Early Days We are relatively late starters in the season, which means we are kinda hustling to get up to Mama K before October 15th. Plus side to late-season means...
The Feels Wow. It’s finally happening. It’s not going to begin and it’s not finished. It’s in the present. I am a PCT thru-hiker. A very novice one, but I’m...
Let’s complete a brief water consumption exercise, shall we?
Testing out all my PCT gear on a shakedown hike of the 70+ mile Shawangunk Ridge Trail
How many calories did I consume on the JMT? No clue. Was it enough? No. Hiker hunger is real.
What can we say? It's been a hell of a year, right? Ugh. We pick up right where we left off, two yahoos just dicking around on microphones, talking about...
Waterproofing by modified 5.11 RUSH
Run by thru hikers Jumanji and Sunshine, Happy Gnomads is a place for thru hikers, by thru hikers.
When I first started backpacking, I excelled right away. Not because I was particularly knowledgeable or athletic, but because I was really good at enduring pain. Childhood trauma and lifelong