Hard, but worth it.
I think in all the positivity and encouragement we some times forget how hard our adventures often are. In my experience, the longer I’m out on an adventure the crazier the ups and downs become…in a day I’ll go from hooting and hollering and uncontrollable laughter to utter frustration, tears, and total despair. Continue reading
The Big Picture, Scotland 2016
I don’t really plan adventures as a whole, I get bits and pieces and eventually things start to come together more or less on their own.
That said, I’m going to do my best to give an over view of the trip I’m planning right now. Continue reading
How am I going to fit all this stuff?
A bit ago I wrote a bit about how I plan adventures, you can find it here. Since then I can’t say I’ve made a whole lot of progress…little bits and pieces here and there, but I’ve been bearing down on the gear end of things and while I’m still pretty undecided I figured I’d lay it out so you can see how this goes. Continue reading
Dehydration is sneaky. It can show up as joint pain, dizziness, decreased vision, low energy, slower hiking speed, decreased focus, or just a bad attitude. These are all normal while hiking, but if you might be able to avoid all this by drinking more water. Continue reading
Trails are great, I highly recommend them, and yet I usually choose not to follow them. I love the magic and freedom of choosing my own path and wandering where ever I please. Even if you do intend to follow the trail though shit happens, we know this, so it’s worth getting comfortable off trails even if you’re just trying to find your way back. Continue reading