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

Work Grind, writing

Passing Clouds

Do you ever feel like the things you want to do in life are just passing dreams? Like no matter how you reach for them, no matter how hard you hold on to them they slip right through your fingers? It's like trying to hold a passing cloud. And until I do something that's what… Continue reading Passing Clouds

Final big view from Jay Peak in northern Vermont on the Long Trail.
General Blog, hiking

Long Trail Journal 6

Back in August 2018, I decided to go hike the Long Trail with my dog, Benny. The trail starts at the very bottom of Vermont and winds its way up to the very top meeting with Canada. After hiking 270 miles with everything on your back, staying in one of the 25 shelters each night… Continue reading Long Trail Journal 6

Sunrise from a shelter before heading to Mount Mansfield on the Vermont Long Trail.
General Blog, hiking

Long Trail Journal 5

Back in August 2018, I decided to go hike the Long Trail with my dog, Benny. The trail starts at the very bottom of Vermont and winds its way up to the very top meeting with Canada. After hiking 270 miles with everything on your back, staying in one of the 25 shelters each night… Continue reading Long Trail Journal 5