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Sierra Trek 2012 Journal

During my 6-week trek through the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, I diligently kept a journal. Unlike previous backpacking trips, I opted for a larger journal. I’d like to share with you my experiences in the wilderness and a few scanned pages from my Sierra Trek 2012 journal. Page 01-02– Here’s the first two pages […]

Into the Mountains

I’m posting this from an Amtrak train, as it sways and bounces its way down the tracks. Beside me is both my best friend and beast of burden: my backpack. In less than 24 hours from now, I will be greeted by two more friends (neither who are beastly nor burdens), Dani & Fish, and […]

Postcards from the Edge

Postcards from the Edge

[UPDATE 07/25/12: Postcards from the trail are no longer available but you can purchase unused postcards from my Etsy Shop.] My close friends know that I love to send postcards while on my journeys. Last summer, while I hiked the Pacific Crest Trail, I sent over two dozen postcards to friends and family, updating them […]

Sierra Trek 2012 – Update 1

On Friday, June 1st, 2012, I’ll be starting my 400+ mile journey into the Sierra. I want to take some time to update you on where I’m at in the process of planning such a major journey.  As I’ve discussed in my 2012 Goals, my plan is to hike a good portion of the Sierra, […]

My 2012 Goals

It didn’t seem like long after I stepped off the Pacific Crest Trail last October that I began pondering what my goals would be for 2012.  You would think that hiking 1,700+ miles last year should have quenched my thirst for hiking; that I should be hanging up my boots and looking for a good […]

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