25 Climbs for 25 Years at Rocktown, and a Perfect Weekend in Chattanooga & North Carolina

In an attempt to say “no thanks” to the typical 25th birthday, which according to my generation includes a quarter-life crisis where you wonder what you’re doing with your life and why you aren’t as so-called successful as your peers, I decided to do something different: I challenged myself to climb 25 boulder problems. I … Continue reading 25 Climbs for 25 Years at Rocktown, and a Perfect Weekend in Chattanooga & North Carolina

Cozy bunks, robust coffee, and a killer crew at The Crash Pad hostel in Chattanooga

Throughout my travels, I’ve slept a lot of places. My tent has been pitched on plenty of plots of land, and then there have been the less dignified nights snoozing at truck stops or sleeping in my hatchback in Walmart parking lots. I ain’t too picky when it comes to catching a few hours of … Continue reading Cozy bunks, robust coffee, and a killer crew at The Crash Pad hostel in Chattanooga

I’m adventuring north to Georgia and Tennessee for some climbing and Chattanooga lovin’

If you know me, you know one thing: I don’t like to stay put for too long. After two weeks of recovering from my adventures in (and around) Salt Lake City, I’m once again packing my bags – I’m off on a climbing trip to Rocktown and Stone Fort! Niko and I visited Stone Fort … Continue reading I’m adventuring north to Georgia and Tennessee for some climbing and Chattanooga lovin’

The Crash Pad of Chattanooga revolutionizes the hostel concept for adventurers of all breeds

Throughout the winter months, my climbing pals have been itching to head north to crags in Tennessee and Georgia. I have also craved an outdoors adventure, but the thought of spending a night sleeping outside in below freezing conditions usurps my desire to get my hands on real rock. Frigid wind blowing through a flimsy … Continue reading The Crash Pad of Chattanooga revolutionizes the hostel concept for adventurers of all breeds

Long lost photography from Chattanooga & my birthday potluck!

I’ve kept you waiting long enough, so here you go readers – the long-awaited film photographs from my 22nd birthday potluck and my trip to Chattanooga have finally been developed. I had a wonderful pair of birthday weekends, and naturally must thank my amazing friends and boyfriend for their company. My birthday potluck illustrated how … Continue reading Long lost photography from Chattanooga & my birthday potluck!