Warning: This blog post has EMOSHUNS and FEELINGS. Enter at your own risk. Continue reading
Hey y’all! Back in November I finished up the 67 New England 4000 footers, which is all of the mountains over 4000 feet in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. And so, to reflect on my years of hiking in New England and all of the mountains on the list, I present you with my New England 67 Superlatives.
El Chalten, Argentina is Patagonia’s “trekking capital” and for good reason! Dozens of walks ranging in difficultly from casual strolls to epic treks originate from in and around the town, and once you find your way to El Chalten (usually via several planes and buses) there’s no need for a rental car. I’ve detailed my Patagonia trekking and mountaineering adventures in my previous two blog posts, so now it’s time to talk about the equally awesome day hiking opportunities in El Chalten! Continue reading
While in El Chalten for 10 days in mid-January, Mike, David, and I had a climb of Cerro Electrico on our jam-packed Patagonia itinerary. Cerro Electrico is a “beginner mountaineering” mountain and only requires two days to climb it, but the rough, steep terrain is certainly enough to keep a novice mountaineer / avid hiker on their toes! Continue reading
Hey y’all. Long time, no see. I’ve been in a bit of a blogging slump due to recent political events here in the US, along with trying to finish my PhD dissertation, but I just got back from Patagonia and gosh darn it, I’m gonna blog about it. Continue reading
*Where “best hikes” are defined as “hikes I did” 🙂 Continue reading
Helllloooo everyone! This past weekend I finally got to walk on Katahdin’s famous “knife edge” route, just about the raddest looking trail in the northeast! Continue reading
Did you know that there are many lists, and these lists have mountains that you can climb? And then when you finish with one list, you can proceed to another list, that has MORE MOUNTAINS? Well after finishing the NH 48 4000 footers, I decided I needed more patches to put on my backpack, so the New England 67 it was! Continue reading