Reflecting on the hiking inspiration from others with added perspective. It comes from a collection from various places I’ve been and people I’ve “met”. “…I found a place for his wine in my backpack next to the loaf of bread. I could feel the weight of it as I walked out of town, heavy glass … More Perspective ~ significance, presence & adventure
10/14/16 Since we covered a few extra miles on the snake river yesterday, we get to sleep in till 7:30. Guessing it’s not time to get up (still dark) the watch proves it’s 7am already, I’m fooled by being on the Oregon boarder and so close to Pacific Standard Time. It feels warmer than the … More Hells Canyon Whitewater Rafting ~ Day 2, Who invited Jimmy Buffett?!
The trail claimed the largest tree in Alabama, shadowed a river and hosted several large rock features. There was little elevation gain and loss because the trail shadowed the Sipsey River. This one-way trip had all the ingredients we were looking for… … More What to look for when pickin’ your first backpacking trail
This is a series reflecting on the hiking inspiration from others with added perspective from my trails. It comes from a collection from various places I’ve been and people I’ve “met”. “It seems that as we get older, weeks of exercise is wiped out in just a few days of non-physical activity. And so, we … More Perspective ~ resiliency, technology & identity
Love whitewater rafting, check. Wanna see the famed Hells Canyon, check. Camping, hiking, new wild animals and learning Dutch oven cookin’ too…trip of a lifetime, count me in! … More Hells Canyon Whitewater Rafting ~ Day 1, Mountain Goats meet Bald Eagle