Posts tagged "Tips and tricks"

Things I’ve learned – Finding your people

The last year has been a rough one, I'm not going to lie. Job, relationships of all types, general health and happiness...all seemed to be a huge struggle. A rut is what I was in, as one might say. A stupid, huge, unhappy RUT. Since the start of this year, something has shifted. I'm not sure what has happened. I don't know if Neptune's moon cycles have changed, the stars aligned or if someone rubbed...

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Getting started – hiking

More and more I see the topic of hiking being something rather easy and possibly obvious to talk about, but time and time again I see people on the trail horribly underprepared for the hike that they are on (wait, wait, wait....did I just see that gal wearing Keds?....KEDS!?). But, it also seems like a good topic to talk about for a lot of people this time of year. Seattleites...

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Top 10 things I always bring with me

Whether it's hiking, backpacking, snowboarding or climbing I have a staple set of gear that I always pack with me. Most of these things are can't live without items. And a couple are for safety purposes as well. Some of these things may be rather obvious but, if you ever find yourself wondering....'what should I pack?' hopefully starting here will help. So, without further adieu (and in no particular order)...  ...

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