I am from the Pacific Northwest, where the mountains meet the sea. When I eschew the trappings of the modern world and venture into the mountains I feel as though I am revived by simplicity, renewed by the power of vi...

Hike the Kaikoura Peninsula

4.3 Miles Round Trip - 196.9 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Isobel

5.6 Miles Round Trip - 2624.7 ft gain

Climb Mount Peale

5 Miles Round Trip - 2721 ft gain

Summit Castle Peak, Mount Rainier NP

6 Miles Round Trip - 1400 ft gain

Climb Fremont Peak via Southeast Buttress

30 Miles Round Trip - 4350 ft gain

Hike Flattop Mountain and Hallett Peak

10.3 Miles Round Trip - 3240 ft gain

Hike Chesler Park and Joint Trails, Canyonlands NP

10 Miles Round Trip - 1755 ft gain

Hike and Climb at Castle Hill

2 Miles Round Trip

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Guy

6.2 Miles Round Trip - 2139.1 ft gain

Day Hike to Harris Saddle (Routeburn Track)

14.3 Miles Round Trip - 2460.6 ft gain

Explore Milford Sound

1.2 Miles Round Trip - 1 ft gain

Hike Lake Wanaka and Photograph the Famous Tree

13.7 Miles Round Trip - 0 ft gain

Hike to the Blue Pools

0.3 Miles Round Trip - 10 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Treble Cone

4 Miles Round Trip - 2296.6 ft gain

Explore Ohau Waterfall

0.2 Miles Round Trip - 0 ft gain

Hike to Lake Alta

2 Miles Round Trip

Hike to Hamilton Peak's Summit

7.5 Miles Round Trip - 3280.8 ft gain

Hike to the Packhorse Hut and Mt. Bradley

3.7 Miles Round Trip - 2460.6 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Herbert

9.3 Miles Round Trip - 2985.6 ft gain

Hike to Robert's Point (Franz Josef Glacier)

7.6 Miles Round Trip - 1640.4 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Rock Mountain, WA

11 Miles Round Trip - 4175 ft gain

Hike Mt. Cheeseman

9.9 Miles Round Trip - 4265.1 ft gain

Hike the Gunnison Route

2 Miles Round Trip - 1800 ft gain

Climb to Homer Saddle, Fjordland NP

1.6 Miles Round Trip - 1574.8 ft gain

Backpack to Ediza Lake

13.4 Miles Round Trip - 1200 ft gain

Walk in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens

2 Miles Round Trip - 0 ft gain

Climb Mt. Cloudsley

8.7 Miles Round Trip - 3937 ft gain

Hike Foggy Peak and Castle Hill Peak

8.1 Miles Round Trip - 3280.8 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Mt Sunday

2.2 Miles Round Trip - 328.1 ft gain

Snowshoe Mt. Ellinor's Winter Route

5 Miles Round Trip - 4500 ft gain

Hike the Lewis Pass Tops Route

5.6 Miles Round Trip - 2624.7 ft gain

Hike to the Fox Glacier

1.6 Miles Round Trip - 246.1 ft gain

Hike the Trig M Trail

2.1 Miles Round Trip - 1509.2 ft gain

Climb Mount B'Limit

6 Miles Round Trip - 4000 ft gain

Climb Mount Tukuhnikivatz

6 Miles Round Trip - 2200 ft gain

Winter Overnight in Lake Angelus Hut

7.5 Miles Round Trip - 4000 ft gain

Hike to the Summit of Mt. Fyffe

10.6 Miles Round Trip - 2952.8 ft gain

Hike the St Arnaud Track in Nelson Lakes NP

3.4 Miles Round Trip - 3668 ft gain

Backpack the Magical Earnslaw Burn

8.7 Miles Round Trip - 1968.5 ft gain