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
NOV
2014

Coke plant cleanup efforts continue

Posted: Sunday, November 16, 2014 3:34 pm By CARRIE STAMBAUGH For The Independent ASHLAND AK Steel officials say they are cooperating with a U.S....
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...
11
OCT
2014

Progress on AK Steel Plant Cleanup

Posted: Saturday, October 11, 2014 11:39 pm By CARRIE STAMBAUGH For The Independent ASHLAND A year after public wrangling over whether state or federal...
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...
09
SEP
2014

Empowering Women Against Ovarian Cancer

Ongoing UK Markey Cancer Research program provides women free screening By Carrie Stambaugh, For The Independent ASHLAND, Ky. — To mark September as...

Mudfoot's Meanderings

01
FEB
2012

Escape to the Florida Keys

What is more romantic for Valentine’s Day than a last minute trip? I propose the Florida Keys, for several reasons. No. 1, now that winter has finally...
18
MAR
2011

An Appalachian Trail Adventure

How CS2 became Mudfoot and The Fireman By Carrie “Mudfoot” Stambaugh The morning of March 18, 2010 dawned clear and cold at Amicalola Falls State Park in...