Articles written by: Brad Lane

Originally from the great state of Iowa, Brad now works in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia as a wilderness guide.

Pete Eshelman: Economic Development Systems of the 21st Century

Pete Eshelman: Economic Development Systems of the 21st Century

Pete Eshelman is the Director of Outdoor Branding for the Roanoke Regional Partnership, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization trying to find ways to sustainably grow Roanoke’s economy. Their solution? A plan to embrace the outdoors with Pete at the helm of the wheel. I sat down with him in his [...]

Knowledge is Power: Certifications, Clinics, and Experience

Knowledge is Power: Certifications, Clinics, and Experience

Whether you’re fifty feet above the ground hanging onto a pair of crimpers, or about to crush a class V rapid in a ducky boat, the one piece of gear you should never leave home without is knowledge. There are many places to gain the educational edge, from the classroom [...]