Dark corners of my mind – Solo Backpacking in Point Reyes

“How was your backpacking trip this weekend?” “I hated it.” No, seriously. I’m glad I did it, perfectly happy with the experience afterward, but a solo backpacking trip to Point Reyes revealed several interesting things to me – one of them being that I don’t like backpacking alone. I’m perfectly happy on the trail, but … Continue reading Dark corners of my mind – Solo Backpacking in Point Reyes

Late start, looney winds, and lost – Backpacking at Carson-Iceberg Wilderness

70 mile per hour winds have a tendency to change your plans. We’d planned it for months, three days in the backcountry, two friends from work, and we weren’t going to back down because of a squall, but, might as well be smart and enjoy it. Originally heading to the Ebbett’s Pass area, we instead … Continue reading Late start, looney winds, and lost – Backpacking at Carson-Iceberg Wilderness