It is amazing how over time a journey can change you, help you see what you are destined to do and how much you find passion in things you never thought would even be of interest. It still baffles me that a few months back I was stirring for something which would fulfill a bucket list item of my own and that evolved into something which brings me such joy each and every day. Do I travel every day? No. But does every day have meaning and purpose as new adventures shape up?
As a part of a program I belong to in conjunction with the website The Dyrt, where I serve as a Ranger, sometimes I am sent items to test along my many travels. Not long ago I was sent a pair of Five Ten Hiking Boots from Dyrt Sponsor REI. I took these with me on my most recent journey and gave them the official test over a series of stops spanning 3 weeks which included some pretty intense hiking. Shoe Information & Specs: Name: Five Ten Camp Four Mid Hiking Shoe Reta
What is in a shoe? Your shoes are the one item essential for setting the tone for any given activity. With the wrong tone set your journey through your activity can be less pleasurable be it a simple walk, hitting the hardwood for hooping or hiking a mountain. If you are ill equipped for a journey your feet, aka your foundation, can become your worst enemy. I have been traveling and hiking for the greater part of half a year now. I have done so with sneakers, which whi
Hydration is something I cannot stress enough when traveling. Typically I find myself meandering around on trails toting water bottles in my backpack which make it both bulky and heavy not to mention multiple bottles tend to make it a bit harder to navigate a small bag. I finally decided to transform my “go bag” with a hydration reservoir, a simple 2 liter container which slide into a single pocket of your bag and allows water to flow on demand through a glorified jumbo
When taking to the road as a solo traveler, the thought of simple tasks can be a little daunting. When traveling with a group it tends to be a little more simplistic and carefree but when solo travel begins your eye must be a bit more watchful. While I have been fortunate in not meeting a creeper at a campground, there are many other considerations I still am extremely mindful no matter how peaceful the camping experience. When cooking, for example, I always make sure to di