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Frosty Wooldridge


Frosty Wooldridge is an environmentalist, mountain climber, scuba diver, dancer, skier, writer, speaker and photographer. He graduated from Michigan State University. He has taught at the elementary, high school and college levels. He has rafted, canoed, backpacked, sailed, windsurfed, snowboarded and more all over the planet.

He has bicycled 100,000 miles on six continents and seven times across the United States. His feature articles have appeared in national and international magazines for 30 years. He has interviewed on NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, FOX and 100 radio shows. You may enjoy a one hour DVD video of this book as Wooldridge presents it in front of a live audience. For more information, contact Frosty Wooldridge.

Wooldridge presents motivational programs for high schools, colleges, churches, civic and outdoor clubs. He shows audiences how to live a productive, adventurous and happy life through his five concepts and six practices. His dramatic slide show transports audiences all over the world. His humor and astounding stories from around the world captivate teen, middle-aged and retiree audiences. In the end, he shows you how to create your own life of adventure.

If you are interested in purchasing Frosty Wooldridge's “Spirit of Adventure” greeting cards with picture on the front and vignette quote about adventure on the back, you may send a check made out to Frosty Wooldridge, POB 207, Louisville, CO 80027. You may order a mixed bag with all adventure shots or a single theme card of your choice.

Pack of 10 is $18.00 including postage and handling. Pack of 20 is $36.00 including postage and handling. Pack of 40 is $63.00. Specify if you want a variety or single theme card. State which theme, i.e., backpacking, skiing, canoeing, mountain climbing. Your friends will love these unique adventure greeting cards. Your questions answered: frostyw@juno.com

They cover para-sailing, canoeing, skiing, rafting, backpacking, mountain climbing, winter mountaineering skiing, bicycling, rock climbing, camping and much more. Each card delights the eye and inspires the spirit. Order today!

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Posts by Frosty Wooldridge:

  • New Zealand: One of the Rarest Phenomenons on Earth

  • New Zealand: One of the Rarest Phenomenons on EarthJune 26th, 2019
    Even the dogs don’t bark at bicyclists in New Zealand! If ever there was a paradise for a touring bicycle rider, New Zealand is it. The South Island with its 12,000-foot glacier covered summits possesses extraordinary [...]

  • Stan The Road Warrior: Cycling Through Time

  • May 8th, 2018
    “The trick is to die young as late as possible.” Ashley Montagu Through the years, I’ve picked up pedal partners during my travels around the world. They’ve pedaled through 50 states with me for [...]

  • Exploring the Last Frontier of Alaska: Hyderized!

  • Success, motivation, personal growthApril 25th, 2018
    “We can never have enough of nature. The sight of it must refresh us with inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features. The sea coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and decaying trees, the thunder-clouds, [...]

  • Billions On Bicycles

  • April 17th, 2018
    Millions of people around the globe ride bicycles, but I have never been so affected by bicycle riders than when I rode through the streets of Beijing, China. That country houses 1.35 billion people. Their main transportation? [...]

  • We Turned Up A Dirt Road Today: Hawk And A Mouse

  • June 5th, 2017
    “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” Robert Frost Doug, a seven continent world cyclist with 130 countries under his wheels, and I met [...]

  • Two Degrees Of Effort Over Time Equates To Exponential Results

  • May 29th, 2017
    Energetic people, dedicated people and individuals with passionate missions utilize the “Two Degrees of Effort Over Time” model in order to bring success into their lives. Introverted, quiet and even timid people [...]

  • I’m Happy Being Ugly

  • May 22nd, 2017
    “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares [...]

  • High Speed Chase: Wile E. Coyote & The Rabbit

  • May 15th, 2017
    On Route 72, near Parker, Arizona, I headed east into the twilight. A blistering day scorched my body into a dishrag that had cleaned out a pot of greasy spaghetti and hung over the top tube to dry. My chances of finding [...]

