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

03
MAR
2016

Roll, Roll, Roll, Your Boat

Bluegrass Wildcatter Association welcoming to novice, expert Kayakers. Winter Roll Sessions include opportunity to learn, practice rolling and rescue...
02
FEB
2016

West Virginia Winter Wonders: A long weekend getaway to the High Alleghenies

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh Old Man Winter has finally arrived, and according to weather experts will most likely stick around through February and into...
05
JAN
2016

2016: The Year of the Paddle

National Park Service Celebrates 100 years in 2016 By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh Happy New Year! I wish you all a joyous year filled with love, happiness...
07
NOV
2015

Carter Caves in every season: Underground tours delight all year

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh First, full disclosure: I love Carter Caves State Resort Park for more reasons than I can fit in this column. Suffice it to...
05
OCT
2015

Mudfoot goes to Le Conte

Smoky Mountains Getaway By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh There is a placed in Great Smoky Mountains National Park where visitors can spend the night high in...

Mudfoot's Meanderings

03
MAR
2016

Roll, Roll, Roll, Your Boat

Bluegrass Wildcatter Association welcoming to novice, expert Kayakers. Winter Roll Sessions include opportunity to learn, practice rolling and rescue...
02
FEB
2016

West Virginia Winter Wonders: A long weekend getaway to the High Alleghenies

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh Old Man Winter has finally arrived, and according to weather experts will most likely stick around through February and into...
05
JAN
2016

2016: The Year of the Paddle

National Park Service Celebrates 100 years in 2016 By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh Happy New Year! I wish you all a joyous year filled with love, happiness...
07
NOV
2015

Carter Caves in every season: Underground tours delight all year

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh First, full disclosure: I love Carter Caves State Resort Park for more reasons than I can fit in this column. Suffice it to...
05
OCT
2015

Mudfoot goes to Le Conte

Smoky Mountains Getaway By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh There is a placed in Great Smoky Mountains National Park where visitors can spend the night high in...