As I hike more and more I remember all the things I overlooked, setting our tents up in safe areas, putting a bear bag up, and making sure you have all your gear empty of all smellables. Oversight is a terrible habit, don’t do it. Think about everything that could happen and do the opposite, … Continue reading Oversight, don’t do this on the trail!
Privacy is very hard for anyone backpacking, you have only the tent and the woods, maybe a large rock you can get behind. With hiking you have to keep clean, keeping organized hygiene wise and pack wise. Many hikers have no care about privacy or don’t make it a huge deal, but the ones that … Continue reading Privacy on the trail.
Exposure Many of the groups I take on hikes are new hikers or no one that has taken a backpacking trip, throughout my time working as a Trip leader I try to expose my participants to everything I can, to show them, to help them understand why people hike and do it like its a … Continue reading The Exposure of hiking
So me and Scooby Doo are taking our friends on a hike for their first time. They are completely new to backpacking, they’ve skied and been in the mountains but never camping and serious miles so this is going to be a tough trip for them, we already know it, we are going to be … Continue reading Over Mtn. Shelter to Doll Flats, still my favorite hike…
I am gonna be hiking in Florida doing a 50 mile section of the Florida Trail from (Prairie Lake to Nova Rd.). Since I am going during hunting season I am going to take a few items I regularly wouldn’t. Items such as a bright orange vest for visibility, the other items will differ depending … Continue reading My Section hike of the Florida Trail.
What is light How do we gain what we want What do we seek, when we look at the sunpower strength, courage, love, peace These are all things we want or will one day have Seeing what you can gain from walking, seeing what you can gain from talking You learn more everyday, gaining what … Continue reading I See You!
Hiking has become my go to, my salvation, my solitude, etc. Everyone has their reasons and purposes to hike Trial.! Out of everything I chose to do, hiking is my number one, that may seem selfish but let me explain to you why?. Every trip I take, every step on the trail is my legacy, … Continue reading Another reason to hike!