Womens’ Retreat Spring 2016

Womens’ Retreat Spring 2016

What an amazing time we had connecting and refreshing! We enjoyed the restorative wilderness of the Laguna Mountains for our two-day retreat. For our adventure, we had amazing rain, sun, flowers, and canyon fragrances. We also had the time to be present in the moment,...

Trail Training

Training for backpacking takes time and some dedication.  The Sierras or the John Muir Trail (JMT) calls us to trek for several weeks into the beauty of California’s Mountains each summer. I believe training for the journey is one of the most important ways to be able...
Pad Thai on the Trail

Pad Thai on the Trail

Pad Thai on the Trail is delicious. This is a recipe which is altered from www.backpacker.com. It can be gluten free, sugar free, peanut free. http://www.backpacker.com/skills/beginner/recipe-spicy-pad-thai-with-chicken-and-veggies/  Backpacker Spicy Pad Thai Prepare...
Tip:  Spaghetti in a JetBoil

Tip: Spaghetti in a JetBoil

Spaghetti on the Trail is a Welcome Treat Here are a few pictures from preparing Spaghetti for our January Laguna Mountain Trip.  Step by Step instructions follow below. Step by Step Instructions for 2 servings. Backpacking food preparation can be overwhelming.  This...
Backpacking Tips:  Comfort with Layers

Backpacking Tips: Comfort with Layers

To Comfort! I’ve found there are two ways to learn how to dress for backpacking comfort – a lot of miserable trial and error OR one can follow a few simple tips. My experience comes from a mix of both approaches. At the end of this post I’ve included the layers...