4 Nov, 2014

Running Gear for the Non-Runner

After returning from the John Muir Trail, I needed something to keep me motivated to stay in shape. So on

22 Oct, 2014

First Impressions of Mountain Biking

I grew up in Boise, and all of my friends mountain bike. When I went home back in April, I

1 Oct, 2014

Simple Lightweight Backpacking Food Ideas – Top Picks from the John Muir Trail

Simple backpacking food ideas from my John Muir Trail adventure. These are are readily available, delicious, easy to prepare & require little cleanup.

6 Aug, 2014

Get over your Fears! Tips for Hiking Alone

Have you let your fear of hiking alone keep you indoors? Well its time to tackle those fears. Here's 5 tips for staying safe on your first solo hike.

30 Jun, 2014

Backpacking Gear List: Beginner Recommendations

When planning for your first backpacking trip, having the right gear can make or break your trip. Being cold at

24 Jun, 2014

Platypus GravityWorks: How to filter water the easy way

Platypus Gravityworks Water Filter Review Why filter your water? When hiking in the backcountry, it is always recommended that you filter

10 Jun, 2014

How to find a Local Hiking Trail using the AllTrails App

It’s Saturday morning. You’ve had a really busy week and no time to solidify any weekend plans. You had thought