Writer. Photographer. Adventurer.

Pam LeBlanc writes about adventure, fitness and travel. A longtime newspaper journalist who now writes for a variety of regional and national publications, she loves anything that makes her muddy, results in mosquito bites or poison ivy, rips her pant legs and brings her closer to nature.

Buy Pam’s Book

My Stories, All True:

J. David Bamberger on Life as an Entrepreneur and Conservationist

J. David Bamberger, now in his 90s, got rich by selling vacuum cleaners and fried chicken, but his life’s work was restoring a worn-out piece of land in the Texas Hill Country. In her book, “My Stories, All True: J.David Bamberger on Life as an Entrepreneur and Conservationist,” Pam LeBlanc shares the story of their friendship, along with a selection of Bamberger’s favorite tales, most of which are true.

Buy it here via PayPal, or pay by check or Venmo (@Pam-LeBlanc-5). Books are $28, plus $3 shipping. The book is also available at BookPeople, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon. For more information email Pam at pamleblancadventures@gmail.com.

Blog Updates

Arctic Cowboys focused on Texas Water Safari for now

  West Hansen sloshed out of Lady Bird Lake yesterday, helped his teammates pull their three-person racing canoe ashore, and wiped the sweat from his face. Hansen, who paddled the entire length of the Amazon River in 2012 and followed that up by paddling the...
National Parks Bucket Journal lets you log your adventures

National Parks Bucket Journal lets you log your adventures

I’m heading to Colorado later this month to pick up a new toy: A 2021 Ford Transit kitted out by Wayfarer Vans with a bed, kitchen area and cabinets. It’s a big step, I know. But last summer, Chris and I spent a week driving around Colorado in a similar campervan, and...

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“Vanishing Postcards” podcast tells the stories of Texas

“Vanishing Postcards” podcast tells the stories of Texas

Here in Texas, we love a good story, especially when it’s told in the scratchy voice or thick accent of someone who loves this larger-than-life state as much as we do. The bartender at Dry Creek Café that overlooks Lake Austin, for example. An old-time conjunto...

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National Parks Bucket Journal lets you log your adventures

National Parks Bucket Journal lets you log your adventures

I’m heading to Colorado later this month to pick up a new toy: A 2021 Ford Transit kitted out by Wayfarer Vans with a bed, kitchen area and cabinets. It’s a big step, I know. But last summer, Chris and I spent a week driving around Colorado in a similar campervan, and...

read more
“Vanishing Postcards” podcast tells the stories of Texas

“Vanishing Postcards” podcast tells the stories of Texas

Here in Texas, we love a good story, especially when it’s told in the scratchy voice or thick accent of someone who loves this larger-than-life state as much as we do. The bartender at Dry Creek Café that overlooks Lake Austin, for example. An old-time conjunto...

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Deep Eddy closing for cleaning and maintenance

Deep Eddy closing for cleaning and maintenance

Deep Eddy Pool will close April 11 through May 2 for its annual spring cleaning. The closure will last a week longer than normal so crews can fix cracks in the pool shell and address some unexpected problems due to the recent winter storm. Barton Springs Pool, 2201...

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Testimonials

Pam LeBlanc is a remarkable and fearless adventurer. She is not afraid to ‘ride the tiger’. Her writings capture the spirit and essence of her varied exploits...and she demonstrates a deep sense of stewardship for Mother Earth."

- Dan Sholly, former chief ranger of Yellowstone National Park

To read any of Pam’s reports from the field is to be whisked alongside a down-to-earth yet formidable woman with a great adventurous spirit, for the ride of your life. Her storytelling and photographs will have you yearning for the great outdoors, a new journey into yourself…or perhaps a naked run with hundreds of your closest friends!"

Tanya Streeter- Tanya Streeter, record-setting free diver and environmentalist

Pam’s perspective of seeing the world brings out the light in people, places and situations. Not only is she creative, and original, with her lighthearted humor, she always finds a ways to put a smile on your face. I always look forward to seeing her work!"

- Leo Manzano, Olympic silver medalist in the 1500 meter run

I’ve never known someone so willing to jump — sometimes literally — into her work as Pam LeBlanc. She is a writer whose prose can take you places you’ve always wanted to go — or the places you wish you could go, but probably never will."

Debbie Hiott- Debbie Hiott, former executive editor of the Austin American-Statesman and now general manager of KUT and KUTX

Pam LeBlanc is an energetic and inspirational speaker who draws you in with her stories of life and adventure. She is a funny, fearless woman who truly enjoys storytelling. We can’t say enough about Pam LeBlanc."

- Jerreta Hartfield, American Heart Association, Austin