Tag Archives: Wag Bag

Oh Shit! My first Colonic

Three years ago every step I took was agony even on a gorgeous autumn day such as this as I trekked my favorite leave covered trails in our national forest just steps out our back door. My sciatica was back and it was killing me. Three years ago, not quite so healthy and holistic Amber …

The Mt Whitney Trail; 14,505 Feet of Beauty and Extreme Indurance

14,505 feet. I never imagined that I would ever stand atop a mountain top that high. I never in my life could imagine how spectacular the views of Sequoia National Park could be from that elevation. I never knew how physically tough ninety nine switchbacks could be as my legs powered through them. I never …

97 Switch Backs

    I had been training to hike Mt Whitney for months.    Mainly I was just distance running with some longer hikes thrown in.    I felt like I was in okay condition to hike the twenty two miles of Mt Whitney, but I definitely could have trained harder if I had more time.    For weeks every one told …

How to Properally Use a Wag Bag

    Before hiking Mt Whitney the Lone Pine Forest Ranger instructed our group that any one hiking on the Mt Whitney Trail had to use a Wag Bag to get rid of their human waste while on the mountain.    At the Lone Pine Ranger Station they had a delightful diagram showing just how to use …