Editor’s note: Our writer, Rick Stowe, is currently at Overland Expo EAST. He’s documenting his experience on our Instagram, @thenewartemis. He’ll be sharing photos, interviews and updates throughout the weekend, so check back soon for more coverage!
Rick Stowe is an outdoorsy hobby collecting nemophilist. He works in Higher Education and recently completed his M.Ed in counseling. He enjoys hiking, fishing, and camping in the hills of East Tennessee. While at home he enjoys leather working and reading, especially vintage books on outdoor pursuits. When the occasion and motivation coincide he enjoys taking his cyclocross bike out for a spin on the local trails. An admitted gear nerd he constantly strives to minimize his collection, while still having the tool for whatever job may arise. Check out his curated blog, North of South East; his ramblings; and his Twitter and Instagram.View all articles by Rick Stowe