The above picture was taken from: http://bctvkootenays.com/2017/06/28/fire-crews-still-battling-lightning-caused-fires-in-arrow-fire-zone-after-mondays-storm/ This post is not directed towards the average outdoors enthusiast – the ones who are respectful of the environment, plan ahead, follow the rules,...

Women in the Outdoors Almost two years ago, towards the end of 2015, I had wrapped up my first sport sociology course. I wrote an academic paper, Women Participation in Outdoor...

A Top 10 Hikes List Well, we’re about 2ish weeks away from September. I know, I’m as surprised as you are. Where did the time go?! I was wondering what I...

Self-Confidence We’ve all heard the saying – whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right. Your ability to accomplish something depends on your belief in your ability...

Do it Again Trying to convey peak performance is tough because it’s an indescribable feeling. It’s a momentary feeling when you’re hitting your stride – whatever you choose to do, you...

Mondays Need More Mark Manson Well, it’s a beeeautiful Monday morning, and I’m sitting inside with the blinds and windows closed to study for upcoming tests and wrap up a few...

Back to the Basics: Why I Hike I’ve got a simple one-liner to explain why I hike, but first I’ll get into the background story as to why the thought even...

Oh hey! It’s been a little while… Can I put out there that it’s already spring? Where did the winter season go? Oh, right, it ended prematurely when I signed up...

Conventional society: get married, buy a house, have kids, settle down or you’ll fall behind. Unconventional society: quit your job, sell your things, travel everywhere, don’t settle down or you’ll be...