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
2015

Memories of “the Mansion”

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh   The hulking three-story old house I grew up in will soon exist only in memories. Late last year, my family learned...
03
FEB
2015

Odor complaints continue despite Big Run efforts

Posted: Saturday, January 24, 2015 8:33 am By CARRIE STAMBAUGH / For The Independent PRINCESS The number Boyd County residents complaining to environmental...
03
FEB
2015

Fighting cabin fever with a dose of outdoors

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh A winter devoid of deep snow is the worst kind of weather in my book. If it’s going to be cold, there might as well be snow...
10
JAN
2015

Big Run takes action, pledges information

Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015 11:59 am | Updated: 9:39 pm, Sat Jan 10, 2015. By CARRIE STAMBAUGH For The Independent PRINCESS For the better part of a...
01
JAN
2015

Gray’s Arch, first of many 2015 hikes

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh STANTON, Ky. — I said good-bye to 2014 and rang in 2015 drinking champagne on my couch with my husband in Ashland. It was a...

Mudfoot's Meanderings

03
MAR
2015

Memories of “the Mansion”

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh   The hulking three-story old house I grew up in will soon exist only in memories. Late last year, my family learned...
03
FEB
2015

Fighting cabin fever with a dose of outdoors

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh A winter devoid of deep snow is the worst kind of weather in my book. If it’s going to be cold, there might as well be snow...
01
JAN
2015

Gray’s Arch, first of many 2015 hikes

By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh STANTON, Ky. — I said good-bye to 2014 and rang in 2015 drinking champagne on my couch with my husband in Ashland. It was a...
01
NOV
2014

Chasing Moonbows

CORBIN, Ky. November is traditionally my least favorite month of the year. It’s the time of year when the last brilliants leaves of autumn are blown away...
01
OCT
2014

Rafting the Russell Fork

BREAKS, Va. — The cooler temperatures and changing leaves are universal signs of autumn, but for adventure enthusiasts they also signal the start of the...