While many hikers will respect you if you don’t accept your trail name, there are a select few, who regardless of your denial, will still call you whatever crazy name they came up with.

Let’s go for a hike! Seems innocent enough right? Except when this discussion between my friend, Blender, and I began, it was no simple out-n-back or loop trail we were talking about. We wanted to walk in the woods, take the trail less travelled by, and live by all the...

Admittedly, I’ve always felt a little lost. We aren’t born knowing who we are, and going out into the world on our own, we’re never sure how it's going to shape us. However, after living in the Pacific Northwest for five years, I garnered an appreciation for this plane...

Snowshoeing in the Sierras: 

Finding peace in a new sport with an old friend.

Convincing my friends across the country to make the trek to visit me in Reno-Tahoe is a lot easier when the skies are blue and the ground is covered in white, fluffy snow. Rewind to last year...

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August 17, 2020

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