Be My Valentine and Get Me Some Damn Deet

Six a.m. on the sagebrush thick trails near Sherwin Creek and thunderheads were forming in the distance near Bishop, California, big time. I’ve never in my life as a long-distance hiker been afraid of a little thunderstorm, so of course, I just kept on hiking up the deserted mountain trail. Truth be told I simply …

Big Bear Hiker Babes Trek Mt Whitney 2019

Hey, hiker babe gals! I just trekked down from Whitney Portal after three days of hijinks and shenanigans at super high elevations; Mt Whitney and Meysan Lakes. I’ve basically been a ball of stress the last few days, pretty much every moment that I have not been hiking and sweating my way up mountains. (I …

Mt Baldy Bound

Last March I trekked up Mt Baldy’s front side hiking and panting and okay maybe crying just a bit for three miles straight uphill. This was the Ski Lift Route and I thought it was the hardest summit up Mt Baldy I have ever experienced. Until Sunday when I discovered the long forgotten Mountaineer’s Route. …

Keto Ghost Pepper Cheese Crackers

Sometimes I hike twenty miles on a Monday. Sometimes my day pack is stuffed full of Ghost Pepper Keto friendly cheese crackers and I’m counting down the minutes and the miles until the first back country lake, so I can stop trailside and shove some of these delicious gluten-free snacks into my face. When you …