Week 7: Farewell to the Desert, Hello to SLOWBO

By on Jun 19, 2017 in All, Town Life, Trail Life | 2 comments

At times I’d bend to a 45 degree angle fighting the wind and using all my strength for each step. It took everything I had to keep from blowing off the mountain.

T-5 Days: The Gear List

By on Apr 11, 2017 in All, Gear | 52 comments

For those of you that like to geek out on gear and ounces, I present The Gear List.

T-25 Days: Climbing for Charity, Hiking for Fun

By on Mar 27, 2017 in All, Preparation | 1 comment

There’s a million ways you can make a difference, you just have to decide you want to be part of the solution.

T-82 Days: Training for Snow

By on Jan 29, 2017 in All, Gear, Preparation | 0 comments

I had a chance to try out some new gear. I tested Outdoor Research’s Crocodile Gaiters and Kahtoola Microspikes on a hike up to Lake Blanche. It’s amazing how a few hours of tranquility and solitude can put my soul at ease.