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As I mentioned yesterday, I’ve started to tentatively plan some details of my summer 2016 John Muir Trail solo hike. It’s still far too early to start dehydrating food and assembling meals, but (since I’m generally gear obsessed anyways), I’ve been looking at my past gear lists (and my gear closet) as a I start to put together a tentative gear list. Exciting! Stuff! Things! It all feels a little more real…. Read More

Recently, Allison Nadler over at Trail to Summit published an excellent article with 10 tips for anyone taking part in an online hiking community. For the most part, I agree with almost every point she makes, and as someone who regularly visits these communities, it was nice to see someone voice some of the thoughts that I’ve also had. While I love the internet (hence that I can write things on here… 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