tips for reducing waste (when out camping or backpacking)

Happy first weekend of Eco Challenge! If you've never heard of the Eco Challenge, it's an event sponsored by the Northwest Earth Institute, and it challenges participants to make changes to their environmental impact for fourteen days in a row. I think this quote from their site sums it up well: โ€œCommon wisdom says it … Continue reading tips for reducing waste (when out camping or backpacking)

Alaska Adventures: Part 1, Denali National Park

Sometime around mid-April of 2017, when I was particularly broke from spending money on my sisterโ€™s wedding and spending as much time outside (and as little time working) as possible in the rapidly improving PNW weather, a friend of mine asked if I wanted to go backpacking in Alaska. After about a month of hesitating, … Continue reading Alaska Adventures: Part 1, Denali National Park