I have always enjoyed the outdoors and adventures in beautiful places, usually ones you need to hike to. I’ll (hopefully) have lots of posts about hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, a little triathlon now and again, and some cool pics!I try to use this website to record my backpacking trips and other adventures, and motivate myself to get outside and do cool stuff more often. 


I usually get in one main out-of-state backpacking trip a year, and then whatever other cool stuff I can do. Usually I end up in Southern Colorado, but I’m always looking for other loop or cool multi-day backpacking routes that include an alpine lake. Don’t want to have to carry too much water!


Training for the Summer Adventures or How I Learned to Accept and Deal with the Heat

Pretty sure it’s my 24thish year here in Phoenix, Az. I’ve always tried to be active year round, there’s a certain time of year that requires an early morning start, but it’s never actually cold and rarely rainy enough to delay something more than a day. But it does get hot, in August when you…


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