Fall Hiking 101


Fall hiking might seem a bit intimidating if you're new to the activity, and rightly so.  Between figuring out how to plan a hike, what to wear in those weird, in-between temperatures, and what (if anything) you actually need to bring along, it's totally normal that fall hiking might seem…

A Weekend Up North


Luke and I packed up the car late on a Friday afternoon, got Patronus ready, then headed out for another trip to northern Michigan. Both of us were ravenously hungry after a long day of work, so we made a pit stop at Burger King along the way.  Luke got…

A Weekend in Northern Michigan


Luke, Patronus, and I headed up to northern Michigan to spend fourth of July weekend with our friends, Matt and Amanda and their two dogs. We spent Friday just hanging out, catching up, and relaxing with a bit of stargazing thrown in for fun.  I was amazed at how clear…

One Day in Munising


The city of Munising sits along the coastline of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. After finishing our backpacking trip of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, my friends and I decided to take a rest day in the city of Munising. We rented a really hotel suite.  We took hot…

Pictured Rocks Vlog


I recently did a three day backpacking trip of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in northern Michigan with my friends, Erin and Megan.  Here's a vlog I put together of some of the things we got to see and do during our hike. More Info: Backpacking the Pictured Rocks Backpacking…