Korean-Adoptee-American. Student of Geology. Rock Climber. Amateur Mountaineer. Full of Irrational Fears. Also Too Rational. In short, I grew up in Oregon, graduated with a degree in geosciences, and planning to solo thru-hike the PCT, NOBO, in March. I really, really like rocks and there seems to be a lot of them out on the trail.
I was climbing out of the river valley (Hauser Creek) when darkness was closing in. I managed about 16.5 miles my first day with an inspired
The 2019 PCT year could be a rough weather year. After talking with a number of trekkers that have quite a bit more long-distance trekking
Some thoughts on knee problems, recovery, and trekking from a girl with three ACL surgeries. Over the last few years, I've heard some whisperings
Narrating about my life and what caused me to miss the dirt, sweat, and tears of trekking. I present the roundabout way I committed to thru-hiking