“Faeries, come take me out of this dull world,
For I would ride with you upon the wind,
Run on the top of the disheveled tide,
And dance upon the mountains like a flame.”

-W.B. Yeats

Adventurebabble is a personal eye on the world of nature-inspired outdoor recreation and travel.  Love to go outside?…Lets babble about it.

About Me

Hi, I’m James. My home base for outdoor living is Missoula, at the hub of 5 valleys in magnificent northwest Montana. For the past 10 years I have worked in the outdoor recreation industry and for all my life I have discovered myself in the outdoors.  Here I want to share glimpses of my journey, listen to highlights of yours, and share knowledge and inspiration about outdoor gear and adventures as we might do around the fire after a beautiful day on the trail.


Not Music to My Ears

I love music as much as the next guy, probably more. When I got my first job I saved up all my summer wages and bought a serious stereo system, carefully selecting each component and leaving enough for beautiful, enormous floor speakers with real wood cabinets. For years I built an album collection that got …


Who are you?  Where are you on your life’s journey?  Where do you go and what do you love to do outside?  What do you want to read about?  I’d love to hear from you!