LWC Adventure serieS

I am the founder of Greater Patagonia and co-founder of Keys to Freeze, the first two trips of a multi-continental series that will continue to push the boundaries of environmentally conscious endurance adventures.


Greater Patagonia is a two-person unsupported hiking expedition through the Patagonian wilderness. We exist to create a multimedia experience focusing on both the land and the people living in this fringe wilderness. We are excited to produce an honest, accurate conversation about environmentalism in Patagonia. 

We trekked & packrafted 1,500 miles south through the wild, recording our experiences through writing, photography, and video.

I am currently working to produce the following: 

  1. A book of short fiction & nonfiction stories about traveling through Patagonia, following the theme of love.
  2. A short video of Tyler and I. We can call it a documentary if we must.
  3. Shaping greaterpatagonia.com into an experiential website for fellow travelers seeking to experience the backcountry wilderness of Patagonia.

Graphic: Brady Lawrence

Keys to Freeze was an 8,000 mile unsupported bicycle tour from Key West, FL to Deadhorse, AK. Four young riders, all on their first transcontinental unsupported tour, raised awareness and funds for the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). We worked with the National Parks of America to find the meaning of ‘wild.’

The experience produced the following: 

  1. A fifteen-part series with Narratively, voted their best series of 2015.
  2. Keys to Freeze: The Right Way Up. A 94,000 word memoir.
  3. A documentary by Brady Lawrence, currently under construction.

Books

Cover by: Cody Folta

Cover by: Cody Folta

Danny McDonald & the Misfits of Hell

Fourteen year old Danny, on his way to see his newborn half-sister, gets wrongly reaped by an aging Grim and sent to Hell. In a conspiracy involving Lucifer and his chief enforcer Phantasma, Danny is sent away from Harborym, Hell's city for adults. He arrives in Yama, Hell's city for the condemned youth, and is tasked to work with the Misfits.

The Misfits go on ranging expeditions through Greater Hell, seeking out new sites for expansion while Hell fills up as technicians work to fix the Soul Incinerator. The Soul Incinerator was broken by a fugitive known only as 'The Hermit.'

Meanwhile, God is on a much needed vacation in South Korea, singing karaoke and eating Korean barbecue. Jesus is left in charge of Heaven but is struggling to maintain the political balance between his Disciples and Archangels.

In a fast-paced, 85,000 word fiction novel that explores Heaven & Hell in the 21st century, Danny and the Misfits must overcome the evils of Greater Hell and escape.

Copyright © 2016 Reese Wells. All Rights Reserved


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