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

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Experienced in a broad range of professional writing


Mudfoot's Meanderings
Highlighting Carrie’s adventures and offers travel tips to readers.

News Reporting

Political and environmental
Investigative journalism and analytical reporting.


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


A woman’s call to arms

CARRIE STAMBAUGH | The Independent| Friday, April 20, 2012 1:18 am I’m a member of the first generation of women who have been told from birth and always...

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...

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...

Guardians of the past

Seven generations of the descendants of Revolutionary War soldier Thaddeus Bennett have farmed in the valley along Tygarts Creek, first building and later...

Where the Farm Came First

The Bonzo Dairy Farm of Greenup, Ky. Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 1:01 am CARRIE STAMBAUGH The Independent /Posted: Sunday, May 29, 2011 1:01 am Everyone...

Mudfoot's Meanderings