Food safety and prep on the trail is essential to any good hike. Check out what I’ll be taking out onto the AT with me later this year
In my opinion there are few decisions more important to backpacking that what your shelter is going to be. This will be, at times, your only protection from the elements. It will need to be a home in the middle of the night on the top of a mountain. It is a place where youContinue reading “Meet Big Agnes- My Tent”
This video is from a hike I did in early spring. I’ve become very fond of the Green Ribbon trail and the Gwynedd Nature Preserve that can be accessed from that trail This is from a very cold and wet morning where the sky was amazing and I just wanted to share my thoughts.
Hey everyone. I have been contemplating how to write this post for three weeks now. Do I shoot a video confession? Do I write an in-depth explanation? Do I just glaze over everything and pretend like I haven’t posted on here in months? I want to be honest, but I don’t want pity. I wantContinue reading “What Happened?”
I made a decision pretty early on that I wasn’t going to by just any gear. I wanted to get the stuff that the hardcore hikers said held up the best, was the most functional, and would carry me not only through the AT but over any trail adventure I would want to do (EverestContinue reading “The Garage Sale”
One of the things I’ve learned through my use of the All Trails app (AMAZING app btw) is how many cool trails there are in southeastern PA. I truly had no idea. One of the areas this app has allowed me to explore is Valley Forge National Park. I have lived most of my lifeContinue reading “Trail Tourist- Mt Misery to Mt Joy Loop -Valley Forge National Park”
I know it’s been a while since I’ve written here but with the holidays and the weather there have been a lot of things going on. But now that the new year is here there is a lot to update you on and several trails and stories to talk about. Some of the biggest developmentsContinue reading “Baby, it’s cold outside”
Everyday that goes by I learn that there is so much more I have to learn about this entire trekking/hiking/camping in the middle of the mountains experience I am setting up for myself. Some days I’m learning about socks. Some days I’m learning about what my body can and can’t handle already. And today IContinue reading “Gear Talk- Trekking poles and so much to learn”