In Which Unicorn has Class, Part I

Being somewhat new to backpacking, I don’t have years of hiking experience to draw upon as I prepare for hiking the PCT this summer.  I’ve picked up a few skills over the last two summers reading books and through my own personal experiences, but I am a bit nervous about how to handle some of…

Walking Under Power Lines

I’ve worked at the Microsoft Millennium campus for the last couple of years. It’s not the most inspiring corporate office to work out of, but it does have one distinct advantage over main campus – it’s located near miles of lovely trails.  My favorite trail is the Redmond Watershed  Preserve located only 3 miles from the…