A Day on the Highline, High Uintas

Day-long trips to the mountains have their place in my heart, but overnighting in the middle of the backcountry is where the love is. Another short day of work lead to enough time for two nights in the wilderness, and I knew precisely where I’d spend them. The High Uintas is littered with remote backcountry …

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Another “So You Want to go Out on a Long Hike” Guide/FAQ

I remember how overwhelming my first hike felt. You're worried about getting to a town with no resupply options, you're worried you've planned each stretch out wrong, you're worried about conditions on trail hundreds of miles and months away from your computer desk with your haphazard notes with town names circled and lines connecting to …

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Appalachian Trail: The Beginning

After a very unfortunate battle with Greyhound, I was finally unleashed onto the small town of Bangor, Maine at a gas station/restaurant.  I had just one more bus to take which was a smaller local operation, meaning it would likely be run more effectively thank god.  I went inside, purchased a ticket, and with a …

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The Pony Express Trail

I think I've become somewhat of a magnet for trails/future adventures. https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3951/33158614480_d067624a02_k.jpg Instead of hiking today I went out for a drive to the western Utah desert, because I've never really been out there before for some reason.  What was supposed to be a relatively short drive turned into an all day escapade because not …

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