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


Legacy of the land

The Virgin family farm along North Fork in Oldtown can trace its family and farm history in Greenup County back more than 200 years and six generations to...

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...

The Coal Branch way of life

Hienemans have lived and farmed on Coal Branch since the 1860s, passing their land and agricultural heritage through five generations. The Hieneman Family...

A family farm love story

Farming is the enduring first love of both Terry and Lisa Osborne. Both grew up on farms in Greenup County, which they now own and continue to labor on....

Keeping Liberty Alive

Old Liberty Farm is as rich in history as its fertile, rolling slopes. A 500-acre swath of land stretching from the high wooded ridge line to the banks of...

Mudfoot's Meanderings