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Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.


Canoe poling

Allagash River canoe poling workshop

On an Allagash River adventure, we took time out at one campsite near the end of the trip, to get a quick lesson on canoe poling. Our guide for the trip, Chip Cochrane from Allagash Canoe Trips, is a canoe poling legend. He has dominated the world of competitive poling for over twenty years according […]

ABR Backwoods retreat

Perfect snow at ABR Ski Trails

The cross-country ski season is quite short. Late December through early March goes by quick for Nordic ski enthusiasts. The quality of the snow during this period is not always ideal. When you get the perfect snow conditions on a great trail system, it makes for a memorable day. This combination happens often at the […]

Culinary tour of Las Vegas

Iconic Activities To Do In Vegas

Few more places on earth are as storied and iconic as America’s playground.  People in the mood for adventure, fun, and a little risk will love the desert city of Las Vegas, NV.  It’s the town everyone should visit at least once in their life and almost everyone goes back three or four times more. […]

Member’s Mark® Ultimate Clean Fresh Clean Detergent

How not to get smelled out on your next road trip

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MembersMarkDetergent #CollectiveBias I recently returned from a one month long road trip to Maine in New England. Laundry and staying clean was a constant concern while adventuring in the woods and along the rivers of New England. I […]