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Backpacking Gear - Spring/Summer 2020

Backpacking Gear – Spring/Summer 2020

Ah, the wonderful information saturated world of backpacking gear… In this blog post I’ll list the equipment I’m using through the Spring and Summer of 2020 and I’ll also talk a little bit about the thinking behind my gear choices thus far. 489 more words


The What and the Why

So hopefully you figured out by now that it is my dream to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail (aka the Trail or the AT) beginning in March 2021 (yeah, that’s right, by this time next year I will hopefully have been on the Trail for 3ish months). 648 more words

Appalachian Trail

Elfin Lakes Backpacking Trip

Now that I’ve finished my Manning Park mini-series, I decided to write about my first backpacking trip to Elfin Lakes. I’ve hiked to Elfin Lakes 4 times and camped there 3 times, but my first trip stands out as my favourite trip up to the lakes. 2,295 more words

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Reasons to do a New Zealand Working Holiday VISA

Are you thinking of applying for the New Zealand Working Holiday VISA, but need some extra convincing? Look no further, as I’ll provide all the reasons from my journey as I completed my own working holiday visa. 643 more words


Time to Unpack: Clearing Your Mind By Backpacking

One of my favorite memoirs-turned-movie is Wild written and experienced by Cheryl Strayed. Wild tells the story about how Cheryl backpack hiked the Pacific Crest Trail after suffering extreme loss in her life. 503 more words


Learning About Coffee in Colombia

Back in 2017, I was lucky enough to take a sabbatical to South America and spent time in the coffee district of Colombia staying on a coffee farm. 502 more words

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