Thorofare video report

This was one of the coolest trips I’ve ever done. Still trying to wrap my head around all that I saw and felt. Insofar as this was meant to be an effective coda for both the Yellowstone project and for graduate school, I can say that the mission has been accomplished.

Now, as Eric so helpfully said, I have to find a job. Too bad, as I’m psyched on spring and ready to spend my time biking, backpacking, skiing mountains, and packrafting fat rivers.


12 responses to “Thorofare video report”

  1. Congrats on finishing. Loved the frozen sock moment and wading barefoot. Great job on the vid.

  2. Jobs really are overrated when you think about it. But congrats on finishing school. That looks like an awesome celebration trip.

  3. Good work putting school first . Hope to see you in the hills or on the water soon. Good luck on the employment front. Hope you find a place with lots of rec opps.

  4. "Hi, yer young and you have your health. What do you want with a job?"

  5. I do better and get more done with some structure in my life. I also have student loans coming up soonish.Bleh.Thanks everyone.

  6. Fantastic video and thanks for sharing.

  7. Loved it David! Beautifully treacherous country you have in your midst. Excellent editing, it gave me a great sense of what your trip was like. I cannot believe you wore the MT100's in conditions like that! Amazing they were still on your feet when you were done. Anywhere I can see your gear list for this trip?

  8. Thanks Eugene! I'm currently working on an article that hopefully BPL will publish. Full gearlist with commentary will be included.

  9. […] team, I held my own and we finished the trip in some tough conditions.  The next spring I did an aborted crossing of Yellowstone, which showed what was possible.  That summer, in 2010, I finally got a packraft, […]

  10. […] with good results often, and in many places.  Both Thorofare and Mountain Creeks, in Yellowstone during this trip, yielded to carefully finding the clearest way across the inevitable deep channel, then doing a […]

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