Backpacking Mount San Gorgonio – The Tallest Peak in Southern California

And that’s when Sandy knew she fucked up.

That’s when she realized it was no longer fun and games.

I was shaking and shivering in 20 degrees, crouching in fetal position inside my sleeping bag. Exhausted from backpacking, I clenched the HotHands Warmers close to my body and the Toe Warmers in between my toes.

Freezing like Ron Swanson

Throughout the night, I kept tossing and turning, my fingers trembling.

I was just trying to survive backpacking Mount San Gorgonio- the highest peak in Southern California.

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New York 2017: Winter is Here

“Winter is coming” they warned me in 2011 as I prepared for my first Winter in New York.

2011- the same year that Game of Thrones first aired on HBO.

2011- the same year that Game of Thrones also warned me for the first time that “Winter is coming”.

During that visit to New York, I had a fake ID and not enough warm clothes to enjoy the Winds of the Winter.

Six years later, I was back in New York. Six seasons later, Winter was finally here in Game of Thrones and oh, how things have changed.

So dear fellow reader, brace yourself because

Winter is Here.

*Cue Game of Thrones intro theme*

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The Hidden Waterfall in Grand Canyon: Who Gives A Shit 💩?

The hike to Havasu Falls, otherwise known in ancient legends as the hidden waterfall in Grand Canyon, Arizona was quite a shitty one.

Uncomfortably sleeping in your rental car at the Hualapai Hilltop parking lot and waking up at 4am to avoid the blistering sun..

Walking alongside horse poop for 10 miles with 30 pounds on your back..

It doesn’t get much crappier than THIS.

Or so I thought💩..

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