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Monthly Archives: June 2015

I feel a bit ashamed to say it, but, I’ve sort of lost steam on planning a long thru-hike for this summer. Oh no’s! But you know what: That’s okay. If I’m lucky, I’ll have lots of years to plan big, gorgeous, and challenging hikes. My summer plans have morphed as time has gone on. I had planned for a long time to finally hike the JMT this summer. I was finishing… Read More

Everyone, big news. At least, it’s exciting to me. After not sleeping while camping for over 1/2 of my life, I think I’m finally seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. While I’m fairly certain I will never sleep as well in the backcountry as I do at home, because well, I have a mattress and a memory foam topper at home, I’m definitely seeing some improvement. Let’s have a… Read More

Hello hello readers! Turns out I’m alive, and somehow survived packing up my apartment and moving out of LA. Whew. I finally got around to updating my gear lists for a bunch of backpacking trips I’ve done in the last few months, which can be found here. I hope you enjoy, and look forward to more regularly scheduled posts by me, since I’m now fun-employed (and really loving it, I’m ashamed to… Read More