Boy Scouts of America: Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, April 15, 2009.
American Canoe Association (ACA): Awarded Legends of Padding Award, 2003.
ACA Hall of Fame: Inducted, November 2003.
Boy Scouts of America: Eagle Scout.
United States Army: Member, U.S. Army Gold Rifle team: Grand champions, 1964. Excellence in Competition Award.
Outdoor Writers Association of America: Member
Past Contributing Editor: Canoe & Kayak Magazine, Backpacker Magazine, Canoesport Journal,