Here's a quick post of a little project I did tonight. I've been thinking about how to lighten my pack and this is one way to take a bit of weight out. I have a Snow Peak Giga Power and MSR Reactor Stove that I dearly love, but wanted to explore how to simplify my … Continue reading DIY Fancy Feast Stove
TRIP DETAILS LENGTH 8 miles (6.2 mile Hiking Club) DIFFICULTY Easy wide trails. DATE Sept 10, 2017 MAIN FEATURES Wildflowers, Pelicans, 16 miles of trail and sleeping on an island. This summer started out full of hiking in preparation for our trip to Glacier National Park and ended with weeks of biking, camping, kayaking and paddle boarding. It's been … Continue reading Myre Big Island State Park and Hennesey Hammock Gear Review
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. -Lao Tzu Or in my case, the journey of 310 miles... Last week feels like I walked my first mile on the trail. Making the decision to go, working on a plan to get there, nerding out on gear excel grids - trying … Continue reading Mile 1 | Superior Hiking Trail
And at the end of the day (or week), Your feet should be dirty, Your hair messy And your eyes sparkling ~Author Unknown So....it's Thursday and my hair is still a mess, I keep finding dirt under my nails and my eyes are definitely sparkling; stronger, braver and wiser. Last week started with a trip to Colorado … Continue reading Last week’s micro-adventures, plus Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1 and Women’s Serrana Sleeping Bag gear review!
Check out my Instagram on the side bar for a 38 second packing video I just made. The packing list is in the Isle Royale post if you want a closer look. You are looking at 5-6 days of food packed for a solo trip without sharing any gear. I still came in just under … Continue reading Packing.
Here's the 3rd installment of our backpacking trip to Isle Royale National Park. We have one more post coming that will feature FOOD! Yum! This post will focus a little more on planning and packing for our backpacking adventure! Know your facts about where you can and can't stay: Group camping: Like most NPS Backpacking sites, … Continue reading Isle Royale part 3: Prepping and Packing!
TRIP DETAILS LENGTH 2.3 miles DIFFICULTY Easy DATE May 27, 2016 MAIN FEATURES Historic frontier town, Mississippi River, St. Francis Xavier Chapel Part 2 of our two for one Hiking Club Trail adventure took us from Charles A. Lindbergh State Park to Crow Wing State Park! Hiking Club Trail #21 & 22...only 46 trails to go! Crow Wing is a … Continue reading Crow Wing State Park