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

16
DEC
2014

Crafting A Kitchen Legacy

Portsmouth Metro  Three generations of Crafts have put the “craft” in Craft’s Custom Kitchens since the Rubyville, Ohio, business opened its doors in 1945....
09
DEC
2014

Bourbon Holiday Recipes

Bridges/ Issue 41 / Dec. 9, 2014 Give Your Holiday Recipes A Little Punch: The rich, complex flavors of bourbon add warmth to classic holiday dishes. Add...
01
DEC
2014

10 Ways to Go Green This Christmas

Bridges / Winter 2014 Celebrate the holiday with these 10 easy ways to cut down on waste, avoid toxic chemicals and save energy. Follow these tips,...
25
NOV
2014

The Giving Trees

BBBS Christmas Tree Sale Supports Mentoring that Makes a Difference BRIDGES FALL/WINTER .14 ISSUE 41. Help Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-State...
16
NOV
2014

Chris Eriwn’s Camping Kentucky

New Camping Guidebook Released by Local Outdoor Writer Camping Kentucky details state’s public campgrounds The Greater Ashland Beacon ASHLAND Local outdoor...

Mudfoot's Meanderings

01
SEP
2014

Home From A Great American Road Trip

Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a series detailing Mudfoot’s Great American Road Trip.  On Friday night, after 35 days and 9,500 miles of...
01
AUG
2014

A Great American Road Trip Begins

Editor’s note: This is the first in an ongoing series about Mudfoot’s Great American Road Trip. SALINAS, Cali. Almost as soon as I looked over...
01
MAY
2014

Celebrate America: Camp out!

Spending a night camping out under the stars is as American as Apple Pie — maybe even more so. It’s a classic summer pass time handed down from generation...
01
APR
2014

The Magic of the Smoky Mountains

Four years ago, somewhere in Virginia along the Appalachian Trail, I became Mudfoot, my trail name and traveling alter ego. But my wanderlust and habit of...
05
FEB
2012

A Greenbo Canoe Adventure

GREENBO LAKE STATE RESORT PARK, Ky. – The sunshine and warm temperatures were just too much to resist last week. Having heard Greenbo Lake had recently...