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Condé Nast Traveler Feature

Condé Nast Traveler Feature

So excited to be featured in a travel inspiration article by Condé Nast Traveler, and I'm especially honored to be listed among some seriously legendary photographers

What I Packed for the High Sierra Trail

What I Packed for the High Sierra Trail

Planning a week long backpacking trip into the wilderness can be tough.. here's everything I packed for the High Sierra Trail!

Backpacking the High Sierra Trail in 6 Days

Backpacking the High Sierra Trail in 6 Days

I finally hiked the High Sierra Trail, a trip I've been dying to do for years! Those 6 days in remote backcountry absolutely blew me away.

How to Plan Transportation for the High Sierra Trail

How to Plan Transportation for the High Sierra Trail

Here I'll provide and review several transportation and shuttle options to help plan your High Sierra Trail through-hike backpacking trip

Platypus GravityWorks Water Filter Review

Platypus GravityWorks Water Filter Review

This filter has easily become my favorite water filter system for its quick filtering and ease of use - these arms won't be pumping any more!

The Perfect Shasta County Weekend Getaway

The Perfect Shasta County Weekend Getaway

Only 4 hours from the Bay Area, the Shasta Cascade makes the perfect weekend getaway with its vast forests, numerous lakes, and snow-capped mountain views

Northern California Redwoods: 3 Day Road Trip Itinerary

Northern California Redwoods: 3 Day Road Trip Itinerary

Looking for a weekend escape into a lush, thick forests? In this post I'll lay out a sample road trip itinerary up along the scenic Highway 1

Roadtrip Arizona/Nevada/Utah in a Weekend

Roadtrip Arizona/Nevada/Utah in a Weekend

The Southwest US has so much to offer. This three day road trip itinerary hits all of the best hikes, campgrounds and things to do in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah.

Inspirer.life Interview

Inspirer.life Interview

Honored to have the opportunity to be interviewed by Inspirer.life, publication that celebrates inspirational and groundbreaking women.

Featured on Snowqueen & Scout

Featured on Snowqueen & Scout

Liz from Snowqueen & Scout recently asked me to write a post about my first backpacking experience in the wilderness. Her blog focuses on getting more girls into backpacking and has lots of useful information on topics of hygiene, safety, and gear that I wish I had access to when I was starting out.