What’s in a Name?

In the tradition of chocolate and peanut butter, cake and ice cream, and other amazing combinations, there lies hiking and beer–working up a sweat, stretching your legs, seeing natural beauty, and then washing it down with a crisp, refreshing ale. In this blog I feel I couldn’t talk about west coast hiking and gear for women without also […]


I don’t have a fancy camera. The only times I’ve backpacked were at sleepaway camp ages ago. I’d rather hike Lake Serene with too-small shoes than use the term â€˜glamping.’ So why start a blog about hiking? Well, for starters, not all of us are thru-hikers. As awesome of an accomplishment as it is, I’ve got […]