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Arc’teryx Alpha SL Jacket Review

Arc’teryx Alpha SL Jacket Review

A waterproof and windproof hardshell is the heart of my outdoor adventure kit. It is a piece of gear that goes on every single trip from a short day hike on my favorite local mountain to week-long backpacks in remote areas. Over the last year I searched for a new favorite hardshell, and I think I finally found it in the Arc’teryx Alpha SL. Last […]

A Perfect Morning

A Perfect Morning

Trail running doesn’t really agree with my body. My hips, knees, and feet do not align perfectly, and my ankles are inflexible. But, this didn’t stop me from trying out a new way to explore the trails near my home. While I do not run much right now, this is a reflection from a magical morning when for the first time I experienced what my […]

Lessons from Trying to Trail Run

Lessons from Trying to Trail Run

When I tried trail running for the first time a little over a year ago, here are six little tidbits learned the hard way.