Michelle Kloosterman

Hi there! I am Michelle. Avid lover of nature and being outdoors, but my greatest love has to be the ocean! It feels like home to me so you can often find me out in the water surfing and diving. Other important things to know: i LOVE food. And that's an understatement.

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A Lifetime Ago: Recap of the Desert Part II

A Lifetime Ago: Recap of the Desert Part II

The last little part of the desert chapter for you! Hikertown and the Aqueduct Hikertown was absolutely amazing. A lady called Martha started it to

Jun 23, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
A Lifetime Ago: A Recap of the Desert Part I

A Lifetime Ago: A Recap of the Desert Part I

It has been an embarrassingly long time since my last update, but honestly it has been the first time since I have had time on a zero day to reflect

Jun 23, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
It has only been two weeks?!

It has only been two weeks?!

I am currently writing this from the comforts of a motelroom (dusting up the place with two others but comfort nonetheless) in Idyllwild. Taking a

Apr 14, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
Not Just for Myself: Why I Am Hiking the PCT

Not Just for Myself: Why I Am Hiking the PCT

Roughly two years ago, the PCT came into my orbit. The seed was planted and sprouted very quickly into fascination and obsession. I knew: this is

Apr 2, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
Attachments and Appreciations

Attachments and Appreciations

Ask any person if they could live with only two pairs of underwear for half a year and basically no luxury items at all (besides an e-reader if you

Mar 22, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman
The Hell of Logistics

The Hell of Logistics

It is officially March and start of hiking season for the early birds of the PCT. Most of us are probably frantically working out the last prep

Mar 3, 2022 : Michelle Kloosterman