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So, you want more adventures⁉️🏕⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Well, if you think I’m going to teach you how to hike, camp, or backpack. Hold onto your horses! As I gathered research, I realized I couldn’t teach you the technical aspects straight out of the gate.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀👉🏽How to start hiking, camping or backpacking starts with YOU and YOUR Mindset. 👈🏽⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Exploring the… Read more So, you want more adventures⁉️🏕⠀ →
It took me three years to acknowledge my experience as a Latina Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. It was supposed to be published in a hard-copy magazine in December. Note: in 2019, 7.6% of thru-hikers on the PCT are BIPOC, 2% are Latinos, 40% are female. Latinas are less than 1% on the trail. Halfway… Read more Thru-Hiking The PCT as a Latina. →
What are the perks of a National Parks pass? It’s $80, so it better be worth it, right? Following up on my previous post, $80 for an annual pass may seem a lot of money, but it is $80 for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per-vehicle fee areas or up… Read more All About the National Parks Annual Pass →
Have you set goals for 2021? There has been a lot amount of positives this year, and I would love to thank all the inspiring, supportive, and uplifting Comunidad out there! Thanks to y’all, I would like to announce the Trail Pirates are back. What does that mean?After camping & hiking for every weekend, we… Read more Announcement: We’re Section Hiking the PCT in 2021! →
Have you started planning for 2021? Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning your outdoor trips that include thru-hiking trips, backpacking, and camping trips. I admit I made the mistake of not disclosing this reservation information because it will increase the likelihood of not getting a campsite. I realized this is a tactic… Read more Outdoor Guide: Time to Start Planning for 2021! →
Who loves independence? 🙋🏽♀️⠀ I love the freedom of grabbing my fanny pack and setting forth to do whatever I need to do. I don’t need to tell anyone where I am doing either. I’m a strong and independent female! *cues Destiny’s Child music* Whatever you do in your personal life, that’s great. I’m glad… Read more Outdoor Safety: Tell Someone Where You are Going →
Here is a hiking guide for the Leave No Trace mantra or hiking code, however you would like to think of it. t’s common to read it on signs, hear people mention it, or see it on social media. But what does it mean? There are several layers to it, and I wanted to provide… Read more Hiking Guide: Leave No Trace →
Bookmark this post or take of a screenshot of this generic list of things to consider before going on a day hike. GET YOUR HIKE ON Y’ALL! Be bold and healthy. Be free, get excited to breathe air, and stay hydrated to finish the hike. Think twice before walking out of your home. It is… Read more Day Hike Check-List →