  • Worm’s Eye View Versus An Eagle’s Eye View

  • May 1st, 2017
    Worm’s Eye-View During my high school years, quite a few of my classmates hung out in the parking lot—smoking, drinking and wasting time doing nothing. They didn’t complete their homework assignments. Many [...]

  • Australia: Dancing With Dolphins In The Water

  • April 24th, 2017
    “Let’s cage ourselves and let the animals run free. Let’s find new stars and new songs to follow. Let’s build some foundations under our dreams. For if we have the prowess to destroy the earth, then [...]

  • Your Most Powerful Passport To Adventure: Self-Confidence

  • April 10th, 2017
    In my early years friends warned that I would get killed by bicycling, mountain climbing and scuba diving for a year in South America. They feared I might die by traveling across the Outback of Australia. It confounded [...]

  • Cycling Nepal: Face To Face With A Cobra

  • April 3rd, 2017
    “The sublime and the ridiculous are so often nearly related, that it is difficult to class them separately. One step above the sublime makes the ridiculous, and one step above the ridiculous makes the sublime again.” [...]

  • Leap For Death Or Leap For Life

  • March 27th, 2017
    Heading east on Route 92 out of Provo, Utah, Sandi and I cranked hard through the afternoon. Above us, craggy 10,000 foot peaks poked into a cloudy sky. We sweated our way through deep canyons. We stopped for a rest [...]

  • Will You Live Or Die On An Adventure?

  • March 20th, 2017
    Mark Twain said, “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” On my first trip to Alaska as a young adventure-seeker at 24, I woke up in my tent on the [...]

  • Your Edge Equates to Maximizing Yourself

  • March 13th, 2017
    No matter what you learned in your youth, good or bad, you can change that orientation by understanding what happened to you. With understanding, you can rewrite the hard drive in your mind. You can decide to take action. [...]

  • Talons From The Sky: Coiled Scales On The Ground

  • Talons From The Sky: Coiled Scales On The GroundJanuary 11th, 2017
    Heading eastbound across southern California, the sun set low in the sky. We looked for a campsite in the rocky terrain east of Joshua Tree National Monument. “We better find a spot soon,” Sandi said. “I’m looking, [...]

  • Learning To Live Above Your Demons

  • Learning To Live Above Your DemonsDecember 23rd, 2016
    You’ve got them. I’ve got them. Everybody’s got them. They haunt our dreams. They foment our insecurities. They make us doubt ourselves. They play with our subconscious. They cause us to make silly choices. What [...]

  • Wonder of Bicycle Travel: Magic Moments

  • Wonder of Bicycle Travel: Magic MomentsOctober 1st, 2016
    It could happen in the morning when you pedal down the highway to see dewdrops sparkling off the leaves of a cherry tree. You stop to pull cherries off the tree along the Lewis and Clark Trail in Oregon. Their succulent [...]

  • Difference Between An Average Life Vs. A Spectacular Life

  • Difference Between An Average Life Vs. A Spectacular LifeSeptember 26th, 2016
    Do you work a nine to five disinteresting job? Do you watch four hours of television everyday after work? Are your weekends filled with powerboats, beer and grilled ribs? Do you lust for the thrill of the NFL season? [...]

  • Losing My Anchor At My Mother’s Passing

  • Losing My Anchor At My Mother’s PassingSeptember 12th, 2016
    This summer, after two years existing under assisted living, my mother passed away peacefully in her sleep. My two younger brothers and I stood near the bed watching her life energy ebb, wane and finally, vanish. She [...]

  • Coulter Bay, Grand Tetons, Fleeting Moment

  • Coulter Bay, Grand Tetons, Fleeting MomentSeptember 12th, 2016
    On your bicycle, backpack, canoe or any journey, there’s always that special “moment” that pops out of nowhere. It flashes in front of you much like an ephemeral lightning bolt out of the heavens. It strikes your [...]

