Gear in Review : Injinji Toe Socks

Every now and then a piece of gear comes along that is truly life changing. I’m not kidding. The one item solves a problem plaguing you. For me that item came in the form of toe socks. These goofy looking socks completely changed my early hiking adventures, coming into my life in the lost off-handed … Continue reading Gear in Review : Injinji Toe Socks

Finding My Sliver of the North

#48 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: NorPine Ski Trail (Hall Road to Spruce Creek) I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. Trash Collected: 0 pounds Each fall I have the blessing to spend a precious week on the North Shore of Minnesota at a little … Continue reading Finding My Sliver of the North

Road Trippin’ : Day Ten

#47 of my 52 Hike Challenge Trail/Park: Great River Bluffs State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Sauk and Meskwaki, Wahpeton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ.  Trash Collected: .1 pounds Every adventure eventually comes to an end of some kind. Waking up this particular morning I was filled with mixed … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Ten

Road Trippin’ : Day Eight

Road Trippin' : Day Nine #43 and #44 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Myer-Big Island State Park and Lake Louise State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute, Wahpeton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. Trash Collected: .3 pounds Myre-Big Island State Park #43hike of my 52 … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Eight

Road Trippin’ : Day Seven

#41 and #42 hikes of my 52 Hike Challenge Trails/Parks: Flandrau State Park and Minneopa State Park I want to acknowledge these hikes took place on the traditional territory of the Wahpekute, Wahpeton and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ. Trash Collected: 0.1 pounds Flandrau State Park #41hike of my 52 Hike Challenge In my planning for this trip, … Continue reading Road Trippin’ : Day Seven