s blast and nature’s ability to recover. Here in the face of the blast zone, trunks of giant Douglas firs stand tall and lifeless, driftwood-like remnants of the eruption still marking the event. Yet, […]