Do I feel safe hiking alone in the hills?

It’s been a long couple of weeks of defending our right as women to be worried about men in everyday life, or at least that’s what I feel like I’ve ended up doing. In almost every debate I’ve had about this topic I’ve been met by retorts of ‘not all men’, ‘it wasn’t me’ or … Continue reading Do I feel safe hiking alone in the hills?

Scotland 4000s – Day 4

Day Four - Dalwhinnie to Loch Treig Waking up in a real bed after several nights on a Thermarest is always a treat. I wanted to be away early but I waited for the shop to open before departing Dalwhinnie. The lovely man behind the counter had remembered my request from the previous evening and … Continue reading Scotland 4000s – Day 4

Navigating the grief of a lost Pacific Crest Trail thru hike..

I remember exactly where I was when I realized I wouldn’t be hiking the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) this year. I sat across from my boss discussing the impact COVID-19 would have on the business over the next few months. It was only beginning to dawn on us that lockdown was inevitable and that it could last 12 weeks … Continue reading Navigating the grief of a lost Pacific Crest Trail thru hike..