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

01
SEP
2015

Trompin’ in the Mud

Hiking Kentucky in one of the the wettest years on record Carrie Mudfoot Stambaugh Eight months ago I landed my dream job: Updating a hiking guidebook....
07
JUL
2015

From East to West, Kentucky’s Natural Wonders Wow

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh The Ashland Beacon Kentucky is a beautiful state. That’s why I moved here, but there are times when the awesomeness of one of...
02
JUN
2015

A Pine Mountain Adventure

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh I imagined the view from a top Pine Mountain long before I ever stepped foot on its namesake trail last month. I first read...
05
MAY
2015

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Love of the outdoors still a shared passion, past time By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh I was 18 the first time my mother and I took a camping trip together...
07
APR
2015

Best Spring Paddle: Tygarts Creek

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh The snow of winter has finally given way to spring rains, which while I sit writing this are once again overfilling our...

Mudfoot's Meanderings

01
SEP
2015

Trompin’ in the Mud

Hiking Kentucky in one of the the wettest years on record Carrie Mudfoot Stambaugh Eight months ago I landed my dream job: Updating a hiking guidebook....
07
JUL
2015

From East to West, Kentucky’s Natural Wonders Wow

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh The Ashland Beacon Kentucky is a beautiful state. That’s why I moved here, but there are times when the awesomeness of one of...
02
JUN
2015

A Pine Mountain Adventure

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh I imagined the view from a top Pine Mountain long before I ever stepped foot on its namesake trail last month. I first read...
05
MAY
2015

Like Mother, Like Daughter

Love of the outdoors still a shared passion, past time By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh I was 18 the first time my mother and I took a camping trip together...
07
APR
2015

Best Spring Paddle: Tygarts Creek

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh The snow of winter has finally given way to spring rains, which while I sit writing this are once again overfilling our...