Everest Base Camp Trek

Ever find yourself standing at 17,585 feet above sea level!? It is quite a feeling, every step is a little harder, every breathe a bit more labored!  Back in October of 2016 I found myself at this elevation while standing at Everest Base Camp. I had the amazing opportunity to join some fellow adventurers on…

Goal Setting & My 2018 Goals

I’m one of those people who believes goals are important.  Not only do I think having goals are important, but I believe writing your goals down is just as important.  Your goals can also be broken down into categories (Work, Personal, etc.), and even organized into different time frames.  You can have yearly, monthly, weekly,…

2016 Holiday Wish List

Well, it’s that time of year again!  The Holidays are upon us.  Soon we will be eating too much, playing in the snow, and enjoying the company of good friends and family.  It is also the gift giving season.  For outdoor adventurers like ourselves, this time of year can be pretty exciting!  Stores, both online…

Ziploc Bags are Amazing!

Remember those old American Express Card commercials, with the slogan, “Don’t leave home without it.”?  When it comes to the handy dandy Ziploc bag, I say, “Don’t hit the trail without them!” So many uses!  Lightweight!  Re-usable!  Different sizes!  Just so darn handy to have! My last post was about sleeping bags, this one is…

Sleeping Bags

Let’s talk about sleeping bags!  Wahoo!  Are you as excited as I am? The sleeping bag is probably one of the most talked about pieces of backpacking gear.  It will also be one of your biggest investments. As you may know, I enjoy conversing and learning all I can about gear.  One item that is…