This climb was NOT for the US border security guard who said, “I’ll hear about you girls on search and rescue.” Nor was this climb for the dudes who snickered at our all-female rope team. This climb was definitely not for the boys who felt the need to say, “Your all-day pace is kind of […]Read more "For The Girls: Climbing Mount Baker"
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This is a post for anyone who lives away from the people they love. The Pang. It hurts so good.Read more "“The Pang”"
An ode to my grandmother.
3 minute read.Read more "The Woman Who Taught Me How To Love… (And run wild.)"
How to make the most of your precious seconds. 2 minute read.Read more "A Meditation for the New Year… and the Rest of Your Life"
On Sundays, things got weird.
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The sweet sea turns a bitter cheek. Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua.
2 minute read.Read more "Crossing the Sweet Sea"
You only camp on a volcano in a lightning storm once, and for good reason. Oh, the things we do for a view. Acatenengo, Guatemala.
8 minute read.Read more "YOLO Really Means Camping on a Volcano in a Lightning Storm"
I sat on a cushionless bench picking the dirt from underneath my fingernails with the corner edge of a sunscreen bottle while the teahouse matron carved out the eyes of a potato next to me. Khumbu Region, Nepal.
4 minute read.Read more "Everyone Should Go 312 Hours Without a Shower"
Chronicling a playdate with the kids of life school on the island of misfit toys, deep in the Himalayas. I don’t know what this is. But it is something.
6 minute read.Read more "A Stream of Consciousness: What The Mountains Told Me"
This is your brain when you’re lost in the world.
8 minute read.Read more "This Is Your Brain On Adventure"