Hiking Favorites of 2013

Yaaaaaaay!!!!!! 2013 Hiking Favorites list is up. This post is by far my most popular each year with thousands of reader hits. I was lucky […]

Dirty Girl Tip

Many of you may know I am a huge fan of Dirty Girl Gaiters. The gaiters are light, washable, durable, and inexpensive. They are perfect […]

CDT gear review…my take

Less is good. Lighter is even better. ~Rockin’ Albert Kim created this xtranormal video that was featured on Andrew Skurka’s blog, The Trail Show Podcast, […]

Operation: Food

I am about to just take a bear canister full of trail mix. ~Silly Chili Thanks to an overwhelming response by you the readers on […]


We headed to the Mexican border for our fourth year at the Annual Day Zero Pacific Crest Trail Kick Off (ADZPCTKO) at Lake Morena State […]