There was a time when the only camera I could afford was a disposable until my parents gave me a 35mm camera for my birthday. That school year I put it to use a lot as the yearbook photographer. I remember the excitement of wanting to get to the darkroom and process the rolls of … Continue reading Pic or it Didn’t Happen. Uh, What?
In 2013 I launched HBF Outdoors as Hike by Faith. At the time it was a simple platform used to share my experiences, adventures, and lessons God was teaching me in the outdoors. In 2018, I officially launched it as an LLC business under the name HBF Outdoors. My vision at the time was to … Continue reading The Future of HBF Outdoors, LLC.
A lot of photos were taken over the last 24 hours of our overnight adventure. But I chose this one to share as I feel it depicts our time in the woods well. One word...peaceful. This was our view the entire time. No one around. Not even the sounds of traffic could be heard. At … Continue reading An Overnighter with a Pack of Coyotes
The problem with some popular "outdoor travel" blogs is that they don't really know what they are talking about. There, I said it, and I'm sure a travel blogger someone is getting in a twitch over that statement. This morning I read a blog post listing the best trails in all 50 states. Now I … Continue reading Authentic bloggers have been there
The sun bounced off the water reflecting back into my eyes causing me to squint and look away but for a moment. A light breeze blew from the west rustling the leaves in the tree above me that provided much-needed shade on a hot humid day. I set my pack down on the ground next … Continue reading The Outdoors is Worth the Discomfort