Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: Goo, Boobs, and Stinky Feet

You heard me right. This review is about goo, boobs, and sweaty, stinky feet. And I know you’re probably bracing yourself for what’s ahead and grateful the internet doesn’t come […]

Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: Teton Sports Hiker3700

As members of the Hell Hike and Raft, we all received the Teton Sports Hiker 3700 backpack. Given that my previous backpack was a big “Old School” beast from the […]

Outdoors

Hell Hike and Raft: Camp Life

Now that you’ve read about the hiking (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) and rafting of the Hell Hike and Raft, I thought it would be fun to share what […]

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 […]

Life

2014: Real Adventure. Real Life.

Seems it’s that time again… to review one year before beginning another. With the 2015 calendar staring at us and inspiring introspection, I marvel at what 2014 held for me […]

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 […]

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 […]

Travel

The Pacific Northwest Tour – Week 7

Week 7 of the Pacific Northwest tour marks the end of our journey this time around. I wish I could say it wasn’t mostly just driving but we did try […]

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