Gear in Review: Traction Options

Who on earth needs three different types of traction for footwear? Apparently I do. As I've gotten further into my hiking life, I've been slowly collecting gear. While I try to be methodical about what I purchase, it all adds up. I have been trying out variations of a few pieces of gear. With winter … Continue reading Gear in Review: Traction Options

Hike with Your Galentine

#7hike of my 52 Hike Challenge Adventure Series: Hike with a Waterfall Trail/Park: Trillium, Deadman's, Wolf Creek, High Bluff and Quarry Loop Trails, Banning State Park , MN One of the best gifts I've ever given myself is the gift of membership in Women Who Hike (WWH). I may have started my hiking life with … Continue reading Hike with Your Galentine

Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Eight

Trail/Park: Isle Royale National Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Métis and Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. It's early again as I come awake to the same sound from the morning before. The slow sloshing sound that I now know is … Continue reading Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Eight

Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Six

Trail/Park: Isle Royale National Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Métis and Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. It may be officially certifiable that I'm crazy as I sit here writing this in a shelter at Windigo.Journal Entry on July 16, 2017 … Continue reading Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Six

Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Four

Trail/Park: Isle Royale National Park I want to acknowledge this hike took place on I want to acknowledge this hike took place on the traditional territory of the Métis and Anishinabewaki ᐊᓂᔑᓈᐯᐗᑭ. What a difference a sunny day can make. I had slept in a bit later than I'd intended, but with about 8 miles to … Continue reading Let’s Go Back to the Isle: Day Four