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Welcome December!

It’s a new month and a new week. It’s my favorite time to press reset and start fresh, especially after Thanksgiving. What is the best way to approach the month after a few days or week of living life to the fullest? Start back where you had left off. Be kind to yourself, and make…

Announcement: We’re Section Hiking the PCT in 2021!

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 decided in…

About Toxic Gear Culture and Being Latina

Have you ever heard the terminology, Gear Snob or Toxic Gear Culture? I’m sure this could relate to fashion, sports, and other hobbies. I had thought I was a gear snob. Digging deeper, my Latina Heritage has a lot to do with it. Growing up Latina meant to me:⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Being Thrifty, Never Pay Full Price,…

World Mental Health Day

Every day should be #worldmentalhealthday. Today, I want to share my recent story and let you know a bit about my past. Did you know I had a counselor leading up to my decision to move from Texas to California? I wanted to make sure I was making the best decision that was not driven…

Reflection

“When a person really desires something, all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.” Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀I love tacos, and with the help of the outdoors, the universe conspired me to realize how magical my culture is, especially in the great outdoors.⠀⠀⠀⠀ Now I have your attention, I want…

About Myself

Throwback to December 2011. I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with my Masters in Advertising, under the school of communication. I also received my bachelor’s degrees in advertising, which fell under the school of communication too. For my day job, I’m a digital media strategist. Due to COVID19, my work hours are…

Diversify The Outdoors

One of the things I talk about before starting our adventure (hiking/camping) is diversity. To follow up, on our hikes/camping trips, we pay close attention to see if there is diversity amongst hikers at the park. We rarely see any of our black brothers and sisters, thankfully the Latinx community is making more appearances, but…


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