Outdoors

The PURE Electrolytic Water Purifier by Potable Aqua

On the Hell Hike and Raft last year, I overhauled my hiking hydration scheme to include my Potable Aqua PURE electrolytic water purifier. As a Potable Aqua Brand Ambassador, I […]

Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: The Snake River

In the last Hell Hike and Raft episode I mentioned that after the brutal third day of hiking, the waters of the Snake River were more than comforting, they were […]

Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: Hydration

The Hell Hike and Raft had a lot of great sponsors. Figuring out how to share it all with you has been a bit daunting. But since I’ve finished the […]

Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: The Seven Devils – Part 3

Remember how I said that on Day 2 I began loving this journey? Well on Day 3, we finally found out what the “hell” part of the Hell Hike and […]

Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: The Seven Devils – Part 2

After a demanding but exhilarating first day of the Hell Hike and Raft, you’d think I would have slept soundly. Not so much. My first night nestled in the forest […]

Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: The Seven Devils – Part 1

Last time around, I talked about the beginning of the Hell Hike and Raft, what it took to prepare, and some of the logistics involved. Now we get to the […]

Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: The Beginning

In deciding how on earth I can share all of the facets of a truly epic adventure, I figured it comes down to starting at the beginning to set the […]

Life

Real Life Connections: Hell Hike and Raft

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again… the friendships I’ve made through social media are amazing. And it was social media that made the Hell Hike and Raft […]

Photography

Postcards from Real Life: Mojo

I just returned from another whirlwind adventure… a two-parter. I spent 6 days on the Hell Hike and Raft in Idaho followed by a trip to Virginia City in Nevada. […]

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Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: It’s Go Time

Today I hop on a plane to Idaho for the Hell Hike and Raft. Follow along with the map from my SPOT Connect via SpotWalla. (I hope this works. This […]

Life

Postcards from Real Life: Journeys

On Monday I set off for the Hell Hike and Raft. After months of anticipation and preparation, it’s finally upon us. This type of travel is actually quite different for […]

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Life

Postcards from Real Life: Setbacks and Denial

So you know how I was feeling triumphant for having returned from The Pacific Northwest Tour sans major travel catastrophes for once. Other than feeling a little worse for wear, […]

Outdoors

Gear Review: Cairn Gear boxes

As you know, on September 1st I’m heading to Idaho. I’ll be part of the Hell Hike and Raft crew as we take on rafting and hiking in the Seven […]

Life

Postcards from Real Life: Back in the Saddle

So the last couple of weeks I’ve talked about adventures completed and adventures to come. I’m guessing you probably won’t realize how these two intersect… and it’s not in a […]

Outdoors

Postcards from Real Life: Hell Hike and Raft

One of the things about my life is that, even on the heels of a big adventure like the Pacific Northwest Tour, I’m always getting the question, “What’s next?” And […]

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