Madison, WI recently hosted its annual Couch Crash, where we invite members from CouchSurfing.org to come to our city for a weekend of festivities. It was an amazing weekend, with lots of interesting people in attendance and many amazing events to partake in.
Here's a little video I put together which summarizes the weekend:
A couple of times per year, the Hoofers Outing Club holds a Day of Instruction (DOI), where they teach new members basic skills in canoeing and kayaking. Because of the construction at the Memorial Union, this summer's DOI was moved to Devil's Lake State Park. It's the most scenic park in Wisconsin, so this wasn't… Read More »
I spent a day at Devil's Lake to learn how to set top-rope climbing anchors from several leaders in the Hoofers Mountaineering Club. After introductions, the leaders taught our group the basics of setting anchors:
– Tying knots in cordelette and Read More »
My girlfriend Katie recently bought me two panier bags for my road bike. After I got a rack for the back of the bike, I was daydreaming of the faraway places I could tour. But because I had only ever ridden for short distances in the city, I still had many questions: Would my 20-year-old… Read More »