This summer I’m hiking the Pacific Northwest Trail! While I’ve done countless backpacking trips this will be my first thru hike. I’ve done a lot of random stuff on my spins around the sun: Worked in the mountains of New Zealand, the construction yards of Australia, made & screened films at 20+ festivals in 7 countries, lived in a van, been an organic farmer, roller derby announcer, the list goes on. My main profession is videography & photography, which I’m happy to report (much to the surprise of my parents) I’ve been gainfully employed in for the last 15 years.
Don’t get the wrong idea, we’re having a great time but section two of the PNT has more road walking, fewer alpine views, and more up and down. To be
I grew up spending lots of time in the outdoors but I credit the two-plus years I lived in New Zealand for cultivating my love for backpacking.
Let’s get down on some gear talk for a second. I love nerding out on my spreadsheets (believe me I do) but I also like my bank account to be larger
I'm currently staring at a stack of resupply boxes full of food for the next 70-80 days. How did I get here? What is possessing me to do