Outdoorsy Archivist

I’ve been hinting here and there about a few possible long-ish trips in my future. And by “hinting” I mean I’ve been thinking about where I can realistically go in between...

Okay, bear with me on this one. I said I was going to write my next post about my continuing sleeping issues. While I’m still going to do that for my...

Last week was the final classroom course for the 2015 Sierra Club Wilderness Travel Course. This is sad. Very sad. What will I do with my Wednesday evenings, if not nerd...

Or, what I will call “Pt 1: When do you abandon us in the desert with no water and only a topo map and compass?” I will start this post by¬†writing...

In line with my sort-of-resolution for the new year, I’ve been trying to take advantage of the weekends to spend more time outside (and less time whining about how I can’t...

This past weekend, I had three major goals, some of which may seem contradictory: 1. Sleep/relax/don’t do anything. 2. Test out my shitty, long-time misbehaving knee using KT Tape + recent...

-You can ACTUALLY see (a lot of) stars from Point Mugu, even at this distance to LA. It was pretty impressive! However, expect lots of airplanes passing overhead in the distance...

I’ve been wanting to go here for a very long time, but until recently had no idea that they were within easy driving distance of Los Angeles. I have a very...