The Loyalsock Trail, Mile by Mile

In this post, I break down the Loyalsock Trail into 25ths, providing a description of what your in for at each part of the trail. Check out my first Loyalsock Trail post for more general info about the hike. This list was derived by memory, and also by reviewing the Alpine Club’s Guidebook, which myContinue reading “The Loyalsock Trail, Mile by Mile”

How to Thru-Hike the Loyalsock Trail

There’s nothing like the sense of pride that comes with finishing all of something, and hiking a trail in its entirety is really something special. But it’s hard to do. If you’re anything like me, you dream of hiking the entire Appalachian Trail, but walking away from society for three+ months is difficult to pullContinue reading “How to Thru-Hike the Loyalsock Trail”

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek: Part 2

I’m breaking up my trek to Mardi Himal Basecamp into 2 parts (here’s part 1). To read about how we set the hike up & basics about the trek, check out this post. Day 3: Trek from Low Camp to High Camp In the morning, after another breakfast of eggs, bread, and porridge. we setContinue reading “Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek: Part 2”

Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek: Part 1

Trekking to Mardi Himal Base Camp from Pokhara The Mardi Himal Basecamp trek winds through lush forrest, fragrant with rhododendrons. There are plenty of opportunities to gaze at the mountains from windows between the trees. Each day, the mountains grow closer and closer, but they’re always visible. By the time you’re right below them, itContinue reading “Mardi Himal Base Camp Trek: Part 1”

Nepal Etiquette & What to Know Before Trekking

Before I found out that I had the chance to travel to Nepal, I had never heard of it. I had heard of the Himalayas, and I had always wanted to see them. Nepal is almost entirely in the Himalayas. 8 out of the world’s 10 tallest mountains are in Nepal, including Mount Everest. It’sContinue reading “Nepal Etiquette & What to Know Before Trekking”