Tags » Barefoot Hiking

Barefoot hiking

It hurts to take the first step. How do people do this? The ground is cold and the rocks sharp. There must be a better way right? 40 more words

Barefoot hiking

It hurts to take the first step.  How do people do this?

The ground is cold and the rocks sharp.  There must be a better way right? 89 more words

Wisdom

Footwear pt. 2

After I announced to the world last week that I was going to be hiking the Appalachian Trail barefoot, I was bombarded with negative reactions from family, friends, and past thru hikers. 442 more words

No super-bloom, but still beautiful: Anza Borrego at the end of February

Lots of folks have been posting about this year’s “super-bloom” of annual wildflowers in Death Valley National Park.

I was one of the  lucky ones who got to witness its last occurrence back in 2005 (photos above and below). 489 more words

California Wildflowers/native Plants

Footwear...

Most people, when they go backpacking, or go outside for any reason really, wear shoes. I’ve been roaming around barefoot ever since I was a kid. 470 more words

Calloused feet vs. Palace feet

First of all allow me to preface by saying that I am absolutely fine with my feet. I don’t despise them. I don’t love them. I don’t obsess over them. 499 more words

Barefoot running for six years: feeling grateful!

It’s been six years since my 50-year-old self began the barefoot hiking and trail running journey. (Here’s a blog post celebrating the one-year anniversary milestone.) 442 more words

Barefoot Hiking/running