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

I’m in (maybe) for the Texas Winter 100K paddling race

My paddling buddy and I logged another run on the San Marcos River this morning, and officially (yet unofficially) decided that yeah, we might do the upcoming Texas Winter 100K paddling race. I’ve done the race, a 62-mile dash down the Colorado River from Lady Bird...
Track your park visits on this wooden map of Texas

Track your park visits on this wooden map of Texas

I’ve been exploring Texas state parks since I was a little sprout. I’ve got memories of running from a snake in the river at Pedernales Falls, catching a tiny fish with a bit of American cheese at Inks Lake, celebrating my birthday at McKinney Falls, sliding down...

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Meet artist Jon Flaming, a modern day cowboy

Meet artist Jon Flaming, a modern day cowboy

A visit this week with modern Western artist Jon Flaming revived a debate that’s been unfolding in my mind for a few years. I was born in Michigan and moved to Texas when I was 5. I’ve now lived in the Lone Star State for 51 years. Am I Texan? I know how to ride a...

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Track your park visits on this wooden map of Texas

Track your park visits on this wooden map of Texas

I’ve been exploring Texas state parks since I was a little sprout. I’ve got memories of running from a snake in the river at Pedernales Falls, catching a tiny fish with a bit of American cheese at Inks Lake, celebrating my birthday at McKinney Falls, sliding down...

read more
Meet artist Jon Flaming, a modern day cowboy

Meet artist Jon Flaming, a modern day cowboy

A visit this week with modern Western artist Jon Flaming revived a debate that’s been unfolding in my mind for a few years. I was born in Michigan and moved to Texas when I was 5. I’ve now lived in the Lone Star State for 51 years. Am I Texan? I know how to ride a...

read more
Bamberger Ranch opens for fall color tours this Saturday

Bamberger Ranch opens for fall color tours this Saturday

Every year, Selah Bamberger Ranch Preserve hosts a fall color tour, so visitors can drink in some of nature’s red, orange and gold hues of the season. The 2020 tours are scheduled for this Saturday, Nov. 21, but they’ll look a little different this year because of the...

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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