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The Badlands - Day 2

After making it through the night I ate a quick breakfast and decided to check in with the world.  I packed up my gear, discovered that the storm had bent both of my main poles to the tent, and headed up to the top of a large hill.  1,378 more words


The Badlands - The Storm

Quick back story: I’m backpacking in the Badlands National Park and I spent the entire afternoon hiking to a spot about 15 miles away from a dirt road that I parked on.  1,113 more words


A short note on backpacking with camera-equipment

It’s finally upon us… the portage of Killarney. 10 days, four people, one camera. I still can’t fully wrap my head around the fact that it’s only six days away, and I’ve waited and dreamed about this trip for over a year. 237 more words

The Badlands - Day 1

I arrived at The Badlands National Park first thing in the morning and stopped by the Visitor’s Center to pick up a topographical map, fill up on water, and check in with the park rangers.  1,039 more words


Coin Flip Road Trip

On a little bit of a whim, I decided to take a backpacking/camping trip somewhere in the United States.  I knew that I wanted to camp somewhere and do some hiking, but I did not have a specific place in mind.  505 more words


backpacking dolly sods

2 days in WV / monongahela national forest / july 4th

Joe, Charley, and I took our first backpacking trip over the 4th of July weekend in the Dolly Sods Wilderness of the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia. 657 more words