From the Trail

Hello friends! Welcome to my first (and perhaps last) traditional blog post from along the trail. I’ve found that it’s much more efficient to share thoughts and images through my Instagram account. If you haven’t already, head on over there and hit the “follow” button to see what I’ve been up to. Furthermore, you can check out my follow page to see all of […]

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The Things I Carry

  Backpackers love to geek out over their gear. And for good reason. With such a finite amount of space, it’s important to scrutinize every item in your pack. And for me, backpacking is a true test of reduction. It’s one of the things that turned me on to backpacking in the first place—the thought of […]

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About the Hike

Went for a hike. Hello friends, my name is Tyler and I plan on thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2016. On this page, I’ll aim to answer some of the most frequently asked questions I get after spilling the PCT beans. But first, let’s take a look at the trail itself… The PCT: The Pacific Crest […]

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Past Hikes: Paria Canyon

map   the hike In April of last year, I found myself in The Middle of Nowhere, Utah with a crew of 8 dudes, 1 gal, and a pup named Teak. It’s day one of our 5 night hike through Paria Canyon. We started our trek at the The Wire Pass Trailhead and continuted through Buckskin Gulch before meeting […]

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Past Hikes: Canyonlands

In April of last year, my roommate Matt, his pa, and myself left the rockies in search of some desert landscape. Utah did not disappoint. Canyonlands is an incredible place that should definitely be on your short list. In total, we did 4 days and 3 nights covering a vast majority of The Needles District. What fascinated me […]

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Monument Valley

CO / UT / AZ

  Let me tell you a story about a little car that could – but probably shouldn’t have – but ending up doing it anyway. Back in April of 2014, either on my birthday or damn near it, my roommates and I set off to do a little hiking / backpacking in Utah. More specifically the […]

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