Day Hiking Checklist

Here’s my day hiking checklist, fell free to add or take away from this day hiking checklist. Get outside, have FUN today!

Don’t Hike A Trail Without A View

Let’s face it, not all of our adventures (at least not mine) are epic nor are the views spectacular so what do you do when you want to walk hike bike or run but you’re limited to a trail without a view?

5 Hiking Tips For Women Who Choose To Hike Alone

Here are my 5 hiking tips for women who want to hike alone or haven’t yet but want to try it. I also give a few more tips about safety and why I don’t carry a gun for solo hiking, not that there’s anything wrong with that.

Awesome Women Hiking Community – Hike Like A Woman

I am so happy to announce that I have been chosen to be an ambassador for the Hike Like A Woman website, Woo Hoo!!! So what does that mean? Well, ambassador means “a person who acts as a representative or promoter of a specified activity” and that activity here happens to be hiking, particularly women who hike, (sorry guys but…

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My Failed Day Hike

I really wanted to get outside and hike today. The weather is nice, up to 59 degrees on this first day of February. Perfect, the recent snow that dumped a lot of snow 2 weeks ago would be melting. Maybe a little muddy but otherwise a nice walk in the woods. I try to dress and take with me everything…

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My First Trip Out West & A Few Other Firsts

Way back when, in my late 30s, I took my first trip out west. It was also my first camping/backpacking trip out west. Heck, it was my first for a lot of things. Our orginial plan was to go to a caving event, the NSS Convention. At the time, caving was what we did for adventure, not much backpacking. So…

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