Hiking

A Hug From The Sky: Hiking Clouds Rest

Every time I'm in Yosemite, I can't help but think about John Muir. His footprints are all over the wilderness ...
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Life Lessons Learned On The AT: Clingman’s Dome to Cades Cove

This weekend I met up with two new friends to go for a walk in the woods. We're all from ...
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Book Review: The Pursuit of Endurance by Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis' latest book The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record-Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience is an inside ...
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Hiking With Scoliosis: Navigating Gear Options For Getting Outside

In 2013, I wrote a piece for Women You Should Know about what it was like to live with scoliosis.  ...
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Hiking SoCal: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve & Coachella Valley Preserve

After an exciting day in Joshua Tree National Park, my cousin and I were dying to see what other secrets ...
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Joshua Tree National Park: A Prickly Trek & Exhilarating Oasis

I am awestruck by the varied landscapes on this planet.  There is so much to see, so many places to ...
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Stowe, Vermont: Pinnacle Of Perfection & Smugglers’ Notch

STOWE PINNACLE TRAIL Today was so full of goodness I have no idea how to sum it up. It started ...
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GSMNP: Embarrassing Camping FAIL, Walking Cades Cove Loop, Finding Avent Cabin, & Clingman’s Dome Sunset

Welp. I was that guy this morning in the campground. I was so proud of myself for waking up at ...
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GSMNP: First Solo Camping Trip & Little River to Campsite 30

I recently camped alone for the first time in the Elkmont campground in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It was ...
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