hiking, travel

Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Note: if ever doing an experience like this again, bring chapstick with sunblock. Severely chapped lips are the worst. They are so swollen and blistered, it hurts to open my mouth. Peeling off layers of lip skin is satisfying but painful and gross. Pretty sure lip blisters are one of the most horrifying things ever.… Continue reading Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

climbing, General Blog, hiking, travel

Mera Peak: Adventure Day 1

A few years ago (can't believe it's been that long already!) I was working in Vietnam as a kayak and rock climb guide and had been saving up my vacation days for a few months. After I left it was no longer allowed, but I managed to save up enough days to plan an epic… Continue reading Mera Peak: Adventure Day 1

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climbing, travel

Pizza and Beer and Climbing

Climbing and pizza go together like peanut butter and jelly. Like climbing and beer really. And let me tell you, we definitely had our fill of beer and pizza and climbing on our cross country climbing road trip. In the last post, I shared my miserable climbing fails in the New, bailing off 5.8s, and… Continue reading Pizza and Beer and Climbing