Everything you Need to Know about Thru-Hiking the Arizona Trail

In February of 2017, I decided to hike the AZT on a whim. The trail is an 803 mile trail running North and South from the borders of Mexico to Utah. I gave myself not even two weeks to prepare for this trip. It turned out great, but depending on how thorough you want to [...]

Backpacking internationally vs. Backpacking in the Wilderness

Until I experienced both kinds of backpacking for myself, I didn’t realize how completely different these two are, and yet we use the exact same word. When someone says their doing a backpacking trip around the world, it generally means this person is going to be living out of hostels, hotels, air b&b’s and/or out [...]

Backpacking and hiking meals. Also healthy eating.

It’s a weird concept, bringing food to sustain yourself on the trail for a period of time with out refrigeration. There are only so many foods you can take with you on your journey that doesn’t spoil and is light to carry. This is the kind of thinking I had when I first began backpacking about [...]