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Author Archives: Bob Ward

About Bob Ward

Fiction author with a zest for adventure travel. Blogs, tweets, videos, and pins for research and fun. He also hosts Ward's Adventure Travel Research & Trip Journal, a weekly podcast available on EFN, iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and more.

032 Laura Explains Machu Picchu and More (35 Minutes of Pure Gold)

A surprise visit from Laura improves the quality of our podcast! She talks about her travels, including hiking to Machu Picchu. She enlightens me and dad on the logistics of that trip–how she got there, who she traveled with, and why to both. Intense mountain elevations, she got put on oxygen about 14,900 feet, loved … Continue reading »

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031 Researching Destinations For Our Winter Backpacking Trip

We research U.S. national parks below latitude 35 ° N in hopes of finding somewhere awesome to hike and backpack in January or February. (Listener feedback with other options would be great! We’re looking for backpacking destinations that stay above freezing.) During this episode, we find Big Bend National Park, which sounds very promising. It’s … Continue reading »

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030 It Does Not Involve Dad Dressing Up Like Little Bo Peep

We make important decisions about the future of this podcast. Why we decide to stick with backpacking adventures for now.

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029 Snowshoeing Basics, City Slickers, and Hollywood Stars Please Don’t Sue Us

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028 Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll

How does this show title apply to adventure travel? Blame dad!

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027 Snowshoeing and Dogsledding and Winter Survival

In this podcast episode, dad and I discuss what type of adventure we should try next. Winter is coming, so we’re thinking of snowy endeavors. If you have any ideas or suggestions, we’d be happy to consider them. You can post in the comments at EpicFieldNotes.com/027…

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026 Our Deep Afterthoughts On The Shenandoah National Park Backpacking Trip

Dad and I discuss our completed backpacking trip to Shenandoah National Park.

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025E: SNP Field Notes: Hazeltop Mountain to Stayin Alive Test to Lewis Falls to Bear Cubs to Trips End

025E (Part 5 of 5)            

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025D: SNP Field Notes: Copperhead Snake Area to Two Speckled Fawns and Mama to Crying Black Bear to Rock Scramble

025D (Part 4 of 5)      

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025C: SNP Field Notes: Doe Buck and Squirrel to Pass Mountain Hut to Plan B to Rainy Night to Car

025C (Part 3 of 5)    

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