It is a New Year! And guess what that means in my household? Yep, the trip planning begins. If perhaps you are in need of a bit of inspiration or cheering on to make your dreams happen, I would like to share a letter that was given to me as a Christmas gift. A gift from the heart.
I am really excited to share an original artwork created by fellow hiker and artist Nancy Romanovsky. This is the third piece of art she has painted based on a photo featured on Lady on a Rock. The latest oil rendition is taken from my winter blog entry, Eastern Sierra Winter Adventure to Palisades and Arches.
Sharing the outdoors is my passion. I think good information and planning leads to safe and happy outdoor adventures. Recent studies about the effects […]
“If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you” ~Fred DeVito After writing “Hiking with Plantar Fasciitis” last October, I received many emails and comments […]
I love good books, nice views, walking with family, delicious food, and talking trail. Last year, I had the pleasure to receive the book THRU: An […]
I am a big fan of the Continental Divide Trail. In the summer of 2013, I hiked through Colorado and Wyoming on the CDT. Much […]
“The sum of the whole is this: Walk and be happy; Walk and be healthy.” ― Ben Montgomery, Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of […]
Congratulations Anish! On September 24, 2015, Heather “Anish” Anderson set the new speed record for a self-supported thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail, becoming the first […]
It has been almost 2 months since completing the entire Pacific Crest Trail. My daughter, Stealthy and I managed to successfully partner up for 518 […]
Hey fun news! I was just featured in Allison Nadler’s Trail to Summit’s Wild Women series! The series not only features an interview about me in […]
Mind full. Schedule packed. Running late for work. Small glimmer caught my eye. With a head turn. I beheld… Since this day, I have wondered […]
My pack always includes sample sizes of Lavender, Peppermint, and Melaleuca essential oils. I want to begin this post by saying I am no expert […]
There are two kinds of climbers, those who climb because their heart sings when they’re in the mountains, and all the rest. ~ Alex Lowe