Dream Job

If you could have your dream job, what would it be? Anything at all… Personally, if I could, I would give anything to backpack and write for a living. I mean, who wouldn’t love to get paid for doing what you already do? I have found so much joy in sharing my stories and experiences…

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Movie Review: Mile… Mile & a Half

“In an epic snow year, five friends leave their daily lives behind to hike California’s historic John Muir Trail, a 211-mile stretch from Yosemite to Mt. Whitney (the highest peak in the contiguous U.S.).  Their goal — complete the journey in 25 days while capturing the amazing sights & sounds they encounter along the way. …

Be Grateful

I realized, with a bit of shock, that I’ve become accustomed to the beauty of living in a mountain town. I drive to work surrounded by mountains, the sunrise offering a faint coloring over the sky and tinting the mountains a soft orange or purple. I am rewarded on my way home with similar views…

New Years Resolutions

I don’t really believe in resolutions to be honest, they’re unrealistic sights that we set because somebody said we should. So this year I’ve come up with a list of hiking and backpacking goals for myself. 1. Make time to go backpacking at least once a month (more if possible) 2. Learn 4 new knots…

About Me

Since it’s the beginning of a new year I decided it was time to update the About Me section of my blog! Check it out! And, as always, thanks for stopping by. Happy Trails!

Starting 2015 Off Right

My brother and I seem to have started a tradition where at the beginning of each year we find something outdoorsy to do together. Last year we spent the day skiing at Beech Mountain (which was one of the best ski trips I’ve ever had) and this year we decided to camp at Table Rock…

Pre-Hike Jitters

Happy New Years everyone! Harley and I both hope you all enjoyed ringing in the new year and hopefully got out on some trails today. We certainly did. Had my first hike of the year at Max Patch just in time to watch the sunset. And watch the snow clouds lightly dust the mountaintops. I’m…