  • Meloti and Isabel Wijsen: Bye, Bye Plastic Bags on Bali

  • Meloti and Isabel Wijsen: Bye, Bye Plastic Bags on BaliAugust 11th, 2016
    Two sisters, Meloti and Isabel Wijsen, 12 and 10, noticed plastic bags clogging the beaches, streams, streets and highways around their tiny island of Bali. What they witnessed appalled them. Ironically, Bali tourist [...]

  • It Happened To Elvis Presley: Infidelity & Betrayal

  • It Happened To Elvis Presley: Infidelity & BetrayalJuly 16th, 2016
    Over the years, one of my friends married a beautiful woman and fathered two boys. He shared his pride with me as they grew to become men. I watched their pictures fill the entire front of his refrigerator. His boys [...]

  • A Marmot’s Words: “Welcome To My World!”

  • July 12th, 2016
    Verdant green lodge pole pines blanket the Mount Holy Cross Wilderness region. A cobalt sky profiles rolling mountain tundra while gray rock peaks push against the universe. In the valleys, snow-fed sparkling rivers [...]

  • Life’s Coffin or Life’s Highway to Heaven

  • July 8th, 2016
    What do your really need in your life each day? Food, water and a place to lay your head! Maybe a few friends to support your journey and share conversations! You need some kind of activity that provides purpose and [...]

  • Emotions: The Weight of a Sack Full of Potatoes

  • Emotions: The Weight of a Sack Full of PotatoesJuly 6th, 2016
    In a presentation I attended years ago, the speaker asked the audience, “How much do you think this eight ounce glass of water weighs?” After many guesses, the speaker said, “The weight depends on how far you hold [...]

  • Bicycling the Continental Divide—Grizzly Attack

  • May 10th, 2016
    Yellowstone National Park: when Gerry and Dave pedaled westward, I felt my heart grow sad. At the gate entrance of Madison Junction campground, I paid my bill for the “Hike-biker” section. No laughter tonight around [...]

  • Wildflowers in the Mist: Mountain Climbing

  • April 26th, 2016
    “A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, [...]

  • Bear Scare: Why Is My Hair Standing On End?

  • April 19th, 2016
    Adventure is not always comfortable; however, it’s still adventure. It’s not always safe, either. Whatever it is, it beats a couch, remote control and the indolent TV any day of the week. Our first canoe trip of [...]


  • April 12th, 2016
    “When something becomes too much fun, the government will move swiftly to tax it.” -Disgruntled Taxpayer Outside Vicksburg, Mississippi, on Route 80, my brother Howard and I cranked east through the afternoon heat. [...]

  • High Altitude Adventure: Hut-to-Hut

  • April 5th, 2016
    “Have you known the Great White Silence? Not a snow-gemmed twig aquiver? Eternal truths that shame our soothing lives? Have you broken trail on snowshoes? Mushed your huskies up the river? Dared the unknown, led the [...]


  • March 29th, 2016
    They say, “Good girls go to heaven and bad girls go to Sturgis!” That’s why ALL the boys, including preacher’s sons, go to Sturgis! On the back of one motorcycle rider’s shirt, “One week of Sturgis makes [...]

  • An Enormous Mountain of Emotional Bliss

  • March 22nd, 2016
    Backcountry mountaineering takes guts, gumption and strength. Not for the meek. Not for the lazy. Not for the mild. It taxes and tantalizes at the same time. The wilderness summons the deep, primordial spirit of mountain [...]

  • What Do You Do With Despair?

  • March 15th, 2016
    On your life journey, different events take hold of you whether you like it or not. One day you can be riding high; and the next, you feel lower than a well-digger’s rear end at the bottom of a mineshaft. Life doesn’t [...]

  • A Blind Man’s Quest To Backpack The World

  • March 3rd, 2016
    From the inception of the human race on planet Earth, intrepid men and women followed their ‘adventure inclinations’ to explore the continents, oceans and outer space. Some raft, some swim, some climb and some fly. [...]