Shenandoah Valley

Carrie atop the Pinnacles of Shenandoah National Park.

Grand Canyon

The Colorado River as seen from the South Rim.

Mount Rainer

Tahoma reflected in Mirror Lake.

Max Patch, N.C.

Sunset along the Appalachian Trail.

Going to the Sun Road.

Glacier National Park, Mont.

Grenoble, France

The banks of L’Isere

Yellow Mounds

Badlands National Park, S.D.

Cranberry Wilderness, W.Va.

West Virginia’s Highland Scenic Highway

Toronto, Ontario

Sunset on Lake Ontario

About Carrie's Work

Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh is an Ashland, Ky. based storyteller. A freelance journalist and outdoor enthusiast, Carrie uses her professional training in a variety of media to capture and tell captivating stories. LEARN MORE ABOUT CARRIE

Experienced in a broad range of professional writing

Outdoors/Travel

Mudfoot's Meanderings
Highlighting Carrie’s adventures and offers travel tips to readers.

News Reporting

Political and environmental
Investigative journalism and analytical reporting.

Features/Photos

Versatile experience
Magazine, newspaper, online, landscape, travel and features

Other works

Business and non-profit
Providing a variety of specialized services in many lines of work.

Recent work

05
DEC
2016

Canoeing Kentucky’s Kinniconick Creek

Paddle one of Northeast Kentucky’s most undeveloped scenic creeks By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh For years I’ve heard stories about the natural beauty of...
05
AUG
2016

A Northern Kentucky Weekend Paddle Trip

Exploring the Licking River and the Ohio River Manchester Islands Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh Over the past two years, while working on my guidebooks, I’ve...
05
JUL
2016

Broken in at The Breaks

Bluegrass Wildwater Hosts Annual Beginner’s Kayaking Clinic on Russell Fork By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh As my “Year of the Paddle” continues, I’ve...
05
MAY
2016

A Little Sandy Float Trip

Exploring the upper reaches of the river By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh Grayson Lake is the place to be in the summertime in northeastern Kentucky if you...
03
APR
2016

Poor Fork Paddle Rich in Scenery

This paddle on the Poor Fork of the Cumberland River provides boaters a view of Appalachian landscape, lifestyle and coal economy  By Carrie “Mudfoot”...

Mudfoot's Meanderings

05
DEC
2016

Canoeing Kentucky’s Kinniconick Creek

Paddle one of Northeast Kentucky’s most undeveloped scenic creeks By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh For years I’ve heard stories about the natural beauty of...
05
AUG
2016

A Northern Kentucky Weekend Paddle Trip

Exploring the Licking River and the Ohio River Manchester Islands Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh Over the past two years, while working on my guidebooks, I’ve...
05
JUL
2016

Broken in at The Breaks

Bluegrass Wildwater Hosts Annual Beginner’s Kayaking Clinic on Russell Fork By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh As my “Year of the Paddle” continues, I’ve...
05
MAY
2016

A Little Sandy Float Trip

Exploring the upper reaches of the river By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh Grayson Lake is the place to be in the summertime in northeastern Kentucky if you...
03
APR
2016

Poor Fork Paddle Rich in Scenery

This paddle on the Poor Fork of the Cumberland River provides boaters a view of Appalachian landscape, lifestyle and coal economy  By Carrie “Mudfoot”...