Vivid stories, helpful guides, and colorful photography from some of my most memorable multi-day hiking trips.
Torres del Paine’s ‘O’ Circuit Trek I’d heard rave reviews about the stunning beauty of Torres del Paine’s ‘O’ Circuit, but I wasn’t prepared for it to take me to a transcendent new world. Towering granite spires, sprawling glaciers, breathtaking mountain passes, intense and ever-changing weather — I experienced it all on every step […]
On July 7th of 2014, I embarked on Iceland’s most famous multi-day trek, the Laugavegur Trail – four days of waterfalls, glaciers, and harsh, unearthly landscape. It did not go well. Below is an excerpt from an email I sent to my family describing the events of that evening. I hiked my ass off […]
San Bartolo Hiking & Camping Overview Sunblock and sweat run into my eyes as I trudge through a harsh, unearthly landscape. Ahead, the trail is fading away and a blast furnace sun beats down. A whisper of self-doubt tells me it’s just me and the desert now. I take a slow, deep breath and […]
Huemul Circuit Trek Overview Profound Patagonian winds tear into my tent as I slowly realize that sleep is a fleeting possibility. Rest, however, is of little concern. Because I will soon be watching the sun rise over a pastel-blue bay of untainted water. The mountains at my back will burn orange as the crack […]