This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Nature Conservancy. All opinions are 100% mine. DID YOU KNOW that 7 in 10 Americans believe climate change is real, but less than half of us talk about it with friends or family with any consistency? As someone who loves adventuring in our wild […]
The average American consumes 3,000 to 4,500 calories in their Thanksgiving Day celebrations, according to the Calorie Control Council. So instead of diving into the madness that is Black Friday, get outside and take a hike! You’ll avoid the crowds and craziness, and you’ll feel better for it. I asked our Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge Ambassadors […]
Nine years ago, Joan and I were planning a big adventure. We wanted to thru-hike the 211-mile John Muir Trail (JMT) over three weeks. We knew it would be a challenge. Not only would it require careful research and planning, but we would have to train our bodies and mind to prepare for the rigors […]
We had a ton of great photos from our 2018 Finishers Party. Check out our photo album and feel free to comment and share!
Our SoCal challengers had a lot of fun at the Finishers Party clowning in the photo booth. Here’s a complete gallery of the photos.
A dream written down with a date becomes a goal. A goal broken down into steps becomes a plan. A plan backed by action makes your dreams come true.” – Greg S. Reid One of my favorite activities at the Six-Pack of Peaks Finishers Party is sharing Your Next Adventure. We break out the pens and […]
Eight years ago, I thru-hiked the John Muir Trail (JMT) for my second time in thirty years. Anytime you are out on the trail for weeks at a time, there comes a point when you miss fresh food. It could be something as simple as a cold glass of milk, or fresh fruit, or… a taco. And […]
We peered up at the ridge above the cirque, straining to find Lamarck Col. Checking our maps and double-checking the GPS, we found what looked like a playground of car-sized boulders. The silhouette of a lone backpacker sitting at the top confirmed our suspicions — our route was going to involve some scrambling. Little did we know that the other […]