Posts tagged packing list
Gondola to Gorman - a Classic Backpacking route in Golden, BC

I spent a month earlier this year, cooped up in my house putting pins on a map of all of the off-the-beaten-path places that I wanted to explore if the rain ever stopped falling. When I took a moment to zoom out and gain some perspective I realized that at the apex of so many was the town of Golden, BC. Home to a few thousand full time residents who all seem to love the summer, live for the winter and excel at every activity that brings them outside of a building and under the sun I knew that I needed to spend some quality time across the Alberta-BC border. First on the list was this traverse…

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The BEST (and worst) Instant Coffee

Two things that run through my veins: a love for the mountains and a really good cup of coffee. I have spent the past handful of years trying to find a way to leave my heavy bags of beans, grinder and aeropresse at home and find an instant coffee that I enjoy. In that time there have been some really wonderful strides in the field… and so this post was born.

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Patagonia - Planning and Packing

In April of 2018 I spent an (almost) month in one of the most beautiful places on earth with Venture Patagonia. We broke our trip into three parts, the first week was spent on the archipelago of Tierra del Fuego in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. The second week in Los Glaciares National Park on the Argentinian side of the Andes and the final week in Torres del Paine National Park on the Chilean side of the Andes.

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