What to see in Iceland, Day 8 – The Blue Lagoon, and our departure beautiful island of Iceland

When researching what to see in Iceland, the Blue Lagoon will show up on pretty much every list. As you’ll read below…I can’t quite understand why, especially since it’s not cheap. In a country filled with so much natural beauty, … Continued

Everest Base Camp Trek Days 9-11 – Gorak Shep to Lukla

Our Mount Everest Base Camp trek had been the adventure of a lifetime so far. In spite of a huge snow storm, we managed to make it successfully to base camp and stare at the glory that is Mount Everest. … Continued

Day 3 Backpacking to Mount Whitney – The Back Route!

Day 3 was the day we would finally make it to the summit of Mount Whitney, but not without a lot of effort to get there. The last 2 days had been excruciatingly long and arduous, and we knew today would be no easier, but this was the point of our whole trip – to make it to the summit!

Backpacking Mount Whitney – The Back Route!

We started day 1 of our Mount Whitney backpacking trip towards New Army Pass (note, you can also take Cottonwood Pass – both will get you to the same place). The camping area we wanted by Lower Soldier Lake was supposedly just on the other side of the pass, and we were ready to go (HA! Idiots.)! There were some thunderclouds in the distance so we all discussed procedures if a storm came through (span out, get low, don’t be the highest point in your area, etc.) and away we went!

The 12 Biggest Lessons I learned From 12 Months of Adventures

I had a pretty good 2015, overall. There were ups, there were downs, but I definitely made the most of it! What’s important is that in each adventure, you learn something. I think in life we should continually be trying to learn everything we can – about ourselves, others, the world, life – all of it! Here are the 12 biggest lessons I learned in 12 months of adventuring.

Everest Base Camp Trek Day 8 – Lobuche to Gorak Shep and Everest Base Camp!

Trek to Everest Base Camp! Day 8 of my trek to Everest Base Camp was both an exciting and somber day. We were all stoked because today our trek would take us to Everest Base Camp…finally…but sad because Sarah would … Continued

Everest Base Camp Trek Day 7 – Dingboche to Lobuche

Trekking to Everest Base Camp Hike to Everest Base Camp Day 7 In March 2015, I set off on the adventure of a lifetime with 3 good friends. On day 6 of our hike to Everest Base Camp, we would … Continued

Everest Base Camp Trek Day 6 – Rest Day in Dingboche

Trekking to Everest Base Camp Trip to Everest Base Camp Day 6 In March 2015, I set off on the adventure of a lifetime with 3 good friends. On day 6 of our trip to Everest Base Camp, we would … Continued

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