Nature And The Outdoors

The Extroverted Introvert In The Springtime
The world feels as though it has gotten flipped upside down for all of us. However, learning how to bend and maneuver through these seemingly impossible obstacles together …
What Is The Greatest Issue Facing Humankind?
Think about what happens after you throw something away or even say “hello” to someone. The implications of what’s to follow are what you keep in mind before …
Why I Became The Leader Of A Hiking Group
If you asked me a year ago if I would be the ambassador for the Los Angeles chapter of the international hiking group, Hiker Babes, whose mission is …
Six-Pack of Peaks Challenge: Cucamonga Peak
We ended up taking the Ice House trail to the 8,859-foot summit and hiked nearly 12 miles there and back.
Why Every Bachelorette Party Should Be Moved To The Woods
I was able to understand the bride better as I got to know the other incredibly smart and caring young women.
Yes, Black People Swim
We’re clearly out there. The mountains are also a melting pot of a variety of different people hiking native lands, and yet we are only now barely seeing …
What I Learned While Floating Down The LA River
I wrote a poem with the LA River in mind, but I also drew parallels between the river and the highways that weave in and around Los Angeles.
Pack of Peaks: Mount Baden Powell
I still had my eyes on other peaks but being able to freely trek to the top of Baden-Powell with friends that day was satisfying.
Your Breath Conquers Mountains
The most important thing you need to do in order to overcome nearly any obstacle is to take a step back and breathe.