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Hello Everyone,

I’ll keep this short and just steal a little bit of info from my Instragram (destiny_hikes_wisconsin) introduction post.

“I thought I’d take a minute to briefly introduce myself and the idea behind this page. 116 more words


Gear Picks and A New Upload Schedule!

Whew. I’ve bought a lot of gear since I last updated. To be more specific I bought:

  1. A tent. (Big Agnes UL2)
  2. A pack. (Osprey Aura 50 in XS)
  3. 225 more words
Progress Update

15 Tips for Preparing for Long Term Travel!

*Disclaimer: this is not a sponsored post, I simply love these brands or websites and am providing the links but I get no kickback for providing them* 2,696 more words


Patreon for the Trip.

After much thought and research, I decided to join up with Patreon. I have never been one to ask for money, but I really enjoy how this offers rewards for supporting my trip and I! 130 more words


Clothing for the Fat Hiker

While I have pieced together over the last year pretty much all of the clothing I need at the moment for enjoying myself outdoors, my wife was missing a few crucial pieces. 886 more words


Connected and opting out

With the ever changing landscape of social media, connectivity and how that is viewed continues to change.  Connecting with long distant relatives was once done via the United States postal service, then through the convenience of a phone call, then email took wave and as long as the relative had an email address, you were set.  637 more words


REI dividends

Oh how I love thee.

Hello there, Jetboil Flash!

(And long Sea To Summit sporks!)

I cannot wait to use y’all on our first backpacking trip this spring.