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Hiking and backpacking tips, including gear guides, how-to’s and hiking with Ulcerative Colitis.

Hiking with Ulcerative Colitis

Hiking with Ulcerative Colitis

Do you or someone you know have Ulcerative Colitis? Ulcerative Colitis (or UC) is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease that causes ulcers in the digestive...

Unicorn’s Totally Amazing PCT Gear List

Unicorn’s Totally Amazing PCT Gear List

If there's one thing all long distance hikers have in common, it's an obsession with backpacking gear.  Thru-hikers have an amazing capacity to...

PCT Resupply Boxes and Strategy

PCT Resupply Boxes and Strategy

Deciding on a PCT resupply strategy is a decision that faces all thru-hikers on the Pacific Crest Trail.  Since the hike typically takes 5-6 months...

My Experience at the ALDHA-West Ruck

My Experience at the ALDHA-West Ruck

In February 2017, I attended the ALDHA-West Ruck in Cascade Locks, Oregon in preparation for hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. ALDHA-West (which...

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Hi, I'm Unicorn!

I am an avid hiker, traveler, and adventurer who is on the mission to explore hiking trails around the world.  I’m also obsessed with National Parks, long-distance trails and other outdoorsy things.

I hope to share this knowledge with you and inspire you to explore new hiking trails too!