Coldsoaking On The Go

You are all ready for that backpacking trip. You plotted out your map. You have your favorite tent picked out. You thought about trekking poles. You have layers of clothes for warmth and comfort. But then it strikes you as you stuff, tie down, cram all your first aid...

VanLife Criminals

Five police officer ‘check ins’. Three park ranger discussions. Four store managers asking us to move Two security guards move along please.. Nights spent hoping to not get that dreaded knock and bright lights wake up call. All in just a six month period. The Facts....

Ice Hacks Of The Climbing Kid

Honeymoon Itch Every year my husband and I embark on a trip I have lovingly coined – ‘Honeymoon Trip’. Not to be confused with an actual traditional honeymoon. No my husband, whom I refer to as the Tall One; and I had a lovely seven day honeymoon to Athens,...

Hawaii Travel Adventure

“I don’t know. I guess it’s what people do down here. They go to Hawaii.” The tall one raised his eyebrows at me. He was perplexed at my suggestion of a trip to Hawaii for our second thanksgiving living in Southern California. The first one was after a gnarly car...