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When Things Go Wrong – On and Off the Trail

By On February 13, 2018

We stared at the “pond,” more like a puddle, with its dark green glow.  In this heat, that puddle was perfect breeding ground for algae and who knows what else.  We weren’t… Read More

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I Can’t Stay Angry in the Mountains

By On February 5, 2018

I can’t be angry in the mountains. There is just something magical that fills the deepest part of my being, as I take step after step, completely removed from everything behind me. … Read More

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Doing Things for the First Time After Loss

By On January 27, 2018

The snow crunched magically beneath my feet.  Mt Rainier towered over us, as we huffed and puffed and struggled our way higher and higher.  It felt like we should have summited the… Read More

Hiking and scrambles
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A Digestive Scramble

By On December 2, 2017

I could hear my stomach gurgling, and I clenched the necessary muscles with every ounce of my being.  My eyes darted across the bouldered hillside, frantically looking for a spot, any spot,… Read More

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Hiking to Heal – facing my demons one step at a time

By On August 10, 2017

I am so excited to announce that this post has been featured by High Peaks Hiking – go check it out!   I hike to heal.  That may sound a bit strange, especially being… Read More

redefining your identity
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Defining Your Identity

By On July 17, 2017

Truth is hard to face. Especially truth about yourself. And then truth is hard to accept. It is easier to believe lies, believe negativity, believe that which the world deems true despite… Read More

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Redefining Your Limits

By On July 15, 2017

I am so excited to announce that this post has been featured by High Peaks Hiking – go check it out! Redefining Your Limits Whether or not we consciously realize it, we all have… Read More