Hey I'm Jeff (he/him/his). I am a human who loves to move on trails wherever they lead. I grew up in the Pacific Northwest and found my passion for hiking there. I love spending time in natural spaces and find growth each time I am outside. This 2021 I will be attempting the Appalachian Trail and Continental Divide Trail. Pending the state of the world and unknown's. Starting Feb 25.
Did you know hikers may use up to 20,000 pairs of shoes a hiking season? Read about ways to recycle your used hiking shoes and have a positive impact on the world.
Read about the scariest moments of my 2020 hiking season. From outrunning falling trees in Washington to getting caught in a snow storm in the Colorado backcountry. It is exciting!
My Approach to Hiking Photos The top photos of my 2020 hiking season were hard to choose. In my hiking experience I have never been the one to carry
Caching food and water along the Hayduke, or any more remote route, is great way to streamline logistics and resupplies. In this post I share what I did, how I did it and what I would do differently.
Water treatment along the Hayduke Trail can be challenging. Finding reliable water sources and ensuring you treat them is important.
The Hayduke Trail may be one of the most rugged trail experiences out there. Read about my Top 3 Most Memorable Moments, so you can get excited about giving the Hayduke a try!
I got an email from the Oregon Natural Desert Association (ONDA) yesterday asking people to postpone, cancel, or stop hiking the Oregon Desert Trail
We all must be feeling a little down or unsure at the moment. The plans and dreams we have, or had, have been changed because of the COVID-19
When I plan on doing a thru-hike I look forward to the scenery, the adventure, meeting new people, and the stories I can tell afterwards. My hiking
For those of you who have never heard of the Oregon Desert Trail (ODT), it is a 750-mile route that stretches across the eastern side of the state of