Jackson Hole, Wyoming is an awesome place to visit. If you ever have a chance to go, you won’t regret it. Go and take a lot of pictures.
Don’t let my clever little title (okay, it’s not that clever) fool you, there are no ninjas in the town of Jinja. In fact, there is no connection to Japan there at all. Jinja, Uganda’s 2nd largest city, is probably most famous for being situated along Lake Victoria right at the source of the Nile […]
The dictionary definition of addiction is “the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming.” That describes my obsession with being in the wilderness quite well. I periodically need an escape from the day-to-day affairs of modern, civilized living manifested in a pure outdoor adrenaline […]
When you’ve invest a lot of time into something you really love, whether it’s a relationship, a project, a hobby, whatever… you need to take care of it. What I mean is that you need to make sure you don’t get sick of it as you pour in your time and energy.
It seems like it was yesterday when I was talking about the end of daylight saving time for the year and getting ready for the winter ahead. Yet, I find myself just a few months later with the start of daylight saving time just a few days away. Obviously the start of daylight saving time […]
In the world of adventure sports, there are basically two people: those that like adventure sports and those that love them. The people who like them still live relatively quiet lives and take in an occasional ski trip or backpacking excursion a few times a year.
Regardless of what your favorite outdoor activity is, all adventure enthusiasts can agree that having high-quality gear is critical to fun, safety, comfort. More often than not however, good gear often gets pretty expensive.
As I mentioned in one of my previous posts, Backpacking in Shenandoah National Park, I have a little bit of experience rubbing noses with the famous Appalachian Trail. Unfortunately, I haven’t had the opportunity to hike its entirety (perhaps one day), but I certainly like hearing about other hikers’ experiences with the trail.