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...
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...

Inspiration

There are some of us who enjoy watching others, from a couch, to be inspired to GO EXPLORE. Please be inspired to enjoy a portion of these journeys (or the entire thing).         These are our kinda trips – Laughter, Comaraderie, and Enjoying...
Backpacking Tips:  Taking Pictures

Backpacking Tips: Taking Pictures

Tip:  To take great pictures, your camera must be handy and easy to use. In July 2014, I needed to choose a camera for my 21 day backpack on the John Muir Trail. After a lot of debate and evaluating many cameras, I brought my cell phone in a Lifeproof case. This was...