This is my outdoor adventures blog. Contact me through tjkopena@gmail.com.

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The following are the posts with my most thought-out writing or exceptional events.

The following lists collect posts on a couple key topics.


In 2020 I got hooked on kayaking, primarily in touring and sea adventures.

Mountaineering, Backpacking, Camping

In 2018 I got back into mountaineering, backpacking, and camping generally after a bit of a hiatus from having a daughter, and a less active period from untimely injuries as well as different adventuring priorities the couple years prior (see below).

Ultra-Endurance Cycling

For several years I did a good amount of 12 hour, 24 hour, and longer bicycle racing.


I was fortunate to spend the summer of 2012 living in Prague, and had a number of great experiences.

tjkopena is a computer scientist who spends a lot of time outdoors and plays a good number of games. Interested in mountaineering, backpacking, running, cycling, and climbing.