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

Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot returns and we love it!

It felt great to get out and run the Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot this morning. I logged a slow time - 2 minutes slower than 2019 and 4 minutes slower than 2017 - but I’m OK with that. I’ve been focusing on other things and haven’t put in the miles lately. It’s...
Howler Brothers celebrates first decade with a book

Howler Brothers celebrates first decade with a book

I know a classic Howler Brothers shirt when I see it - a pair of funky crawfish, a couple of cacti, or a flapping seagull embroidered above each front pocket, plus a track of pearl snap buttons. But that’s just the tip of the Howler iceberg, it turns out. This week...

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Free park admission on Nov. 14

Free park admission on Nov. 14

Heads up, park junkies. Daily entrance fees at all Texas state parks will be waived on Sunday, Nov. 14, to commemorate Veterans Day. Not sure where to go? We love Inks Lake State Park, Garner State Park , McKinney Falls State Park and more. “The dedication, sacrifice...

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Howler Brothers celebrates first decade with a book

Howler Brothers celebrates first decade with a book

I know a classic Howler Brothers shirt when I see it - a pair of funky crawfish, a couple of cacti, or a flapping seagull embroidered above each front pocket, plus a track of pearl snap buttons. But that’s just the tip of the Howler iceberg, it turns out. This week...

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Free park admission on Nov. 14

Free park admission on Nov. 14

Heads up, park junkies. Daily entrance fees at all Texas state parks will be waived on Sunday, Nov. 14, to commemorate Veterans Day. Not sure where to go? We love Inks Lake State Park, Garner State Park , McKinney Falls State Park and more. “The dedication, sacrifice...

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ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot set for Thanksgiving Day

Pam LeBlanc nears the finish of the 2019 ThunderCloud Subs Turkey Trot. Chris LeBlanc photo[/caption] Turkeys, prepare to trot! This year’s Thundercloud Subs Turkey Trot goes live again, with both a virtual and an in-person race on Thursday, Nov. 25. Specific details...

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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