Thru-hiking the High Sierra Trail

In late June and early July of this year I completed a thru-hike of the High Sierra Trail, a 75 mile West-to-East traverse across the highest part of California’s Sierra Nevada range. It starts in Crescent Meadow at the Western end of Sequoia National Park and crosses incredibly diverse terrain to finish at the summit […]

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The Worst Sunburn of my Life

The worst sunburn I have ever gotten was on a three-day trip to the Sierra. It took two weeks to heal, covered my entire lower face and neck, and was painful and uncomfortable the entire time. And it was worth it. This is the story of how I got that sunburn. It’s my first time […]

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