Team Bio: Baker
Owner of Bourn Adventure and Bourn Adventure Gear | 2012
He left law enforcement with the rank of Sergeant (SGT) to pursue overseas work, which he still currently does.
Baker, along with his wife Ashlie, started what is now known as Bourn Adventure in 2012. Before the rebrand to Bourn Adventure in 2017, the business was known as Bakes FJ, which focused on their adventures in the Toyota FJ Cruiser they owned. Their journey took them to all lower 48 states and parts of Canada. Unfortunately, while on a winter road trip they encountered a mighty snowstorm which led to the FJ Cruiser being totaled following an accident. To read that story, please click here: The Roll Over
Over the years their website and their adventures have grown. They have even added a 2017 John Cooper Works MINI and a 2005 Lexus GX470 to their fleet of adventure vehicles. They make a good pair traveling together as Ashlie helps cover up the odd smells and weird noises made by Baker.
To learn more about their history, please click here: The Bourn Adventure Story
Shortly after buying his 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser he rediscovered his desire to travel. Initially, he set his sights on getting to know America better and launched a campaign he called, Explore America. Over the course of several years, he did just that!
Through the use of the National Park System, Museums, camping, hiking, off-road events, and other activities in various location across the United States, he truly has Explored America. Although he has visited all lower 48 states, some several times over, and more than 100 areas associated with the National Park System, he knows there is still so much more to explore within America's borders.
More recently he has had the opportunity to travel abroad. When possible, he has Captured the Journey at places like Petra, Jerash, Sinkhole Park, and Mt. Longonot, just to name a few. He has visited more than 30 countries, although not all of them were conducive to tourist activities.
Through his adventures around the world, he has had the opportunity to meet and interact with so many great people from all walks of life. He is a firm believer in never missing an opportunity to meet a new person and hear their story.
He knows not everyone has the financial or physical ability to Explore America or travel the world. Although these adventures are fun, his motivation for documenting them and providing that content to others via Bourn Adventure is personal.
Here is what he had to say about it:
Bourn Adventure has a plethora of informative and entertaining content in the form of articles, pictures, and videos. Each week more information is added or updated to their website. If you do not know, Baker and Ashlie also own and operate Bourn Adventure Gear, which is the retail side of Bourn Adventure.
To learn more about that, please click here: Bourn Adventure Gear
He is passionate about what he does and loves sharing his adventures. He trusts his motivation will encourage others to do the same and he looks forward to what the future holds for him, Bourn Adventure, and all those influenced by it.
Bourn Adventure is more than just a website, it is a life style!
Articles Written by Baker
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-Bourn Adventure Gear
Baker and Ashlie are the owners of Bourn Adventure and Bourn Adventure Gear. They enjoy traveling and meeting new people. Each of them has a different and unique background, which helps to shape their articles.