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And just like that, one of my biggest dreams was over. Hiking the John Muir Trail this year just wasn’t meant to be. All I can do now is remember the amazing 8 days I had on the trail. I met incredible people, I saw gorgeous country, and it was one of the best experiences of my life. I sure hope to return!

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Friday I start a 220 mile backpacking adventure on the John Muir Trail. I’m both excited and terrified. What did I get myself into this time?!

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CaliforniaTrails

Over 4th of July weekend I headed to the Sierras with my dad, stepmom, and friend to get some backpacking miles AND some altitude training in preparation for this summer’s 18-day backpack. And I bagged my 2nd 14er: Mount Langley!

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Weighing in at 2lb 5oz fully packed, the Big Agnus Fly Creek UL 2 is one of the lightest 2-person tents on the market. If you’re looking for a fantastic ultralight backpacking tent and aren’t afraid of spending a little extra cash to get it, I give the Big Agnus Fly Creek UL 2 a very enthusiastic TrailChick approval!

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Who inspires you to get out and explore? My outdoor hero is my amazing 67-year old dad who is living proof that staying fit and having an intrepid spirit keeps you eternally youthful. Happy Father’s Day to all!

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