That One Time Weez Surprised Me With Plane Tickets to…

All Weez told me for the MONTHS leading up to my 30th birthday was a) request 2 days of PTO for a 4 day weekend and b) you might need your passport. When my birthday week finally arrived, Weez broke the silence and said we were heading to the Canadian Rockies… Banff National Park! Weez certainly outdid himself…

Backpacking Trip: Mount Hood Timberline Loop

Mount Hood is the highest peak in Oregon, climbing up from sea level up to 11,250ft. She’s one of the Pacific Northwest’s (potentially active) volcanos and home to the iconic hotel featured in Stephen King’s The Shining,  Timberline Lodge. In the winters, folks ski Mount Hood via Timberline or Meadows, but in the summer months, Mount Hood National Forest…

Running around the Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB)

It’s been two months since our crazy trip, and I still can’t believe that experience actually happened! Over the course of 5 days (June 28 – July 2, 2016), Weez and I ran-hiked the iconic Tour du Mont Blanc in France, Switzerland, and Italy. 105 miles // 30,000 ft of elevation gain. We carried all of…

31 Before 31

I turned the big 3-0 recently and with another birthday, comes another life list! You know I love making these. In fact, making these lists and experiencing them to create my life story was the entire motivation for starting this blog in the first place. You can check out all my previous years’ lists here:…