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After gimping down the last miles of the high divide loop along the Sol Duc River, I realized a lot of things: My knee hurt like hell and I could barely walk 100 feet without stopping. I still had a sinus infection. I just backpacked 19 miles in two days with a really heavy pack on my back. This was one of the best weekends of my life and I wanted more…… Read More

My last post was boasting about how amazing 2015 was, so I figured I should write a little recap of some of my accomplishments. Though running, backpacking, and fast packing weren’t my only proud moments in 2015, they certainly were high on the list. I grew up in the mountains. And by mountains, I mean literally, on top of a mountain with no running water. I’ll expand more on that scenario in… Read More

Well, here I go again. I used to write a blog… about 10 years ago. I loved it, had lots of followers, and was even featured in some blogging community site that boosted my views by 1000 fold. Then life happened. Responsibility, commitments, change, turmoil, learning, growth, and well…. here I am. This past year has been an amazing one for me. I think I can honestly say the best year of… Read More