Gear geek and long distance trek enthusiast; occasional climber and paddler, aspiring mountaineer, avid runner and yogini. When I'm not adventuring, I'm a neuroscientist and psychotherapist currently based in North Carolina.
Let me just tell you straight up, right off the bat: I love this jacket. I currently spend most of my outdoor time galavanting around the western
I've been using the same Petzl Zipka headlamp since 2012. Yes, really. It's simple, it doesn't get tangled with any other gear, it's bright enough,
Ever since moving back east in 2020, I've been slowly revamping my gear collection to be better suited for east coast weather. Namely, moisture.
Winter camping. Who's afraid of it? And for what reason? I've met many folx who adore three-season backpacking and simply cannot wait for
Let me start by saying: I love these shoes. As much as a sane human can love shoes—I love them that much. I am a long-time fan of Salomon, and I've
As an outdoor enthusiast and admitted gear nerd, I tend to have at least a few different versions of every type of gear: there's the fancy option,
Until this year, I hadn't slept in anything other than a Feathered Friends or Western Mountaineering bag since about 2014. I know those bags. I trust
Ever since moving back east from Utah, I've been on a quest to find a trail running and hiking shoe that is stickier and sturdier than my beloved
In my experience, ultralight gear is a tricky investment. It's easier to go faster and farther when you have the luxury of not being weighed down by
I think every avid outdoor adventurer probably has their own set of relationships with and opinions about different types of weather. Sunshine and